Moose Falls

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Moose Falls
Location Yellowstone National Park, Teton County, Wyoming
Coordinates 44°09′08″N 110°40′20″W / 44.15222°N 110.67222°W / 44.15222; -110.67222 (Moose Falls)Coordinates: 44°09′08″N 110°40′20″W / 44.15222°N 110.67222°W / 44.15222; -110.67222 (Moose Falls)[1]
Type Plunge
Total height 30 feet (9.1 m)
Watercourse Crawfish Creek

Moose Falls (height 30 feet (9.1 m)) is a plunge type waterfall on Crawfish Creek in Yellowstone National Park. The waterfall was named in 1885 by members of the Arnold Hague Geologic Survey for the plentiful moose found in the southern sections of the park.[2] The falls are just 75 yards (69 m) west of south entrance road via an easy trail that begins 1.2 miles (1.9 km) north of the south entrance station.

Images of Moose Falls
Close up of Moose Falls 
Brink, 1977 

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Moose Falls". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Whittlesey, Lee (1996). Yellowstone Place Names. Gardiner, MT: Wonderland Publishing Company. p. 174. ISBN 1-59971-716-6.