Grand Teton National Park Summer Day Hikes

With over a hundred miles of hiking trails there's a hike for everyone in Grand Teton National Park.   Enjoy viewing majestic mountains, soothing lakes and waterfalls, and exciting wildlife!

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The summer months are the most popular time to visit Grand Teton National Park because of the nicer weather conditions.  The park will be crowded during these months.

– June highs near 70 and lows in the upper 30s F – July highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 30s F – August highs around 80 and lows around 40 F

Grand Teton Summer Weather

Grand Teton National Park Summer Hiking

-  Check in at a visitor    center for current trail    conditions. -  Make noise and carry    bear spray as you hike -  Be prepared for quick    weather changes -  Prepare for high    elevation -  Avoid solo hiking and    stay on trails

Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point Summer Hike

This beautiful and easy hike begins at the Jenny Lake Trailhead. You can hike around the south end of Jenny Lake, or take the shuttle boat across to the Cascade Canyon Trailhead. 

Lakeshore Trail Summer Hike

The Lakeshore Trail begins on the backside of the Colter Bay Visitor Center.   It consists of two connecting loops that circle around the inner and outer portions of the Colter Bay Peninsula.

Phelps Lake Overlook Summer Hike

This hike is a moderate climb through a forest that connects with the Valley Trail and continues to the overlook that is an elevation of 7200 feet.

String and Leigh Lakes Summer Hike

These two lake trails are beautiful and easy trails with amazing lake views.  Be on the lookout for deer and moose along the trail. 

Jenny Lake Loop Summer Hike

This loop can be hiked in either direction, but counter clockwise is nice to catch the morning light on the mountains.   This is a very popular part of the park so early morning is nice for smaller crowds.

Taggart Lake - Bradley Loop Summer Hike

This is a heavily trafficked trail so morning visits are nice. This is a moderate difficulty trail. Hiking the trail counter clockwise will provide the best views and photography opportunities.

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