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Yellowstone National Park
|Artist Point on the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone|
This viewpoint delivers one of the most photographed views in Yellowstone, a memorable perspective of the 308-foot Lower Falls.
This 1.1-mile hike circles a hillside hydrothermal area, passing bursting mudpots, bubbling hot springs, and mesmerizing milky blue pools.
|Back Basin of Norris Geyser Basin|
This loop passes Steamboat Spring, the world’s largest geyser, and several other hydrothermal features.
This 2/3 of a mile loop explores hydrothermal features in Upper Geyser Basin like Black Opal Pool, Sapphire Pool, and Black Pearl Geyser.
This 1.25-mile round trip hike follows a riverbank to a natural hot tub where a stream of water cooked by nearby geothermal features mixes with the river.
|Brink of the Upper Falls on the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone|
This short trail extending from North Rim Trail reaches a daunting overlook atop the 109-foot waterfall at the start of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River.
|Calcite Springs Overlook|
This 0.25-mile loop overlooks a dramatic section of the Yellowstone River lined by bleached cliffs and steam venting hydrothermal springs.
|Fountain Paint Pot|
This half-mile loop in Lower Geyser Basin passes geysers, hot springs, mudpots, and fumaroles – all of the hydrothermal features found in Yellowstone.
|Inspiration Point on the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone|
This jutting point is one of the premier vistas along the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, reachable at the bottom of a flight of stairs from a parking area at the east end of North Rim Trail.
|Lookout Point on the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone|
This short spur off North Rim Trail (which you can also drive right up to) achieves an impressive view of Lower Falls in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River.
|Mammoth Hot Springs|
This series of boardwalks explores a park highlight, a collection of colorful hot springs terraces.
|Midway Geyser Basin|
This 0.8 mile walkway passes Excelsior Geyser and Grand Prismatic Spring, the largest hot springs in Yellowstone.
|Monument Geyser Basin|
This 2.8-mile hike reaches a rarely visited hydrothermal area that is boardwalk-free and fun the explore.
|Mud Volcano Area|
This hike of up to 2/3 of a mile visits a collection of sulfur-scented muddy springs.
|North Rim Trail on the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone|
This 3.8-mile-long trail along the north side of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone passes several exceptional views between Inspiration Point and the Brink of the Upper Falls.
|Old Faithful Geyser|
The tall, frequent eruptions of Yellowstone’s most famous geyser have been dazzling visitors for over a century and are easy to witness today.
This 12-mile long trail travels down a beautiful backcountry meadow between Montana and Wyoming, bringing through hikers to a second trailhead (shorter out and back hikes are also possible without a car shuttle).
|Point Sublime on the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone|
This 3-mile hike explores the south rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, passing Artist Point toward more excellent views.
|Porcelain Basin of Norris Geyser Basin|
This pair of loops explores a stark basin with an impressive collection of geysers and hot springs.
This level 5-mile out and back hike crosses the Continental Divide to a backcountry lake with a small beach.
This 1-mile hike starts with a head-on view of a 132-foot waterfall. Unfortunately, the final leg of the trail to the base of Tower Fall is closed due to damage from rock and mud slides.
|Uncle Tom’s Trail on the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone|
This 0.7-mile round trip hike descends a steel staircase clinging to the south wall of the canyon to a viewing platform with spectacular views of Lower Falls.
|West Thumb Geyser Basin|
This 2/3 of a mile loop explores a hydrothermal area on the shore of Yellowstone Lake.
This easy 0.8-mile round trip hike climbs 100 feet to a ghostly 100-foot cascade.
Devils Tower National Monument
This 1.6-mile loop circles Devils Tower, an extraordinary formation in the Black Hills of northeastern Wyoming.