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Tower Fall Overlook - Yellowstone National Park

Tower Fall is a 132-foot waterfall in the Tower-Roosevelt region of Yellowstone National Park.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 0.1 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
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Overview:  This popular waterfall on Tower Creek was named by members of the 1870 Washburn expedition. It first was called "Minaret Creek,... more »

Tips:  Hydrothermal features are fragile rarities of nature. Yellowstone preserves the largest collection of hydrothermal features on the... more »

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Points of Interest

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Hanging Valley

Like many of Yellowstone's waterfalls, Tower Fall began as a low ledge at the junction of two different bedrocks. Rock at the brink and underlying the fall is a tough volcanic breccia; the weaker downstream rock erodes faster. Where Tower Creek drops into space, imagine the missing streambed—a channel of softer rock long since worn... More

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