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Address: East end of South Rim Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY

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Beautiful spot

This is a gorgeous area. We stopped while on our Tauck winter wonderland tour. So beautiful in the winter with all the snow and few people around.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

This is a gorgeous area. We stopped while on our Tauck winter wonderland tour. So beautiful in the winter with all the snow and few people around.

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ELLINGTON
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the iconic spot to view Yellowstone Falls, so it is crowded with tourists during the season. The view is grea if you wait for a spot to open along the rail, but as mentioned in my review of the Canyon, take one of the paths downriver for a greater appreciation of the setting.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

From this location you get excellent views of the lower falls. It is a short walk and the area is very scenic.

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Riverton, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is one of my absolute favorite places in the world. There is a reason it is called "Artist Point". On any given day in summer, you can see artists painting here. It is stunningly beautiful and a must see when you are in Yellowstone. A great place to relax and think!

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Keyser, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I don't think there is one place inside Yellowstone that you can pin point as the best thing to see. But I can say that Artist Points was amazing to see in my opinion

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is an awesome viewing spot of the lower falls. There are two viewing levels and one is wheelchair accessible. This is a fantastic spot to take photos of the canyon and falls.

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Montville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I entered the park through the south gate and with my senior pass it was free. You get a map as you enter the gate with all the lookout sites clearly shown. In my view Artist Point (view of the Upper and Lower Falls in the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone) is the most spectacular non-geothermal feature in Yellowstone. There are... More 

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Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Artists point is a very short walk from the parking lot, and well worth it for the beautiful view. Be prepared to be patient to get to the front of the crowd to take your photos though - it's a popular tourist spot in the park (and you will quickly see why). Total parking to point and back to the... More 

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Eden, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This is a beautiful view, but be careful. True story: a man on his honeymoon asked his bride to back up a step for a better photo - and she did. Enjoy the view and worth the drive around the back side of the falls. Stop at Uncle Tom's trail.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It has a really gorgeous view, while the colors you see also depends on time of day and weather. On weekends there could also be a LOT of people.

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