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Worth the stop

Artist Point was our favorite viewing area of the canyon area. If you're traveling and want photos... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dawn M
Chicago, Illinois
The best view in the canyon area

We got there around 9 am, the parking lot was nearly empty, and two tour buses were already there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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East end of South Rim Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Artist Point was our favorite viewing area of the canyon area. If you're traveling and want photos with you in them, bring your selfie stick!

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We got there around 9 am, the parking lot was nearly empty, and two tour buses were already there. It is a very short walk 2-3 minutes from the parking lot to the view points. At the first view point when you walk to the...More

Thank LisaMNUSA
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a quick stop place to see awesome views of a waterfall and surrounding canyon. There are steps and a walkway to get to viewing points.

1  Thank Iva V
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely beautiful,absolutely crowded absolutely worthwhile! One of the most stunning places I've ever experienced. Ranger talks happen frequently near the viewing place, hikes are readily available and recommended. Parking here can be very challenging and far from the view. Get here early in the morning...More

1  Thank luron
Reviewed 6 days ago

Unless you go EARLY... skip this attraction, as you will not find parking, and not see the site... and will spend an hour or so in traffic unable to escape or turn around

2  Thank 1968NamVet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A definite must see!!! Everyone should have the privilege to see the beautiful colors and the amazing creation that God has laid out for all of his people to enjoy!

2  Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 1 week ago

These falls and views are so amazing. No where else on earth will you find this National Treasure. A must stop!

1  Thank TheDude23112
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This required a short trip from the parking lot that was easy for little kids to traverse. The view was the best we saw while we were there.

2  Thank linneaK623
Reviewed 1 week ago

This view point is easily accessible (no hiking required) and actually offers better views than all the trails such as Uncle Tom.

Thank Ling R
Reviewed 1 week ago

GO EARLY, we drove into the South Rim and found out that Uncle Tom’s Trail is closed and will be until 2018. Drive a little further to Artist Point and there is a long line of cars trying to find parking. Most had to drive...More

2  Thank Sharon E
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How difficult is the walking,, my husband cannot walk long distancestors or on rough terrain.
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
Dave D
On a sunny day what is the best time of the day to photograph the falls? thanks
19 May 2016|
Response from m3feenix | Reviewed this property |
I really couldn't say, it would depend on many things as you probably know. Lighting direction into the canyon, time of year depicting angle of light, many other factors. I would say go early if you don't want to be... More