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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

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

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Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming) Quick Facts Things to see: Old Faithful Geyser/Upper Basin, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Hayden Valley, Mammoth Hot Springs... read more

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming) Quick Facts Things to see: Old Faithful Geyser/Upper Basin, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Hayden Valley, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone Lake, Norris Geyser Basin, Lamar Valley, Tower Fall, Lower Geyser Basin and the West Thumb Geyser Basin. When to visit: Yellowstone shuts down over winter due to the snowfall the best time to visit is during... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were able to get to this Basin the first afternoon that we arrived. Which was good because it rained the next two days. I walk with a cane, and yet the 1/4 mile loop was easy to navigate.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I travelled in early October so the weather was nice, not cold and not hot. The geysers are beautiful, the colors of the rocks in its surrounding were beautiful. But you have to pay attention on the safety procedures, the geysers' temperature is extremely high and also the rocks are unstable so please follow the path all the time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an easy walk. But again super crowded! Tour buses and limited parking make this a tough stop. Be patient and enjoy the basin. Make sure You walk all the way around. It looks different from different vantage points.

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Huntington Station, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The entire geyser area in Yellowstone National Park is amazing. The colorful features of each geyser is a sight to behold.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The bluer the sky overhead, the deeper the colors in the hot springs. I never tire of admiring their dangerous beauty. Slather on some sunscreen and wear a wide-brimmed hat to protect yourself from the powerful rays of the sun at elevation. Boardwalks are extremely crowded at midday and afternoons. Go too early, and you won't see the colors for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We learned on this trip that Yellowstone houses two-thirds of the worlds Geysers. And that's easy to believe. It seems like they are everywhere and this is a great place to see many of them. Again, parking is easy as are the trails.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have only one day to spend in Yellowstone - This would be the place! To see Old Faithful go off is a must. After viewing that - the boardwalk trails of the Upper Geyser Basin is also a must. There are a lot of loops that take you around to unique geysers & hot springs. My "Best Easy... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yellowstone is one of the "must do's" in US for good reason. The natural phenomena are spectacular. However we visited in July summer holidays and it was total chaos as the number of visitors is not limited. Unlike most of the other national parks there are no shuttle buses and everyone drives around. There is a circular route which goes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The park was pretty crowded but I didn't have a problem parking. I guess I got lucky. The walk amongst the geysers was a bit smelly but extremely interesting. And the colors were great. It's a decent amount of walking and takes some time.

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