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Inspiration Point

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Address: Cascade Canyon, Grand Teton National Park, WY
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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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Unique and interesting hike

Really enjoyed this hike. Mostly up hill so need to be in reasonable shape to get up to the top. Views along the way are great, you have the lake, and behind you have dramatic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
pedz55
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New York

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this hike. Mostly up hill so need to be in reasonable shape to get up to the top. Views along the way are great, you have the lake, and behind you have dramatic mountain views, and all around you have streams and other interesting terrain. Once you reach the point it is really worth continuing on down the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

It is a very moderate uphill hike. It is completely worth it. We walked around Jenny Lake to Inspiration Point and then took the boat back, which I would recommend if you are able to hike. It is a lot further up than we thought, but there were two places to stop and rest on the way up. Once you... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 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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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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