Yellowstone National Park Scenic Drives Locator Map
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Norris Junction
The Grand Loop Road goes three ways from Norris Junction. The Madison to Norris section heads south. The Norris to Mammoth section goes north. A side road to the west leads immediately to the Norris Geyser Basin. The Norris to Canyon section goes east, as described below.
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Norris Picnic Area
The road passes by the Norris Picnic Area.
Virginia Cascades in Yellowstone National Park
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Virginia Cascades Drive entrance
The road goes by the entrance to the one-way Virginia Cascades Drive. This road leads to a view of a 60 foot cascade on the Gibbon River.
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Ice Lake Trailhead
The road passes by the parking area for the Ice Lake Trailhead. This is an easy dayhike of a little over two miles, which includes a view of Little Gibbon Falls, a 25 foot waterfall on the Gibbon River, along the way.
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Virginia Cascades Drive exit
A road appears on the right. This is the exit of the one-way Virginia Cascades Drive, do not enter.
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Cygnet Lakes Trailhead
The road goes by the parking area for the Cygnet Lakes Trailhead. This is a moderate dayhike of about 4 miles to a remote area of the park.
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Grebe Lake Trailhead
The road passes by the parking area for the Grebe Lake Trailhead. This is a relatively easy 3 mile hike to the 136 acre Grebe Lake.
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Cascade Creek Trailhead
The road goes by the parking area for the Cascade Creek Trailhead. This is another route to Cascade Lake, but receives a lot of horse traffic. The Cascade Lake Trail accessed from the Tower to Canyon section is probably the better route.
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Canyon Junction
The road arrives at Canyon Junction. A right turn enters the Canyon to Fishing Bridge section. A left turn enters the Tower to Canyon section. Straight ahead is Canyon Village and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone Area.

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