Mystic Falls

Yellowstone National Park, WY - 82190
Type: Waterfalls
(307) 344-7381

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Mystic Falls is a stunning natural attraction located within the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. It is one of the most iconic waterfalls in the park, renowned for its breathtaking beauty and ethereal ambiance.

Mystic Falls is formed by the waters of the Little Firehole River as it cascades over a series of terraces and rocky outcrops. The waterfall plunges approximately 70 feet (21 meters) into a picturesque pool below, surrounded by lush greenery and colorful wildflowers.

The name "Mystic Falls" aptly captures the enchanting and mystical quality of the waterfall, especially when viewed in the soft light of dawn or dusk. Visitors to Mystic Falls can embark on a scenic hike along the Mystic Falls Trail, which winds through a pristine forested landscape and offers stunning vistas of the surrounding canyon and geothermal features.

The trail to Mystic Falls is moderately challenging, with some elevation gain and rocky terrain, but the effort is rewarded with unforgettable views and the soothing sound of rushing water. Along the way, hikers may encounter wildlife such as elk, deer, and various bird species, adding to the enchantment of the experience.

Mystic Falls is especially captivating during the spring and early summer when the surrounding vegetation is lush and vibrant, and the waterfall is at its fullest. However, it retains its allure throughout the year, offering visitors a tranquil and rejuvenating escape into the natural beauty of Yellowstone National Park.

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