Thing to Do

Taggart Lake - Bradley Lake Loop

A lake sits at the base of a mountain range with a near perfect reflection on its calm surface.
A near perfect reflection on Bradley Lake on a calm, fall morning.

NPS Photo/A. Falgoust

Hike to two alpine lakes on the Taggart Lake - Bradley Lake Loop. Leaving from the Taggart Lake Trailhead, hikers will wind up an aspen-covered moraine before the trail opens up to views of the Tetons. At the Bradley Lake trail split, follow the trail right to Bradley Lake. From Bradley Lake, follow signs to Taggart Lake and complete the loop back to the parking lot. Hikers will find spectacular views of two alpine lakes with the Teton Range behind.
Details
The Taggart Lake - Bradley Lake Loop is a moderate, 5.6 mi (9 km) RT loop trail with 860 ft (262 m) of elevation gain.
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Park at the Taggart Lake Trailhead for access to the Taggart Lake - Bradley Lake Loop. The Taggart Lake Trailhead is a popular spot and often fills in summer. Arrive early to guarantee a parking spot. If parking along the road, follow all parking signs and pull fully off the main road. 
In winter, the Taggart Lake-Bradley Lake Loop is accessible with snowshoes or cross-country skis.
Accessibility Information
The Taggart Lake - Bradley Lake Loop is a 5.6 mile (9 km) roundtrip hike with 890 ft (262 m) of elevation gain and an average slope of 7%. To visit both lakes, the trail gains and loses elevation several times. The trail is ocassionally narrow and passes through dense underbrush. Large rocks can be found on the trail.

Grand Teton National Park

Last updated: May 16, 2022