Gibbon Falls

Gibbon Falls, Yellowstone National Park: Address, Phone Number, Gibbon Falls Reviews: 4.5/5

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Minnesota Traveler
Chanhassen, MN1,817 contributions
Perfect Overlook to Take it in
Aug 2020 • Family
Easy off the road parking and overlook. Cool views of the falls. highly recommend the short walk down from the parking area to full take in the falls.
Written 7 February 2021
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Zoom_Gotti
Henderson, NV1,279 contributions
Gibbon Falls Drops 84 Feet Alongside The Roadway
Sep 2020
This is one of my favorite way stations on the Yellowstone Circle. If you're just entering from the south or west, it's a good chance you might bypass the turnoff because of its nearness to Madison Junction and your probable haste to get on with your driving. The parking area will be on your right in this direction and easy to access. Sometimes it fills up during peak hours, but traffic flows out rather quickly. Begin your brief tour by walking on the pathway south from the parking. Most people will congregate toward the midpoint of the walkway which roughly shows you a top profile of the falls. It's nice and drops about 85 feet or so. But keep walking to the end of the path. Views open up as you get toward the end. Better photo shots and selfies from here. There are some opportunities to sit here for a while, but it's not really a place to picnic. If you're heading north, it's an easy pull out from the parking. But, going southerly, take care. Traffic is coming pretty fast around the curve.
Written 14 October 2020
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themolitors
Bothell, WA312 contributions
A Super Pit Stop!
Sep 2020
We sort of pulled into the Gibbon Falls parking lot out of necessity. A backup on the road (somewhere up ahead a bison decided to lay down on the highway and take a nap) had traffic at a crawl and with nature calling a pit stop was in order. But what a discovery!

The falls are quite photogenic and their orientation lend them to some good photos. The trail along the road gives you a variety of different perspectives of the falls and the Gibbon River. We actually stopped here more than once to take in the scenery. My own impression is that the falls are very underrated, this is one of Yellowstone's gems.

This is a great "first stop" if you're driving up to Mammoth Falls or the Norris Geyser Basin. But if you're answering the call of nature keep in mind, the facilities are much smaller than the line most times.
Written 11 October 2020
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db7477
Carlsbad, CA2,199 contributions
Good place to stop
Sep 2020 • Couples
This is a convenient place to stop between Madison and Norris to use the facilities and walk to see a lovely waterfall. This was our first view of a Yellowstone waterfall and it did not disappoint.
Written 4 October 2020
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phat_dawg_21
Alpharetta, GA9,548 contributions
Another pretty falls
Sep 2020
This was another quick stop along the Grand Loop Road.

We had a short wait for a parking space, but turnover in the lot was fast, since this is only a 15 minute stop.
Written 2 October 2020
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ccrowe3
Lakeside, CA478 contributions
Easily accessed on the Grand Circe road
Sep 2020
Gibbon Falls is right along the road between Madison and Norris. You can't miss it and it's worth the effort even though parking could be an issue.
Written 30 September 2020
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LiketoeatCincinnati
Cincinnati, OH2,312 contributions
Nice Falls Just Off Road
Sep 2020 • Couples
The falls are just off the road and a short walk gets you nice views of the falls and surrounding area. It is not too far from Mammoth.
Written 24 September 2020
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sharonp0124
Troutville, Virginia, United States41 contributions
Nice overlook
Sep 2020
I would love to see it in spring with water rushing over it. It was beautiful even now when water is low.
Written 19 September 2020
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SaltyKansan
Kansas1,318 contributions
Decent, accessible beauty
Sep 2020 • Couples
This waterfall is uniquely beautiful as is the vista to the river below. The angle is a bit difficult from the viewing area, but doable all from sidewalks without changing levels. The restroom facility was a one holer, so expect a line if during any normal time. A great Quickstop from Old Faithful to mammoth.
Written 17 September 2020
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LaurenEA91
Chadds Ford, PA281 contributions
Nice Waterfall
Sep 2020 • Couples
This is a great place to see a nice waterfall and stretch your legs for a bit. Wasn't too crowded and there is a bathroom. The whole area is very picturesque.
Written 15 September 2020
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