Like the 'real' Grand Canyon in Arizona, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone has steep walls created over the centuries by a river. The walls of the Canyon are beautiful, with yellow, gold, green, and blue hues. There are two large waterfalls and beautiful, shady sitting areas where rapids run through the river. The hike can range from easy to hard, depending on how hard you want to push yourself. Backroads will drive you around the steeper portions of the trail if you wish.
There are a few great swinmming holes just off the trail where you can take a dip with your kids. At night, we stayed at the Lake Yellowstone Inn which has a great front porch with a scenic view of the lake and mount...Read More