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Biscuit Basin

Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Great area

Another great area in Yellowstone on the Grand Loop Road. Biscuit Basin is a thermal basin which... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
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Sapphire Pool is a Must See

The Sapphire Pool hot spring is one of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring in the park. The depth... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Prescott, Arizona
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Another great area in Yellowstone on the Grand Loop Road. Biscuit Basin is a thermal basin which has a collection of thermal pools such as the Sapphire Pool which is a clear pool with a pretty blue colour. Part of this area is Shell Spring...More

Thank sm05060
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The Sapphire Pool hot spring is one of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring in the park. The depth of color looks photo shopped because it is so intense. It is incredibly deep and you are able to see into it because the walkways are well...More

Thank 1stLadyrider
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Make it a stop on your way down to Old Faithful, or up from old faithful. Very pretty. We saw it when it was colder in May and so we had a little harder time seeing the water because of the mist. Nice little pathways...More

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This is a cool stop just to see the cool colors and how deep it really is. Hikes around the area and decent access.

Thank Engine40
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Absolutely stunning with color of the basin, it was a sight I will never forget. Also a great place to get some nice picture.

Thank SavannahNorway
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Biscuit Basin Loop offers a 2/3 of a mile lollipop-loop hike in Yellowstone National Park’s Upper Geyser Basin. Even though the boardwalk is short, there are plenty of geothermal features to see, i.e.: Black Opal Spring, Wall Pool, Black Diamond Pool, Sapphire Pool, Jewel Geyser,...More

3  Thank IheartZephyr
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A group of us were on a snowmobile tour and made a stop here. The contrast between the extreme cold and the hot spring was awesome. Had a bit of a problem walking on the frozen walkway but it was well worth the effort. Hope...More

Thank normal1983
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We left the snow coaches and walked in this amazing world! The steam filled white world was unbelievable! We watched one of the geysers erupt with buffalo not far away.

Thank 13joni
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Biscuit Basin was a stop on our snowmobile tour with Scenic Safaris. Nice boardwalk, cool thermal features but very slippery in winter. Wear boots with good grip.

Thank SCcamps
Reviewed 3 February 2017

As usual this is easy to get to, right off the road, and has a nice variety of features. We really got a sense of how alive and interesting nature is here seeing the bacteria running through the water. My favorite pool is here, sapphire...More

1  Thank pedz55
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17 June 2015|
Response from AH88888 | Reviewed this property |
Better to drive.