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. Make Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone a part of your Yellowstone National Park vacation plans using our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.
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  • The view of this magnificent water fall is amazing at any lookout point or from any angle. This is what makes Yellowstone so special. There is such a wide diversity of things to see. If you don't visi...  more »
  • We enjoyed the hike down to the "Brink of the Falls" for the upper falls, bit the brink hike for the lower falls is crazy difficult! You can see them in all their beauty from afar at Inspiration Point...  more »
  • Wow what a place to see, takes your breath away, so many different colours in the rocks - our photo of the view is my screen saver!