Lower Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

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#21 of 67 in Nature in Yellowstone National Park
Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Lower Geyser Basin hosts a flurry of thermal activity, creating impressive spectacles across Yellowstone's landscape. Spanning over 29 sq km (18 sq mi), the geyser discharges more hot water than any other feature in the park. Watch as hot steam nearing 100 C (212 F) shoots up into the sky, reaching heights of 45.6 m (150 ft). A stark demonstration of nature's power and beauty, the area can be explored on decked trails meandering between active spots. Make Lower Geyser Basin part of your personalized Yellowstone National Park itinerary using our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.
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  • Worth the visit. There are a large amount of geothermal features throughout the area. Take the time to walk the area, but stay on marked pathways. Download the National Park Service app, and pull up.....  more
    Worth the visit. There are a large amount of geothermal features throughout the area. Take the time to walk the area, but stay on marked pathways. Download the National Park Service app, and pull up.....  more »
  • This is a great spot to observe a variety of geothermal activity in Yellowstone . Geysers, springs and mud pots can be seen via a stroll around the boardwalk. Amazing Sites! 
    This is a great spot to observe a variety of geothermal activity in Yellowstone . Geysers, springs and mud pots can be seen via a stroll around the boardwalk. Amazing Sites!  more »
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  • We were so much happy and excited to see a lot of geysers and hot springs. Wonderful place to visit.
  • Beautiful area. The geysers are amazing!

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