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This may be the single best sight in the park. The colors and the surroundings combine so that it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
George N
Dunedin, Florida
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A must-see view!

We hiked the trail down to the falls which was incredible but even if you do that then this view is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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East end of South Rim Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This may be the single best sight in the park. The colors and the surroundings combine so that it is spectacular and well worth the chore of getting there. Parking may be difficult as it was for us.

Thank George N
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We hiked the trail down to the falls which was incredible but even if you do that then this view is a must-see. It is a short easy walk from the parking lot. Be sure to go here for a spectacular view of the falls...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ok, I should start by saying that this spot is a must see stop in Yellowstone. The lookout point is very close to the parking spot, which has a tendency to get filled quickly. However, it also opens up real quick, so if you don't...More

Thank AritraDG
Reviewed 5 days ago

Only about 50 yards down a paved trail. This is a great view up the canyon/falls anyone can get to. If I had to choice one vantage point, I'd say the brink of lower falls is the most amazing...but harder to get to.

Thank G L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's worth stopping to look at for sure! It's crowded and hard to find parking, but once parked, it's an easy walk for a spectacular view.

Thank Kristen B
Reviewed 6 days ago

One easy walk leads you to some breath taking views of Lower Yellowstone Falls and the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. Definitely worth a stop. Minus one star because the area had horrendous parking problems and there were too few restrooms for an area this popular....More

Thank cobiker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good distant view of Lower Falls and river below, together with the canyon walls. Very busy, not helped by Uncle Toms Point being closed to vehicles.

Thank goblin54
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite spectacular but can be quite busy with bus groups coming and going. Great view of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in both directions as well as the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River. Nice colors and rock formations. Would recommend hiking to Artist...More

Thank Whistledown
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite places in the park. It is true to its name - it indeed comes across as a perfect painting! The parking very limited, either go early morning or later in evening if you do not wish to struggle with...More

Thank ExplorerSB
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is THE place to get the perfect photos of the canyon! Views of the falls are second-to-none, and if you hike up the lovely trail alongside the canyon there are incredible views of the colorful canyon as well. There are loads of hiking options...More

Thank RealCABlonde
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30 July 2016|
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Response from RJG1972 | Reviewed this property |
I was able to manage it on a broken foot using a cane - assuming you get a nearby park (and there was plenty of parking available when I visited but I was visiting very early in the season) there should not be an issue. If... More
Dave D
19 May 2016|
Response from m3feenix | Reviewed this property |
I really couldn't say, it would depend on many things as you probably know. Lighting direction into the canyon, time of year depicting angle of light, many other factors. I would say go early if you don't want to be... More