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South Rim Drive exit
The exit of the one-way South Rim Drive is on the left.
Upper Fall side road
A side road on the left leads to a viewpoint of the Upper Falls of the Yellowstone. More views can be had of the falls from points along the South Rim Drive and North Rim Drive.
South Rim Drive entrance
The entrance of the one-way South Rim Drive is on the left.
Mary Mountain Trailhead
The road passes by the parking area for the Mary Mountain Trailhead. This is a starting point for several hikes of varying lengthes.
Yellowstone River views
On the left is a pullout that provides a great view of the Yellowstone River snaking its way through the meadow below.
Mud Volcano Thermal Area
The road goes by a parking area for the Mud Volcano Thermal Area. This is a fascinating area filled with some of the more unusual thermal features in the park.
Nez Perce Ford Picnic Area
The road passes by the Nez Perce Ford Picnic Area. The Cascade Picnic Area is shortly beyond it, and is followed by yet another, the LeHardy Picnic Area.
A pullout provides access to LeHardy's Rapids.
Fishing Bridge Junction