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Lower Yellowstone River Falls

Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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A spectacular waterfall located in Canyon Country.
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  • Very good15%
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“artist point” (72 reviews)
“lookout point” (14 reviews)
Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, WY
Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful trail - 328 steps and some switchbacks, so it's not as crowded as the overlook across the canyon. It's a great place to stretch your legs and maybe get in some huffing and puffing after sitting in a vehicle.

Thank WorldloverSantaFe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am unsure if this is the place, however, along the water, at a point where the river gets wider and quieter, there were people swimming. Definitely not in the white, fierce falls themselves, but the point is that the waters seem clean and friendly...More

Thank Vladimiramirela
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are some great falls on the lower riiver. There are many hiking trails and the falls are spectacular.

Thank gerleg12
Reviewed 28 November 2017

There are so many wonderful things to do and see in the Yellowstone Nat'l Park, but you should definitely allow some time for the falls. We have two young children (5 and 8) and we spent about an hour hiking down and back up to...More

1  Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 21 November 2017

The photos are not as spectacular as it is in real life. This is a must visit. You feel like you are in Paradise here. This is definitely a must do. I enjoyed the river falls more than they geysers.

Thank Mulan H
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The upper falls is conveniently close to lower falls, so see both on the same day. Nice trails to see both.

Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed 17 November 2017

You can see the falls from several places along the north or south rim drives. The best place to experience the falls is from the brink. There is a large parking area, but plan to arrive early or later in the day, as the lot...More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This place is stunning. Artist Point involves a short walk through a beautiful canyon, but as soon as you turn a corner and get your first glimpse of the falls and the river, it will take your breath away.

Thank Lisamarie1138
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Great views from the road stops, but hard to understand the scale from so far away. Still it is one of the must do items when visiting Yellowstone National Park.

Thank dbinhou7511
Reviewed 1 November 2017

the falls are beautiful, we only wish that we were able to get up closer to them or maybe have a view from the top

Thank robnkim
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30 August 2017|
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Response from DanielPofMI | Reviewed this property |
Get to the parking lots early if you want to avoid having to wait for a spot to open up. Before 9am is best.