Featured Hikes

Tetons from the trail to Paintbrush Divide

Teton Crest

Distance: 35.6 miles (One Way)

Breathtaking views of towering granite peaks, gorgeous glacier-carved valleys, lovely lakes and meadows awash in wildflowers greet hikers on this popular backpack through the heart of the Teton Range.

Teewinot Mountain, Mount Owen and Grand Teton

Lake Solitude

Distance: 14.6 miles (Round Trip)

My favorite day hike in the Tetons features stunning views of Teewinot Mountain, Mount Owen and Grand Teton, passes pretty waterfalls, travels through alpine meadows awash in wildflower and ends at beautiful Lake Solitude, nestled in a rugged granite cirque

The Cathedral Group - Teewinot, Mount Owen and Grand Teton

Table Mountain

Distance: 13.0 miles (Round Trip)

My favorite trail on the west side of the Tetons features jaw-dropping views of Grand, Middle and South Tetons towering above Cascade Canyon. The long, strenuous trail ascends Table Mountain where views extend from Mount Moran in the north to Mount Bannon in the south.

Middle Teton

Garnet Canyon

Distance: 8.2 - 9.4 miles (Round Trip)

Stunning views of Middle Teton, Nez Perce and Jackson Hole are the highlights of this scenic hike up Garnet Canyon. This trail, part of the popular climbing route to Grand, Middle and South Tetons, is not as heavily trafficked as nearby Amphitheater Lakes.

Mount Owen towering above the south side of the canyon

Cascade Canyon

Distance: 3.4 - 9.3 miles (Round Trip)

The hike up Cascade Canyon features a scenic boat ride, beautiful waterfall and nice overlook with views of Jenny Lake, surrounding peaks and the Gros Ventre Mountains. Beyond the viewpoint the hike gently ascends gorgeous Cascade Canyon beneath towering peaks.

Teton reflection in Taggart Lake

Taggart and Bradley Lakes Loop

Distance: 5.3 - 6.7 miles (Loop)

Impressive views of Tetons are the hallmark of this scenic loop trail visiting photogenic Taggart and Bradley Lake, set in beautiful basin beneath the majestic Teton Range.

Amphitheater Lake

Surprise and Amphitheater Lakes

Distance: 9.8 - 10.5 miles (Round Trip)

A scenic hike to two lovely lakes tucked in a rugged cirque beneath Disappointment Peak. Views from the lakes extend to high summits of the Teton Range; Middle Teton, Grand Teton, Mount Owen and Teewinot Mountain.

Marion Lake

Marion Lake via the Teton Village Tram

Distance: 13.0 miles (Round Trip)

Ride the Jackson Hole Aerial Trail to the start of this long, strenuous hike journeying into the Tetons backcountry. The path follows a scenic section of the Teton Crest trail to pretty Marion Lake, nestled in bench beneath the divide.

Prospector Mountain, Albright Peak and Static Peak

Phelps Loop

Distance: 3.3 - 7.2 miles (Loop)

Hike through sagebrush flats, forest and meadows to scenic Phelps Lake, nestled in a glacial bowl beneath Prospector Mountain, Albright Peak and Static Divide Peak. Tailor the length of the hike to match the available time and the ability of your party.

Thor Peak and Mount Moran

String, Leigh, Bearpaw and Trapper Lakes

Distance: 3.2 - 10.0 miles (Round Trip)

Travel along a series of photogenic lakes with gorgeous views of the Teton Range stretching from Teewinot Mountain to Mount Moran. This is a great area for families or anyone looking for an easy, relaxed outing with great views.

Continental Divide from the saddle along Green Mountain ridge

Green Lakes and Granite Basin Lakes Loop

Distance: 10.2 - 14.2 miles (Loop)

Ascend through forest and meadows to the Green Lakes Basin at the head of North Leigh Canyon, tucked between Green Mountain and the Continental Divide. Extend the hike by crossing the divide to Granite Basin Lakes, nestled at the head of South Leigh Canyon.

Battleship Mountain and the Teton Summits

Devils Staircase

Distance: 8.0 - 14.0 miles (Round Trip)

This trail on the west (back) side of the Teton Range climbs steeply to the scenic Teton Shelf with fine views of the granite cliffs towering above the shelf, the peaks rising above Alaska Basin and the summits of Grand, Middle and South Tetons.

Heron Pond

Swan Lake and Heron Pond Loop

Distance: 3.3 miles (Loop)

Scenic Swan Lake and Heron Pond, nestled in lodgepole pine forest, offer good opportunities to see waterfowl and sometimes beaver and moose. Sections of the loop trail offer fine views of Mount Moran and its neighboring peaks towering above Jackson Lake.

Hidden Falls

Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point

Distance: 1.0 - 1.8 miles (Round Trip)

This hike features a scenic boat ride, a beautiful waterfall and a nice overlook with views of Jenny Lake, nearby peaks and the Gros Ventre Mountains to the east.

Teton Panorama from Hermitage Point

Hermitage Point

Distance: 9.9 miles (Loop)

Two scenic ponds, views of the Tetons towering above Jackson Lake, a chance to see wildlife and some solitude make the Hermitage Point Loop a good option for hikers looking for an easy, full day hike or a good hike when weather precludes hiking in the high country.

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The Region, the Hikes & the Base Camps

The Teton Range extends for 40 miles along the Wyoming / Idaho border, encompassing Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyoming and the Jedediah Smith Wilderness in Teton National Forest near Driggs, Idaho. This section also includes hikes around Jackson including the Togwotee Pass area.

Base Camp Information: Grand Teton NP / Jackson / Driggs