Scenic Drive Around Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Are you planning to visit Jackson Hole, Wyoming soon? One of the first things you should do in the park is take the scenic drive around Grand Teton National Park and soak in the breathtaking scenery before doing any other activity. The park has many turnouts along the road where you can stop and take those postcard perfect pictures! You will want to stop every few minutes as the views keep getting better at every turn.

We recommend taking Highway 191 from Jackson Hole to Moran, and Teton Park Road on the way back. That loop, which is 49 miles long, will cover all the scenic turnouts (or most of them anyway) in the park. It will also allow you to drive on Jenny lake scenic drive which is one way road driving south. Note though that the Teton Park Road is close Nov – May due to winter conditions.

Scenic drive route from Jackson Hole to Moran and back
Round trip scenic drive route from Jackson Hole to Moran and back

The entire loop should take 2-3 hours depending on how much time you’d like to spend at each turnout. You could easily spend an entire day driving around the park. Some of our favorite turnouts are – Oxbow Bend, Mt. Moran Turnout, Cascade Canyon Turnout and Teton Glacier Turnout.

Grand Teton Scenic Drive in Pictures

RV & Dinghy with backdrop of Grand Teton
Grand Teton is full of pullouts where you can enjoy sweeping views of the mountain ranges
Sunset at Cascade Canyon
One of the best places to view sunset in Grand Teton, Cascade Canyon point offers amazing views of the Tetons with the sun going down the canyon!
Bicyclist on Teton Park Road, Grand Teton
Bicyclist on Teton Park Road with the backdrop of Tetons
Golden Hour sunset on Teton Park Road, Grand Teton
You get the most amazing sunsets in Tetons as the sun sets behind the mountain range and leaves beams of light peeking through during golden hour
Grand Teton National Park Sign
Grand Teton National Park Sign on the Moran entrance (North)
Teton Park Road Viewpoint
One of the many viewpoints along the Teton Park Road
Oxbow Bend, Grand Teton National Park
Oxbow Bend viewpoint on Teton Park Road
Oxbow Bend at Sunset, Grand Teton National Park
Oxbow Bend at Sunset

If you have already done the scenic drive around Grand Teton National Park, let us know in comments what was your experience like. We would love to hear from you! If you planning on visiting Grand Teton, check out our day by day itinerary.

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Shirish & Olya

Originally from different parts of the world, Shirish & Olya are a married couple based in San Francisco who share a passion for travel, outdoors and landscape photography. In summer of 2019, they hit the road in an RV visiting 19 national parks in US and Canada covering over 10K miles. This trip inspired them to create Outdoorsome, that they built on the road, as a way to help others discover new places around the world.

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