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3 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)

~300 (+)

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Tower Falls & the Yellowstone River Trail

Wyoming | Yellowstone

  • Tower Falls in Yellowstone National Park.

Activities & Features


The trail to Tower Falls is a beautiful kid friendly hike in Yellowstone National Park. Tower Falls is a near vertical waterfall that dumps water more than 130 ft. Once hikers are done taking in Tower Falls majesty, head down the Yellowstone River Trail and get an up close look at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and it's sheer cliffs. The distance is what you want, you can cut it shorter if you are traveling with small children or take your time and head down the trail a little further if you like! There is camping throughout Yellowstone National Park.

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Contact: Yellowstone National Park PO Box 168 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190

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