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Address: Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone Number: 307-344-7381
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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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Breathtaking.

Great fishing, beautiful and a science experiment everyday! The river if fed by hot springs and stay wet all winter long!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Dumont, United States

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Dumont, United States
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great fishing, beautiful and a science experiment everyday! The river if fed by hot springs and stay wet all winter long!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We learned about this fall only by going on the yellow bus tour at yellowstone national park otherwise we would have missed out.

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Northridge, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This river is fun! The river meanders throughout the Western part of Yellowstone. The highlight of this river is the swimming hole in the canyon. Enjoy the swim.

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Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The kids had a blast swimming over to the cave & floating down the river with the current. My kids are not the strongest swimmers but they were fine, but it was August so the water level was lower. It was a welcome break from the heat & car.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A great area to swim. Water about 75F I estimate in August 15. Cool getting in and then warm. Jump in by waterfall and be washed way down stream. Decent swimmers don't need life jackets - my 9 year old kids were fine. Good access via steps. Long drive from South entrance but totally worth it.

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Norwood, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My wife and I swam in the River early in the morning our first trip into the park. There are changing rooms near the top where the stairs down are and parking a little bit down the road on the left. It was an awesome experience and the water wasn't too cold. We got great pictures and it was a... More 

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Sand Springs, Oklahoma
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The Firehole Canyon is a small canyon with a gorgeous waterfall, a one way road and a swimming hole in the Firehole River. Our granddaughters loved swimming here. It is a busy, busy place - loved by many.

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East Earl, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We took this Center Loop Road along the Firehole River. It is amazing all of the trails, geysers and water falls in the area.

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Brunswick, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Wonderful views of the valley. Terrific waterfalls. Good hiking trails around area to view and experience the terrain. Part of great Yellowstone basin, full of many htings to do and see.

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The walk down to the river below the falls were fun. We took off our shoes to test the frigid mountain stream, but were pleasantly surprised at how warm it was. We later realized water from thermal run off up stream was the reason. A swimming hole further up was a major highlight of my family's Yellowstone vacation.

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