Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park (GALLERY)

Beautiful colors of Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone

If you’re looking for the most colorful and vibrant hot springs in all of Yellowstone National Park, Mammoth Hot Springs is the place to visit! It’s a bit far up north from the major attractions, but well worth the visit. Plan on getting here the same day you explore the Norris Geyser Basin as its …

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An evening walk in West Thumb Geyser Basin, Yellowstone

View of Yellowstone Lake from West Thumb area

Did you know that West Thumb Geyser Basin is a caldera within a caldera? It was formed by a volcanic explosion inside the Yellowstone caldera about 150,000 years ago! It is only a 30 minute drive from Upper Geyser Basin and features several geysers and springs right by the shore of Yellowstone Lake. The 1 …

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Norris Geyser Basin, the hottest and oldest basin in Yellowstone

Colorful geysers in Norris Basin

Ever wondered how hot are the geysers in Yellowstone? Norris Geyser Basin, which is the hottest basin in Yellowstone, has recorded temperatures of up to 459 degrees Fahrenheit (237 degree Celsius) just over 1000 feet below the surface! Most geysers in Yellowstone are just below boiling point at 96 degrees Celsius. It may not be …

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Top 5 Geysers in Upper, Mid and Lower Geyser Basin In Yellowstone

Eruption of Clepsydra Geyser in Lower Basin sends sulphur fumes and hot water several feet up in the air

There are over 10,000 thermal features in Yellowstone including at least 1,283 geysers. Almost half of the worlds geysers can be found in the park – more than anywhere else in the world. And within Yellowstone, most of the geysers can be found in the Upper, Midway and Lower Geyser Basin – collectively referred to …

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Hiking Trails in the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone

Panoramic view of Grand Canyon Yellowstone from North Rim

Did you know that Yellowstone National Park has its own “Grand Canyon”? The canyon carved by Yellowstone river just a few miles northwest of Yellowstone Lake, known as the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, is one of the most popular attractions in the park. It is famous for its hiking spots and breathtaking canyon views. Over …

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Wildlife Viewing in Lamar Valley, Yellowstone

Bison herd by the roadside in Lamar Valley

Yellowstone National Park is full of wildlife that can be spotted by the roadside throughout the park. (In fact, on our very first day in the park, there was a huge traffic delay because a bison decided to walk in the middle of the road blocking all traffic!). But if you’d like to see herds …

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Hiking the Paintbrush Canyon and String Lake, Grand Teton National Park

String Lake, Grand Teton National Park

One of the most beautiful sights in the Tetons, String Lake is just north of Jenny Lake and a hop away from Jenny Lake Lodge. With its crystal clear still waters you will have plenty of opportunity for those perfect reflection pictures! It’s also the starting point for the Paintbrush Canyon hike which is one of the …

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