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Upper Geyser Basin

Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-344-7381
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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
Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-344-7381
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my favorite winter area to photograph. The colors in each basin was different. The hot basins steaming against the snow in the cold temps made the area look like Hades! It was amazing even grass growing in the area. Sometimes bison hang in...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aside from the rivers, forest, wild life and all other wonderful views, the geysers coming in all types and shapes are the absolutely unique attraction of Yellowstone. The wealth of colour and lunar landscape is most likely one of the few places on Earth to...More

Thank Vladimiramirela
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a beatiful site. So many bubbling boiling colorful spots. The colors are truly magnificent and well worth spending a few hours.

Thank gerleg12
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Spend some time here! This is absolutely an amazing site to take in the beauty and don't be rushed! Can't wait to get back to it!

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Yea, we were amazed by these formations and the color they generate. We weren't so impressed with the smell of sulfur in the air, but then again, that's park part of the reason this place is called Yellowstone. You better be prepared for a LONG...More

Thank Glen H
Reviewed 5 November 2017

“A Wonderful Stroll” Reviewed November 5, 2011 I explored on the Upper Geyser Basin in August 2010 under warm, sunny skies, again under freezing rain in May 2011, and again under cool sunshine in September 2011. It's a great place to enjoy at a leisurely...More

2  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 1 November 2017

this was like something from another planet but right in our backyard. totally amazed to see something so remarkable and to learn about what causes such geographical features.

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The upper geyser basin is where you will find numerous geysers (Old Faithful, the Grand, the Grotto) and springs such as the Morning Glory Spring pictured above. We spent 5 hours exploring the 2 plus miles of boardwalk and trails to see all kinds of...More

Thank Marshall W
Reviewed 20 October 2017

It was very cold an high humidity. It means the air is saturated with water vapor and it cannot absorb any more. Because of this the vapor generated by the pools if huge and is obstructing the view. I wonder when this post card view...More

Thank patrickTervuren
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Very beautiful colourful basins there. Also good for tourists right next to a parking place. You can walk on wooden trails.

Thank Jens F
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Christine C
30 October 2017|
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Response from CoCo Doug K | Reviewed this property |
Every season has its own benefits! Early November would be beautiful!
9 March 2017|
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
Shreya R
23 January 2017|
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Response from AH88888 | Reviewed this property |
Early June or Early Fall.