Yahoo Falls

Yahoo Falls

©One Man's Adventure

It is publicly noted that Yahoo Falls is 113 feet tall.  I have no idea how the park service got that measurement, how old that measurement is and how they measured it.  I measured this falls quite a few times, using several different methods and I am being generous with the 108' tall measurement.  That is to the bottom of that rock on the top left of the crest of the waterfall.  I disagree that this falls is 113' tall, and that is an incorrect measurement/information.

Name Yahoo Falls
Watercourse A Branch of Yahoo Creek
Height of Falls 108
Width of Falls 4
# of Drops 1
Type of Falls Plunge
Upper Rock Layer Alvy Creek Formation: Shale | siltstone | sandstone | coal
Lower Rock Layer Paragon Formation: Clay shale | limestone | sandstone | siltstone
 Watershed Size (Acres) 303
 Watershed Size (Sq Miles) 0
Area of Face of Falls  432
Status Confirmed
Latitude 36.77222847
Longitude -84.51941121
Elevation 801.6
Land Owner USDA
Name of Land Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area
County McCreary
Azimuth -
Submitted by Christopher Morris

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