Lupine Meadows is probably the most popular and famous trailhead in Grand Teton National Park. It is the jumping off point for all major peaks in the central Tetons and allows access to the eastern side of the range. Peaks which can be accessed through Lupine Meadows are: Grand Teton, Middle Teton, South Teton, Nez Perce, Teewinot, Mount Owen, Disappointment Peak, and Cloudveil Dome. Wildlife is very common near the trailhead. It is not uncommon to spot deer, elk, moose, or even bear.
Lupine Meadows Trailhead is located inside Grand Teton National Park which is located in the northeast corner of Wyoming. From the north entrance of the park, drive south 28.5 miles to Moran Junction on highway 191. From Moran Junction, continue south on highway 191 for 18 miles to Moose Junction where you turn right (west). From Jackson, Wyoming, drive north 12 miles on highway 191 to Moose Junction and turn left (west). At Moose Junction, drive about seven miles to the sign for Lupine Meadow Trailhead. The parking lot is ALWAYS full except in early or late season.
Grand Teton National Park
P.O. Drawer 170
Moose, WY 83012
Phone: (307) 739-3300
Vehicle single entry $25.00 for 7 Days, $12.00 per person for single hiker or bicyclist, or $20.00 per motorcycle. You may also purchase an "America The Beautiful Federal Lands Recreational Pass" for $80.00 which is good for entrance to all National Parks, National Forests, BLM, US Fish & Wildlife, and Bureau of Reclamation sites for one year from date of purchase. If you're disabled, you may want to get an Access Pass which are free and good for a lifetime. If you're 62 years of age or older, a Senior Pass can be purchased for $10 and they're also good for a lifetime. Click here for more info on fees and passes. Existing National Park Passes and Golden Age/Access/and Eagle Passes will be honored until they expire. (Info courtesy of SP Member Sequoia)