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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Capture the Sunset on the Yellowstone River

    4.8
    The Yellowstone river is considered one of the most scenic and beautiful in all of the United States. It's grand canyon, waterfalls, and meadows filled with wildlife are all major attractions and rightfully so as they are all beautiful places.However, catching a sunset along the meandering river'...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Hike the Wapiti Lake Trail to Grand Canyon of Yellowstone Loop

    4.5
    5 mi
    Experience Yellowstone’s diversity with this epic loop hike.How to get there: Wapiti Lake Trailhead is located just south of Upper Falls of the Yellowstone. From Yellowstone Lake, head north on Grand Loop Road. Turn right on South Rim Dr. Just after crossing Chittenden Bridge turn right and par...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Hike Uncle Tom's Trail

    4.3
    0.2 mi / 500 ft gain
    If your in the Yellowstone National Park, this is a must do. The trail/stair case is visible from the opposite of the canyon, weaving its way down the canyon wall to a nice outlook at the base. Once we saw the staircase we knew we had to do it. When you're in the Yellowstone Canyon area, travel d...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Hike to Red Rock Point

    4.9
    0.73 mi / 348 ft gain
    Lower Grand Canyon Falls is one of the gems of Yellowstone and is the one of the most photographed spots in the park. Red Rock Point on the north side of the Yellowstone River gives amazing views up and down the canyon and is only a short .3 miles from the North Rim Road. What's crazy is how lon...
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  • Park County, Wyoming

    Artist Point

    4.8
    0.23 mi / 125 ft gain
    Artist Point, thought to be named by park photographer F. J. Haynes as early as 1883, provides what is perhaps the most beautiful views of the entire Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and of Lower Yellowstone Falls some 308 feet high. It is a breathtaking place to photograph year round and at all t...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Camping at Ice Lake

    The trailhead for Ice Lake starts at a small parking area along the Norris-Canyon Road, at around 8,000 feet elevation.The trail is very flat, with no noticeable elevation gain. This is a very family friendly hike, perfect for kids introduction to backpacking with such a short hike in.You'll noti...
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  • Park County, Wyoming

    Explore the Beryl Spring

    4.0
    Beryl Spring, so named for its aquamarine-like color, is one of the hottest springs in all of Yellowstone and is an easy stop off the Grand Loop Road about 17 miles west of Canyon Village. There is a large parking area and a elevated walkway providing viewing access. Under no circumstances should...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Hike to Artist's Paint Pots

    4.6
    1.05 mi / 105 ft gain
    From the parking lot, follow the boardwalk pathway until you reach the springs. The hike itself is pretty self explanatory. It is a very easy hike and very short. We did this hike to break up some of the driving through Yellowstone. The hike loops around the springs and comes back to the parking ...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Gibbon Falls

    4.0
    Gibbon Falls is a stunning, 84-foot waterfall in Yellowstone National Park. The falls are located just off the side of the Yellowstone Grand Loop Road, between Madison Junction and Norris Junction, making it a great place to stop and stretch your legs. There is a pullout with easy parking and inf...
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  • Park County, Wyoming

    Storm Point Trail Hike

    2.5 mi / 180 ft gain
    This short 2.3 mile out-and-back hike on the Storm Point Trail begins right in front of Indian Pond on the East Entrance Road of Yellowstone National Park. You can park your car at the pull-out area, and you will see a sign identifying the trailhead. One of the coolest things about this trail is ...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Drive the Grand Loop in Yellowstone NP

    4.7
    Many people who live an active our outdoor lifestyle have been to many places to climb, hike, camp, etc. Yellowstone National Park needs to be on every single persons bucket list. Sometimes you need to do the tourist thing and see the iconic sites for yourself. Yellowstone is massive and would ...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Photograph the Milky Way over Yellowstone Lake

    5.0
    Yellowstone Lake is huge and it would take a few hours to drive around the entire lake. But traveling around the lake, there are many pullouts available to park your car and walk down to the lake just a couple of feet from the car. Make sure that you are looking for an interesting foreground and ...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Mt. Washburn via South Trail

    4.7
    7.02 mi / 1680 ft gain
    The parking lot for the Mt. Washburn Hike from Dunraven Pass trailhead is located about 5 miles north of Canyon Village along the Grand Loop Road. Since we wanted to reach the top of Mt. Washburn before sunrise, we began our hike 2 hours earlier. If you decide to attempt a sunrise hike, I highly ...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Camp at Indian Creek Campground at Yellowstone NP

    Indian Creek Campground is located inside Yellowstone National Park, closest to the northern entrance of the park and just eight miles from Mammoth Hot Springs. It's open from mid-June through mid September and is just $15 a night to camp at. The campground itself is very well maintained and kept...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Photograph the Milky Way over Yellowstone's West Thumb Geysers

    5.0
    0.7 mi
    Visiting Yellowstone National Park during the daytime is enchanting; with its geysers, lake and wildlife attracting tourists and photographers from across the world. Stay after dark however, and the park takes on a magic that is as indescribable as it is dynamic. Combine this magic with clear; da...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Drive The Firehole Lake Loop

    5.0
    Firehole Lake Drive is a 2 mile one way road, near the Lower Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park. This is one of the hidden gems in Yosemite where you'll find solitude and quietness. You may see a few people here on a busy day, but you can often find yourself alone.While driving around the ...
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