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Grand Loop Road

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Yellowstone National Park, WY
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A 140-mile scenic drive past some of Yellowstone's most famous sites.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“speed limit” (21 reviews)
“bison” (128 reviews)
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Yellowstone National Park, WY
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"speed limit"
in 21 reviews
"bison"
in 128 reviews
"mammoth hot springs"
in 37 reviews
"bear jams"
in 7 reviews
"old faithful"
in 58 reviews
"beautiful drive"
in 23 reviews
"points of interest"
in 7 reviews
"hayden valley"
in 26 reviews
"different areas"
in 8 reviews
"west side"
in 11 reviews
"pull over"
in 6 reviews
"take your time"
in 21 reviews
"dunraven pass"
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"west yellowstone"
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"great scenery"
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"saw elk"
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"tour bus"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kind of the main through fare to the park which leads to most of the natural attractions that everyone is after. Wildlife is abundant but don't be in too much of a rush as we learned. When you slow down and really look...you never know...More

2  Thank Willof72
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

If you can book a trip around the loop, you'll see nearly all of YNP worth visiting (then, go to Lamar Valley).

Thank Yves R
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

In Yellowstone all you need to do is follow the Grand Loop Road, (no yellow bricks), but it does get you to the majority of the main sites and attractions in the park. We spent 2 days mostly on this route and took in from...More

3  Thank Karrst
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

I love how accessible Yellowstone is. All you have to do is drive this road around the park and stop to enjoy the views!

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Grand Loop Road is the main park road in Yellowstone. The 140 mi/230 km road goes from, in clockwise direction, Mammoth Hot Springs to Tower Junction, Canyon Village, Fishing Bridge, West Thumb, Old Faithful, Madison, Norris, and back to Mammoth Hot Springs. My husband and...More

3  Thank pingaroo
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

The Grand Loop road is a must do. There is just so much to see and do. Falls, geysers, colors, lake, animals etc.

3  Thank gerleg12
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

the grand loop is a scenic drive. we took our convertible and were thoroughly amazed at how beautiful the scenery of the park are

3  Thank robnkim
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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

We entered Yellowstone from Shoshone National Forest & traveled Grand Loop Road to "Artist Point" on the south rim of Yellowstone Canyon & Lower Falls. I was surprised to see so many "Geyser Fields" along the road, I didn't realize there were that many smaller...More

3  Thank GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

We've been to the park several times for varying lengths of time, but one thing we always do on every visit is drive the grand loop. It's never the same twice, as the scenery and animals change with season, weather and time of day. As...More

1  Thank JJTOH
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Read carefully this contribution. It can save your life. We entered the park in Gardiner (North side). Paid the fee, received a map and were informed that the road upper terrace loop to Norris was closed for construction. Our first stop, 5 miles down the...More

4  Thank patrickTervuren
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Caitlin W
April 9, 2018|
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Response from Lynn W | Reviewed this property |
The bottom loop is 96 miles in length with an average speed limit of 45 mph. You should be able to easily drive it in a day even with stops at some of the more popular spots. Same thing if you just drive from west entrance... More
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KittySitter
February 28, 2018|
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Response from Lynn W | Reviewed this property |
Parts of the Grand Loop are closed for the winter season and will reopen starting in April. According to their website: Due to construction there will be nightly closures of the Norris to Mammoth section June through... More
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Ula T
September 8, 2017|
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Response from DanielPofMI | Reviewed this property |
I was there last month. The road is closed from 10pm-6am, which are times you wouldn't normally be on that road. During the day, there might be delays as they alternate traffic flow in areas where it becomes a one lane road... More
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