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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY

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Dramatic drive with a great stop for a swim

Very unique drive within Yellowstone. You are driving through a canyon so it has a unique feel to it with dense forest throughout. Best part was the stop about halfway through... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very unique drive within Yellowstone. You are driving through a canyon so it has a unique feel to it with dense forest throughout. Best part was the stop about halfway through for a swim in the river. You can't miss it, there will be rooms for changing on the side of the road and lots of cars parked. It is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

This has become our favorite part of Yellowstone! There are many paint pot type thermal features to enjoy

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We started this little drive with great anticipation. However several vehicles pulled off the road, although no "off" the road like we are asked to do as part of the YNP rules. Many people unloaded and reloaded from the cars. We tried to park to get some views. Frankly, because of the activity, we were unable to experience what I... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

The Firehole River was an amazing 2 mile one way auto trail that had you driving along the River with spectacle views. One on two swimming areas were within this drive and restroom near swimming. There were a few out swimming and jumping off short cliffs in the water. I didn’t swim, the ride was worth it as it was... More 

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Missoula, Montana, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Depending on the direction you are going you will either have to double back at the end of this detour or can continue on your way. It is a one way only road but so worth the drive.

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Westville, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

This is a short, one way road off the Grand Loop Road. It's just South of Madison Junction, so be ready. This is one of those one way roads in Yellowstone that give you a more intimate view of a specific area. This ones focus is on Firehole Canyon. It's a narrow road as others have stated. It also has... More 

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Phoenix
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

This is a great first thing to do inside the park to get the feel of being alone in a great place, watch for the falls and tell the driver to keep his eyes on the road, look for a few pull outs on the right, and watch for really great geology all over the place. FunTimes.

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Denver, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is a simply beautiful one way drive with turnouts, especially on sunny clear days. Worth the time to stop and enjoy and listen to the Firehole river.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

We arrived just as Old Faithful spouted, and so our teenagers insisted we had to wait the 1 3/4 hour interval until it percolated ready to spout again. (Perhaps that's why the Visitor Centre here is one of the better ones?). We were just 4 of approx 1,500 people viewing OF that morning. I'm not much of a tick-boxer however... More 

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

this is a beautiful drive with the Firehole Falls along the way and during the summer there is a swimming hole where you can swim in the Firehole river.

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