Located in the heart of Grand Teton National Park within walking distance of Jenny Lake you can't go wrong planning a stay at the Jenny Lake Campground.
This campground is super popular!!! During the summer the Jenny Lake Campground can fill well before 9 am.
You will want to plan to arrive early to grab a spot.
Jenny Lake Campground
Jenny Lake Campground does not allow trailers, campers, or generators. The site is for tents only. Vehicles cannot be over 8-feet high or 14 feet long.
The campground is close to the Jenny Lake Visitor Center and offers easy access to the lake.
This campground is one of the most popular Grand Teton Campgrounds! This is bear country so you will want to make sure you are making sure there is no food left out.
Each campsite has bear boxes and they need to be used!!! We heard of multiple bear sightings all over the park while we were there.
Season: Early to Mid -May to late September. It depends on the weather.
Number of Sites: 49 individual tent campsites and 10 sites designated for hikers and bicyclists.
Location in the park: Next to Jenny Lake
Individual Tent Sites
- $36 per night
- $18 per night for Golden Age/Interagency Senior or Golden Access/Interagency Access campers
- $12 per person per night
- $6 per person per night for Golden Age/Interagency Senior or Golden Access/Interagency Access campers
One thing to note is a campground host must see your golden age/senior pass to apply the discount.
Payments accepted: Cash and check only
Reservations: Yes, as of 2021 Jenny Lake Campground now has reservations.
Campground Address: Teton Park Rd, Moose, WY 83012
Elevation: 6,783 feet
Accessible Sites: There are three accessible sites within the campground (Sites 3, 5 and 6)
Pets Allowed: Yes, Please review Campground & National Park Pet Regulations.
Jenny Lake Campground Reservations
Are campground Reservations Available? Yes
Phone Number? 1-877-444-6777
How Far Ahead can you make a reservation? Individual sites at this campground operate on a 6-month rolling basis
Are there any First-Come, first-served campsites available? This is one of the most popular campgrounds in Grand Teton. I don't think first come first serve is going to happen.
Jenny Lake Campground Amenities
Each campsite has a picnic table, a fire pit, and nearby flush toilets and food storage.
Flush Toilets: Yes
Showers: There are no shower facilities on site. Showers are located in the town of Jackson or the Colter Bay Village.
Payphone: Yes, near the front entrance
Is wifi available? No
Is cellular Phone Service Available? No
Is camp host available on site? Yes
Is firewood available for purchase? Firewood is available at the Jenny Lake Store and at local stores. They also sell ice and camping supplies.
Amenities at each campsite:
Firepit in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Bear Box in site/area? Yes
Potable Water? Yes
There are recycling stations located at the entrance to each camping loop.
RV Camping at Jenny Lake Campground
Jenny Lake Campground is a tent-only campground
How to get to Jenny Lake Campground
Jenny Lake Campground is located off of Teton Park Road approximately 8-miles from Moose, Wyoming.
Jenny Lake Campground Campground Regulations
The maximum number of people in a campsite: Maximum 6 persons per site
The number of cars per campsite:
No trailers, campers, or generators are allowed and vehicles cannot be over 8-feet high or 14 feet long. The maximum allowed per site is two tents, one vehicle, and six guests. (For reference, 2 motorcycles = 1 vehicle)
Check-in Time: check-in any time of day that there is an unoccupied site.
Checkout time: 11 AM.
Quiet Hours: Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Maximum Stay: Maximum stay permitted at Jenny Lake Campground is 7 nights, and the maximum cumulative stay between all park campgrounds is 30 nights.
Don't forget to pack
Earplugs - Especially if you are in a tent you may get a lot of noise.
Jenny Lake Campground Map
Jenny Lake Campground Photos
Things to do near Jenny Lake Campground
Backcountry Hiking - Many of the park's premier backcountry hikes start near the campground. Within 5 miles of the campground, there are four trailheads offering hikes from easy to strenuous.
Biking - The multi-use biking path leaves from south Jenny Lake and travels eight miles south along the base of the Teton Range to Moose.
Boating - You can rent a boat from Jenny Lake Boating or bring your own boat. You will need to get a boat permit.
Fishing - Fishing is allowed from the shoreline or on a boat. There are three species of trout in the lake. You will need to purchase a Wyoming fishing license at marinas and tackle shops.
Jenny Lake Visitor Center - The visitor center has interpretive exhibits, maps, and information on the park.
Swimming - The water is not warm but you can take a dip or swim in Jenny Lake.
Wildlife Viewing - This is a great area to look for bears, moose, and other Grand Teton Wildlife.
Additional Grand Teton/Yellowstone Resources
Jackson Lake Lodge - Room photo and video, find out what it is like to stay at this great lodge.
Yellowstone Camping Guide - Breakdown of every campground in Yellowstone with site photos, reservations and more.
Top things to do in Yellowstone - All the things you don't want to miss during your trip.
Wyoming National Park - Check out the other great parks you can visit in Wyoming
Grand Teton Camping Guide - Check out all of the campgrounds in Grand Teton.
Epic Guide to Yellowstone NP - Everything you need ot know to plan a great visit.
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