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Mammoth Hot Springs

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Address: 1 Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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+1 307-344-2263

Beautiful limestone formations make this hot spring unique.

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like an alien world

Mammoth Hot Springs area in Yellowstone is like being on another planet. it's SO different from anything I've normally seen back at home. I could spend a life time there and never... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2016
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

Mammoth Hot Springs area in Yellowstone is like being on another planet. it's SO different from anything I've normally seen back at home. I could spend a life time there and never get tired of seeing it.

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Medford, Oregon
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Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Even if you enter the park from the West, this cannot be missed. There are views of the upper and lower terraces. The lower terrace is absolutely beautiful. The area has stores and places to eat so you have it all! There are so many elk and buffalo present too!

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed April 22, 2016

The mammoth hot springs area is huge. You will need a lot of time (2 to 3 hours) to explore the whole place. If you do not have the time, dont worry, its more than enough if you see the Mammoth hot spring alone. you have to hike up the wooden ramps to see the other springs. everything else is... More 

1 Thank AnithaGokul
Fernie, Canada
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Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed seeing the hot springs .... Not what we expected but they are amazing. There are lots of boardwalks to allow you to get up close and the upper terrace road gives and awesome view of the entire area.

1 Thank Christine F
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Love Yellowstone! Not much is open in mid April...and no crowds. We were just passing through and just quickly stopped at Mammoth Hot Springs. Loved it!

Thank Jessie S
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Reviewed April 13, 2016

Since Mammoth is on the upper driving loop of the park, people tend to put it at the end of their list and then run out of time before they make it up there. I bring groups to Yellowstone National Park almost every year and the majority of them have never heard of Mammoth. Most of them come for Old... More 

1 Thank magicmomentfamily
Odessa, Texas
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Reviewed April 10, 2016

Having visited Yellowstone in early April, most of the park is closed. The Hot Springs are really the only site to see if you're passing through like I was. They are a sight to see though! Definitely larger than I thought they would be. I took the hike up the wooden bridge path to the top and back around for... More 

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Reviewed March 30, 2016

The Mammoth Hot Springs area contain a set of hot springs which have created some unique formations and terraces. Give yourself a minimum of two hours to get a feel of the area. You could easily take half a day to savor it. Stick to the boardwalks and don't touch the water, can be plenty hot. We found lots of... More 

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Spokane, Washington, Usa
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Reviewed March 27, 2016

Mammoth Hot Springs was one of my favorite places to see in the magnificent Yellowstone Park. Not only do you have a great variety of sights there is also herds of Elk wandering around. I was blown away by all of the colors and formations.

Thank Paul K
Highland Lake County
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Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Walking around this area can sometimes feel like you've been transported to another planet. Amazingly beautiful and serene.

Thank Aaron K

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