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Lower Geyser Basin

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Address: Midway between Madison and Old Faithful Village on Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
Phone Number: 18002930148
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Don't Skip This!

We almost skipped this because of the amount of people we saw on the walkway and the long line of cars waiting to get into the lot. We ended up parking on the road and walked in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Timothy Y
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Redwood City, California
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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We almost skipped this because of the amount of people we saw on the walkway and the long line of cars waiting to get into the lot. We ended up parking on the road and walked in. It was an easy loop with lots of unique mud pots, spring and geysers. I like Lower Basin more than Noris Basin which... More 

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Thank Timothy Y
Clovis, California
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363 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As beautiful as it all is, the traffic and crowds tae away from it. Buses of tourists, cars trying to jockey for a parking space, make it a challenge. Although we quickly found a space, we decided to not walk the trail and compete with thousands of foreign tourists. Beautiful basin from the parking lot and road.

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Thank Tracy H
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hit the Lower Geyser Basin late morning, and already parking was full, and we had to park on the road. Well worth the stop! A variety of geysers, including some "paint pots" made for an engaging tour. Worth the stop, even if you have to figure out where to park.

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Thank Happyrocker
Myerstown, Pennsylvania
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141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

My son and I stopped by Ojo Caliente for a photo. Enter Fountain Flats Drive from the Grand Loop Road between Madison and Old Faithful. The Nez Perce picnic area at the entrance to Fountain Flats Drive has a vault toilet. Park in the parking area at the end of Fountain Flats Drive and walk along the old Freight Road... More 

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Thank Mosslady53
Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

On June 14 I went on a photo shoot tour with Cody Wyoming Adventures. It was a 12 hour tour, And it is well worth it to. The tour guide saw that I could not walk that good cause I am slight handicap. He and another man came over to help me out. Wow Yellow Stone National Park In Wyoming... More 

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Thank Mel L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We strolled the board walks and took loads of pictures. There are different types in same area. Mud geysers bubble and pop like when your heating spaghetti sauce. Some just steam and some with water. The sulfur smell worse in some areas.

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Thank Darlene H
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

The geysers in the lower basin aren't as predictable as Old Faithful and others but they are still worth a visit. The formations of each geyser is dramatically different.

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Thank Rick U
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Take the time to view the Upper, Lower, and Midway geyser basins. We combined this with the Firehole Lake drive and had a great morning.

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Thank Kristin F
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Along the loop road in Yellowstone close to old faithful you will find this geyser area. There are walkways ro let you walk out amount the various geysers.

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Thank Jotum
Bridgeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Adjacent to Ole Faithful, this area is a Must see for travelers in the area - we loved it and highly recommended that travelers avoid the summer crowds and see it in winter - WONDERFUL

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