Uncle Tom's Trail, Yellowstone National Park

4.7
Enjoy some of the greatest views of Lower Yellowstone Falls by hiking Uncle Tom's Trail. One of Yellowstone National Park's more famous trails, the trek takes you 150 m (500 ft) down the canyon to the viewing platform, which affords unmatched views of the base of the waterfall and the chance to grasp its full might. More than 300 stairs cover the majority of the trail, which makes the descent much easier. However the steep incline and the altitude of 2,400 m (8,000 ft) can make climbing back up quite strenuous for inexperienced hikers and people with serious health conditions. Make sure to bring adequate clothing and footwear, and pace yourself carefully so you don't get exhausted. With our world travel planner, Yellowstone National Park attractions like Uncle Tom's Trail can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • One must be prepared for this as it is challenging hike. Stairs are involved over very steep terrain The rewards are worth your efforts, for those who are up for it.  more »
  • Don't miss it if you want to see up close the Lower Falls, a simple staircase takes you down to the heart of the beautiful waterfalls
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  • Very nice trail
  • Uncle Tom's just reopened after a remodel great views

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