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Park the Car and Walk the South Rim Trail

Great Views of the Falls and the Yellowstone Grand Canyon from the South Rim Trail Walk. Take lots... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2016
Stormsnana
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Jackson, New Jersey
Great Views!

Great hike into the forest and along the canyon walls. Take the trail to the Lily Pad Lake... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2016
Rick U
,
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Considered by many to be the best area to view and explore the Grand Canyon.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“clear lake” (15 reviews)
“point sublime” (12 reviews)
“artist point” (46 reviews)
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Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great Views of the Falls and the Yellowstone Grand Canyon from the South Rim Trail Walk. Take lots of pictures.

Thank Stormsnana
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Great hike into the forest and along the canyon walls. Take the trail to the Lily Pad Lake - peaceful and less crowded.

Thank Rick U
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

This was a mid morning walk and it is quite strenuous in parts and reasonably dangerous In parts the various view of the falls the cliffs and colours are outstanding. Tip. Make sure you have plenty of mosquito spray as I've never experienced such hordes...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful scenic walk along the South Rim with ever changing views of the waterfalls and canyon. You can drive in a car to one of the many parking lots and do a small section or park in the lot across from the...More

Thank CampHiker
Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Trail is not busy except at outlook points. Many views of the rushing river and falls. Saw several small animals. My husband, my 65 year old mom and I hiked this trail. Enjoyed the views of the canyons as well. Uncle Tom's Trail is currently...More

Thank DJMStar1983
Reviewed May 21, 2016

At the end of South Rim Trail lies Artist Point, a great lookout for the canyon and the waterfall. Must-go.

Thank Sam S
Reviewed February 9, 2016

The view was well worth the walk. Make sure you have your camera. The view of the falls with a rainbow over it was magical.

Thank goldenjag
Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

From uncle toms trail to the artists point parking area is such a short walk, only 5 km total round trip including the 328 steps down down and down to the closeup view of the lower falls of the Yellowstone! It is a lot of...More

4  Thank jesse o
Reviewed December 29, 2015

The view is worth the hike and that's what the other hikers leaving huffing and puffing will tell you to keep you going!

1  Thank Merrigypsy
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Yellowstone is full of natural wonders and beauty, a must see in your travels the entire park is amazing lived up their for a year and went into the park everyday, never a disappointing day.

Thank Riverbabe60
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Lee-Ann59
January 14, 2017|
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Response from missyolivephd | Reviewed this property |
Most of the park closes. The only part that stays open is for skiing. Check with park for extra details.
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