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Address: Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone Number: 307-344-7381
Activities: Fishing
Description: River located in Yellowstone National Park: perfect for fishing, canoeing...
River located in Yellowstone National Park: perfect for fishing, canoeing or watching the geysers erupting.
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Gotta Go

Spectacular river easy access and many opportunities to see fish and wildlife. This is one of the most famous rivers in the USA.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Eugene, Oregon
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Eugene, Oregon
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161 reviews 161 reviews
37 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Spectacular river easy access and many opportunities to see fish and wildlife. This is one of the most famous rivers in the USA.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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501 helpful votes 501 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Folks fish here and swim here, but my wife and were just sightseers. We enjoyed the sights and sounds along the river. We saw plenty of bison and a pair of coyotes.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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164 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

One-way short drive along the Firehole River and canyon amongst a forest. Stop to see the falls at the convenient pull out. Pleasant slow relaxing drive in the woods.

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Portland, Oregon
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Tremendous meadow and canyon views with mountains behind and often brimming with wildlife. We watched a Bison herd graze down to the river, then cross, and run across a meadow. A great experience!

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Pensacola, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
29 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Get out of your car in the turnout and enjoy the sound of rushing water! This is a great place and people were swimming in the river, too! Cold but inviting water.

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A great place to swim. The water is heated by some thermal springs upstream making this a great temp. Watch out for young children though as the current can be strong. Also it's worth getting here early before the crowds.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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108 reviews 108 reviews
45 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

In the few days in yellowstone I fished several spot on the river. The scenery was so magnificent that I missed many takes of the flies. What a special place, never felt crowed and never heard anything but the sound of the river.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

As we ended our day in Yellowstone, our entire family whined when my wife recommended we change into swimming suits and head to Firehole. However, it turned into the trip highlight for everyone. We arrived at the swim area at around 7 pm, and there were only two other groups there. If you go down the stairs, you are led... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The swim hole is fantastic. If you like to spend a hot day swimming in refreshing river water, this will be one of the best places for you to visit. Although we were told several different directions and areas where the swim hole should be thinking it was some hidden trail off the side of the road, actually it is... More 

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Harrogate, Tennessee
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106 reviews 106 reviews
27 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My only regret here is I did not have my fishing gear. This is the ideal spot for fly fishing. Beautiful, majestic, and good clear water to get in and chase the fish!

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