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Oxbow Bend

#2 of 7 things to do in Moran Features Animals
U.S. 26/89/191/287, 2 mi east of Jackson Lake Junction, Moran, WY 83013
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Calm backwater in the Snake River in Grand Teton Nat'l. Park.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“mount moran” (4 reviews)
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U.S. 26/89/191/287, 2 mi east of Jackson Lake Junction, Moran, WY 83013
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So many places in Grand Teton National Park are gorgeous and this is one of the many. It's a popular stopping point for so many great pictures.

Thank Paula P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful locations in all of GTNP, and is a must see. Great picturesque photo opportunity. If the river is smooth, the mountains will reflect in it, but still beautiful at any time.

Thank christy2176
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go early and get your dream shot of Mt. Moran reflected in the mirrored water. One of the best photo ops...

Thank leemi1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We followed suggestions from several sources and got up early for sunrise at Oxbow Bend. It did not disappoint. The mountains reflect the colors of the sunrise and reflect perfectly in the smooth waters.

1  Thank aMominCary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go in the morning, go during mid day, go with your pet, go in the evening. It's a beautiful spot. Don't miss it.

Thank R M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is such a beautiful spot. From fishing, wildlife viewing, photography or just zoning out taking in the views. I have loved this spot since I was young. It is worth a stop to take in the beauty.

Thank bittychicken
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Words can't even describe the views you will get from Oxbow Bend! Gorgeous views of Mt Moran right off the snake river. Lived in Grand Teton National Park for two summers & this was always a favorite spot for beautiful vistas & river otters playing...More

1  Thank Jessica N
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Although we didn't see any wildlife this is an iconic place for photographs. If you get here at dawn or dusk, the reflection of the mountains in the water make for a great shot.

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 6 December 2016

From all the adverts it's in. Oxbow Bend is pretty much just what it says, a bend in a section of the road. It's not very big and it can get quite crowded, especially when there's one poor moose just trying to eat some willows,...More

Thank intlwanderlust
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I read so many reviews about how great this place was, and that many photographers go there to take great photos, but it is a bit overdone. There are many other places where you can have amazing landscape photos of the Tetons. This is just...More

Thank betty f
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Raquel P
Any where to rent a small fishing boat with motor? How much?
13 June 2016|
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Response from Joe C | Reviewed this property |
Can't give you a name, but there ARE many outfitters in Jackson. I promise that at least two or four can easily accomodate you.
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hgunsolley
Is there any hotel near Oxbow Bend?
31 May 2016|
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Response from mtnlady77 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There are resorts close by. The closest are Signal Mt Lodge and Jackson Lake Lodge. No actual hotels like in Jackson. Signal Mt is cheaper than Jackson Lake Lodge but both are spectacular right on Jackson Lake in front... More
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