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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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Description: Most of the geysers in Yellowstone Park can be found here.

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Sulfuric Wonder

All the geyser basins are truly magnificent! Not wheel chair accessible - have to carry my mom down the steps while travailing through the basins - but the walk ways are very safe... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Manila
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

All the geyser basins are truly magnificent! Not wheel chair accessible - have to carry my mom down the steps while travailing through the basins - but the walk ways are very safe and wheel chair accessible. Don't wear a hat or cap many other tourists caps blown away by the wind into the sulfuric geysers - good bye! Cant... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Beautiful but again very hot if visiting late summer and mid day, go and see this amazing geographical wonder early morning or later in evening.

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Decatur, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

In the summer, the crowds make this seem like Disneyworld not one of the most unique geologic areas and ecologies in the world. In the winter, you can't just drive here so it limits the crowds a lot. The Xanterra snow coach drivers and park staff do a great job in the winter of casually educating visitors.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We walked around the upper geyser basin as part of our Tauck winter wonderland tour. Amazing scenery with all the thermal activity. Old Faithful is the crown jewel, but there are many other sights to see. So picturesque.

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East Walpole, Massachusetts
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

It is a very unique experience to see this basin area, the color's were like an artist's palette. I greatly enjoyed most of the stops along the loop road.

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite place to visit in Yellowstone. You can see a lot of things from the road, which means they are crowded. Go on some of the hikes and suddenly the crowds disappear.

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Conestoga, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Skip Old Faithful, a mile or so up the road is the Grand Prismatic. It will haunt your dreams with its boiling pots of intense color. Close up or hike above and look down - spectacular.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The Upper Geyser Basin area of Yellowstone is a magical place if you can catch it just right. A blanket of snow on the ground and cold Winter air mixed with steam from the geysers on a sunny day cannot be matched. Magical.

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Advance, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

There is nothing not to like about anything at Yellowstone National Park. The views all around the park of all the sulpher geysers are really neat.

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Keyser, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Walking and driving through Yellowstone you feel like you are in another world because the Geyser's and water pools are like something you never thought you would see in person.

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