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Hermitage Point

Grand Teton National Park, WY
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Quiet picturesque trail

It is about a 8-10 mile loop that allows for amazing mountain views and lots of animal sightings... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Fawkes P
A Favorite Hike at GTNP

This was one of our favorite hikes while visiting GTNP. We arrived early and parked by the marina... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
Johnson City, Tennessee
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These flat hiking trails are great for the hiking novice interested in viewing wildlife.
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  • Average14%
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Grand Teton National Park, WY
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

It is about a 8-10 mile loop that allows for amazing mountain views and lots of animal sightings. Saw lots of bear tracks and scat. Saw a moose and definitely scared something else up.

Thank Fawkes P
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This was one of our favorite hikes while visiting GTNP. We arrived early and parked by the marina ramp which is the location of the trailhead. In mid August it was a nice 45 degrees when we started. The trail is well marked and an...More

2  Thank LeslieinTN
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Our family of five (mom, dad, 11-year-old, 8-year-old, and 4-year-old) woke up early (we were staying at Colter Bay Village) and did the Swan Lake/Heron Pond loop trail early in the morning. The parking is near the boat ramp (by the marina), and the trail...More

2  Thank Blake D
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We enjoyed this hike but it was very long. A round trip to reach hermitage point is at least 8 miles, plus anything else you do that day. We started around 9 and ended around 2 (I think) with a break for lunch. The views...More

1  Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The trail rides from Colter Bay use the same trails as hikers, for the most part. If you are on foot, you spend a lot of time stepping over and around the horse poop--apparently, no one cleans up. That said, it is a wonderful,shady walk...More

3  Thank EdRigdon
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Chance to get away from people as you explore this area. The views of the lake and the mountains around it make for spectacular views

1  Thank Dara-Khmer
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We arrived in Grand Teton on a perfect Saturday afternoon in late July. This is the absolute peak season there. The areas around Jenny Lake were packed beyond comprehension. I wondered if we would ever get a peaceful view of the jagged peaks across the...More

1  Thank angangang
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Depending on which way you go, 9.5 miles reaches the point and back to the Colter Bay visitor center. Along the way expansive views of the Tetons across Jackson Lake and mesmerizing picnic spots await you. I preferred to run it in the early morning....More

1  Thank jesse o
Reviewed 16 August 2015

You get amazing views on this hike. Go on a clear day for best views though. It is relatively easy. Just distance. Carry bear spray. If you have time, bring a sandwich to eat and relax when you reach the main point. The trailhead is...More

1  Thank J W
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Follow the crane prints for stunning views along the way to the best picnic spot in Grand Tetons. You'll see lakes, beaver lodges, wild life, mountains on your way to Hermitage Point. Be sure to bring plenty of water and a lots of goodies for...More

1  Thank Allison L
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