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“Many different views”
Review of Rim Drive

Rim Drive
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Owner description: Scenic 33-mile drive which must be taken in a clockwise direction since areas of it are one-way.
Reviewed October 2, 2012

Every place you stop along the drive has a different view and somewhat different colors.
If you have the time take the hike up Watchman. We are "flatlanders" from New Jersy. In our late 60's but in good shape. The 3/4 mile hike goes up about 400 feet with plenty of places to stop to rest or view the lake. There is a great view of the lake from the tower at the top.

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Reviewed September 28, 2012

This drive offers fantastic views and photo opportunities every mile or so. I recommend to do it in 2 days and hike along it when you can.

1  Thank Poisik
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

This is an easy drive with many spectacular overlooks for pictures. Take the short hike at Sun Notch for a great view of the Phantom Ship

1  Thank HowardGeorgia
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

Some of my best photos came from the pullouts along Rim Drive. Early morning or late afternoon are best for photos here. Sunrise and sunset can be especially spectacular.

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Reviewed September 24, 2012

we took a full day and a half to make the trip around the lake and it was well worth the time. we stopped often and hiked a lot. use the park guide to help find some of the other spots to see as well

1  Thank rdrdr
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