Posts With Tag: Jenny Lake
Monday, July 29th, 2019
Grand Teton National Park and Grand Teton National Park Foundation hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony in early July to celebrate a multi-year, multi-million-dollar public-private partnership to renew the park’s most popular destination—Jenny Lake. The Jenny Lake Renewal Project was officially completed in early July. Over the years, the area became greatly deteriorated as millions of […]read more...
Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
We are entering the final push of another busy summer of construction at Jenny Lake. Both the frontcountry and backcountry are progressing well and we look forward to visitors exploring these areas when project work is completed next spring. The renewed interpretive plaza at Jenny Lake will greet visitors as they start their journey at […]read more...
Friday, August 3rd, 2018
Photo by NPS On July 10, climbing guides alerted park rangers to movement in the rock buttress that was believed to have recently occurred. After evaluating the situation, park rangers closed the area out of concern that the rock—which is about 100 feet long, 20 feet high, and 20 feet wide-could come loose and fall […]read more...
Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
Summer 2018 is the fifth and final major construction season at Jenny Lake. Visitors will continue to enjoy the results of the project on the west side of the lake, including a new Hidden Falls viewing area and reconstructed trails that reflect the aesthetic of the original builders—the Civilian Conservation Corps. On the east shore, […]read more...
Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
We are entering the fifth and final year of work at Jenny Lake as part of our Inspiring Journeys project. The last four summers have been marked by significant renewal in the area. Our vision of a visitor experience that is engaging, navigable, and intuitive is truly taking shape at this iconic destination in Grand […]read more...
Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
As the fourth construction season at Jenny Lake winds down, improved trails, a new bridge, and significant progress on the interpretive plaza at South Jenny Lake are tangible results from a busy summer of work. From revegetation efforts along new pathways that lead to overlooks, to backcountry trails and bridges on the west side of […]read more...
Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
Summer 2017 is the fourth and final major construction season as part of our Inspiring Journeys campaign that is restoring Grand Teton’s most popular destination—Jenny Lake. This project will create an inviting and sustainable trail system, improving both wayfinding and accessibility. Visitors will be impacted by construction this summer. Please be sure to stop by a visitor center for the most up-to-date closure information as it will change throughout the summer.read more...
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
Tremendous progress has been made and visible signs of transformation are evident at South Jenny Lake. After decades of use by millions of visitors, there were social trails that were heavily eroded and damage to resources in the area.read more...
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
Grand Teton National Park Foundation has not only completed but exceeded its $14 million Inspiring Journeys fundraising campaign to renew Grand Teton’s most iconic destination in honor of the National Park Service centennial.read more...
Thursday, June 30th, 2016
2016 marks the centennial of the National Park Service, and it is proving to be a summer of great progress for Inspiring Journeys: A Campaign for Jenny Lake—our gift to Grand Teton in celebration of this milestone.Watch our latest video that describes the vision for the project and what visitors can expect when they arrive at Jenny Lake this summer.read more...
Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
The summer of the National Park Service centennial will mark the third year of construction for Inspiring Journeys: A Campaign for Jenny Lake—our gift to Grand Teton National Park in celebration of this historic milestone. This summer it will be increasingly obvious that construction is underway at Jenny Lake.read more...
Thursday, January 28th, 2016
The National Park Service centennial year has just begun and what a year it is shaping up to be for the Jenny Lake area and the transformation that is underway. Read more to see before and after photos of the 2015 construction!read more...
Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
In our third edition, Jenny Lake Boatman Justin Eaton shares details about his connection to Grand Teton and years of adventuring in the park while working at Jenny Lake.read more...
Monday, August 31st, 2015
We are delighted to share our latest video with you that shows the challenging work and impressive progress that crews have accomplished this summer.read more...
Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
Two recent donations of stone to Inspiring Journeys illustrate a unique way to support this public-private improvement project.read more...
Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
We are excited to announce that Grand Teton National Park Foundation is collaborating with local brewery, Snake River Brewing, to help raise money for the Foundation’s Inspiring Journeys: A Campaign for Jenny Lake.read more...
Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
This summer, Grand Teton trail crews accomplished major improvements on the trails around North Cascade Creek as part of a multi-year renewal project at Jenny Lake. Crews have now moved on to the popular access route known as the Horse Trail to begin restoration efforts there.read more...
Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
It’s been a busy summer for trail crews at Jenny Lake! We are delighted to share an update on the improvements being made to the trails near Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point as part of Inspiring Journeys: A Campaign for Jenny Lake.read more...
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