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S Rim Trail, Yellowstone National Park

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Hike on S Rim Trail for a visually spectacular experience, with many waterfalls large and small cutting through the rocky hills. Climb to Artist Point for an open view of the valley, and look out for wildlife, such as bison. Talk to the park rangers for information about the plant and animal life, as well as the history of the park and the trail itself. Alternatively, choose a ranger-guided hike, where they give out information as you pass the important spots on the trail. The route, mostly paved, is easy enough for walkers of all skill levels. Plan your S Rim Trail visit and explore what else you can see and do in Yellowstone National Park using our Yellowstone National Park vacation builder.
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  • While I am sure both sides are pretty impressive I personally like the south rim prettier, the angle to view the canyon and the falls is great.  more »
  • Beautiful views and great photography. Easy trail, not much elevation change. Snow kept us from walking too far.  more »
  • Our visit was on a cloudy and misty day, but was certainly still a great view. I shot some video of the river I really like. I very much enjoyed watching people from all over the world appreciate the ...  more »