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Grand Teton National Park

We drove through Grand Teton National Park last summer while returning from Yellowstone National Park. We had few hours and we took the whole drive from the south entrance of   Yellowstone all the way to the bottom of the Grand Teton Pass.

The park offered amazing scenery and spectacular views. The day was cloudy so we did not do any hikes in the area.

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We reached the Jackson Lake and stayed there for some time. It was cold in early July.

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The mountain ranges of Grand Teton were breathtaking.

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The Teton Range is composed of some of the oldest rocks on Earth, but the mountain range is one of the youngest in north America.

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Few wildflowers captured there.

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We reached the Jackson Lake Dam which is a 70 feet high structure completed in 1916.

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Another look at the mountain range from the Windy Point Turnout.

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We reached the Jenny lake. It was a small and beautiful lake and we spent some time at the Jenny Lake Visitor Center.

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We stopped at few more view points enjoying the scenery of the place. The last stop was the Moose Visitor Center or Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center.

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Exhibits at the visitor center

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We spent some time exploring the exhibits and gathering information abut the park.

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We left the park in the evening and drove towards our next destination.

 

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