Jenny Lake Launch

Visitor launching a blue kayak at the rocky Jenny Lake Boat Launch with conifer trees on either side of the ramp area.
Visitor launching a kayak on Jenny Lake

Quick Facts

Canoe/Kayak/Small Boat Launch, Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits

Location: The Jenny Lake boat launch is not located at South Jenny Lake. On the Teton Park Road turn west less than one mile south of South Jenny Lake onto the Lupine Meadows Road. Follow signs to the small gravel parking area and boat launch.
Notes: There are no facilities at the boat launch-please bring your own water and use a restroom before you arrive. Jenny Lake is open to non-motorized boats and those with a 10 horsepower maximum motor.


All boats including paddleboards launched in Grand Teton National Park must have a park permit. Purchase permits at the permits desk in the Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center in Moose, the Jenny Lake Visitor Center or the Colter Bay permits office. More information on park boat regulations.

Boat inspections required for all boats entering Wyoming between March 1 and November 30 for Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Boat owners must buy a decal to support this program. More information on state boat regulations.

Grand Teton National Park

Last updated: April 5, 2024