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 name is very appropriate. "Grand Canyon of The Yellowstone". Scenery is breathtaking. Watching the water is mesmerizing. The power of the water is humbling.  more »
  • We went on a lot of ranger led hikes as well as private hikes with Yellowstone Association Institute here. There are strong winds here. We had to really hold onto our little kid here. Absolutely beaut...  more »
  • Impressive, great despite the wind, snow and cold, it is a magical place, must-see, both banks are awesome and the views of the waterfalls to breathtaking!
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