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Lower Yellowstone River Falls

Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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A spectacular waterfall located in Canyon Country.
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“artist point” (73 reviews)
Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This waterfall can be seen from multiple vantage spots both on the north rim and south rim. No matter where you view from it, it's gorgeous!

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Try to hit this site in midweek or off season as it can be very crowded and hard to photograph properly.

Thank lblack4321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting Yellowstone National Park, obviously one of the Top 10 Things to See would be The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, which has a trail along the north rim that will provide you with a fantastic view of the Lower Falls...but then be sure...More

Thank lanceo53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 308 ft/94 m Lower Yellowstone Falls can be appreciated from the numerous view points along the North and South Rim Drives but is best enjoyed from the Brink of the Lower Falls Trail. The short but steep trail is 0.4 mi/0.6 km long, descends...More

1  Thank pingaroo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is plenty of parking, restrooms, but a little bit of a walk. When you pull into the lot, park as far down as you can if you have any issues with walking distances. There are also some steps, but good sturdy railings. The falls...More

Thank Judy T
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This is a beautiful trail - 328 steps and some switchbacks, so it's not as crowded as the overlook across the canyon. It's a great place to stretch your legs and maybe get in some huffing and puffing after sitting in a vehicle.

Thank WorldloverSantaFe
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I am unsure if this is the place, however, along the water, at a point where the river gets wider and quieter, there were people swimming. Definitely not in the white, fierce falls themselves, but the point is that the waters seem clean and friendly...More

Thank Vladimiramirela
Reviewed 16 December 2017

There are some great falls on the lower riiver. There are many hiking trails and the falls are spectacular.

Thank gerleg12
Reviewed 28 November 2017

There are so many wonderful things to do and see in the Yellowstone Nat'l Park, but you should definitely allow some time for the falls. We have two young children (5 and 8) and we spent about an hour hiking down and back up to...More

1  Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The photos are not as spectacular as it is in real life. This is a must visit. You feel like you are in Paradise here. This is definitely a must do. I enjoyed the river falls more than they geysers.

Thank Mulan H
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30 August 2017|
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Response from DanielPofMI | Reviewed this property |
Get to the parking lots early if you want to avoid having to wait for a spot to open up. Before 9am is best.