Posted: Jun 20, 2013 11:59 AM
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - A popular Yellowstone National Park viewpoint is temporarily closed for safety concerns.
The last two tiers of stairs leading to the viewing platform at Inspiration Point, along the North Rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, have deteriorated, according to a news release from the park. Due to concerns of visitor safety, the lower section of steps and the viewing platform are temporarily closed.
Park staff members are assessing the damage to determine how to repair or replace the stairway and platform.
It is not yet known when the area will reopen.