Must-see attractions in Grand Teton National Park

  • Grand Teton

    Crowning glory of the park, the dagger-edged Grand Teton (13,775ft/4199m) has taunted many a would-be mountaineer. The first white men to claim to have…

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    Jenny Lake Overlook

    Perched on the lake's glacial moraine, this overlook offers good views of the Tetons and tall Ribbon Cascade to the right of Cascade Canyon, and shuttle…

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    Laurance S Rockefeller Preserve Center

    In contrast to other visitor centers, this beautiful center is a meditative experience. Sitting on 3100 acres donated by the Rockefeller family, the…

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    Mormon Row

    This is possibly the most photographed spot in the park – and for good reason. The aged wooden barns and fence rails make a quintessential pastoral scene,…

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    Indian Arts Museum

    Well worth a visit to peruse pieces from this vast collection, with objects spanning from 1830 to 1940. Artifacts include beautiful beadwork, bags and…

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    Oxbow Bend

    One of the most famous scenic spots in Grand Teton National Park for wildlife-watching is Oxbow Bend, with the reflection of Mt Moran as a stunning…

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    Menor's Ferry Historic District

    In 1892, entrepreneurial Ohioan Bill Menor took advantage of this narrow channel in the Snake River and established a homestead, ferry and general store…

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    Jackson Point Overlook

    The best vistas in the area. William Jackson took a famous photograph from this point in 1878, when preparing a single image could take a full hour, using…

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    Snake River Overlook

    Good panoramas of the Tetons and opportunities for wildlife watching, though forest growth means the photo ops don't match Ansel Adams' immortal shots of…

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    Cunningham Cabin

    Ranchers Pierce and Margaret Cunningham, early major supporters of Grand Teton National Park, cultivated a cattle ranch here in 1890. The abandoned…

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    Log Chapel of the Sacred Heart

    This log-cabin-style chapel, built in the 1930s and renovated in 2002, features rustic stylings and two beautiful stained-glass windows. It's open to…

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    Willow Flats Turnout

    Offers views of a freshwater marsh that's home to birds, moose, elk and beavers, as well as views of Mt Moran, Bivouac Peak, Rolling Thunder Mountain,…

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    Chapel of the Transfiguration

    Built in 1924, this chapel has aspen pews and views of the Tetons through the altar window. In summer, Episcopal services are held on Sundays.

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    Jackson Lake Dam

    This 1916 dam has scenic lake views and paved wheelchair-accessible trails at its southern edge.

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    Schwabacher's Landing

    Seen from this popular rafting put-in, the jagged Tetons, reflected in the meandering river, rank as some of the park's most sublime scenery. Access the…