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Jenny Lake

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Address: Jenny Lake Rd., Moran, WY 83012
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Located in the Grand Teton National Park, this lake sits at the base of the...

Located in the Grand Teton National Park, this lake sits at the base of the Teton Range and is best known for its brilliantly clear water.

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Jenny Lake is one of the areas in the Park that everyone goes to. The parking lot was full. We had to park on the side of the road. Get here early. There is a General Store with a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 July 2016
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Margate, Florida
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Margate, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Jenny Lake is one of the areas in the Park that everyone goes to. The parking lot was full. We had to park on the side of the road. Get here early. There is a General Store with a snack shop. There were quite a few Porta-Pottys. Pretty clean. (there was construction). The boat dock charges $15 round trip to... More 

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Miami
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

We loved this place, it is so beautiful! We took the boat to the other side of the lake and did a hike for the view, then we hiked all the way back to the parking lot, it is about an hour back and so a moose on a little lake on ur way back!

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Westerham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

The 7-mile loop around Jenny lake is a gorgeous easy-moderate hike with options to branch off/extend the hike to Hidden Falls and/or Inspiration Point. Distance can also be shortened by taking the shuttle boat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We loved this lake - we had a picnic here after picking up DQ on the way. So pretty and peaceful. Would like to stay longer next time.

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Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

One of our favorite memories of our Tetons/Yellowstone vacation involved hiking Cascade Canyon trail. We took the boat ride across Jenny Lake to help "save" our 7 year-old's legs to get deeper into the trail (a bit expensive, but to us worth the time saved). We hiked on past Inspiration Point into the canyon (although not all the way to... More 

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Pawnee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This was a beautiful lake. We took the boat across and then hiked up to hidden falls. We also did the 1 hour scenic cruise of the lake. We loved this and found it very informative. Lots of information about how the lake was formed and glacial forces in the area.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

This lake is beautiful and very popular. The trails can get crowded unless you start early and the parking area also gets crowded. Even so, it's still a nice place to get out and walk around even if you aren't interested in hiking.

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Hollywood, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

After speaking with a local who worked at the Boat Dock, I have the best advice for potential visitors. HIKE FIRST THEN TAKE THE BOAT BACK. If you hike first (I recommend it in the am before it gets too busy), you will take a very nice 2.5 mile stroll (mostly flat with some moderate hills). At the end you... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Lake Jenny: take the boat and then go on a hike. You can hike around Lake Jenny or hop the boat and take a hike. Either way, this is a pleasant way to see the lake, forest, and mountains. Hint: check on departure times. Point of history-the lake was formed by glaciers. Lake Jenny is named after a Shoshone Native... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

You need to visit Jenny Lake if you are in the area --it is scenic and lovely. There were a ton of bugs however and I got bitten a lot. Nice place for a family walk.

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