Oxbow Bend
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Calm backwater in the Snake River in Grand Teton Nat'l. Park.
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US Route 26 2 mi east of Jackson Lake Junction, Moran, WY 83013
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LAW64
Tonbridge, UK1,600 contributions
Sep 2022
Lovely quick stop to stretch your legs and take a photo of the beautiful scenery. No restrooms though!
Written 30 September 2022
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Jaskel08
120 contributions
Jun 2022
This is located halfway between Jackson Wy and the southern entrance of Yellowstone. It is of course, one of many places and or ways you can stop to view/appreciate the Teton mountain range. What makes this place unique in viewing the Tetons….. in the morning, when looking east towards the mountains, on a clear day, you can see the reflection of the Tetons in the Snake River.

How long did we stop, 15 minutes.
Written 13 September 2022
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joaniemaria
Eldridge, IA2,230 contributions
Sep 2022 • Family
Beautiful scenery for photos. There is a turnout on the road, so you can get out and snap some photos. It is worth a quick stop to see the River and the mountains on this curve in the road. Lovely.
Written 7 September 2022
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AlsoLuke
Los Angeles, CA4 contributions
Nov 2021
Went to Jackson with a large group of good friends. We discovered this place driving through the park and pulled over on the side of the road (realized afterward there is a small turn-out/lot, too). We walked down the small embankment to the water's edge and ended up spending 2 hours just sitting there talking and enjoying the insanely beautiful view. Of the 5 days we spent in Jackson, those 2 hours here are among the most memorable.
Written 14 August 2022
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Head Ov Metal
Austin, TX5 contributions
Jul 2022
Great view of Snake River with pelicans and quiet, peaceful scenery. It's one of the easiest lookout points to get to.
Written 29 July 2022
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Rosi H
Gig Harbor, WA23 contributions
Jun 2022
Stunning! Get there for sunset reflection in the water. It’s popular so bring a chair and secure your spot😊
Written 8 June 2022
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jenlakeliving
25 contributions
Jul 2021
a friend seen a moose there. we stopped a couple times on way to and from yellowstone. no moose, but we did see muley. nice place to take pictures and lunch.
Written 21 October 2021
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Brssjunk
Tucson, AZ1,129 contributions
Sep 2021
This is the iconic location for Grand Teton with a beautiful view of both the river and of the Mountains. It is best to see it in the morning
Written 20 September 2021
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Joseph Robba
Charlotte, NC2,151 contributions
Jul 2021
I honestly felt a touch underwhelmed by this spot as its often touted as one of the best spots for photography for the mountains, but I honestly found it to not be in my top 5 in terms of some other spots I'd put above it, like the Snake River Overlook, the John Moulton Barn, and there's a spot near the Cathedral turnout near String Lake that was also really great. Anyway, I just didn't find the shot here I was hoping for.
Written 10 August 2021
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Icarus4335
Colorado Springs, CO644 contributions
Jul 2021
I guess I was expecting something a little more fascinating, as this is basically just a spot to take pictures of the snake river, fish, or maybe picnic. You do also get some nice views of the mountains from here.
Written 24 July 2021
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