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“Easy hike, great views” 5 of 5 stars
Review of South Rim Trail

South Rim Trail
Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Type: Canyons, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Outdoors
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Owner description: Considered by many to be the best area to view and explore the Grand Canyon.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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73 attraction reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
“Easy hike, great views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I feel sorry for the people that drive the south rim road. The views and experiences from the trail are not to be missed, and the crowds are quite a bit thinner than at the overlooks.

Visited August 2013
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Leland, North Carolina
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“Viewing and photo ops”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

This was one of favorite drives. There are lotas of photo ops. Lots of wildlife. Traffic wasn't too bad. Try this road VERY early in the AM and you may well catch bears and the occasional wolf on its edges, unlike hayden valley where you need a spotting scope.

Visited June 2013
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Troy, Mi
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Best views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Here is where you get the best views of the upper falls and the grand canyon the Yellowstone. Doesn't take long to do, but really worth the trip.

Visited June 2013
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Mystic, Connecticut
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“Don't miss this walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

don't miss this,walk from the 1st parking lot,back to artist point if you can! It is BREATHTAKING. In it's own way,just as spectacular as the 'real' grand canyon.

Visited June 2013
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“Not that great ... Much better canyon views from Ribbon Lake Trail”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

It is an easy trail and gives a view into the canyon. However most of it is obstructed by trees. If you want the best viewpoint go on the Ribbon Lake trail starting at Artist Point.

Visited June 2013
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