Tag Archive: Waterfall

Sep 29

Firehole Cascades: Yellowstone National Park


Firehole Cascades is a twenty-foot drop off the Firehole River.  A small raging cascade that makes a nice little conclusion to the Firehole Canyon Drive.  Located along the canyon drive the Firehole Cascades is just another of the many roadside waterfalls that can be found in Yellowstone National Park. Located just south from Madison and …

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Sep 22

Crecelius Cascade: Yellowstone National Park


Crecelius Cascade is one of the many unmarked waterfalls found in Yellowstone National Park.  In fact, some have said that Yellowstone has the most waterfalls per square miles in the world.  With over 300 waterfalls and counting many of them unnamed and off any marked trails Yellowstone is a waterfall hunter’s paradise.  Crecelius Cascade like …

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Sep 20

Firehole Falls: Yellowstone National Parks


Firehole Falls is a small scenic roadside waterfall in Yellowstone National Park.  Located on the 2-mile one way Firehole Canyon Drive.  This off the main road waterfall is quick stop that can turn to a much longer adventure.  The Firehole Canyon Drive is home to one of the two park sanctioned swimming holes.  The swimming …

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Sep 13

Artist Point: Yellowstone National Park


One of the grand sights of Yellowstone National Park can be seen at Artist Point.  The famous overlook that countless number of families have used for a family photo backdrop.  There is a good reason for that.  The marquee overlook of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone features the 308 foot Lower Falls as its …

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Sep 04

Upper Falls: Yellowstone National Park


Upper Falls is one of two major waterfalls on the Yellowstone River.  Not as tall or spectacular as Lower Falls.  However, that is like saying the first time you saw rainbow is not as awe inspiring as the next.  Still an incredible sight after any storm.  Just like Upper Falls will always be a beautiful …

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Aug 25

Brink of Lower Falls Trail: Yellowstone National Park


Water is a powerful force.  There is no better place in Yellowstone National Park to see mother nature’s power in action than at the overlook on the Brink of Lower Falls Trail.  Feeling the energy.  Peering over the ledge see the raging river plunge hundreds of feet to the canyon below.  It is a pretty …

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Aug 23

Undine Falls: Yellowstone National Park


One of the more creatively named waterfalls in Yellowstone National Park is Undine Falls.  Pronounced un deen this waterfall was named for the wise female water spirits found in German mythology.  Legend has it that these lady nymphs lived around forest pools and waterfalls.  They lack a soul and in order to attain one they …

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Aug 20

Tower Falls: Yellowstone National Park


The view of Tower Falls is bittersweet. It is still a nice and very popular waterfall in Yellowstone.  However, just seeing it from the overlook leaves a sour taste in my mouth.  I have seen the wonderful pictures taken at its base that chances are I will never be able to feast upon with my …

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Aug 10

Virginia Cascades: Yellowstone National Park


Virginia Cascades is a drive by waterfall.  Which I literally mean because that is exactly what we did when trying to visit it.  Located just around a mile from Norris on the way to Canyon is the two and half mile one-way dirt road.  It is narrow but lightly trafficked with cliff steep drop-offs on …

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Aug 06

Kepler Cascades: Yellowstone National Park


Kepler Cascades is a gorgeous roadside waterfall.  Conveniently located just a few miles south of Old Faithful on the way to West Thumb.  A short ten-minute stop for a large cascading waterfall count me in.  Kepler Cascades drops roughly 100 feet over a series of falls with the largest drop around 50 feet.  No it …

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