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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Uncle Toms trail was awesome. We did this with 5 kids ages 7-13. They all did great. The trail is made up of more than 300 stairs, with a landing to rest every 20 steps or so. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
cory k
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Uncle Toms trail was awesome. We did this with 5 kids ages 7-13. They all did great. The trail is made up of more than 300 stairs, with a landing to rest every 20 steps or so. The view was amazing!! Take your camera.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow! What an amazing sight to see! This is a strenuous hike back up the steps, but there are benches if you need to catch your breath.

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Rockport, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Figuratively and literally! The views from the bottom of the euphemistic "trail" is breathtaking. The walk back to the top is equally "breathtaking". It's well worth the effort of the climb back up the stairs to see the canyon and the falls. Take your time while climbing back up and focus on the next landing. You'll make it and be... More 

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Yukon, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I are sixty-two years old and we made the steps!!!! We are in decent shape for our age, but I was hesitant about doing this trail with all the steps: however, every huff and puff was worth the effort. The view of the falls is outstanding and is different from any other view. I encourage you to... More 

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1 Thank Okielady32
Baltimore, MD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Although there is lots of parking, this is not a casual walk for the flip-flop wearing parasol-traveler. It's a lot of metal stairs, slippery when wet. Probably not for someone vertigo-prone.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the south rim road to see the Yosemite falls. Uncle Tom's trail leads you to the upper falls. It is spectacular.

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Thank ColinPK
Hercules, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the stairs down to the bottom of a waterfall. You will get awesome views. The stairs level out every so often so it is not straight down or straight up so it is very doable! I was able to get a picture of the falls with a double rainbow!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you could only do one thing at Yellowstone, this would be IT! The trail is accessible from Uncle Tom's Point parking lot off South Rim Drive. It's a fairly short hike but with very steep descent via flights of stairs.It tends to get crowded for a good reason, but the sight is totally worth it, even with the crowd.... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful!! I would suggest taking the stairs instead of the elevator for a few weeks before heading there!! I am super glad we went thou. It's so worth it! The view from down @ the bottom is unbelievable! Very crowded when we went, July 2015 (a few strangers in our family pictures). Take tons of pictures & when u... More 

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Thank Jennifer C
Myerstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our third trip to Yellowstone, but it's the first time my son and I have done this trail. going down was the easy part. Going back up is more strenuous. I counted only 326 steps.

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