Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park

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Hike the trails and visit the waterfalls of Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, a large canyon on the Yellowstone River. The massive canyon is about 39 km (24 miles) long, between 240 and 370 m (800 and 1,200 ft) deep, and from 0.40 to 1.21 km (0.25 to 0.75 mi) wide. The hiking trails feature many observation points. Lookout Point, especially, provides an excellent view of the winding river and rock walls and gives a better sense of the canyon's size. The tallest of the waterfalls is more than 90 m (300 ft) high. To learn more about the geology and history of the canyon, join a guided hike led by a park ranger. Put Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone into our Yellowstone National Park trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • It is always a joy to see the canyon in any season; in the winter, the snow is especially beautiful.  more »
  • The elevation is slightly high, the scenery is good, quite spectacular, many people take photos. The environment is comfortable, but very special sights seem to be the only one. Waterfall Beautiful, if using a mobile phone to take pictures, do not have any effect.
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  • This area is one of my favorite places in the park. There's lots of hiking and viewpoints and the waterfalls are so beautiful.  more »
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  • I visited with my husband in June 2015 and we were taken away by the breathtaking beauty of it all. We went to the view point for the main waterfall which also had an area for wheelchair users, a plus for us as it meant we could view the falls together. We waited a while as we knew that a rainbow appears here each morning which makes for a great photo. Well worth the wait. The walls of the canyon are an amazing variety of colours and the view from Inspiration point at sunset was just so beautiful that we have had a photo enlarged for our home. Mother nature has surpassed herself here.
  • This place is absolutely gorgeous. Loved the scenery. Great photo opportunities anywhere in the area. Numerous spots to take photos from. Gets very crowded though. Parking limited at times.
  • The beauty of this was breathtakingly beautiful we so much enjoyed our visit
  • Awesome views. Walk along the paths and take in the natural beauty.
  • Breath taking views
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