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Little 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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Little Gibbon Falls

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  • Type: Cascade
  • Height: 25 Feet
  • Stream: Gibbon River
  • Name, origin: Around 1920 it was renamed from “Upper Falls of the Gibbon” to Little Gibbon Falls. It was renamed by fish researcher John Seamans in 1939 because it resembled the larger Gibbon Falls, which is located downstream.(1)
  • Fun Facts: You are walking through the Virginia Meadows, a peaceful walk. Watch for the birds and other animal life as you walk.
  • Location: Parking is on the south side of the road, the trail head is beside a small sign on the north side of the road. The hike is 1 mile out. You can continue walking for 1.5 miles to Wolf Lake.

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Navigate to: Lewis Falls or Lower Falls

(1)Whittlesey, L. H. (2006). Yellowstone Place Names. Gardiner, MT: Wonderland Publishing Company. Page 154.


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