Grand Canyon Of Yellowstone - Lower Falls - John Santoro Photography
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Grand Canyon Of Yellowstone - Lower Falls

The Grand Canyon Of Yellowstone is the most breathtaking sight inside Yellowstone Park. Twenty miles long, the canyon is up to 4,000-feet wide and 1,200-feet deep in places. From several vantage points, you can view Lower Falls plunging steeply into the canyon 308 feet, or the Upper Falls tumbling 109 feet. 

According to yellowstonepark.com, "...way back in 1870, a member of the Washburn party, Mr. N.P. Langford described the Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone in this way: 'A grander scene than the lower cataract of the Yellowstone was never witnessed by mortal eyes.' ”

At 308 feet, the Lower Falls is the tallest waterfall in Yellowstone National Park. In terms of height alone, it’s more than twice the size of Niagara Falls. The amount of water flowing over the falls varies greatly depending on the season. At peak runoff times in the spring, 63,500 gal/sec flow over the falls..."


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