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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” (72 reviews)
Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The upper falls is conveniently close to lower falls, so see both on the same day. Nice trails to see both.

Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can see the falls from several places along the north or south rim drives. The best place to experience the falls is from the brink. There is a large parking area, but plan to arrive early or later in the day, as the lot...More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This place is stunning. Artist Point involves a short walk through a beautiful canyon, but as soon as you turn a corner and get your first glimpse of the falls and the river, it will take your breath away.

Thank Lisamarie1138
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Great views from the road stops, but hard to understand the scale from so far away. Still it is one of the must do items when visiting Yellowstone National Park.

Thank dbinhou7511
Reviewed 1 November 2017

the falls are beautiful, we only wish that we were able to get up closer to them or maybe have a view from the top

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Take pictures of this falls from Artist's Point. The whole area is beautiful. Parking is a little difficult as it is a popular place, but with persistence, it doesn't take long to find a spot.

Thank Marncol
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Beautiful waterfall. One of the iconic features of Yellowstone. Easy drive and short walk to beautiful views of this waterfall near Canyon Village.

Thank Marshall W
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Absolutely beautiful and impressive. Takes your breath away to see this massive falls and the river valley below.

Thank rkw321
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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.