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Jenny Lake Campground

43 Reviews

About This Campground

National Park

This small campground is a few hundred yards from the east shore of Jenny Lake. The campground straddles a glacial moraine covered with an open forest of lodgepole pine, subalpine fir and Douglas fir. Across the lake, Teewinot Mountain, Cascade Canyon and Mount St. John dominate the landscape. No…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Reviews

43 Reviews of Jenny Lake Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 37
Shane P.
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2021

A spiritual experience

You absolutely need to camp at Jenny Lake once in your life. Yes it's tent only so you will be "roughing it". But the being lakeside at the base of the Grand Teton is nothing short of spectacular. The camp host was friendly and the sites were clean. You are a 30 second to two minute walk from…

Christine J.
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2020

Great Views of the Tetons

Camped here. Basic campground with vault toilets. Campsites have fire rings and picnic tables. Waterfall and hiking paths nearby. Great views of the Tetons. Lots of mosquitos in the summer.

Tyler M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2020

Unreal!

Although it rained for two days at the Grand Tetons, camp was amazing! Big spots, lots of trees for shade (if it’s not raining) fire pits and much more. The views from Jenny Lake are spectacular!

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Location

Jenny Lake Campground is located in Wyoming

Directions

Heading north from Jackson on US 26/89/191, turn left (west) at Moose Junction and continue eight miles north to South Jenny Lake Junction. Turn left (west) into the developed area. Heading south from Yellowstone on US 89/191/287, turn right (southwest) at Jackson Lake Junction and continue 12 miles south to South Jenny Lake Junction. Turn right (west) into the developed area.

Coordinates

43.76910358999998 N
110.72048736 W

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About This Campground

This small campground is a few hundred yards from the east shore of Jenny Lake. The campground straddles a glacial moraine covered with an open forest of lodgepole pine, subalpine fir and Douglas fir. Across the lake, Teewinot Mountain, Cascade Canyon and Mount St. John dominate the landscape. No trailers, campers, or generators are allowed. Vehicles cannot be over 8 feet high or 14 feet long. Maximum per site is two tents, one vehicle, and six guests for up to 7 nights.

ADA Access: The Jenny Lake Campground has two loops with 49 individual campsites and 10 hiker and bicycler sites. Three campsites are ADA compliant. Tent camping only – vehicles over eight feel high, trailers, cab-over campers, and raised pop-tops on vans are prohibited. Payphone is available at the campground kiosk. Routes to the amphitheater are not wheelchair accessible. The trail is uneven gravel and rocks with vegetation encroaching on the path. A campground host is onsite.

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