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Inspiration Point

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Address: Cascade Canyon, Grand Teton National Park, WY
Phone Number: +1 713-454-9928
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A steep, half-mile climb from Cascade Canyon will bring you to this scenic...

A steep, half-mile climb from Cascade Canyon will bring you to this scenic lookout point.

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Take boat and then walk up

There are several ways to see Inspiration Point. We were lucky. We were late in the day going so our choices were limited. It ended up that we left bed how it worked! Here is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Travelartgolf
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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are several ways to see Inspiration Point. We were lucky. We were late in the day going so our choices were limited. It ended up that we left bed how it worked! Here is what we did. We took the water shuttle over the lake about 6:00 pm. We walked up a brief path to Inspiration Point. Along the... More 

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New River, Arizona, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

After awhile they all start to look alike. I remember seeing this but didn't think it was any more beautiful than other places we had viewed. We went from Jerome, Arizona through Sedona, Oak Creek Canyon, Canyonlands, Arches, Bridges, Flamin Gorge, Escalante, Bryce Canyon, Zion, etc. They are all so beautiful in their own ways. A must see for all

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Hike up is beautiful through meadows and streams, nice fall colors, not strenuous, and once at top view is amazing. unfortunately trail to the Hidden falls was closed. Would do it again next trip back

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We enjoyed the beautiful waterfall and the beautiful scenery with a little bit of walking to catch some great pictures to look back on. This is definitely a must stop.

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Thank ShirleyE601
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

you will feel peace here, if you go in low season. I recomend this because it was a very nice feeling there in the vacations.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We took the boat from across Jenny Lake to the trailhead, which was nice. We went in July and part of the trail was under construction. We did not get to see Hidden Falls because of this. The hike to Inspiration Point was beautiful. The higher parts of this hike do get a little steep with no handrails, so be... More 

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Montclair, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We showed up at 8:30a at the Jenny Lake visitor center for the small group hike to Inspiration Point. It was an easy hike and the boat ride over was in itself fun with beautiful views. Ranger was very informative and held the kids' attention. Would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Take the boat to the beginning of the trail. The first part rises a couple of hundred feet but the trail is very well maintained. Be sure to continue further into the canyon as time allows - beyond the point it is quite flat and takes you into spectacular scenery. All sorts of people were here: lots of women carrying... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Bring water - I'm glad I refilled my water bottle at the dock after hearing this advice on the shuttle boat. It was not a hot day, taking the shuttle boat is a breeze ($15 return fare). Climbing the first portion to see the falls is easy, even for the capable elderly. But the next portion to inspiration point has... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

From south Jenny Lake, you can either hike around the lake or get a boat shuttle in (one way or return).. The hike up from the boat dock is strenuous on a rocky trail with little shade. On sunny days, bring lots of water, hats and sunblock. The hike beyond inspiration point into the canyon is breathtaking. The day we... More 

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