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Laurance Rockefeller Preserve

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Nothing More Beautiful!

Beautiful beginner's hike and introduction to Grand Teton National Park. Respect of the wildlife... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jackson, Wyoming
Loved this place!

Laurance Rockefeller Preserve was one of my favorite highlights when visiting Jackson Hole. The... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2019
Fox Island, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beginner's hike and introduction to Grand Teton National Park. Respect of the wildlife, terrain and surrounding area is a MUST! Bathrooms and rest area at the base of the trailhead. If visiting in the summer, go early or late afternoon as parking is extremely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 February 2019

Laurance Rockefeller Preserve was one of my favorite highlights when visiting Jackson Hole. The area is beautiful and peaceful. The museum was a true delight and informative. I bought a few books (from Amazon) that I saw in the museum because I wanted to learn...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2018

An moderate hike to lake trailhead. To really make this hike worthwhile loop the lake. A few (very) moderate climbs / descents. The loop will lead you to some great views (as well as a rock formation to jump into the lake and a small...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KArthurillinois
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We met the Ranger early in the morning for a guided trail hike out to Phelps Lake and it was fantastic. We even saw a bear! We hiked around Phelps Lake after the hike was over and had a beautiful, relaxing, enjoyable day. The building...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank LBinGA
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Appreciate you leaving this land for all Americans to enjoy and not just your family...nice job LR you really thought this out didn't you?

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ddunagan
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Great hiking trails that take you up to a lake. We had a bear cross our path about 30 feet in front of us! Also saw Moose.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Polly J
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The Rockefeller family has given much of its fortune to philanthropy and to the preservation of the environment and to the history of the United States, such as the reclamation of Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. Laurance S. Rockefeller had his own vision, a project that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We really enjoyed our hike to Phelps Lake, it was so beautiful. We did have a little peace to enjoy the view, but not for long. I am glad they have limited parking, as the trail gets crowded. Go early to get parking.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Wilsohiker
Reviewed 3 October 2018

For some reason I thought this was something we could spend a couple hours at, as the Center was closed for the season anyway. However, after misreading the trail map, and hiking to Moose Wilson Rd, I discovered that it is 1.7 miles just to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank karenlX6527ZK
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We had planned an early AM drive into Grand Teton NP and were traveling up the quieter Wilson-Moose Road when we happened upon the Preserve.It had not crossed our paths while planning our visit. It was about 7AM when we pulled into the lot. A...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Jim W
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29 August 2018|
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Response from joeAtraveller | Reviewed this property |
Wyoming in November will be cold. Expect snow and cold, windy, temperatures. The summer activities will be closed but the winter activities will be ramping up. So instead of taking a nice float down the river or riding a... More
15 October 2017|
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Response from Peggy R | Reviewed this property |
It is so beautiful during the summer. Great hikes
7 September 2017|
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Response from Rick T | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately the smoke is awful. Not a good day to be hiking today. Sorry it took so long to respond to your question, as we work to keep our dogs happy with those TREATS.