Kepler Cascades, Yellowstone National Park

#35 of 66 in Nature in Yellowstone National Park
Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Kepler Cascades plunge nearly 45 m (150 ft) over multiple, successive drops. A wooden lookout platform allows a closer look and nice photo opportunities. The falls are easily accessible from Old Faithful Village. The scent of pines and the calming sound of rushing water offer a pleasant break from sulfur fumes characteristic for this area dominated by geysers. Using our world travel planner, Yellowstone National Park attractions like Kepler Cascades can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Kepler cascades is definitely worth the visit when you go to Old Faithful! We stopped here on the way back toward the Tetons. The viewing area is a very short walk from the parking lot and offers a....  more »
  • Beautiful and worth the stop. It is an overlook with platform, so a good photo opportunity. What else can I say? It's a lovely waterfall in YNP!  more »
  • Kepler is just off the road to West Thumb about a mile and a half from Old Faithful. It is by far one of the nicest views of a waterfall within easy hiking distance of the geyser basin it is often missed as people head towards the Lake or Tetons. It truly is a nice stop on the road and near some really good hiking trails.
  • Nice spot to take a break and enjoy the lovely scenery. Very easy access from the parking spot, no stairs.

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