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Hiking & Walking: Wyoming > Grand Teton National Park

Quick Facts

Granite Canyon

Beginning Elevation: 6,400 Feet (1995.0 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate to More Difficult
Elevation Gain: 4,135 Feet (1289.0 Meters)
Length: 12.4 Miles (20.67 Kilometers)
Recommended Season: Summer Avalanche hazards in winter. Skiers are advised not to ski out of boundaries without proper skills and equipment.
Time, Round Trip: 7 Hours

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General Description

Granite Canyon Trail, located in Granite Canyon, offers a moderate 12.4 roundtrip hike. Start at the top and hike down from alpine meadows to sagebrush, ending at Teton Village. The hike also may be reversed, however, it becomes more strenuous going up. Fee charged for tram. Visitors are allowed to hike trail leading from the Tram after snow has melted sufficiently to allow for safe travel.

Directions from Teton Village: Take the tram to the top of Jackson Hole Mountaineer travel north to the Moose Wilson Road and begin at the Granite Canyon Trailhead.

Directions from Moose: Travel southwest on the Moose Wilson Road to the Granite Canyon Trailhead or continue to Teton Village and take the tram to the top of Jackson Hole Mountain.

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

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Granite Canyon

Related Activities
Moose Wilson Scenic Byway - Moose Wilson Scenic Byway, runs from Teton Village to Moose, offering the best in wildlife viewing and access to Death Canyon and Phelps Lake.

More Information

Visitor Information:

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


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