Great Falls of the Yellow-Stone, Yellowstone National Park chromolithograph c. 1880. Showing Lower Yellowstone River Falls the most famous waterfall in Yellowstone National Park with an impressive 308-foot drop. Native Americans have lived in the Yellowstone region for at least 11,000 years. Here we see a family of Native Americans in the lower left area of the scene enjoying the dramatic view of the falls from across the valley. Established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872 Yellowstone was the first national park in the U.S. and is widely held to be the first national park in the world. This rare print of Yellow -Stone Falls is linen backed in good condition with a crack in the lower left corner.