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Lower Yellowstone River Falls

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Address: Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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A spectacular waterfall located in Canyon Country.

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This is worth the trip. Gorgeous scenery and so peaceful. Well worth seeing. You do have to take a little walk off the pathetic to get there but worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Milton, Massachusetts
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Milton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is worth the trip. Gorgeous scenery and so peaceful. Well worth seeing. You do have to take a little walk off the pathetic to get there but worth it.

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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Outstanding views of both upper and lower falls a long with Grand Canyon of Y.N.P. Just be ready for a strenuous uphill hike when your done. Take your time they have places to sit

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Shenley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

These are on the left hand side of the road as you travel north and are well worth the turn off for ten minutes to view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Worth the stop! the view is amazing!!! Don't miss this when in Yellowstone National Park. A must see.

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oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the most beautiful view in the park. It snowed on Monday when we arrived so it was a treat to see the park as it is in the winter. and the falls looked even prettier with the snow. Try to stop at all the viewpoints for the broad picture

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The short trail leading to the overlook for the Lower Falls at the Yellowstone Grand Canyon offers some beautiful views of the Lower falls, river and the Grand Canyon. Besides the Grand Prismatic Spring, the Lower Falls view is among the most beautiful sights in the Park. I would definitely recommend visiting the Falls.

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The last time we came here it was winter, and you couldn't go all the way down. I remembered the ease of the trail. Unfortunately for me, especially with a bad foot, the entire trail is longer and steep. Don't get me wrong. For a reasonably fit person it isn't bad - though I think the woman who jogged down... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The force of the water is awe-inspiring, as are the views. The hike is manageable by any healthy person.

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another fantastic scenic view in Yellowstone that shouldn't be missed. Park Service has done a wonderful job with the large parking lot, paved walkways, and scenic overlooks to get a good view of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and the Lower Falls. While I am not an expert on the law, appears to be ADA compliant.

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved so many places in Yellowstone, but Lower Falls was extra beautiful to me. Every picture I took looks nearly too beautiful to be real. In this world where buildings, signs, and power lines crowd so many of our skylines it is refreshing to sit and gaze at nature undisturbed by modern day. To know that this place looked... More 

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