|The snow-cloaked Tetons, sporting their cloud caps.|
We drive three miles up the road and find the Taggart Lake trailhead parking area; a few other cars are there, as is a group of horses from nearby Gros Ventre ranch, standing by their trailers and waiting to be saddled. Will they be sharing our trail?
|Strolling down Taggart Lake Trail on a bright blue October morning.|
|Logs tossed on the shoreline create an obstacle course to the lake.|
|Looking for a hand-out, or for shade? These chipmunks take a break|
next to, and under, Tim's hat.
Whether on horseback or on foot, my advice is to skip the Craig Thomas Visitor Center and head directly to Taggart Lake Trail, a worthy destination for day-tripping in Grand Teton National Park.
Journey along with us next week, as we view wildlife in and around the Grand Tetons.