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“Best way to see the falls”
Review of Uncle Tom's Trail

Uncle Tom's Trail
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

the trail really isn't hard: it's a 30' walk and then a lot of steps, but it's just that: steps. And the view is unique

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

The parking area is closed for renovation all summer 2017. If you go past the parking area you dead-end/turnaround at Artist's Point.....see our review for parking tips.

The stairs are open, but you must go to Artist's Point, park and walk the South rim trail, it's a pretty long hike. You're biggest challenge by far will be reaching Artist's Point and finding a parking spot. It's hard for us to recommend Uncle Tom's trail this year, unless, 1) you have lots of extra time, and 2) You're looking for a good hike. If you were going to walk South Rim trail anyway....bonus, as there will be far fewer people at Uncle Tom's.

5  Thank 2Vegans2wheels
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Wow, the views are amazing, but the walk backup are crazy. The parking lot was closed while were were there, but you could park at another one, a mile away, and hike to it. The walk was good, the walk down was easy, but the +300 steps back up were challenging. It was worth it though!

1  Thank Harriet T
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This was a really cool experience! Don't let the steps dissuade you because it's worth the effort. Try to go early to beat the crowds and this will also allow you to take your time on the stairs without feeling rushed. My advice on any attraction in Yellowstone would be get there early actually!

1  Thank jefftx88
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

While at the park, we tried to do the Falls area as completely as possible and did quite a bit of hiking and picture taking. This area was closed.

If you do go to the area and it's opened again, please do so early in the day before a large amount of tourist traffic hits.

1  Thank 945945JT
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