Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park
Categories: Canyons, Nature & Parks
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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This is a fantastic site to visit in Yellowstone! We only got to spend a few minutes here but it was absolutely worth it. Check it out!
This was the first time for me to travel west. My traveling companion has been to the area several times. After being back home now for a couple weeks, I am still in awe over the beauty that encompass... read more »
Amazing natural beauty here and well worth the time to visit. The vivid colors in the earth, the Lower and Upper Falls, so many spots for photographs! We had no idea this would be such a grand sight a... read more »
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