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Lower Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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All reviews bubbling mud lower geyser basin thermal features hot springs fountain geyser short boardwalk beautiful colors old faithful spring pools different colors dead trees geyser areas firehole lake drive worth a stop half mile west yellowstone nice boardwalk
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of different Geysers in all shapes and sizes. And an easy walk along the boardwalk. We could also see Bison off grazing in the distance.

Thank PTOGreer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Keep in mind this is average for Yellowstone. You have a lot to choose from in this massive part. There is the wildlife, interesting geography, beautiful scenery, history - and of course the geothermals. But because of their vast number you can be selective, especially...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every basin has it's own unique features. This was a nice short stop. But it was the least interesting one we visited, in my opinion. It's worth a peak, but didn't really have anything that stood out.....other than the lone buffalo roaming it.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This location displays lots of varied thermal features. You can walk the boardwalk and view all of them fairly easily. The different colors and sounds are amazing. You can't miss the sulfur smells either.

Thank FF13
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a nice short boardwalk loop that passes by geysers, hot spring pools and mud pots. The orange/brown bacteria mats are really picturesque especially when contrast with the deep blue color of the Celestine Pool. The Fountain Geyser at one end of the loop...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Stopped here several times, in the morning and in the evening. Definitely a strange colorful area to visit. Parking is terrible once the day progresses and more tourists arrive.

Thank P F B
Reviewed 4 September 2018

While the parking is terrible, the walk is great. You get geysers, fumaroles, mud pots and hot spring pools in one small, easily visited location. Fountain Geyser is worth the wait if a geyser gazer recommends you stop!

Thank thbergs
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The colors in the Paint Pots was amazing. I think everyone should go spend at least a few days in Yellowstone as it is an amazing place!!

Thank addictedsisters
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting place. Easy walking path around the area to observe the different kinds of geysers. The colors, shapes and sounds. Some of the geysers do go off often. So cool to see. First one caught me off guard. The bacteria area has some amazing colors.

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is the best place to see the mud pots. A short walk from the parking area along the boardwalk and you can see many different features in a very small area. As with EVERY spot in Yellowstone, there are more cars than parking spots.

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