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All reviews bubbling mud thermal features lower geyser basin hot springs fountain geyser short boardwalk old faithful beautiful colors spring pools different colors dead trees geyser areas firehole lake drive board walk worth a stop half mile an easy walk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small boarded walk area where bubbling mud pots prevail but interesting sound effects. Parking is limited but we visited in the early evening so it was ok to park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank geoffviking
Reviewed November 3, 2018

think of the murky grey/white paint water and this is what you see. nothing fantastic compared to the other colourful geysers but equally just as lovely

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank debbie1961255068
Reviewed October 30, 2018

I happen to like paint pots, mud pots, etc. The sound of the popping bubbles in the thick mud brings out the inner kid. My companions thought the pot was gross but I could sit and watch it all day. Reminds me of a stew...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TractorDoc76
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

If you’re in a hurry you could probably leave this one off your list. If you do go, be careful around the mud pots. They look like they’re only mud but it’s quite acidic. If you fall in there will belittle left of you to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Lots of different Geysers in all shapes and sizes. And an easy walk along the boardwalk. We could also see Bison off grazing in the distance.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PTOGreer
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Keep in mind this is average for Yellowstone. You have a lot to choose from in this massive part. There is the wildlife, interesting geography, beautiful scenery, history - and of course the geothermals. But because of their vast number you can be selective, especially...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 599tomf
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Every basin has it's own unique features. This was a nice short stop. But it was the least interesting one we visited, in my opinion. It's worth a peak, but didn't really have anything that stood out.....other than the lone buffalo roaming it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karenlX6527ZK
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This location displays lots of varied thermal features. You can walk the boardwalk and view all of them fairly easily. The different colors and sounds are amazing. You can't miss the sulfur smells either.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FF13
Reviewed September 11, 2018

This is a nice short boardwalk loop that passes by geysers, hot spring pools and mud pots. The orange/brown bacteria mats are really picturesque especially when contrast with the deep blue color of the Celestine Pool. The Fountain Geyser at one end of the loop...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael K
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Stopped here several times, in the morning and in the evening. Definitely a strange colorful area to visit. Parking is terrible once the day progresses and more tourists arrive.

Date of experience: September 2018
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