String Lake

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String Lake
String Lake Grand Teton National Park.jpg
String Lake with Mount Moran in background
Location Grand Teton National Park, Teton County, Wyoming, US
Coordinates 43°47′16″N 110°44′01″W / 43.78778°N 110.73361°W / 43.78778; -110.73361Coordinates: 43°47′16″N 110°44′01″W / 43.78778°N 110.73361°W / 43.78778; -110.73361[1]
Type Glacial lake
Primary inflows Leigh Lake
Primary outflows Jenny Lake
Basin countries United States
Max. length 1.3 mi (2.1 km)
Max. width .20 mi (0.32 km)
Surface area 100 acres (40 ha)
Surface elevation 6,870 ft (2,090 m)

String Lake is located in Grand Teton National Park, in the U. S. state of Wyoming.[2] The natural lake is located at the outflow of Leigh Lake. A small wetland area is on the northwest side of the lake and is prime moose habitat. A short half mile (.8 km) long creek connects String Lake to Jenny Lake to the south. The lake can easily be accessed by vehicle and a number of trails commence from the String Lake trailhead parking area.[3]

Footbridge across String Lake


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  1. ^ "String Lake". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  2. ^ Topoquest (USGS Quads). Jenny Lake, WY (Map). http://www.topoquest.com/map.php?lat=43.79102&lon=-110.73020&datum=nad83&zoom=2&map=auto&coord=d&mode=zoomin&size=m. Retrieved 2011-10-08.
  3. ^ "Day Hikes" (pdf). National Park Service. March 2010. Retrieved 2011-10-08.