Undine Falls

Beautiful falls. I always check above the falls to see if there are any pronghorns in the meadows above.

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Undine Falls

Undine Falls

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  • Type: Three-tiered Plunge/Fan
  • Height: 60 Feet
  • Stream: Lava Creek
  • Name, origin: Named in 1885 by geologist Arnold Hague for the mythological water nymphs. In German folklore, undines were wise, usually female, water spirits that could acquire a soul by marrying a mortal man and bearing children. Undines lived in and around waterfalls such as Undine Falls.1
  • Fun Facts: Pronounced (UN deen)
  • Location: Four (4) miles east of Mammoth Hot Springs on the north side of the road. A large parking lot is there, and the viewing area is just steps away.

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

Navigate to: Tower Falls or Upper Falls

1Whittlesey, L. H. (2006). Yellowstone Place Names. Gardiner, MT: Wonderland Publishing Company. Page 257.

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