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Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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West Thumb a half mile board walk trail that is a really neat experience of hot springs, Yellowstone Lake and mountain views.
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This is a great walk. There are actually geysers in the lake! My favorite thermal features are Abyss Pool which lives up to its name. When you look into it, it seems like you are looking far into the earth. Black Pool is beautiful--it is a beautiful blue color. Don't miss
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In the Yellostone Park there are many places where you can see geysers, hot springs and other geothermal phenomena. But only here, at West Thumb, you can see it near a big lake (Yellowstone Lake), and this special combination, especialy at sunset, is very impressive.
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Wow, this was astounding. The boardwalk took me around to all the different viewpoints. Very well maintained. Never saw anything like this before. Just wonderful.
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West Thumb is the first major thermal area you arrive at when entering from the south. The parking lot is large but can fill quickly by midday. I recommend visiting early or late in the day. There are several outhouses to use before walking the trails. You can buy and keep a
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