Artist Point - Yellowstone National Park

Artist Point is one of the most spectacular scenic areas in the Canyon Area of the Park. The sheer walls drop 700 feet to the bottom of the canyon. Upriver the powerful Lower Falls are still in view. Down river the canyon widens and deepens to maximum of 1,540 feet. The canyon walls are predominantly yellow but colors of blue, red, orange and brown are also present. The colors are ever changing and especially intensified when the sunshines after a rain.

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Phone: 307-344-7381

Artist Point is on the south rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River. It is located 19 miles from the Tower Area and 15 miles from the Yellowstone Lake area. About a mile and a half from Crittendon Bridge you will come to a parking area, then follow the foot trail sign which leads you to a splendid view of the Upper Falls.


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