Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone: Stop-by-Stop Drive Guide

Get practical tips and essential information to effortlessly navigate the South Rim Drive, the North Rim Drive, and the short road to the Brink of the Upper Falls.

This story guides you on the best order for the Grand Canyon drives, gives details about each stop, and includes a map.

The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is one of the most remarkable features in Yellowstone National Park.

About the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

Of course, you can do the drives in whichever order you’d like, but this is my recommended order for doing the drives.

How to do the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone drives

1. To reach the Brink of the Upper Falls, take the short road off the Grand Loop Road, which is south of Canyon Junction.

2. After returning to the Grand Loop Road, turn left for the South Rim Drive, which ends at Artist Point.

3. Return to the Grand Loop Road and turn right. you’ll pass the turn-off for the Brink of the Upper Falls, which you visited before the South Rim Drive.

4. Take the North Rim Drive, which is mostly a one-way loop ending at Canyon Village. There is a spur road off of North Rim Drive that leads to Inspiration Point.

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