Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Canyon in Yellowstone National Park
Description: The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is the first large canyon on the Yellowstone River downstream from Yellowstone Falls in Yellowstone National Park.
History: The canyon was first officially described by the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition of 1870.
Culture: It has been an inspiration for various forms of art, particularly landscape painting and photography.
Practical: There are several viewpoints and trails along both rims of the canyon.
Did you know ?: The colors in the canyon are due to hydrothermal alteration.
Location: Park County
Elevation above the sea: 1,828 m
The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is the first large canyon on the Yellowstone River downstream from Yellowstone Falls in Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone Falls consist of two major waterfalls on the Yellowstone River, within Yellowstone National Park.
Uncle Tom's Trail is a steep, challenging path with exceptional views of the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River.
The Chittenden Memorial Bridge crosses the Yellowstone River situated near Tower Junction.
Artist Point Overlook offers a stunning view of the Lower Falls.