Icy spray, rocky cliffs, snows, and the plunging waters of the Yellowstone River color a scene with grey, blue, black and white at the Upper Falls.

The Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River plunge 109 feet, forming a veil of ice below. The falls can be seen in Yellowstone National Park about two miles south of Canyon Village, but the ice pillars and formations exist only in winter.

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Kelsey Dayton

Kelsey Dayton is a freelancer and the editor of Outdoors Unlimited, the magazine of the Outdoor Writers Association of America. She has worked as a reporter for the Gillette News-Record, Jackson Hole News&Guide...

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