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Beautiful limestone formations make this hot spring unique.
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1 Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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+1 307-344-2263
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The springs have caused colourful rock formations which can be seen from various boardwalks, probably about 2 miles walking in total. Good views of the town and surrounding mountains as well. The town is interesting at this time of year due to elk wandering around...More

Thank AJG7
Reviewed 4 days ago

This area is very strange looking. There are hot springs and thermal features which have spewed their fluids onto trees which have died and turned white. They are actually petrified trees and look weird.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is worth the stop! You can take a trail walk and see how the springs are covering everything and are constantly growing and changing. The colors also vary and the structures differ. Yellowstone elves are at work making things pretty for us!!

Thank Enyaw42
Reviewed 5 days ago

While in Yellowstone National Park, we headed to Mammoth Hot Springs. Seems like everywhere you look the ground was bubbling and steaming, but some of the colors you see are out of this world. It was kind of scary thinking that the entire time your...More

Thank mark s
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a very busy area. The terraces are awesome with quite a bit of boardwalks. There are a bunch of Elk to see, just keep your distance.

Thank jkontop
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is an extensive area where mineral rich hot springs have washed over the rocks and left deposits creating attractive patterns and pools with terraces. Parking on the rim drive trail makes it easier to view the features on the boardwalks and then take the...More

Thank RoverP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It‘s a long way from the geysir basin up North to this place and there was a big road construction when we were there in August, but it was well worth the journey. Amazing to see how nature built these small terraces. It‘s a lot...More

Thank txde
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two main spots to see the hot springs, below and up top. Both are worth a visit if you can do it. The canary hot spring was our favorite. Reminded us of Pammukale in Turkey, but on a smaller scale.

Thank MtnMan81
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mammoth hot springs must be one of your must see sight when you travel to Yellowstone. The hot springs are aprox. one and a half hr drive from West Yellowstone gate. The visit last aprox. 1 hr. When traveling to Mammoth, buy in advance...More

Thank 4birdsrg
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you enter this site, you are in a complete different world. Another planet if you will. The rock formations, structures, springs and entire site look so weird and gorgeous at the same time. Its a long ride through the park (if you come from...More

Thank Glenn M
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ELKW
July 5, 2018|
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I mean one hour for Lower Terrace, is it enough? I will spend one more hour on Upper Terrace by car.
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May 22, 2018|
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July is crowded in general but large vehicles including buses and RVs are not allowed to drive the loop so I’m optimistic you will be able to drive it in your family car or van. There parking turnouts that aren’t very big... More
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Jabg85
January 23, 2018|
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Response from VAD859 | Reviewed this property |
There will likely be snow yet the Park dies a really nice job of keeping the main roads plowed and salted. Watch for signs regarding possible road closures or inquire at the gate as you enter the park. The Park Ranger... More
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