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Firehole Canyon Drive

Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We just wandered down Firehole Canyon Drive, and pulled off the road to take a walk down to the falls. We ended up spending an hour walking across logs, climbing up rocks, and enjoying hte scenery. It was a great stop!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

One of the must sees in Yellowstone np. Of the four visitor centers we visited, this was by far the most crowded. I recommend getting there early. We arrived early and parked fairly close. We took 10 am ranger tour and we watched the eruption from Chinese laundry geyser. It was spectacular. We also went up to the overlook. We... More

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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Easy drive with beautiful scenery along the river. Lots of pull outs to get out of the car and enjoy the view.

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minnesota
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The views were stunning...until we realized the road was being melted from underneath...by the active volcano. The next day we noticed the road was marked as closed. It put the whole area in perspective as constantly evolving and changing based on the activity of the volvano below.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stopped here to drink and beer, and so glad we did. While there a mother duch and 8 little ones got caught up in the rapids. The mother had to shepherd them through the falls. She would fly over and honk at the babies to follow her. After a while one would go, and soon after the others followed.... More

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Brighton
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Cannot really se the point of the investment of this area. I guess it gives the kids a chance to swim. Photo opportunity is average and the drive was ok

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Lock Haven
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Saw the most wildlife on this drive. A must stop on a warm day, pull over and soak in the warm water to refresh yourself. Some places you can fly fish although the water temp in some locations not the best

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

With a little one we found this a little start / stop in / out and for the distance would have liked a trial to follow, but you can see Great Fountain Geyser which is incredible when it blows. we got a "kiss" which was a highlight of our visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This drive just south of the Madison junction is lovely with the blackness of the firehole river rapids, the falls and one of the few places where there is swimming in the park. We were a bit disappointed that although campers & buses were discouraged, we saw one stopped at the falls,

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The view at the top of the road is great.....you can see the entire waterfall and lots of places to take pictures

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