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Seasonal only

This is a seasonal fall, flowing only really between April and May. It flows in a thin ribbon down... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Belgo96
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Australia
Tallest uninterrupted waterfall in U.S.

We stopped along the road to check out El Capitan. There was a small, insignificant waterfall, at... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2016
NeoWasHere
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Frederick, Maryland
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This world famous waterfall is considered to be the tallest on the planet.
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15 Apr 2018
“Seasonal only”
1 Jun 2016
“Tallest uninterrupted waterfall in U.S.”
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

This is a seasonal fall, flowing only really between April and May. It flows in a thin ribbon down the side of the west cliff of El Capitan. You have to know where to look for it because it isn't a huge visual impact fall...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2016

We stopped along the road to check out El Capitan. There was a small, insignificant waterfall, at least compared to Bridalveil Falls, just to the west of it that we didn't really pay much attention. It turns out to be the longest single-drop waterfall in...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2015

It is a tiny thin sliver of a waterfall in early June especially after a light snowfall year. But it was a challenge to find it so glad we saw it.

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Reviewed April 4, 2012

While it may have the extremes mentioned by reviewers below, it does not measure up to the other sights surrounding it. The rocks of El Capitan, Half Dome, Cathedral, Glacier Point and the Three Brothers as well as Bridalveil and Yosemite Falls are simply so...More

1  Thank Grover R
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Reviewed January 3, 2012

When you visit the Valley during peak run-off, Ribbon is worth a good look. It would rank very highly on waterfall height lists, if it wasn't seasonal. But if you are lucky enough to be in the Valley on peak run-off days, look for the...More

2  Thank L1NK
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Reviewed February 28, 2011

Many visitors to Yosemite miss seeing this waterfall, usually for one of two reasons. One reason is that is is a highly seasonal fall, flowing mainly in the springtime. It drains a relatively small area, so when the melted snow from that area runs out,...More

4  Thank sunrisesandiego
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Reviewed June 30, 2008

This is not really an attraction to look for. First of all, you probably won't see it because there is hardly any water in it. I went when the water was flowing in all the other waterfalls and had a hard time spotting it. It...More

Thank kochx205
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