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. Put Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone into our Yellowstone National Park trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • So beautiful!! Besides all the people and it being crowded Yellowstone is still a must see and I honestly can't wait to go back!! This was such a cool sight to see!!  more »
  • Incredible views and beauty! Arrived early in the am and stopped here in the SNOW!! The road to Lamar Valley had just closed due to weather, so we drove to the canyon and had a great time BY OURSELVES...  more »
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