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Upper Geyser Basin

Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
307-344-7381
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers
Description: Most of the geysers in Yellowstone Park can be found here.
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Nm_roadrunner
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Another can't miss in Yellowstone. It's highly worthwhile to do the entire boardwalk in Upper Geyser Basin. There's so much to see!

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Apopka, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Make sure you stop by this Geyser Basin and you will not be surprised. The colors are magnificient and plenty of photo opportunities.

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Burgess Hill
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The walkways out above the geysers are really good, the colours of the rock and the geysers all spouting is great to watch. I always think this is one of the nicest areas in the park. Really makes you think about what is going on under your feet.

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Southington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Amazing features abound in this section of the park. I can't believe how many people never venture past Old Faithful, they are truly missing the best parts. If you are like our family and do not like crowds, a short hike to Solitary Geyser leave the masses behind and offers a quiet view of an active geyser.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Our family visited Yellowstone National Park on July 5, 2014 and it was stunning! There are so many cool things to see. Geysers, mud volcanos, dragon breath, painted pots, etc, but the smell might set you back.

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minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The kids got a good feel of the geology from this short walk. Fun to watch their reaction as they notice the bison poo just off the walkway.

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knoxville, tn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The upper geyser basin has so much to offer. We got to see Old Faithful, Grand and Lion all go off while we were there. Don't just see Old Faithful. Walk around all of the upper basin and revel in the amazing parts of our earth.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

So many people just go to Old Faithful geyser and leave but there is so much more to Yellowstone Park! A one hour walk around the Upper Geyser basin will fill you with so much awe and wonder about our planet and how it works. There are so many other geysers to see plus springs, pools, mudpots, steamy vents, and... More

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We walked the boardwalks after seeing Old Faithful and were extremely surprised at how many different geothermal features there were in this area. It was fascinating to see all the different colors and sizes! We would have loved to spend more time out here, but unfortunately it started to rain and a fog covered the top of the springs so... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

One of the best areas to see a lot of geysers and pools in all of Yellowstone. I believe it may even be the biggest geyser basin in the world in terms of thermal features. On my trip we got to see so many geysers erupt I can’t even count them. Take at least a day to spend walking all... More

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