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Upper Mesa Falls very scenic. With the ramps great views of falls could be had without a lot of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Philadelphia, Tennessee
Fabulous views of the falls!

The drive on the Mesa Falls Scenic Parkway to get to the upper falls was actually quite nice as it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mishawaka, Indiana
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46 Highway 20, Ashton, ID 83420
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Reviewed yesterday

Upper Mesa Falls very scenic. With the ramps great views of falls could be had without a lot of effort. We viewed Lower Mesa Falls from a distant overlook a ways off but a clear look at Falls. If you are in this area, do...More

Thank webbfoot
Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive on the Mesa Falls Scenic Parkway to get to the upper falls was actually quite nice as it is all range land - don't be surprised to see cattle right by the road. The short walk to get to the falls is not...More

Thank tal5418
Reviewed 1 week ago

That was the reaction to everyone in our group. Staying in Yellowstone, we took a drive to see Mesa Falls and it was worth taking the time. It was like a smaller version of Niagara Falls! Just a short walk from the parking area, there...More

Thank Owenthomas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mesa falls were beautiful. Very easy to walk to using a lot of steps. Not to use with a stroller. Worth the walk. Not difficult at all.

Thank feagles11
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was well worth the drive and the short hike. Hubby took the longer hike and loved it. I am recovering from chemo and could not make the longer hike, but had a beautiful Place to wait for him. Would like to bring the family...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this scenic drive listed in our guide books, and enjoyed the whole experience: the drive up Rte. 47 from Ashton, and the great views of both the Upper and Lower Falls.

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little sidetrip did it. Only foru people at the falls and it was ours. Wort of the tiny sideroads off main highway!

Thank Irma W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While just checking out back roads in the area, we came across a sign for the falls and thought why not. We were amazed to find such majestic falls. Be sure to check out both the upper and lower falls.

Thank ckm53snow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just a short drive from Island Park, we visited Mesa Falls. A divergence from Yellowstone National Park for a day. Very beautiful scenery.

1  Thank debbiekkelly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to take the Mesa Scenic Byway as a route to Grand Teton. This involved taking in the falls, but as this was mid September I really wasn’t expecting much. However we were pleasantly surprised by both the amount of water in the falls and...More

Thank RoverP
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23 January 2018|
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Response from Natsharudy | Reviewed this property |
We just drove there and parked. I had a senior pass.
24 July 2017|
Response from helenandpaul13 | Reviewed this property |
The visitor Centre is only a short walk from the falls, which can be accessed down a wooden stepped walkway. It only takes a couple of minutes. However, there is a charge for parking your car here. If you see my review... More