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Yellowstone River

Address: West Yellowstone, MT
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$1,450*
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4-Day Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks...
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Redding
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is an amazing river that runs through Yellowstone. It is beautiful and pristine and meanders through a large part of the park. Although it is "catch and release", there are lots of fishermen on the river. You can have a "hot pot" boiling next to the river but there is no contamination to this lovely river.

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Eden, Utah
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The river connects Montana to Yellowstone Lake, traveling through the Hayden Valley (America's Serengeti), over magnificent falls, and on into Montana. The fishing is great. Living nearby, we have been there many times and always enjoy the drive. The funnest thing we have done there though was when the salmon fly hatch was on and we could catch them and... More 

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Clearfield, Utah
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60 reviews 60 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

October was a excellent time to go, with the leaves changing, perfect weather, and the crowds pretty much gone for the season.

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MANISTEE
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stop and enjoy the view throughout your trip. Amazing amazing amazing. There are perfect places to pull off to fish, or simply to enjoy a picnic. Plenty of pull over areas along the river.

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Took a day rafting with friends, who new the area well had all the correct kit, stopped for a cookout and BBQ on riverbank, fished though didn't catch anything.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We took the trail that starts at Chittenden Bridge and did the 6 mile walk along the Canyon. The upper and lower falls were so beautiful. You can walk down 300 steps at Uncle Tom's and get near the bottom of the falls-this was quite a workout but doable. The Canyon was beautiful I enjoyed this very much.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Our photos of both the upper and lower falls are absolutely gorgeous! A spectacular experience! We visited in the early morning and the vistas were not crowded.

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Irvine, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Just beautiful with stunning views all along the trail. Easy access from the parking lot. you can see many different views along the trail. The sound of the falls at the end of canyon is wonderful. The rock colors are amazing.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Gorgeous views and tranquility! The River is clear and as it tripped along the rocks it was so peaceful! Great photo opps too!

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netherlands
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202 reviews 202 reviews
58 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

What a beautiful scenery. We enjoyed the grand view over the canyon. A unique and unforgettable experience.

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