Snowshoeing to Phelps Lake from the northern terminus of the Moose-Wilson Road closure in Grand Teton National Park is a beautiful 4 mile round trip hike.
The South Landing trail in Grand Teton National Park is an easy 1 mile round trip hike that brings hikers to a pair of campsites along the shore of Jackson Lake.
The Garnet Canyon hike in Grand Teton National Park is a strenuous 4.2 trail that optionally continues farther up to the Lower Saddle and beyond.
The Hermitage Point Trail is a moderate 10 mile loop originating from Colter Bay of Grand Teton National Park, passing Swan Lake and Heron Pond along way.
The Aspen Trail is a 4.6 mile trail in the western foothills of the Teton Mountains, bringing hikers through countless groves of aspen trees. It’s a scenic hike high above Teton Valley with spectacular displays of both summer and fall aspen trees.
There’s a certain calmness and peace in Grand Teton National Park during the winter season. It’s practically empty and everything’s covered in pure white snow. While all the best hikes are inaccessible to most traditional hikers, there are still many options that can still be enjoyed, especially on snowshoes!
The Crater Lake hike is a 1.3 mile hike up to a small glacial lake in the Teton Mountains along Old Pass Road, fed from snow melt high above from the Glory Bowl. The consistent elevation gain is not as hard as you might expect, offering a pleasant and short hike to a beautiful lake.
The Miller Peak Trail in the Huachuca Mountains climbs 3,000 feet over 5.5 miles to reach the highest peak in the range, giving hikers an unparalleled view of the surrounding deserts.
The Arizona Trail thru-hike will test you in ways you never anticipated, so your physical condition should be the least of your worries.
The end of the 6.6 mile Table Mountain Hike is what many people refer to as, “The best view in the Tetons.” After finally getting around to hiking this extraordinary trail, I can now say, the statement holds up.
The hike to the Alaska Basin via the Devil’s Stairs is a 17.5 mile round trip lollipop hike, accessed from the west side of the Teton Mountains.
The beautiful Amphitheater Lake Trail in the Teton Mountains is a strenuous 5.5 mile hike and is one of the most popular in Grand Teton National Park.
Sunset Point and the Goosenecks are two easy trails originating from the same point overlooking the Waterpocket Fold of Capitol Reef National Park.
Phillips Ridge is ripe with potential for snowshoe hikes once the snow begins falling in the Teton Mountains.
The Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve in Grand Teton National Park has a wide array of hiking trails to explore to and from Phelps Lake.
Accessing Cascade Canyon via String Lake in Grand Teton National Park is a great way to dodge the crowds on other nearby trails.
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Delta Lake is a challenging 4 mile hike up to a glacial lake in Grand Teton National Park, known for its bold turquoise waters.