Upper Falls

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Upper Falls

Upper Falls

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  • 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: You can view the falls from several locations. Each gives you a different perspective of it and the Yellowstone River's power and glory.
  • Location: The east side of the Grand Loop Road, just a short distance from Canyon Junction.

Upper Falls

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

Navigate to: Undine Falls or Virginia Cascades

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

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