Jenny Lake Trail

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Jenny Lake Trail
Mt Owen and Mt St John across Jenny Lake.jpg
Jenny Lake
Length7.1 mi (11.4 km)[1]
LocationTeton Range
TrailheadsJenny Lake Campground
UseHiking
Elevation
Elevation changeApproximate gain of 700 ft (210 m)
Highest pointNear Hidden Falls, 7,500 ft (2,300 m)
Lowest pointNear Jenny Lake, 6,798 ft (2,072 m)
Hiking details
SeasonLate Spring to Fall
SightsTeton Range
Jenny Lake

The Jenny Lake Trail is a 7.1-mile (11.4 km) long hiking trail which circles Jenny Lake located in Grand Teton National Park in the U.S. state of Wyoming.[2] The trail begins at the Jenny Lake campground or can be accessed at several other trailheads.[3] One of the most popular and easiest hikes in the park, the trail provides pedestrian access to the Cascade Canyon Trail and is overlapped by the Valley Trail along the west side of Jenny Lake.[1][3]

Coordinates: 43°46′13″N 110°43′02″W / 43.7702117°N 110.7171563°W / 43.7702117; -110.7171563[4]

See also[edit]

List of hiking trails in Grand Teton National Park

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Day Hikes" (pdf). National Park Service. March 2010. Retrieved 2012-02-27.
  2. ^ "Jenny Lake Trailhead" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-05-19.
  3. ^ a b Jenny Lake, WY (Map). Topoquest (USGS Quads). Retrieved 2012-02-27.
  4. ^ "Jenny Lake Trail". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-02-27.