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Top 8 Reasons to Visit Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Bindu swetha Sep 7, 2019
Because of the towering 13,700 sq ft Grand Teton and the glittering Jenny and Jackson Lakes, the Grand Teton National Park attracts millions of visitors each year to visit. Honeymoon couple, nature lover, adventure-loving tourist or leisure traveler - no matter what you are, you won't be disappointed when in this national park!

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Wild Rafting at Snake River

Enjoy rafting at the Snake River, sans the whitewater rapids, along with a knowledgeable guide who will help you understand the place's history, wildlife and geology.
Wildlife sightseeing will be a treat for you. You will get to watch eagles, moose, osprey and the like.

Cruise at the Jackson Lake

You can book the Breakfast and Dinner Lake Cruise to Elk Island. Once you reach the island, you will have a hot buffet awaiting your arrival!
You can enjoy a lavish breakfast spread that consists of trout, eggs, pancakes, yoghurt, pastries, fruits, and more. You can also walk around to enjoy the beauty of the place.

A 42-mile Scenic Loop

Don't forget to drive through the loop road connecting the Tetron Park Road, Highway 89, and the Jenny Lake Scenic Drive.
Enroute you can visit the Craig Thomas Visitor Center in Moose, Cunningham Cabin, the Signal Mountain Summit Road and more.

Join Ranger & Naturalist Programs

You can enrol yourself in one of the complimentary programs that the Jackson Lake Lodge and the Colter Bay village organizes.
These programs include live raptor programs, grizzly representations, and historical tours. You can also join a park ranger for a guided hike or campfire program.

Ride a Horse

You can spend an entire afternoon at the Grand Teton by horse riding. You can start your horse riding journey at the Jackson Lake Lodge with guided tours for 1 to 2 hours.

Swim at the String Lake or Colter Bay Swim Beach

If you are looking forward to 'swimming in clear waters', then the best place to go is String Lake and the Colter Bay beach.

Wildlife Viewing

One of the best places in the US for wildlife sightseeing is the Grand Teton National Park. You can spot bear, bison, elk, pronghorn, eagles and alike.
Both locations are equipped with picnic tables, grills, parking and plenty of shoreline for swimming. Paddle Boarding is available at both the lakes.


You can enjoy short hiking trails at the Hidden Falls, Inspiration Point, String Lake, Leigh Lake, and Swan and Heron Pond.
However, if you are looking for a full day trail, you can go to Cascade Canyon, Death Canyon or the Paintbrush Canyon.