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Moose Falls, Yellowstone National Park

#38 of 66 in Nature in Yellowstone National Park
Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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. 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.

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  • This location has two pullouts just to the north side of the bridge. The walkway is to the east side. The first part is gradual and less than 1000 yards. That will take you to where you can see the...  more »
  • It took us four visits to Yellowstone over five years before we finally stumbled across this little gem near the southern entrance to the park. This year we specifically tried to find places away...  more »
  • Beautiful waterfall that’s not far from the road. Missed it the first time and had to turn around because there is no sign that says moose falls. The marking says crawfish creek.
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