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Quick Facts

Garnet Canyon

Beginning Elevation: 6,800 Feet (2119.7 Meters)
Difficulty: Difficult
Elevation Gain: 2,160 Feet (673.3 Meters)
Length: 8.2 Miles (13.67 Kilometers)
Recommended Season: Summer
Time, Round Trip: 7 Hours

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General Description

Garnet Canyon Trail, located in Garnet Canyon, offers a strenuous 8.2 roundtrip hike. The trail arrives in the popular "Meadows" used frequently by climbers doing routes on the Grand Teton, Middle Teton and Disappointment Peak. Horses not allowed.

Directions from Moose: Travel north on the Teton Park Road to the Lupine Meadows Trailhead.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Mid-May through Late September .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Backpacking
ICON Camping Permits are required for camping and may be obtained at the Jenny Lake Ranger Station at no fee.
ICON Hiking & Walking Garnet Canyon
ICON Mountain Climbing Permits are not required for mountaineering, but climbers on overnight trips must have a backcountry permit to camp or bivouac. Garnet Canyon accesses climbs on Disappointment Peak, The Grand and Middle Teton, and Nez Perce.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Grand Teton National Park, P.O. Box 170 , Moose, WY, 83012-0170, Phone: 307-739-3300


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