Artist Point

Top choice viewpoint in Yellowstone National Park

Artist Point is probably the most famous of the canyon’s viewpoints, offering a long overview of the Lower Falls and canyon. It was not, as many people assume, named for the spot where Thomas Moran sketched his famous landscape of the falls, a copy of which is on display in the Canyon Visitor Education Center. It was actually named by the park photographer FJ Haynes for its superlative scenic views.