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Inspiration Point

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Address: Cascade Canyon, Grand Teton National Park, WY
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A steep, half-mile climb from Cascade Canyon will bring you to this scenic...

A steep, half-mile climb from Cascade Canyon will bring you to this scenic lookout point.

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Great Hike for the Whole Family

If you visit GTNP, be sure to complete the Inspriation Point trail. We climbed to the top and had lunch as a family. It was worth every step of the way to take in the views at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit GTNP, be sure to complete the Inspriation Point trail. We climbed to the top and had lunch as a family. It was worth every step of the way to take in the views at the top.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Absolutely gorgeous location coupled with an absolutely stellar hike to the hidden falls. The falls were up close and breathtaking and a joy to just sit and watch, and not far from the start of the hike. Its a relatively short hike yet overall very beautiful and calm.

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New York
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Really enjoyed this hike. Mostly up hill so need to be in reasonable shape to get up to the top. Views along the way are great, you have the lake, and behind you have dramatic mountain views, and all around you have streams and other interesting terrain. Once you reach the point it is really worth continuing on down the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

It is a very moderate uphill hike. It is completely worth it. We walked around Jenny Lake to Inspiration Point and then took the boat back, which I would recommend if you are able to hike. It is a lot further up than we thought, but there were two places to stop and rest on the way up. Once you... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

There are several ways to see Inspiration Point. We were lucky. We were late in the day going so our choices were limited. It ended up that we left bed how it worked! Here is what we did. We took the water shuttle over the lake about 6:00 pm. We walked up a brief path to Inspiration Point. Along the... More 

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New River, Arizona, United States
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

After awhile they all start to look alike. I remember seeing this but didn't think it was any more beautiful than other places we had viewed. We went from Jerome, Arizona through Sedona, Oak Creek Canyon, Canyonlands, Arches, Bridges, Flamin Gorge, Escalante, Bryce Canyon, Zion, etc. They are all so beautiful in their own ways. A must see for all

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Hike up is beautiful through meadows and streams, nice fall colors, not strenuous, and once at top view is amazing. unfortunately trail to the Hidden falls was closed. Would do it again next trip back

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

We enjoyed the beautiful waterfall and the beautiful scenery with a little bit of walking to catch some great pictures to look back on. This is definitely a must stop.

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Reviewed 5 October 2016

you will feel peace here, if you go in low season. I recomend this because it was a very nice feeling there in the vacations.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We took the boat from across Jenny Lake to the trailhead, which was nice. We went in July and part of the trail was under construction. We did not get to see Hidden Falls because of this. The hike to Inspiration Point was beautiful. The higher parts of this hike do get a little steep with no handrails, so be... More 

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