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Inspiration Point, Yellowstone National Park

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Inspiration Point is a promontory cliff on the north rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone east of Yellowstone Falls on the Yellowstone River in Yellowstone National Park. The point was originally named Promontory Point in 1878 by W. H. Holmes but later given the name of Inspiration Point by G.L. Henderson, a park concessionaire in 1887. The point is a natural observation point over the rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
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  • Walked all the points of the canon and non is of the more spectacular, but is step and it is worth it since it is easily accessible from the parking lot of the car.
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  • Inspiration point is at the end of the north rim drive in Yellowstone National Park. Like of the other points, it has great views of the river and Gorge. Worth seeing.
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  • This is a viewpoint on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon Of Yellowstone. I have to admit, I haven't seen it since 2001, which was our first visit to Yellowstone. Apparently, it's changed since then. U...  more »