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Biscuit Basin

Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Type: Geologic Formations
Activities: Cross-country skiing
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Severn, Maryland
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146 reviews 146 reviews
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We stopped to see this, as it was off the main road. I'm glad we did! Amazing colored pools, hot springs, and lots of thermal activity. I recommend it, as it contains a little bit of everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I found this to be as interesting as the more famous Middle Geyser Basin although not as large. The geyers here have wide ranging colors and are very close to the boardwalk. Walkway is about 1/2 mile around and mostly flat. Good sized parking lot but can be crowded. Would rate this as a must see if in the area.

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Saginaw, MI
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44 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

We almost did not stop here because we had stopped at all of the other basins that day and didn't think that we'd miss anything. We were happy that we stopped! It's a short walk, and we saw two geysers go off. The Sapphire Pool is the bluest pool I have seen. Bluer than Grand Prismatic. Also, there is a... More

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Menands, New York
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10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I actually preferred this volcanic hot spot over anywhere else in the park. If you can only visit one area for hot springs, go here. No, they don't have the same colors you'd find at Grand Prismatic or the activity at Old Faithful, but it was really nice.

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Titusville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We visited all of the hot springs and geysers during our visit and I almost skipped Biscuit Basin on our way to old Faithful as what would be new? What a mistake it would have been to have missed the "Windex" blue of the pools and the orange and green flows. The boardwalk was easy to walk and we were... More

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Hager City, Wisconsin
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

This was the best view on the entire trip and well worth the travel. I can't say anything more about it, it was AWESOME!!!

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Provo, Utah, United States
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129 reviews 129 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

This was one of our favorite walks in Yellowstone - there were cool hot pots and geysers, some that went off just as we approached them.

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Sartell, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

This was a beautiful and amazing spot. When you see pictures you think that they must be 'touched up'. But the colors are just that clear and bold. Beautiful!

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london
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Very very popular so you will ain't for parking all ways excellent very steady and a short walk well worth it stunning

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Nashville, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Parking lot near river. Several people fishing in river. A bison stopped by parking lot while we were there. There is a boardwalk loop through several amazing geothermal pools and hiking trail in the back to Mystic Falls. We hiked to the overlook and had a great time.

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