The Grand Tetons National Park located just outside of Jackson Hole, Wyoming is a popular vacation spot for the family or just for the outdoor enthusiast to explore alone. This National Park is known for it's beautiful landscapes, lakes and hundreds of hiking trails. The abundant wildlife that makes the Grand Tetons its home. You can see Grizzly bears, Moose, Elk, Bison, Pronghorn, Wolves just to name a few. The experience will have memoires forever. The Tetons even has a neighboring National Park Yellowstone National Park just to the north. There is lots to see and do while visiting.
Here's a few locations you will need to visit while you visit the Tetons.
1| T.A. Moulton Barn | Mormon Row | Grand Teton National Park Photos
First stop would be America's most photographed barn. The Thomas Moulton Barn in the Grand Tetons National Park. The Mormon Row is one mile north of Moose Junction. Along Mormon Row and Antelope Flats Road, bison and pronghorn can be seen grazing in spring, summer and fall. Also watch for coyotes. Both of these barns have the amazing Teton mountain range towering over them making these bans extremely photogenetic for photographers or some family photos. If you missed capturing that perfect memory image of these barns you can shop directly here to see more Grand Teton images from Joe Garza Photography.
2 | Oxbow Bend | Mount Moran
One of the most iconic views inside the Grand Tetons park is Oxbow Bend lookout. This easy pull over is a must to see. The Snake river winds thru the landscape with the Tetons as it's backdrop.
The slow moving waters of the snake river is home to fish such as suckers and trout that become food for river otters, ospreys, bald eagles, American white pelicans and common mergansers. You can also see swimming beavers and muskrats. Moose browse on abundant willows at the water's edge. Elk occasionally graze in open aspen groves to the east. Early morning views will give you beautiful reflections of the Tetons on calm morning.
3 | Schwabacher Landing | Snake River
Schwabacher Landing is a famous beautiful viewpoint in the Grand Teton National Park. You will find Beaver dams that have altered the course of the slow moving river. This tranquil landing which is nearly perpetually glassy, making for perfect mirror reflections of the iconic Teton Mountains looming over the river. This makes this location a very favorite spot for photographers to get a mirrored reflection of Tetons mountains. This landing is easy to access with only a short walk to different view points.
4 | Snake River Overlook | Ansel Adams Famous Photograph
If there is any view in this park that must been seen is the Snake River Overlook. This is view the legendary landscape photographer Ansel Adams took his famous photograph from. Pine trees have grown in the years to cover the snake river but the incredible views haven't changed over the years.
No matter the season you decide to visit the Grand Tetons there is always something to see or visit in the park or in Jackson Hole. It's a vacation destination built around outdoor and indoor activities. Take a stroll through town and visit an array of restaurants, souvenir shops or take a peek at some fine art and photography galleries in town. Other popular outdoor activities are rafting, fishing, skiing and more.
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