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Oxbow Bend

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U.s. 26/89/191/287, 2 mi east of Jackson Lake Junction, Moran, WY 83013
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Calm backwater in the Snake River in Grand Teton Nat'l. Park.
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U.s. 26/89/191/287, 2 mi east of Jackson Lake Junction, Moran, WY 83013
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We stopped to take in the views and to get some pictures. There were a few other tourists here when we stopped. It's a beautiful location with great views. If you love scenery and you are driving around the parks taking in all the views,...More

Thank Beasley33
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Simply a gorgeous location right on the scenic route and easy to access. No trails are involved and you can see everything from the parking lot. If you want to get closer to the water there small, informal trails to the rivers banks.

Thank Conrad1903
Reviewed 7 October 2017

First, you don't need to get there at 4:30 am like I did. 6:00 am would be fine. There are many spots to photograph this area. Lots of pull off places to park along the road too. You will find Oxbow Bend at the Moran...More

Thank daisy91
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Breathtaking view of Mt. Moran over the Snake river. Stop your car in the parking lot and walk down to the banks of the river being mindful of your surroundings and you can get a water level image of Moran and its reflection; be it...More

Thank Agniva_Das
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

No trip to the Tetons would be complete with out a stop to the Oxbow Bend! You are able to gain a wonderful view of the Snake river with the Grand Tetons in the back ground! The trails to the river are rough to get...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Just a breathtaking photo stop while in GTNP. I took photos in the spot Ansel Adams took his. What can I say? The view is beyond what I can describe in words.

Thank ScottgNJ
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing view! Awesome photo opportunity if it's not windy. The mirroring effect is so gorgeous. Go early in the morning for water as calm as glass.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This was a personal highlight for my visit to the Grand Tetons given my appreciation for photography and Ansel Adams. All the sites are easily accessible for all levels of visitors, saw a few electric wheelchairs on the short paths as well. Don't forget to...More

1  Thank scott_welpe
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This was my favorite stop in/near the Tetons. Even with a very busy park near the fourth of July, there were only 4 cars visiting Oxbow Bend when we were there, and I was able to explore the trails without anyone else around. Beautiful, and...More

1  Thank Tiffany C
Reviewed 23 June 2017

So many places in Grand Teton National Park are gorgeous and this is one of the many. It's a popular stopping point for so many great pictures.

Thank Paula P
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Raquel P
13 June 2016|
Response from Joe C | Reviewed this property |
Can't give you a name, but there ARE many outfitters in Jackson. I promise that at least two or four can easily accomodate you.
31 May 2016|
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Response from mtnlady77 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There are resorts close by. The closest are Signal Mt Lodge and Jackson Lake Lodge. No actual hotels like in Jackson. Signal Mt is cheaper than Jackson Lake Lodge but both are spectacular right on Jackson Lake in front... More