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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY

Considered by many to be the best area to view and explore the Grand...

Considered by many to be the best area to view and explore the Grand Canyon.

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Misty Day

Our visit was on a cloudy and misty day, but was certainly still a great view. I shot some video of the river I really like. I very much enjoyed watching people from all over... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Our visit was on a cloudy and misty day, but was certainly still a great view. I shot some video of the river I really like. I very much enjoyed watching people from all over the world appreciate the beauty of our first national park!

2 Thank Hunt4game
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

This was nice, although since I'm afraid of heights, I was scared. Other than that, bring your camera and get beautiful pictures!

Thank CoCo Doug K
Westville, Indiana
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358 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

There are some trails that touch your soul. OK, too poetic, but still - this trail is so outstanding! This is a trail to be savored. There are several access points. The first is as you turn onto South Rim Drive, the road to your immediate right is to the Wapiti Picnic area. If you park here, you cross the... More 

4 Thank ccindyk48
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5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Yellowstone offers so much! We camped six nights so had a chance to explore quite a bit. Of all our experiences at this national park this hike was the very best. It was a thrill to hike along the river and watch it rush toward the upper falls. The falls is spectacular and this trail offers many good views. Not... More 

Thank Carol K
Long Valley, New Jersey
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531 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a great walk along the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, You can start at the Upper Falls car park, or do it the other way from Artist Point. Whichever way you go, you will have to walk back, as there are no shuttles. I picked up a couple at Artist Point who were looking for a ride back. The... More 

Thank OziDiver
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

It is not too hard and long, in fact I pushed a stroller with my daughter on it all the way through. But the views are very good. Only problem is you either have to walk back the same way or asking someone 's help to drive back.

Thank Lu Z
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132 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We arrived at Artist Point (around 8AM) and picked up the trail-head at the south end of the parking lot. While the trail is mostly paved, there are some steep sections that would make it a very challenging trail for wheelchair access but otherwise, an easy walk. The Lower Falls viewpoints along the way were beautiful! The further south we... More 

Thank webcam13
Newton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

This trail description is not for those who just want to look at the overlooks or want to take a short hike along South Rim Trail. Those are straightforward and other posts have described them. This a much longer hike encompassing the South Rim of the canyon and much of the area surrounding it. The best map is in the... More 

5 Thank GreentreeMA
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Fairly easy walk, mostly paved, along south rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Bring a camera!!

Thank BigC320
Moab, Utah
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was a fabulous and wonderful view. There was a little hike down to the view point, but well worth the effort. Would be impossible with a wheel chair or physically challenged. Easy enough for children. Great pictures and great view. Do It!

Thank JamieB0810

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