Cave Falls

Cave Falls was an impressively wide waterfall spanning 250ft across the Falls River well downstream from its confluence with the Bechler River. Even though it was said to be only 20ft tall…

“Cascade Creek Falls”

“Cascade Creek Falls” was a name I made up for this waterfall (hence the quotes) as it was one that I never expected to see. You see, when I did the the hike to the neighboring Terraced Falls…

Union Falls and Ouzel Pool

Union Falls had to have been my favorite waterfall in Yellowstone National Park besides the powerful Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River. It had been frequently described as the most beautiful…

Crecelius Cascade

Crecelius Cascade was a roadside waterfall that we managed to miss on our first visit to Yellowstone National Park back in June 2004. It consisted of a smaller pair of cascades dropping in…

Hidden Falls

Hidden Falls was a satisfying 75-100ft waterfall at the far end of the scenic Jenny Lake, which fronted the signature skyline of the Grand Teton Range. To our knowledge, this was the most…

Wilderness Falls and Columbine Falls

The Wilderness Falls and Columbine Falls (also called the Columbine Cascade) were a pair of prominent waterfalls that left us wanting more as the views were quite distant as you can see…

Other Grand Tetons Waterfalls

The other Grand Tetons Waterfalls encompasses all the other waterfalls we’ve seen that we determined were merely ephemeral cascades and not really worthy of singling them out…

Wraith Falls

Wraith Falls appeared to us like the way an apparition might appear hovering against a cliff. I wasn’t sure if we thought this way because of the name of the falls or if it was because…

Undine Falls

Undine Falls (pronounced “UHN-deen”) was one of the easier waterfalls to experience in Yellowstone National Park. Indeed, it didn’t get much easier than pulling up to the large roadside pullout…

Lost Creek Falls (Lost Falls)

Lost Creek Falls was a light-flowing 40ft waterfall that sat quietly in a shadowy forest and mini-canyon right behind the Roosevelt Lodge. Its wispy flow suggested…

Barronette Peak Waterfalls

The Barronette Peak Waterfalls can be found on the cliffs of Barronette Peak. However, the waterfalls are primarily of the temporary ephemeral variety and the peak…

Tower Fall

Tower Fall is a beautiful 132ft waterfall that got its name from the tower formations watching over it. In the morning, you can see rainbows in its mist adding to the…

Rustic Falls

Rustic Falls was an interesting little 47ft roadside waterfall that rippled over a basalt cliff giving the falls a distinctive texture and character to it. It also had somewhat of an unusual fan…

Osprey Falls

Osprey Falls is an attractive 150ft waterfall nestled deep inside the steep and rugged Sheepeater Canyon on the Gardiner River. Getting to the falls used to be…

Lower Falls (of the Yellowstone River)

The Lower Falls (of the Yellowstone River) was by far the most popular waterfall in Yellowstone National Park, and it could very well be the park’s signature waterfall. It majestically…

Upper Falls (of the Yellowstone River)

Upper Falls was the other major waterfall that we saw on the Yellowstone River. We thought it tended to be overshadowed by the Lower Falls further downstream because…

Crystal Falls

Crystal Falls was an impressive 129ft waterfall that we could imagine would be easily overlooked by its powerful neighbors on the Yellowstone River – Lower and Upper Falls…

Silver Cord Cascade

Silver Cord Cascade (I’ve also seen it spelled Silver Chord Cascade) was one of the seemingly lesser known waterfalls (at least compared to the waterfalls closer to the main roads further to the west)

Virginia Cascade

Virginia Cascade was an attractive cascade that tumbled noticeably on the Gibbon River in a densely forested canyon. It was said to have a drop of 60ft, and since it was on the Gibbon River…

Kepler Cascades

The Kepler Cascades was probably the easiest waterfall of this magnitude that we were able to visit within Yellowstone National Park. The lookout platform was pretty much right next to the…