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Laurance Rockefeller Preserve

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Moose Wilson Road, Jackson, WY
+1 307-739-3300
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What a wonderful hike! I recommend going early in the day because the parking lot is small, and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Portland, Oregon
Recommend- Possible animal viewing in the area

▪️Location: Off Moose- Wilson road. ▪️Parking: Large area, which apparently gets busy since two... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“phelps lake” (213 reviews)
“easy hike” (42 reviews)
Moose Wilson Road, Jackson, WY
+1 307-739-3300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a wonderful hike! I recommend going early in the day because the parking lot is small, and later in the day you have to wait for a car to leave before you can park. I did the hike to Phelps lake--beautiful trails, a rushing...More

Thank PortlandEm
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

▪️Location: Off Moose- Wilson road. ▪️Parking: Large area, which apparently gets busy since two staff were directing traffic. ▪️Staffing: Friendly and helpful. ▪️Highlights: Possible animal sightings, Phelps Lake trailhead and visitor center which has an unusual sound room and a large scale photo exhibit. ▪️Cost:...More

Thank packcal
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ejnoyed the artwork, movie presented by the park, and surroundings. You can wander at your own pace and also a gift shop.

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Easy hike to the beautiful lake! A couple quickly returning from the lake had seen a bear with two cubs, she was gone when we arrived. Nice hike for those who don't have a lot of time or for those who don't want a strenuous...More

Thank 2wheeltravelgyrl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another guest at the hotel (Jackson Lake Lodge) recommended this hike, and suggested we take along bear spray since they saw 3 black bears on the hike (we took their advice on the bear spray, but we didn't see any bears). The hike to Phelps...More

Thank happydaymike
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two attractions at the Rockefeller Preserve, the visitor center and the self guided walk. The visitor center is very informative about the local wildlife and everything is well presented. A good library section as well. The walk is an easy one with some...More

1  Thank dick6645
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this preserve about 9:00 A.M. and there were already 10-15 cars in the parking lot. The preserve is clean and very well taken care of. The visitor center is a very green building and the displays presented are beautiful. They also have a...More

1  Thank 48mel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Limited parking so you need to be there early or be prepared to wait for early leavers. The rangers are exceptionally good, both helpful and friendly. Lots of lovely walks and a great Visitor Centre. Would certainly revisit.

2  Thank Pikemere
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are planning on hiking, get there early. There is limited parking. There are at least 2 rangers in the parking lot to monitor where people park. If all the spaces are filled, you have to wait for someone to leave. There are several...More

1  Thank 522harryy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a very informative building that provided a lot of information of the origin of the Park, but mostly it had information about the wildlife that calls this place home and which us locals understand, respect and love about this place.

1  Thank Rick T
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Sarah W
7 September 2017|
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Response from Rick T | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately the smoke is awful. Not a good day to be hiking today. Sorry it took so long to respond to your question, as we work to keep our dogs happy with those TREATS.
13 August 2017|
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Response from Chingachgook | Reviewed this property |
Less busy in September as numbers drop once school is in session.
5 March 2017|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately as with the other two answers to your question I can't tell you how to reserve spaces for a ranger tour. We went on our own, and I agree with Marieg295 that the trails are well marked and it's nice to do them... More