The Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, Mont.


October 20, 2023

The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is absolutely not to be missed. The views from the overlooks on both the North Rim and South Rim are exquisite. It is just a short walk and well worth it. The sights and sounds are worth it.

The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is the first large canyon on the Yellowstone River downstream from Yellowstone Falls. The canyon is 800 to 1,200 feet deep and 1,500 to 4,000 feet wide.

The specifics of the geology of the canyon are not well understood, except that it is an erosional feature and not the result of glaciation.

The Yellowstone River is the force that cre...

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