List of waterfalls in Yellowstone National Park

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Lower Yellowstone Falls

Yellowstone National Park contains at least 45 named waterfalls and cascades, and hundreds more unnamed, even undiscovered waterfalls over 15 feet (4.6 m) high. The highest plunge type waterfall in the park is the lower Falls of Yellowstone Falls at 308 feet (94 m). The highest horsetail type is Silver Cord Cascade at 1,200 feet (370 m).


Northwest quadrant[1][edit]

Northeast quadrant[9][edit]

Southwest quadrant[15][edit]

Southeast quadrant[38][edit]

  • Crecelius Cascade, 75 feet (23 m), Eleanor Lake

Further reading[edit]

  • Barber, John F. (1984). Ribbons of water : the waterfalls and cascades of Yellowstone National Park. ISBN 0-934948-05-4. 
  • Whittlesey, Lee (1988). Yellowstone Place Names. Helena, MT: Montana Historical Society Press. ISBN 0-917298-15-2. 
  • Maynard, Charles (1996). Waterfalls of Yellowstone National Park. Panther Press. ISBN 1-887205-06-3. 
  • Rubenstein, Paul (2000). The guide to Yellowstone waterfalls and their discovery. ISBN 1-56579-351-X. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ National Geographic Maps (2008). Trails Illustrated-Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park (303) (Map). 1:63360 (Revised ed.). ISBN 1-56695-304-9.
  2. ^ "Firehole Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ "Gibbon Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ "Osprey Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  5. ^ "Undine Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  6. ^ "Rustic Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  7. ^ "Virginia Cascades". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  8. ^ "Wraith Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  9. ^ National Geographic Maps (2008). Trails Illustrated-Tower/Canyon, Yellowstone National Park (304) (Map). 1:63360 (Revised ed.). ISBN 1-56695-435-5.
  10. ^ "Crystal Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  11. ^ "Knowles Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  12. ^ "Silver Cord Cascade". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  13. ^ "Upper Yellowstone Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  14. ^ "Lower Yellowstone Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  15. ^ National Geographic Maps (2008). Trails Illustrated-Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park (302) (Map). 1:63360 (Revised ed.). ISBN 1-56695-433-9.
  16. ^ "Albright Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  17. ^ "Cave Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  18. ^ "Bechler River". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  19. ^ "Cascades of the Firehole". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  20. ^ "Colonnade Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  21. ^ "Dunanda Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  22. ^ "Fairy Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  23. ^ "Fern Cascades". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  24. ^ "Gwinna Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  25. ^ "Iris Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  26. ^ "Kepler Cascades". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  27. ^ "Lewis Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  28. ^ "Lily Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  29. ^ "Moose Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  30. ^ "Mystic Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  31. ^ "Ouzel Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  32. ^ "Quiver Cascade". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  33. ^ "Ragged Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  34. ^ "Tempe Cascade". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  35. ^ "Terraced Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  36. ^ "Union Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  37. ^ "Wahhi Falls". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  38. ^ National Geographic Maps (2003). Trails Illustrated-Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park (305) (Map). 1:63360 (Revised ed.). ISBN 1-56695-361-8.