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“Sure, the neighboring Yellowstone National Park gets all of the media attention and glory what with its Old Faithful Geysers and mud pots, but for sheer breathtaking beauty, Grand
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“As you leave Yellowstone, you almost immediately are in Grand Tetons National Park. In Yellowstone, the geography feels like it changes every 5 miles... it's so spectacular. But
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“Grand Tetons was taken on the same trip with Yellowstone. It was a bit of a rush for us as the sky was going to pour and I had managed to get a glimpse of it from afar. Still, it
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Grand Teton National Park is a United States National Park located in northwestern Wyoming, south of Yellowstone National Park. The park is named after the Grand Teton, which, at 13,770 feet (4,197 m), is the tallest mountain in the Teton Range.

The name "Tetons" originally was intended to describe several hills near the town of Arco, Idaho. They were named by a French trapper who thought that they resembled the female body. (Ergo tétons, the French word for "nipples" or "teats".) Many years later the name was mistakenly applied to the mountains of present day Grand Teton National Park due to the poor map-making and map-reading standards of the time.

Grand Teton National Park was established on February 26, 1929. The park covers 484 square miles (1,250 km2) of land and water.

There are nearly 200 miles (320 km) of trails for hikers to enjoy in Grand Teton National Park.

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