S Rim Trail, Yellowstone National Park

4.8
Hike on S Rim Trail for a visually spectacular experience, with many waterfalls large and small cutting through the rocky hills. Climb to Artist Point for an open view of the valley, and look out for wildlife, such as bison. Talk to the park rangers for information about the plant and animal life, as well as the history of the park and the trail itself. Alternatively, choose a ranger-guided hike, where they give out information as you pass the important spots on the trail. The route, mostly paved, is easy enough for walkers of all skill levels. Arrange to visit S Rim Trail and other attractions in Yellowstone National Park using our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner .
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  • We hiked from the Upper Falls Overlook to Artist's Point and back - great hike that was primarily shaded in the morning. Not too many steep sections or switchbacks, and there are several great spots t...  more »
  • The northern side of the park is exceedingly pretty and the waterfall adds to the beauty of the place. In addition, it is more than likely that you will encounter small bear cubs and elk.  more »
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