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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY

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Beautiful scenery

You have to go the Chapel of Transfiguration which is on the Snake River. Unfortunately the ferry was not operating at the time we visited. The Rangers were very busy and could... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 29, 2016
Jean S
Wilson, North Carolina
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Wilson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

You have to go the Chapel of Transfiguration which is on the Snake River. Unfortunately the ferry was not operating at the time we visited. The Rangers were very busy and could not run the ferry at the time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The snake river travels to Idaho from here. We looked on the map and was amazed at its path. Winding In and around the mountains like a snake. My friend lives in Boise Idaho. We will see the river again when we stop to see her. They camp, hunt and fish it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

Photogenic river that is initially seen by the south entrance of YNP. It winds throughout GTNP and also offers chances of seeing wildlife.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

It's beautiful etc, but in comparison to some of the other rivers in Yellowstone, I can't say this is better than many others

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

The mighty snake river whose waters flow to the pacific via the Columbia, begins in Yellowstone park. Is true there are three recognized sources but the highest and the longest is in a glacial cirque at 10,000 feet on the continental divide well within Yellowstone. The same mighty water that delights thousands of white water rafters each summer in the... More 

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Oklahoma City, OK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015

The Snake River winds through Yellowstone and into Grand Tetons. We stopped at several spots and were amazed how clear the water was. We saw buffalo along the river in one spot. Also lots of waterfowl. There are rafting trips that I heard are very good but we didn't have time for one.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2015

We enjoyed various view of the Snake River during our drive through Idaho and our visit to Yellowstone National Park. The Snake River is a major river and is 1,078 miles long. Hell's Canyon is on the Snake River as well.

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Leesburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2015

The snake river is long and varied, but almost always worth a look. Driving through Yellowstone National Park, you can see the Snake in many places. We stopped at one of the many spots setup for quick visits, bot out of the car and saw a lonesome evergreen leaning into the river. It looked poised to fall at any moment,... More 

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East Earl, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

Took a Snake River rafting trip on our first day of visiting Wyoming. Water was beautiful, saw eagles, beaver, osprey, marmoth, white pelicans. Wonderful relaxing four hours on the river.

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2015

Such CLEAN water! To really appreciate the beauty of this river you need to do a scenic rafting or white water rafting trip. There are animals along the way and the atmosphere is one of serenity and peace. You won't regret spending time here!

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