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“Beautiful!”

Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Ranked #3 of 84 things to do in Jackson
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 30 September 2012

An all time favorite hike. My husband and I did Phelps Lake Loop and part of Death canyon hike. I highly recommend it.

Thank mturn2
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Reviewed 29 September 2012

Very nice streams and lake. Beautiful place to take a hike or long walk or settle in with a picnic lunch.

Thank blangsen
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Reviewed 29 September 2012

The visitor's center is a walk from the parking lot. The center is smaller than it looks in the pictures, but it is new and nice. It has a small ranger's desk, but there is no gift shop here and not much information. There is a little library area.
There is a moderate hike to Phelps Lake that is pleasant. If you take the longer route, it goes up and down and is a little easier. The shorter route is pretty much a long climb up to the lake. Phelps lake is pretty and makes for good pictures and a pleasant place to stop and relax. There is a bathroom near the lake and down by the shore at the end of the long trail there are benches and rocks for a nice picnic.
Be aware that this trail is rocky so you need good shoes and a walking stick or two is a good idea. This is not an easy hike, especially if you are out of shape.

1  Thank iwanderafar
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Reviewed 28 September 2012

A great hike to the Lake and terrific historical background of the JY Ranch by the park attendant when we came back.
What a gift and foresight by Mr. Laurance

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

Parking lot is small. You have to wait until someone leaves. Purpose is to give you an ourdoors experience without hoards of people. Hike to Phelps Lake is awesome. The facility is unlike any I've seen in a national park area. Beautifully designed. There's a listening room where you hear the voices of the forests and rivers. Quite unique.

Thank fayclark
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