Uncle Tom's Trail
Key information: Uncle Tom's Trail
- A short walk, which has been in use since Uncle Tom Richardson began taking visitors along it in 1898.
- The trail leads you from the top of Yellowstone's Grand Canyon down to the base of the lower falls, providing beautiful views along the way.
- As well as the shape and colours of the canyon itself, the sight of the crashing waterfalls with their ever-present rainbow streaking through the spray is stunning.
- The easy access to this walk (from the parking off Artist Point Road), its short length and rewarding views make it great for a quick stop-off however, be prepared for many other people doing the same thing!
- This is a fairly easy climb down some 300 steps; however it is, obviously, a bit tougher coming back up! Bears can cause real problems. Come prepared.
- Walkopedia rating78
- Natural interest15
- Human interest0
- Negative points4
- Total rating78
- Note: Negs: popularity.
- Length: 1 hour
- Level of Difficulty: Straightforward
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