United States Oxbow Bend

10 images 5 contributors Shoot with care

Chris Scalise

Shoot with care
Oxbow Bend is a very popular location, particularly at sunrise. During the peak season, it may be difficult to find a good spot unless you arrive early for sunrise. Take care to not interfere with others and consider coming back later in the morning if there is no room.

About this spot
If not the most photographed spot in Grand Teton National Park, Oxbow Bend is certainly in the top two or three. Here, an oxbow side channel of the Snake River provides quiet water that offer reflections of Mount Moran and the other northern Teton mountains. The spot is also good for wildlife, including pelicans and other water fowl, sandhill cranes, eagles, elk, moose, bears, and more.

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