Take in the best views of the canyon and the mighty Lower Falls at Lookout Point. Easily accessible, it is a popular tourist site especially if you don't have time to hike, so expect crowds. The 94 m (308 ft) waterfall cascading over the ledge is obviously the biggest attraction, but do keep an eye for birds of prey nesting within the canyon walls. A short, slippery switchback trail drops to Red Rock for a closer look. To visit Lookout Point on your holiday in Yellowstone National Park, and find out what else Yellowstone National Park has to offer, use our Yellowstone National Park.
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This is one, if not the best, of the greatest viewpoints of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The contrasting colors of the canyon, river, falls make this one of the must do viewpoints in the... more »
During our North Rim drive of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, we made a quick stop at Lookout Point after stopping at the Lower Brink of the Falls. We came on Friday, 9/4 at around 8:30 am... more »
if you got extra one hour. take the north rim trail between lookout point and inspuration point you won't regret this.
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