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Great Trail

Park at the Uncle Tom's parking lot, do Uncle Tom's trail then continue along the South Rim trail... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rachel L
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Newark, Delaware
Amazing south rim

Wow. The gorge and the La dscape is stunning. The entire south rim with the colourful gorge, drop... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Tweetcoz
,
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
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Considered by many to be the best area to view and explore the Grand Canyon.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“clear lake” (16 reviews)
“point sublime” (12 reviews)
“artist point” (47 reviews)
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Yellowstone National Park, WY
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"ribbon lake"
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"lily pad lake"
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"grand canyon"
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"great hike"
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"steep drop offs"
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"longer hike"
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"views are spectacular"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Park at the Uncle Tom's parking lot, do Uncle Tom's trail then continue along the South Rim trail until you get to Artist Point. Beautiful views along this easy stretch of trail! We then continued onto Clear Lake before heading back to the parking lot,...More

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Wow. The gorge and the La dscape is stunning. The entire south rim with the colourful gorge, drop and waterfall is so beautiful. A change from the geysers.

Thank Tweetcoz
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This trail is amazing with fantastic views of the falls and the canyon. The trail (at least the section we walked to Artist Point) was level and a very easy walk. No hiking skills are necessary so I recommend you get out there and do...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We hiked on the open part which was the distal part after the lookout at artists point. Hard to give five stars with 1/2 closed.

Thank joedvet
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We first by-passed this but then circled back and we were glad we did. Gorgeous views/shots of the falls & gorges.

Thank BusyMicheLady
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We stayed in the western cabins at canyon. Illage so we were able to walk directly to this walk. It was spectacular, to difficult and so nice to not get in our car. We left at 7 am as we were to,d the best light...More

1  Thank frizzy63
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We hiked with our kids - 3 & 9 - and so our 3 year old peters out fast. We hiked all the way to point sublime, however the way there to the halfway point was the best views. We could have turned around half...More

1  Thank truckinchick
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The South Rim Trail is absolutely stunning. It offers close up views of the falls and the Canyon. Not to be missed

Thank TravelReviewer1983
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Just like the photos, amazing. The lower falls were gorgeous! Upper falls closed at Uncle Tom for renovation. Followed roadway stopping at several locations to hike and take pictures along the canyon.

Thank Gary P
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

The South Rim Trail is very nice hike from the Chittenden Bridge along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone passing the Upper and Lower Falls to Artists Point – it was not that busy along the trail except near Uncle Tom’s...More

1  Thank Whistledown
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Lee-Ann59
14 January 2017|
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Response from missyolivephd | Reviewed this property |
Most of the park closes. The only part that stays open is for skiing. Check with park for extra details.
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