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Upper Geyser Basin

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Address: Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone Number: 307-344-7381
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Most of the geysers in Yellowstone Park can be found here.

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So Cool Doing This Loop to See all the Geysers

What a great place to stop in your drive in the park. Dozens of small springs and geysers to check out of all types and temperatures. It's an easy walk if a bit crowded. You... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
ClintPage
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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302 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great place to stop in your drive in the park. Dozens of small springs and geysers to check out of all types and temperatures. It's an easy walk if a bit crowded. You really get a sense of the power of Mother Nature and the variety of geysers and springs. So neat.

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Butler, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went w/family (all adults (7) ,one child) and stayed at Snow Lodge after snow coach ride in/out. Snow shoed and hiked all the geysers we could --which I think were all the ones on trails, around the river (s) and some back country--off beaten path. Could not see as much color as summer--fog, cold (very cold) but they were still... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Definitely take the extra time to hike up the Upper Geyser Basin Trail loop. Far too many hot spring pools to mention. Worth the elbow (knee) grease it takes to do the fairly short ascent!

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Redmond, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great place to visit! It was a beautiful place and there were "rainbows" in the ground all over the place! Definitely bring a camera! It was truly a glory!

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Burien, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third visit to the Old Faithful Snow Lodge in winter. This time we spent six nights and did no tours. Was wonderful walking around the geyser basin.We headed out at the crack of dawn. Sometimes we did not see anyone for the first two or three hours--mostly people go on tours. One night we had a foot... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked with a group around the upper geyser basin out to Morning Glory pool and back, then came out by myself for another hour or more later to Crested pool and back. It was cloudy, a bummer for picture taking as the pool colors were muted, but the basin is nevertheless one of the world's great wonders (as is... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such an interesting place, it make you wonder if your not on another planet. Very unusual colors ,smells, and sights

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this trip with my boyfriend's family and it was extremely beautiful. It was about 20 of us. Loved it!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walk, snow ski or snow shoe. This is a great loop full of geothermal features. An absolute must see. Do this to avoid the mad rush of snowmobiles from 11 AM to 2 PM at the Snow Lodge.

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Florissant, Missouri, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many features to see on the walk around this area (behind Old Faithful). We were unimpressed by Old Faithful's eruption, but on my hike I saw Grand Geyser erupt, and it was very impressive. Lasted forever too. Make sure you get the schedule of expected eruptions before you visit the park each day and then try to time your visits... More 

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