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Great view of falls from here

Make sure to stop here. You’ll have some great scenic vistas. It’s not far off the main road. We... read more

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Kansas City
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Don’t Miss the Other Viewpoints

Artists Point located on the South Rim, is one of the busiest parts of the park. It is probably... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Buffalo, NY
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Reviewed today via mobile

Make sure to stop here. You’ll have some great scenic vistas. It’s not far off the main road. We took a picnic and enjoyed it at this spot.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 2 days ago

Artists Point located on the South Rim, is one of the busiest parts of the park. It is probably the most visited of the Yellowstone Grand Canyon overlooks. And rightly so, the views from here are absolutely incredible. Definitely a primo selfie spot! But, expect...More

Thank spitzy135
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the most scenic Photo-Ops in the USA. We were backed up for over 30 minutes, because there were more buses than Bus Parking Spaces, They were parking every where. Plenty of car spaces, but hard to get to. The lines to the toilets...More

Thank webbfoot
Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the must stop spot within the park. it is just beautiful, you have to see it yourself. come at different times if you can. the light changes the color of canyon.

Thank Feng L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great stop on our tour of park, very popular viewing point and easy to get to. My wife and I enjoyed the photo opportunities.

Thank SteveGl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not to be missed! Amazing views all around. And an easy walk to the observation areas. It gets you up close and personal.

Thank PTOGreer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth the stop if you are in the Canyon Area of Yellowstone. No doubt middle of the day visits will be crowded -- People know this is a must see location (and the tour busses only add to the congestion). On several occasions I've...More

Thank TractorDoc76
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are limited on time and want to to see the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone this is the spot that you want to go to. It offers a great view of the canyon, river and waterfall.

Thank WBRick
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late in the day and the light was still good. Car Park very busy but a couple of circuits got us a place but by the time we left it was quieter and still bright. Other posters do this justice - it is...More

Thank nsander219
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have the picture you see here (as do millions of others), the rainbow off the falls. It is one of the emblematic Yellowstone pictures. Very easy to walk to, and to drive to. Can be crowded so you may want to plan early or...More

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June 20, 2018|
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Ankur T
January 24, 2018|
Response from 2Vegans2wheels | Reviewed this property |
That is difficult to answer/predict. The only reliable method is to watch the YNP website, under "alerts." Road closure and openings are usually announced.
July 26, 2017|
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Response from 2Vegans2wheels | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open, the construction is at Tom's Trail parking area. You will pass it on the way to Artists Point. The parking is limited, September will be easier....but I would still try to get there early. It has one of the... More