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Best Views In Yellowstone

This view of the falls and surrounding rock is one of a kind. Words and pictures can't really do it... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2016
Jerry H
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Must see. Beats Old Faithful, hands down.

To me this was the best site of Yellowstone. The view is unbelievable. Be sure to bring a camera... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2016
pkm701
,
Mustang, Oklahoma
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East end of South Rim Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

This view of the falls and surrounding rock is one of a kind. Words and pictures can't really do it justice. It's one of three places to get a really good view of the waterfalls. This is reportedly the spot where Thomas Moran drew a...More

Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 14 June 2016

To me this was the best site of Yellowstone. The view is unbelievable. Be sure to bring a camera that can zoom if you only go to the viewing area. During busy times, parking is a hassle so go early. Try to hike around the...More

1  Thank pkm701
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is the best place to view the lower falls. The view of the canyon and the falls is simply breathtaking! There's plenty of parking. If you can time it in between tour buses, it's much less crowded and you can enjoy the view.

2  Thank irishfaith
Reviewed 11 June 2016

My wife is an artist so we stopped to check it out. I can definitely see why they named this Artist Point. It is a great place to paint or photograph.

Thank Larry A
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Artist point was really nice. Only 4 stars because there was no rainbow. I still recommend you go because the view is still amazing.

Thank tomathin7
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Artists for over 100 years have captured this scenery on canvas, but until you see it with your own eyes, you can't believe it is really this beautiful. It is and then some. However, be prepared for the mass of humanity pushing and shoving to...More

Thank Tymbo
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Absolutely love this place and with an awesome view. Just one of many places that you can view God's work.

Thank Momsford
Reviewed 2 June 2016

It felt as if I fell into a painting. Quintessential Yellowstone! Even in May, it was flooded with tourists. Definitely a "must see"!

Thank Mary Margaret O
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We went to this spot twice since we enjoyed it so much. In my opinion this is the most beautiful spot in the park. It is a view of the waterfall in the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone that is often represented in paintings - thus...More

Thank nancynj
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I arrived at Artist Point right behind 3 tour buses. I held back for about 20 minutes as they were heading back to their buses. It was worth the wait for a quiet, peaceful visit. The view looked like a painting at every view point....More

2  Thank mustangjeanne
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DawnStone
26 July 2017|
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Response from 2Vegans2wheels | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open, the construction is at Tom's Trail parking area. You will pass it on the way to Artists Point. The parking is limited, September will be easier....but I would still try to get there early. It has one of the... More
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dldclub
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
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