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Beautiful view of the lake

Hermitage point trail is 9.5miles leaving from the Colter Bay Marina parking lot. Expect to hike 5... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
kaynash15
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Kansas City, Missouri
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excellent day hike

I hiked this 10 mile loop in late September, when there were not many people. There is not much... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
roam-ID
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Moscow, ID
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Hermitage point trail is 9.5miles leaving from the Colter Bay Marina parking lot. Expect to hike 5 hours round trip. This trail has little elevation change and a relatively easy. Our two elementary aged kids easily hiked it. The view at Hermitage point is breathtaking....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I hiked this 10 mile loop in late September, when there were not many people. There is not much gradient so it is a fairly easy, though long loop. There is a network of trails here, so you can do the whole loop out to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank roam-ID
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This 10-mile hike was a little more than we expected, but worth it! The views and the wildlife sightings were amazing. We even got to see trumpeter swans in flight!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank jmch491
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I recently hiked this 8-10 miles loop trail in the Tetons. The hike is mostly flat with the majority of the trail passing through woods that provide some shade. The best part is the views from the point which are the best I saw throughout...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

It is about a 8-10 mile loop that allows for amazing mountain views and lots of animal sightings. Saw lots of bear tracks and scat. Saw a moose and definitely scared something else up.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Fawkes P
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This was one of our favorite hikes while visiting GTNP. We arrived early and parked by the marina ramp which is the location of the trailhead. In mid August it was a nice 45 degrees when we started. The trail is well marked and an...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank LeslieinTN
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Our family of five (mom, dad, 11-year-old, 8-year-old, and 4-year-old) woke up early (we were staying at Colter Bay Village) and did the Swan Lake/Heron Pond loop trail early in the morning. The parking is near the boat ramp (by the marina), and the trail...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank 907blaked
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We enjoyed this hike but it was very long. A round trip to reach hermitage point is at least 8 miles, plus anything else you do that day. We started around 9 and ended around 2 (I think) with a break for lunch. The views...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The trail rides from Colter Bay use the same trails as hikers, for the most part. If you are on foot, you spend a lot of time stepping over and around the horse poop--apparently, no one cleans up. That said, it is a wonderful,shady walk...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank EdRigdon
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Chance to get away from people as you explore this area. The views of the lake and the mountains around it make for spectacular views

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Dara-Khmer
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