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Location: Yellowstone National Park, near Canyon, Park County
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Height: 109 ft.
Access:   car   nodog   wheelchair  
Distance: n/a
Elevation: 7700 ft.
Season: Apr-Sep
Lat/Long:44.71241, -110.50033
Directions:From Canyon, drive south on the Grand Loop Rd towards Fishing Bridge, to the signed turnoff for Artist Pt. Turn left and drive to the parking area for Uncle Toms Trail.

The Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River crashes through the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone a short distance upstream from the Lower Falls. At 109 ft. high, it is not as dramatic or inspiring as the Lower Falls, but is still nonetheless an incredible waterfall not to be missed.

There are not as many great viewpoints for Upper Yellowstone Falls. The best is from Uncle Toms Trail parking area. Walk to the canyon rim to the developed overlook. A better and closer view is available by walking on the trail upriver for a short 10-15 minutes, bringing you to an excellent overlook. Another interesting perspective of the Upper Falls can be found at the Brink of the Upper Falls trail, a short easy walk leading you to the top of the falls. This signed turnoff is off the Grand Loop Rd.

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Other waterfalls nearby:

Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River 0.42 miles
Crystal Falls 0.43 miles
Virginia Cascade 7.80 miles

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