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Most of the geysers in Yellowstone Park can be found here.
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Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 October 2009

The Upper Geyser Basin is one of my favorite parts of Yellowstone. There are so many geysers concentrated in one small area. It's about a 1.5 mile trek from Old Faithful to the Morning Glory Pool. You have the option of taking the boardwalk, which...More

15  Thank veneziate
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We wanted to see this and came to Yellowstone in September as we heard it was 'less busy'. I'm afraid to say there was absolutely no where to park. Go early. Before 10 am to beat the coach loads of Asian tours, Rvs and all...More

5  Thank Bubbs1965
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Reviewed 1 week ago

another awesome place to visit. you cant go wrong anywhere in yellowstone. the upper geyser basin has the most stunning colours I have ever seen. there actually is not one area of yellowstone that isnt nice. definitely worth the view for stunning colours

Thank debbie1961255068
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area is really spread out and it takes a lot longer to get from one point to another. Check in the Visitor Center to get times for possible eruptions. Old Faithful was not faithful for us time wise, but while we were waiting, we...More

Thank KathyB127
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All of the geyser basins are unique and must be experienced. So many colors shapes and landscapes await your viewing. Yellowstone offers an array of geological landscapes and I would love to go back. You can never see all that Yellowstone has to offer in...More

Thank Meander607241
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We explored many areas in this area of Yellowstone. Each geyser and geothermal opening was different - the colors and behavior - the smells and heat. They are truly intriguing and mesmerizing. Most areas have great pulloffs and/or parking lot areas. Very cool

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although it was very cold on the day I visited this geyser, it was both beautiful and peaceful. Well worth the trip.

Thank Luis D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a large cluster of geysers that are easily reached from the parking lot. To keep safe, visitors use boardwalks to walk among the features.

Thank DrDadrwp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can walk the boardwalk on your own if you desire, but we took the morning Ranger Walk, which really enhanced the experience.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a must stop with many geysers, old faithful, grant, castle,. riverside, daisy, beehive. We stayed whole day walk around and wait for many geyser eruptions. certainly you will see old faithful, we were lucky to see beehive, grant, castle and riverside.

Thank Feng L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't imagine we are living on a hot area of our planet. It may be far down but seeing it on the surface is really awesome.

Thank Dee B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the picture that you see so often associated with Yellowstone. It is beautiful. But don't forget to take the Fairy Falls trailhead to the Observation area where you are above the Grand Prismatic Springs and can look down on it. It is an...More

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Christine C
30 October 2017|
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Response from Clark K | Reviewed this property |
Some experienced visitors say that mid winter is the best time as few visitors at that time and everything will be via ski! Plus the park is even more enchanting in winter!
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DanielPofMI
9 March 2017|
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Response from Hattie748 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Daniel: This is kind of a loaded question. That is if you are to go directly from Old Faithful up to the Morning Pool (near the end of the upper geyser basin) it is 1.5 miles. Depending on how often you stop, how fast... More
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