the drive is very nice and the scenery all around beautiful so a good way to get off the main road; very nice
About Firehole River
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We turned in here on a whim and were very pleasantly surprised. Several geothermal features different from those we had already seen. We got out of the car to take more photos several times.
This is a designated swimming area with bathrooms across the street. Parking is tight along the street. We were there in July and the water is warm. There are wooden stairs leading down to the swimming area. To the right is a pool area. Upstream...More
This river can be quite warm. Its name indicates that too! Why is it so warm? Deep down under this place, there is magma from an active volcano that heats the water. Every minute it pours 500 gallons of hot water into the Fire Hole...More
We visited here last week when it was so very cold! This was one of our stops while snowmobiling around the park. So much snow and ice! Just breathtaking! I can only imagine how beautiful it is in the summer. May have to plan another...More
Firehole River is a lovely river tucked away on a trail just off Grand Loop Road. There is a waterfall about 5 minutes into the trail. Before you enter the wooded area, there is a grassy plain perfect for viewing coyotes and bison. The river...More
Stopped by it on the way out and it was one of the better photo spots if you take the climbing trails. Lots of people were catching big fish too.
This is one of the few places in yellowstone where you can swim. We drove the firehole river road and stopped off. It was quite busy but it was lovely in the water and you could swim upstream and float back with the current. A...More
We took our family vacation to Yellowstone this summer - And oh my goodness,,, I could write a short novel at how awesome this trip was. We stayed in the park for 5 days and our boys (7 and 10) were occupied the entire time....More
This is a wonderful river that flows from Madison, through the geyser basins in Yellowstone. There's many areas to stop & fish, or just watch the river. Very wild & beautiful!