Driving the scenic Jenny Lake Loop Road in Wyoming
Jenny Lake Loop Road is a very scenic drive skirting the east shore of Jenny Lake, in Teton County, in the U.S. state of Wyoming.
How long is the Jenny Lake Loop Road?
Located within the Grand Teton National Park, the one-way road is 6.43km (4 miles) long. It starts and ends at the Teton Park Loop Road. It is a well maintained, paved road heading southwest off of the Teton Park Loop Road, past Jenny Lake and the Cathedral group of the Tetons.
Is Jenny Lake Loop Road open?
Set high at the foot of the Teton Mountain Range, the road is seasonally closed, from November 1st through April 30th. Jenny Lake, named after the wife of an early settler, lies at the mouth of Cascade Canyon.
How long does it take to the drive the Jenny Lake Loop Road?
The drive takes you through Jenny Lake, a pristine, glacial lake and it can be traveled in about 25-30 minutes. The views are spectacular everywhere you look. Use pulloffs to view wildlife or take photos, obey posted signs, and be aware of wildlife on or near the road.