Biscuit Basin
Biscuit Basin
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Melaney68
Chesapeake Beach, MD9,600 contributions
Aug 2020
The Biscuit Basin had deep blue colors that were incredible to see. We were told to use this entrance to hike to the Majestic Falls. The signage was a bit confusing and we were not the only group who had to backtrack to find the exact route. The hike to the falls was difficult (expect varied terrain) and crowded. The falls were beautiful but overly crowded so it was difficult to truly hang out and enjoy the falls.
Written July 6, 2021
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Icarus4335
Colorado Springs, CO767 contributions
Jul 2021
Like Black Sand Basin, this is a quick stop just up the road from Old Faithful. At this point we had already seen a few hundred geysers, so we were starting to get a little bored of the geysers. There are some paths to walk in this area.
Written July 24, 2021
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Diana R
Birch Run, MI2,055 contributions
Jun 2021
We recently visited Yellowstone National Park and toured the Biscuit Basin area. It's very interesting & a little different than some of the other thermal areas. The boardwalk is small so its an easy walk around it. We enjoyed it very much.
Written July 5, 2021
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William W
Fort Worth, TX907 contributions
May 2021
Make sure you take the 1/2 mile round trip walk on the boardwalk. This is the first place in the park we saw large numbers of bison. There are two places on the boardwalk where bison can cross, and on our stop, they did twice.
Written May 29, 2021
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Ronald B
Arlington, VA3,749 contributions
Jun 2021
We finally made it into Biscuit Basin late on the first day. The crowds had largely left and we were able to find a parking spot. As we approached the Basin, there was a nice, picturesque stream to cross. There were a number of geysers and hydrothermal water works to enjoy. The Jewell Geyser and the Shell Spring were both quite active while we were there.
Written July 18, 2021
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Nyormirror
Bay City, MI1,274 contributions
Aug 2020 • Family
Three miles north of Old Faithful is Biscuit Basin, named for the unusual biscuit-like deposits formerly surrounding Sapphire Pool. Following the 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake, Sapphire erupted, and the "biscuits" were blown away. Other notable colorful features in the basin are Jewel Geyser, Shell Geyser, Avoca Spring, and Mustard Spring. Sapphire was our favorite

Large parking lot. Well maintained board walk. Handicap assessable. Not too crowded. I would definitely recommend.

Written September 9, 2020
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phat_dawg_21
Alpharetta, GA13,464 contributions
Sep 2020
This collection of thermal features was one of our favorites in Yellowstone. We felt Sapphire and Cauliflower pools were the most interesting.

It is in a pretty setting along the Firehole River.

Parking was adequate when we visited in early September.

It is easy to tour as you walk along a boardwalk.
Written October 12, 2020
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Tamara
Highland, UT131 contributions
Jul 2020 • Family
We spent one of our days going to Old Faithful and doing the trains in between. Basin Biscuit has some beautiful pools and geysers. The Sapphire pool won’t let you down. It is beautiful. The little Jewel Geyser has a geyser that erupts every five minutes. It’s small but great. At the back of the trail there is another trail to Mystic Falls. It is a 1.2 mile hike up to Mystic Falls. We elected not to do the hike. We spent 22 minutes on the loop. So it’s a quick stop for lots of beauty.
Written July 26, 2020
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Di J
Pittsburg, CA186 contributions
Aug 2020 • Family
This basin is relatively small compare to upper geyser basin. One hour is very plenty to see everything. We loved it as it got nice view and many geothermal features. My fav is sapphire pool. Also it has many super bright colors of the bacteria mat. It also has a trail to the mystic fall. We did it and it’s so beautiful. But you can also turnaround if time is limited.
Written August 27, 2020
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JDSoui
Tampa, FL6,487 contributions
May 2019 • Friends
One of the most compelling points about the geyser is the color of its water. While there are not rivals to Grand Prismatic, the color of these geysers and the clarity of the water was compelling. It is easy to stare into the depths of the water and imagine what is beneath - a volcano!
Written May 29, 2019
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