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John D Rockefeller Jr Memorial Parkway

Moose, Grand Teton National Park, WY
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Get there early for parking!

We were looking forward to hiking Phelps Lake and jumping off the small cliff there but couldn't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toni K
Saint Louis, Missouri
Winter in June

Took Parkway from Yellowstone to Colter Bay Village. Spectacular views and drop off in driving rain... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cliff T
Noblesville, Indiana
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82 gorgeous miles of parkway honoring John Rockefeller.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking forward to hiking Phelps Lake and jumping off the small cliff there but couldn't get a parking spot. We arrived at 1pm and there was a line of 4 cars waiting for hikers to return back to their cars to leave.

Thank Toni K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took Parkway from Yellowstone to Colter Bay Village. Spectacular views and drop off in driving rain and sleet.

Thank Cliff T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is not much to say as this is a highway connecting the two parks. It is a pretty drive and we did see a coyote.

Thank 106janaj
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is a stretch of road that connects Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park. I'm not sure why its not in either park. It was opened just a few weeks before we drove through, but it was well maintained and safe. But I...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

5/12/2017; great road to view wildlife and yes there was a fire in 2016 that burn a lot of acres of trees. But as someone else stated, it is the normal cycle process to grow new trees. Lots of turnouts to sit and view, relax,...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We found this parkway in Grand Teton much better to drive than those in Yellowstone. Fewer pot holes, slightly wider roadway and less traffic. Many turning-off points for things to see and places to hike. Very enjoyable for the 3 days we visited the park.

1  Thank Frank-in-MI
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had to pass through it from Grand Tetons to Yellowstone right after the wildfires. This is still a very beautiful road with many areas to stop and enjoy nature

Thank betty f
Reviewed 27 October 2016

On July 25, 2016, lightning started a fire, the Berry Fire, in the vicinity of the John D. Rockefeller Jr Memorial Parkway. The Parkway was forced to close on September 12-13, just about when we arrived in Grand Teton National Park (GTNP). After reopening on...More

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were lucky. We were just driving out of Grand Teton and happened upon this stretch of road, heading north to Yellowstone. We were lucky. We were staying at the North Entrance of Yellowstone, but we went ahead and entered via the South. What a...More

Thank Travelartgolf
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Beautiful Scenic Drive with lots of possible wildlife sightings. Take your time and drive slow for best chances of wildlife sightings.

Thank Dar K
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19 February 2015|
Response from bjsg | Reviewed this property |
We were there in early September. Not sure about winter.