Mystic Falls

Hiking from Biscuit Basin, this falls takes you along the Little Firehole River. Look for animals like foxes.

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Mystic Falls

Mystic Falls

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  • Type: Multi-tiered Cascade/Plunge
  • Height: 70 feet
  • Stream: Little Firehole River
  • Name, origin: Originally named by members of the second Hayden survey “Little Firehole Falls”. But was renamed for an unknown reason to Mystic Falls by members of the Hague parties of the USGS in 1885.1
  • Fun Facts: This area isn’t heavily traveled, but you will see some people. Watch for the birds in the area as you walk along the Little Firehole River. Enjoy the peace and tranquility.
  • Hike: This is a 2-mile roundtrip hike. The trail is moderately easy. The trailhead is located at the far end of Biscuit Basin.
  • Location: You will be hiking from the Biscuit Basin boardwalk, which is 1.8 miles north of Old Faithful or 14.2 miles south of Madison Junction. The basin is on the west side of Grand Loop Road.

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Navigate to: Introduction to Falls, Types of Falls or Waterfall Map

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1Whittlesey, L. H. (2006). Yellowstone Place Names. Gardiner, MT: Wonderland Publishing Company. Page 185.

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