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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, Outdoors
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Owner description: Most of the geysers in Yellowstone Park can be found here.

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Dallas, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

If you only see one geyser basin in Yellowstone, this needs to be it. This area has the highest concentration of geysers of the whole park and many of them are regular and predictable, so you will most likely see at least a few go off while you are walking around the boardwalks. Bring water with you, especially if you... More

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upstate NY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Of course this is the must see of the trip. Make sure you block out the time for watching the Grand Geyser. Although Old Faithful is right there and performs on the hour, it is not the top show.

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New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The area where the geysers and old failthful are is so beautiful and interesting. It was one of my favorite parts of the visit to Yellowstone. Totally worth seeing.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We all now about the Old Faithful (so I will exclude it from this review). Morning Glory is also a popular attraction here (just google Morning Glory Pool and you will know you don't want to leave Yellowstone without visiting this pool). Along the way you will see lot of geysers (if you are lucky any of them may go... More

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New York City, New York
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105 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

If you take the trail that is going down it is much better because the geyser in upper geyser basin is much better that the old faithful. I spent couple of hours to see all that was offered here. There are some amazing geysers there

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Of course, everyone comes to see Old Faithful…and they do. But there is so much more to this area. 4 of the 5 predictable geysers in the park are here along these boardwalks. There are many more unpredictable geysers as well and many of these go off frequently - enough so that you WILL see something going off as you... More

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Ipswich, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This area is spectacular. Well worth it. Visual feast. This is typical of Yellowstone, something different where you go. Don't forget your camera.

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Alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Very stunning, more than I expected! It was amazing to walk the boardwalks to this basin, it's better to view personally, it's only a short stroll from Ole Faithful! You will be impressed, there's more to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

While driving to get to Old Faithful we saw a crowd and decided to check this out- and boy were we pleasantly surprised! The geysers and thermal pools were ethereal. Experiencing those were the highlight of our trip and I would recommend everyone to visit these!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

One of the many awesome stops to see geothermal wonders. Several long hikes here but also some shorter accommodating walks. All well designed and safe.

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