Thing to Do

Lakeshore Trail

Waves crash on the shore of a lake at the base of a mountain range.
Soak in views of of the Teton Range from the shore of Jackson Lake along the Lakeshore Trail.

NPS Photo/A. Falgoust

Take an easy hike down the Lakeshore Trail for views of Jackson Lake and the Teton Range. Starting from the Colter Bay Visitor Center, follow signs for the Lakeshore Trail. The trail takes visitors through a forested area and along the shore of Jackson Lake.
Details
The Lakeshore Trail is an easy, 2.2 mi (3.5 km) loop hike with 100 ft (30 m) of elevation gain.
general fee is charged to enter Grand Teton National Park.
Park at Colter Bay for access to the Lakeshore Trail.
Accessibility Information
The Lakeshore Trail is an easy, 2.2 mi (3.5 km) loop hike with 100 ft (30 m) of elevation gain and an average slope of 5%. The trail is relatively flat with the potential for obstacles, such as exposed roots and rocks.

Grand Teton National Park

Last updated: May 18, 2022