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Address: Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone Number: 307-344-7381
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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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Paralleled by the grand loop road, long stretches of this pivotal American River, the main source of the Madison, and, according to some, even of the Missouri, can be enjoyed in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Jackson, Wyoming
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Jackson, Wyoming
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370 reviews
207 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Paralleled by the grand loop road, long stretches of this pivotal American River, the main source of the Madison, and, according to some, even of the Missouri, can be enjoyed in its many moods with minimal effort, although to walk along it is best. I wonder if the fly fishing anglers I see in it so often might not have... More 

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Thank jesse o
Logan, Utah
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96 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We love so many things about yellowstone that its hard to pick a favorite but this is a beautiful spot.

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Thank Heaven L
Bli Bli, Australia
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188 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Interesting to see the hot water joining the stream. Go feel it but don't get too close. Not much else to say, just different.

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washington state
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294 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The Firehole River has so many positives going for it...beauty, wildlife, away from crowds. Still, be aware of currents and intermittent boiling temps if you're going to brave the waters. Many don't take precautions and pay for it. There are age old hot springs within the river, but we didn't try them. We just enjoyed the drive, thermal sights, bison... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Spectacular and scenic - one of the highlights during our family vacation - a very enjoyable hike. Would highly recommend

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Mission Viejo, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Bring your bathing suits, towels and lunch. Great unexpected find! This was a hidden jewel and we had loads of fun. Just be aware if you are not a good swimmer just stick in the shallows. There is a deceptively strong current out in the main chanel. Also, folow the rules and do not jump off of the rocks into... More 

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Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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307 reviews
125 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

After the Boiling River, we were excited to try out this spot for another geothermal swim but were very disappointed in the water as it was on the cool side. Did go in and swan across the river and down stream a bit but it was not the 75-80 degrees that we had hoped for. You need water shoes here... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We took the loop road on a whim. So glad we did. Really pretty ride up, great opportunities for photos.

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Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

The fall is not easy walk to go and see. But a beauty! It could have been way cooler if we can stand or watch it or take complete picture with rive up and down

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Thank VsExpl0rer
Gainesville
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118 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Even though it was less crowded it was still beautiful just like most everything around Yellowstone and this area.

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