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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Considered by many to be the best area to view and explore the Grand...

Considered by many to be the best area to view and explore the Grand Canyon.

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Beautiful views of the canyon

If you have time to only do one trail in the Canyon the South Rim along with Uncle Tom's trail are the best ones. Unless you have time to walk along the full trail starting from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Boulder, Colorado
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We hiked the South Rim Trail after going down to Uncle Tom's Trail (recommended) to get to Artist's Point (also recommended). The hike was moderate and took around half an hour. Stick to the trail and you'll be fine, some lovely scenic spots for photos of the waterfall, river and walls of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have time to only do one trail in the Canyon the South Rim along with Uncle Tom's trail are the best ones. Unless you have time to walk along the full trail starting from Wapiti Lake Trailhead (some 5+ miles) you can start at Uncle Tom's trail and go till Artist's point. It goes along the canyon and... More 

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you can squeeze in only 1 hike, this should be it!! The hike is super easy unless you add Uncle Tom's to it. Our legs felt fatigued after the 328 stairs back up. However, the view at the bottom is fantastic. I highly recommend starting at the parking area at the beginning of the South Loop Drive. Walk down... More 

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Iowa
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158 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked this trail with my son. We started and the upper falls and walked to the lower. Amazing views were found at every turn. Truly a highlight of the trip.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trail is so worth taking and seeing the upper and lower falls, which are truly spectacular and should not be missed when visiting Yellowstone.

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Flamborough, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited in the dead of summer. Temperatures in the park were great but not much water was coming over the water falls and at least one was totally dry. We were told to come in the spring to get the best of the waterfalls. We were there in the summer (july) of 2014 not on the few chosen dates... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Our country is full of water-falls, but even for a Norwegian the hike along the southern rim, along upper and lower falls, and beyond artists´point, circling back to the car, was a really good experience. Not at all hard (our 7 year old was in good form all the way), it is still a couple of hours, and well worth... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Walk the short trail to Artist point to observe the lower Yosemite falls. The trail is short and paved.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 805 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

There is plenty of parking ; a lot of lookouts for pics of the falls; restrooms located near the parking area.

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Pirez, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

There is a switchback trail that leads down to the falls upper edge. This is worth the view of Yellowstone River, but take your time walking up since it is steep to go back up.

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