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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  • One of the most beautiful waterfalls you could ever see. You don't want to miss seeing the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone on your visit to Yellowstone. It is absolutely beautiful. 
  • We have been misled by other sites that call themselves the 'Grand Canyon of the ---' before, but this stop actually lived up to it name, somewhat. It's not the Grand Canyon, but it's a deep sliver of...  more »
  • This is really spectacular. The canyon really beautiful. Wonderful for nature shots and getting pictures taken with a loved one. One of the must sees in the park.