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Grand canyon of the yellowstone

Near Canyon Village Yellowstone, WY

 
 

Until I came to Yellowstone, I thought the only Grand Canyon was in the southwest. Well, I was wrong. This Grand Canyon is 20 miles long, up to 4,000 feet wide, and 1,200 feet deep. But what makes this location special is the combination of the pink, yellow, and orange colored walls, and the massive 300 ft Lower Yellowstone Falls.

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone - of all the many great photographic locations inside of Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone provides the most breathtaking views and infinite compositions. There are several great vantage points to take pictures from (on both the south or north rim). The classic shot is from Artist Point on the south rim. However, I think the best shots are taken from north rim. The shot above was taken on the south rim just off of the main parking lot. 

 
 

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