Upper Falls

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Upper 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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Upper Falls

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Description

  • Type: Plunge
  • Height: 109 feet
  • Stream: Yellowstone River
  • Name, origin: The Upper Falls was first referred to as the "upper falls" by members of the 1869 Folsom party.(1)
  • Fun Facts: There are several locations that the falls can be viewed from. Each gives you a different perspective of it and the Yellowstone River's power and glory.
  • Location: East side of the Grand Loop Road just before coming to Canyon Junction.

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Navigate to: Undine Falls or Virginia Cascades

(1)Whittlesey, L. H. (2006). Yellowstone Place Names. Gardiner, MT: Wonderland Publishing Company. Page 258.

 

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