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Gibbon Falls

Waterfalls are just one of the many types of water features within the Park. Please enjoy them and savor the peaceful feelings they generate.

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Gibbon Falls

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  • Type: Horsetail/fan
  • Height: 84 Feet
  • Stream: Gibbon River
  • Name, origin: By 1877 Gibbon Falls was know by that name, gotten from the river that it arises from.(1)
  • Fun Facts: For years the main tourist road passed on the east side of the falls, right side of this image.The drop s believed to go over part of the wall of the Yellowstone Caldera, which could be 640,000 years old.
  • Location: Located on the Grand Loop Road between Madison Junction and the Norris Geyser Basin. It is about 5 miles north and east from Madison Junction.

Navigate to: Firehole Falls or Kepler Cascades

(1)Whittlesey, L. H. (2006). Yellowstone Place Names. Gardiner, MT: Wonderland Publishing Company. Page 116.


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