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If you have 1 day or more in the park this should be included in your list of stops. This geyser basin has the Steamboat geyser which is the highest geyser in the world if you're lucky enough to catch it. This area has pretty...More
This is one of the easiest to walk on the board walkways and it has little bit of everything - geysers, springs, blow vents. It is a large area and walking trails are around 2 miles, it will take around 2 hours to compete this....More
Okay, so Old Faithful is great, but did you know Norris Geyer Basin has a geyser that shoots higher than OF? The variety of pools and geysers and colors and landscape at NGB is outstanding. The trails are easy to hike and offer vistas from...More
one area of the geyser was shut so we could only go down one section. this was stunning. not as explosive as others but neither the less was stunning. the colours are more pastels and beautiful. the sulfur smell can be strong
The world’s tallest geyser, Steamboat, is here but is very unpredictable. It had just erupted 32 hours before we arrived! It has had several eruptions this year. It can go years between eruptions! There’s a decent path and/or boardwalk so you can tour yourself through...More
Norris Geyser Basin has much to boast about. It is the hottest and most dynamic geyser basin in Yellowstone National Park. It was the earliest recorded geyser activity in the park. It hosts 550 geothermal features, including Yellowstone's tallest active geyser, Steamboat Geyser, which spouts...More
Every area of Yellowstone is beautiful, and the Norris Geyser Basin is no exception. We visited most of the geothermal areas, and each one has its own character and beauty, and all are worth visiting.
Norris has two distinct areas, the Porcelain Basin and the...More
There is considerable walking. We were there in a snow shower which turned into pouring rain and didn’t spend as much time as we would have without the rain. We were there for about 2 hours. Most of the hot springs area... More
There is considerable walking. We were there in a snow shower which turned into pouring rain and didn’t spend as much time as we would have without the rain. We were there for about 2 hours. Most of the hot springs area seemed to be handicap accessible, but it would be hard work. There are some stairs.