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Upper Geyser Basin

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Address: Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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Most of the geysers in Yellowstone Park can be found here.

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Boiling water at 7 degrees F

We wnet in winter just after a snow fall and it was cold. however all the paint pots wer boiling or spouting various colors of water. The color was due to the elements that were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We wnet in winter just after a snow fall and it was cold. however all the paint pots wer boiling or spouting various colors of water. The color was due to the elements that were in the geothermal object. Red for iron ore, blue and green. We had a couple of slips and falls due to ice, but it was... More 

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Buffalo, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Besides seeing Old Faithful, which everyone knows is a "must-see" - you absolutely have to walk to the end of the boardwalk to see Morning Glory Pool! The colors are so vibrant, so unbelievable, you just stand there in awe of nature at it's finest! The rest of the boardwalk had many fine hot springs and geysers, and even a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop off at, and take some time to look around, remember you need to walk up the hill in back to get the big picture!

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This requires a 2 to 3 hour walk along a well maintained trail. Geysers, hot springs and fumaroles abound. The highlight is the Morning Glory Pool. It is magical. Sunscreen, hat, bottled water and bug spray a must.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the biggest and most diverse Basin. If staying at the Old Faithful Inn this is a no brainer, even if you are not make the stop. Lots of interesting formations and pools, geysers, and trails through the forest. Took a really nice hike to some beautiful pools hidden in the forest. Worth a stop and you will probably... More 

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Newport, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is another attraction, must see. However, don't expect "see in person" what the professional photos show. These photos were taken in ideal conditions with knowledgeable photographers. That being said, anyone can get some goof to great photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prepare yourself by staying on the paths, like the signs say. To get off the path is VERY dangerous. It is "smelly" because of the sulfur. Bring your camera because you can get some great shots of the steam, the Geysers themselves are stunning... all the different colors. Stop and do this little hike! It is not hard, and well... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good loop for the ones who are mainly interested in wildlife. The hot water springs are better in the lower loop (including the famous Old Faithful). There are also some good views of the park in this loop. Its a 8 hour tour so dont plan anything else during the day. Also, if you have only one... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love how they set up this area, we literally were walking through an endless land of geysers that could burst at anytime. Each one so different in color and size, I loved leaning over to see how far I could see into the hole. I never imagined how beautiful and unique each geyser is, I could have stayed there... More 

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North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to get on the boardwalk and go see grand prismatic. I hear it isn't as grand as it used to be, but from my perspective, it is awesome. Great for any level walker, even wheelchairs, all boardwalks. Been there twice and taking a third trip this year with a less than steady older brother-in-law this summer. He will... More 

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