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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

Great Loop Road at Canyon Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY
+1 307-344-7381
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Great Loop Road at Canyon Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY
+1 307-344-7381
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The canyon is nothing like the Grant Canyon on the Colorado.but is very interesting. There are some very colorful spots.

Thank gerleg12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Grand Canyon of Yellowstone has striking geography. You would not expect to see this in Yellowstone. The diversity of geography in Yellowstone is amazing.

Thank SimbaTheExplorer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views of the Grand Canyon are gorgeous! It is definitely a must visit! I visited when there were fires in Montana, but thankfully it rained the previous night so the sky was no longer hazy. It is definitely one of my favourite spots in...More

Thank Mulan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW, definitely worth the visit. I enjoyed seeing the Grand Canyon more than the geysers. The canyon is spectacular, love the colours and the waterfalls.

Thank fnqfamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the effort to visit here. Scenery is spectacular. Be sure to get there early and miss all the big crowds.

Thank PJ-Twickenham
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In many ways much better than the famous geysers with the spectacular canyon cutting deep into the forest.

Thank chmeee5
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The downstream view of the lower falls is breathtaking. There was lots of free parking, and we'll maintained trails.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The trip to Yellowstone NP was my first. This vista was one of the definites on our trip. Gorgeous view! Parking is limited so go early and expect to wait for an open slot.

Thank TX C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visited this popular attraction early in the day. Parking was still available and the temperature was still on the cool side. There are several stops on each side of the canyon, some are closed for construction (Inspiration Point, part of the north rim trail,...More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Not only are the views stunning, but they are legendary and should not be missed. The walk is easy and though it is a very popular place, relax and go with the flow and you will be able to enjoy this beautiful place

Thank SigInDenver
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Pete J
18 December 2017|
Response from DanielPofMI | Reviewed this property |
I believe there's only 2 places open in the park in the winter: Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel and Old Faithful Snow Lodge.
16 October 2017|
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Response from JPTEncino | Reviewed this property |
We did it in one day. The road around Mammoth Springs was closed then and we did wee everything else. Leave Jackson early and take a good full day with occasional stops. The Grand Canyon of Yellowstone is not to be missed... More
28 September 2017|
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Response from DanielPofMI | Reviewed this property |
No, you don't need to take a tour. Almost everyone there is doing it themselves. The only ones doing a bus tour are people who don't want to or can't drive.