Phelps Lake

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming 83012

Phelps Lake

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"Phelps Lake, a low-elevation lake, is one of the most popular destinations in the park. It’s an easy day outing, but also an ideal place for the new backpacker to try that first night in the wilderness.

Phelps Lake is on the Valley Trail, which goes from Teton Village to the Lupine Meadows Trailhead. You can reach it from several trailheads, but the shortest, most popular route starts at the Death Canyon Trailhead (called Whitegrass Trailhead on some maps and signs)."

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Hiking Grand Teton National Park (Falcon Guides)
Bill Schneider
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"A short day hike or easy over-nighter to a low-elevation lake. Phelps Lake, a low-elevation lake, is one of the most popular destinations in the park. It’s an easy day outing, but also an ideal place for the new backpacker to try that first night in the wilderness. Phelps Lake is on the Valley Trail, which goes from Teton Village to the Lupine Meadows Trailhead. You can reach it from several trailheads, but the shortest, most popular route starts at the Death Canyon Trailhead (called Whitegrass Trailhead on some maps and signs)." Read more

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Trail Information

Grand Teton National Park
Nearby City
4
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy
Access
Easy
Skill Level
Fishing, Camping
Additional Use
National Park Service, Park Headquarters, PO Drawer 170, Moose, WY 83012-0170, (307) 739-3309, www.nps.gov/grte
Local Contacts
NatGeo TOPO! Map (USGS): Grand Teton Nat Geo Trails Illustrated Map: Grand Teton National Park
Local Maps
Brook, cutthroat, and lake trout
Fish

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Dec 2018