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Lower Yellowstone River Falls

Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: A spectacular waterfall located in Canyon Country.
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Apopka, FL
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274 reviews 274 reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The falls are definently a must see. Not just the Lower but also the Upper. Drive around to Canyon Village area.

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Phoenix AZ
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The walk down to the lower perspective is worth it! Be a little careful if you are not used to the high altitude...it can take your breath away! Take water and stay hydrated and don't be in a hurry! It's all worth it!

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burbank, ca
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Unbelievable and spectacular come to mind viewing the volume of water crashing into the canyon, the heavy flow framed by steep, jagged walls. Niagara Falls is majestic, but this scene captured a wild beauty almost indescribable. Our tour group was made up of older people, but the short, easy walk to the best viewing area afforded them an unforgettable experience.

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Lone Tree, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Can you believe roughly 37,500 gallons per second over a falls with the spray when it hits bouncing almost as high as the 109 foot falls? It is true and spectacular. Volume can run higher than 60,000 gallons per second at high water. Park and take the short jaunt down to the viewing area. Then, walk up river towards the... More

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Rutherford, New Jersey
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Natural pristine beauty. Picturesque. We took the Yellow Stone Bus Tour which brought us right up to the falls. It was very easy to access and a beautiful place to take photos.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The lower river falls are beautiful. It's amazing to see how the Falls flow. This site is breathtaking also.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This area is in the Canyon area and again it is spectacular. The North and South Rims with the Falls (Upper and Lower) are within easy driving distance of each other. Very accessible to all ages and abilities. Do not forget your camera- you will definitely want pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We spent the day touring the grand canyon. We toured both the north and south rim. We have multiple pictures of the upper and lower falls from different aspects. We enjoyed the ranger lead bird talk at artist point. I recommend any of the ranger lead 20 min talks. In general, we would pick a yellowstone section, spend our day... More

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Escanaba, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Drove the lower rim drive to see the lower falls, got there about a hour before dark and saw 2 bull elk in velvet (4x4 and 5x5) grazing on the opposite the side as the entrance to the lower falls. The overlooks are awesome. Each spot had their own spectacular view of the falls. I think this is a must... More

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Meadow Vista, CA
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

First we hiked up to the upper falls area, and came across two massive Bull Elks dining on fresh grass in a meadow. Then we hiked down Uncle Tom's ladder to a fantastic viewing spot 600 feet below the top of the lower falls. Probably my second favorite thing to do in all of Yosemite. First of all it's a... More

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