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Address: Grand Teton National Park, WY
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Recreational lake especially favored for windsurfing and sailing.

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US$ 135.00*
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Grand Teton Half Day Tour
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US$ 1,050.00*
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Full-Day Grand Teton Tour from Jackson
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US$ 56.95*
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Grand Teton Park Self Guide Driving Tour from Jackson Hole

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Jaw dropping beauty

The Grand Tetons are beautiful, but the sight across Jackson Lake to the Grand Tetons is even more spectacular.Be sure to stop and take in the beauty.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Grand Tetons are beautiful, but the sight across Jackson Lake to the Grand Tetons is even more spectacular.Be sure to stop and take in the beauty.

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Chamberlain, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

So much natural beauty! And so many places to hike and explore! I suggest purchasing a backcountry map of this entire region!!

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

You can drive along the shore for most of the lake. We rode bicycles making the trip even more spectacular. Our trip was during fire season and you could see fires on the hillsides. Be sure to check with the rangers before you go as they close parts of the road from Colter Bay to Flagg Ranch at times due... More 

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Livermore, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The lake is chilly but a great place to swim, but choose a launch point with active waves lapping the shore. If you step in the calm shore by Lizard Creek campground (north end of lake), you will suddenly find yourself be-suckered by dozens of leeches from under the rocks. The teens and children were fascinated in playing with them.... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Seemed like a nice lake but kind of boring maybe it's because we were there in October and everything was closed up but it was completely dead only one other care on the whole area that we could see and they were just looking for a bathroom.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you take the 42-mile Scenic Loop you will pass Jackson Lake. It was beautiful!! We only stopped to take in the scenery but it was worth it. :)

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Sicklerville, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

A beautiful lake at the base of the Grand Tetons that offers boating, swimming (brrr), fishing and just chilling out.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

If you look at a map of Grand Teton National Park, you'll see how dominant the lake is to the Park. It is 15 miles long, and 7 miles, at its widest. Three of the Park's lodging options are on the lake. And, with the Teton Mountain Range in the background, .....beautiful views.

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Cary, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The mountains were beautiful as they reflected on the lake. I can only imagine how they would look if the lake had been smooth!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Peaceful and serene. Reflection of Tetons off the lake is postcard perfect. Great place to admire nature. Not to miss!

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