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Address: Midway between Madison and Old Faithful Village on Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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What a wonderful place to stop and view the beauty! Large variety and each geyser basin you stop is different and worth viewing!! The crowd moves rather quickly and I never had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

What a wonderful place to stop and view the beauty! Large variety and each geyser basin you stop is different and worth viewing!! The crowd moves rather quickly and I never had a problem getting the pictures that I wanted. Parking is challenging at times but, wasn't too bad - we arrived early in the morning but as we were... More 

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Freeport, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Many pass by this area on their way to Yellowstone's other, more touted jewels. The basin is quieter than the Upper Basin (the one with Old Faithful), but there are still some geysers and springs. The paint pots are different than many of the other features in the park as they have more mud in them and when active, are... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This place was really cool. It still boggles my mind that when you're in Yellowstone you are literally standing on an active volcano. Lower Geyser is an excellent reminder of the volatile volcano beneath. The area is easily accessible via a wood boardwalk. Parking can be a little difficult. I was there in the mid afternoon and it was busy.... More 

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Foothill Ranch, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We didn't stop at this attraction, but did get to view it from the street as we drove by. These geysers appeared to be more steam vents than actual blow in the air geysers. However, they were still captivating from afar.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Fountain Paint Pots is the most popular attraction here. Other than this, there are lot's of small geysers here. Most of them, I guess erupt frequently (we saw at least 3 erupting). I for some reason loved the way the entire area was covered in steam.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We drove the one-way Firehole Lake Drive twice to see the geysers. Did not get to see the Great Fountain Geyser spout but still interesting sights on the short drive. Many bison in the area resting on the warm ground.

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Nashville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Even though I studied the park website before traveling, we were still amazed at how many colorful geysers and springs exist in Yellowstone NP. The lower geyser basin area is north of the Old Faithful area and Grand Prismatic Spring on Grand Loop Road. Lower Geyser Basin has two areas of activity -- the Fountain Paint Pot and the Firehole... More 

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Oroville, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This was our third time to Yellowstone, but have never seen so many geysers all with in a certain time frame. The timing was just perfect for us, sawI Old Faithful twice,beehive geyser, which only goes once a day and grand geyser, as well as sawmill geyser and all within a two hour timeframe boy where we excited.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stopped at the Lower Geyser Basin on our way back to Old Faithful Inn, and I'm so glad we did - along the boardwalks there are steam vents, vents that make a huge rumbling noice, and geysers - Fountain Geyser even went off while we were there! The colors and variety are amazing.

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Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was my favorite geyser in Yellowstone. The Fountain Paint Pots erupted almost continuously, with huge sprays that you could feel from the path. We stood and watched these for at least 30 min. It's an easy walk, and a must-see at Yellowstone. Give yourself an hour at this spot.

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Address: Address: Midway between Madison and Old Faithful Village on Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Yellowstone National Park

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