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It is a fairly easy walk to see the fall - if you stand in the corner and look towards it. There... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Greenville, SC
Stop Along East Side Drive

Tower Falls is a good place to stop along the east side drive. The walk to the falls is short and... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Honolulu, Hawaii
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A scenic waterfall tumbling into the Yellowstone River.
Yellowstone National Park, WY
+1 307-334-7381
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 28, 2014

On Grand Loop Road, southeast of Roosevelt Lodge, park at the Tower general store lot and walk the short, tenth of a mile to Tower Fall Overlook. Interesting rocks provide the backdrop for the Tower fall. Beyond the overlook, a 1/3 mile trail offers nice...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed December 14, 2014

The Tower Falls are nice. It's a very short walk from the parking lot. But it's not amazing. So if you are prioritizing your time in the park then I would skip it. But if you are driving by and have 5 minutes, take a...More

4  Thank lysmekah
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little out of the way of many park visitors, this is a very accessible view of a gorgeous 40 meter fall. Sad park has yet to reopen trail to creekside view, it’s been decades now. But between the minarets at the brink, the jointed...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice waterfall, a few hundred feet from parking lot on paved surface. You cannot see 100% of falls unless you hike to bottom, however it is still a great view without hiking down. The store was already closed for the season when we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow - loved the hoodoos next to the falls and to read about the geology and formations. Lots of water flowing today and the snow was an added bonus

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way from Mammoth Springs heading toward Canyon Junction. Another gem on our Yellowstone visit, this waterfall is reported to be as tall as Niagara Falls. Although vegetation covers the bottom portion, the waterfall is still stunning in sight and sound....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a fairly easy walk to see the fall - if you stand in the corner and look towards it. There is also a path beyond this area that takes you down to the water. Some beautiful views here, but you can't see the...More

Thank PTOGreer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tower Fall in Yellowstone National Park isn't to be compared to the great waterfalls of the world, like Niagara Falls or Yosemite Falls or Angel Falls or Victoria Falls, but it isn't to be dismissed. In the grand scheme of things, it isn't one of...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Tower Falls is a good place to stop along the east side drive. The walk to the falls is short and fairly level. The interesting feature is the stone towers beside the falls. It is definitely worth short stop.

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Was very disappointed to find that you can no longer get to the bottom of the falls. You used to be able to take the trail all the way to the very bottom of the falls which is where you get the full impact of...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed October 1, 2018

These are very nice falls, though they may not measure up to others in the park. Still worth a visit. Easily accessible, via a very short walk from the parking area. There is a small general store here, which was closed when we visited in...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed September 29, 2018

There is nothing in yellowstone that disappointed me. In the fall the colors are glorious and add water you have a great picture.

Thank D H
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August 24, 2018|
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Response from Lori H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with above. Tower Falls is viewed from afar at a nice well designed walk to view. We are also in our 60s and did a lot of hiking on our own without the bear spray however it was July NOT September. The trails are... More
Lynn P
December 15, 2016|
Response from Momrat3 | Reviewed this property |
There is a large-ish boulder at the lip, and the water pours around it. I don't know if it's the same boulder you saw, and I can't put a picture here. But there are other photos posted in September 2016 by TripAdvisor folks... More