Artist Point viewpoint Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River in Yellowstone National Park
Artist Point is one of the marquee overlooks on the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, with an exceptional perspective of canyon's most famous feature, the 308-foot Lower Falls. The viewpoint juts out from the south wall of the canyon and is just a short 0.1-mile walk from South Rim Drive. Beyond the paved trail, you can continue hiking along the south rim of the canyon to places like... Read more.
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Tagged with · Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone · National Parks · Waterfalls
Distance: 0.2 miles · Elevation change: 50 feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 8, 2019
Lookout Point Lower Falls North Rim Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River in Yellowstone National Park
Lookout Point, like Inspiration Point, is a panoramic overlook on the north rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River. Lookout Point offers a stunning view of the 308-foot Lower Falls tier of Yellowstone Falls. Similar to Inspiration Point, you may drive right up to Lookout Point or visit the overlook as a stop on North Rim Trail. The minimum distance to Lookout Point is 0.15 miles... Read more.
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Distance: 0.15 miles · Elevation change: 25 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 19, 2018
Inspiration Point viewpoint North Rim Overlook Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River in Yellowstone National Park
Starting with the Upper Falls of Yellowstone Falls, The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River runs northeast for over 20 miles, carving a 1,000-foot deep gash in the pine-covered landscape. The north and south rims are separated by a mere 3/4 of a mile, with treacherously steep canyon walls painted in oranges, yellows and reds. While you can only see a sliver of Yellowstone Falls from... Read more.
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Distance: 0.1 miles · Elevation change: 50 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 19, 2018
Old Faithful Geyser Yellowstone National Park
Sixty-percent of the world's geysers are found in Yellowstone National Park and the most famous of all is Old Faithful Geyser. Like Biscuit Basin, Old Faithful is found in Yellowstone's Upper Geyser Basin, an incredible one square mile area that contains over 150 geysers. Old Faithful Geyser has soaring bursts and is one of Yellowstone's most predictable geysers, erupting about every 90... Read more.
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Tagged with · Boardwalks · Hydrothermal · National Parks
Distance: 0.5 miles · Elevation change: 25 feet
By: Published: Last updated: May 6, 2017
Lamar Valley Bison Herd Yellowstone National Park
No other destination in Yellowstone gives you a greater opportunity to see wild bison than Lamar Valley. The Lamar River feeds a wide grassy valley, drawing the massive grazers to the northeast corner of Yellowstone National Park. Route 212 (Northeast Entrance Road) runs down the valley past numerous viewpoints where you are almost guaranteed a sighting of the Lamar Valley Bison Herd. Get... Read more.
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By: Published: Last updated: January 8, 2019
Calcite Springs Overlook Yellowstone River Overlook Bleached Cliffs view Yellowstone National Park viewpoint
When you drive by an overlook in Yellowstone National Park, it pays to stop. A short walk from a turnout on Grand Loop Road just north of Tower Fall brings travelers to Calcite Springs Overlook, perched on a bluff above the narrowest section of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. The mesmerizing northward view puts a rugged section of the Yellowstone River on display, accented by bleached... Read more.
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Distance: 0.25 miles · Elevation change: 25 feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 10, 2018
Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park Santa Barbara California Los Padres National Forest Painted Cave Road
Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park preserves centuries old Native American artwork that graces the wall of a sandstone cave in the Santa Ynez Mountains behind Santa Barbara. Chumash Painted Cave can be reached by walking a couple hundred feet up a trail on Painted Cave Road. The trailhead is just two miles from California Route 154, making it a quick, convenient, and interesting stop... Read more.
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Tagged with · California State Parks · Caves · Free Trails · Santa Ynez Mountains
Distance: 0.1 miles · Elevation change: 20 feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 7, 2019
Old Zoo Picnic Area Griffith Park Los Angeles California Hollywood abandoned zoo ruins old LA zoo hike
The old zoo in Griffith Park is one of the strangest ruins in Los Angeles (putting it in the running for strangest ruins worldwide). When the Los Angeles Zoo opened at its current location in the 1960s, the former zoo, a few miles away was not torn down or destroyed. Instead, the zoo was abandoned and converted into a picnic area. Explore one of LA's best off-the-beaten-path... Read more.
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Tagged with · Free Trails · Picnic Area · Ruins · Dog-Friendly Trails · Griffith Park · Santa Monica Mountains
Distance: 0.5 miles · Elevation change: 50 feet
By: Published: Last updated: December 7, 2018
Glacier Point view Yosemite National Park
Glacier Point is in incredible overlook in Yosemite National Park. The road to Glacier Point closes in the winter and spring because of snow, but maybe the road should be closed year round. Hear me out... The views from Glacier Point are too extraordinary to be able to drive right up to them! It shouldn't be that easy. Imagine how someone would feel after hiking all the way to the top... Read more.
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By: Published: Last updated: April 19, 2018
Tunnel View Yosemite National Park El Capitan Tunnel View Yosemite Valley Overlook
On the drive north to Yosemite Valley on Highway 41, as anticipation builds for the beauty ahead, you will pass through a dark tunnel. Suddenly the tunnel end, and an epic view appears, a breathtaking valley with magical waterfalls spilling off dramatic granite wall. Pull over the car and take in the full magnificence of Tunnel View. The eastward vantage into spectacular Yosemite Valley... Read more.
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By: Published: Last updated: February 5, 2018