Porcelain Basin Trail Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park
Norris Geyser Basin is one of Yellowstone's prime hydrothermal areas, found on the west side of the park, several miles north of Old Faithful. Norris Geyser Basin is split into two areas, Porcelain Basin and the Back Basin. Each area has its own set of trails. The Porcelain Basin side of Norris Geyser Basin can be explored on two easy boardwalk loops. The main loop is... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: November 23, 2013
Back Basin Trail Steamboat Geyser Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park
Norris Geyser Basin is home to Steamboat Geyser, the tallest geyser in the world, found on Back Basin Trail. You'll have to get quite lucky to see Steamboat at full strength, as the geyser can go 50 years between major eruptions. Back Basin Trail is a 1.5-mile loop passing numerous hot springs and geysers. You can cut that distance in half by exploiting a shortcut just... Read more.
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Distance: 1.5 miles – Elevation change: 100 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 28, 2013
Old Faithful Geyser Yellowstone National Park
Sixty-percent of the world's geysers are found in Yellowstone National Park and the most famous of all is Old Faithful Geyser. Like Biscuit Basin, Old Faithful is found in Yellowstone's Upper Geyser Basin, an incredible one square mile area that contains over 150 geysers. Old Faithful Geyser has soaring bursts and is one of Yellowstone's most predictable geysers, erupting... Read more.
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Distance: 0.5 miles – Elevation change: 25 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 4, 2013
Fountain Paint Pot area Lower Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park, Silex Spring, Red Spouter, Fumeroles, Fountain Geyser, Clepsydra Geyser, Celestine Spring
There are several hydrothermal areas in Yellowstone National Park, so why visit the Fountain Pain Pot Area? For starters, this part of Lower Geyser Basin has all four of the hydrothermal features found in the park (mudpots, geysers, hot springs, and fumaroles) and you can see them all from a compact half-mile long boardwalk loop. While none of the many Fountain Paint Pot... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 28, 2013
Midway Geyser Basin Yellowstone National Park boardwalk: Grand Prismatic Spring, Excelsior Geyser, Turquoise Pool, Opal Pool
If you subscribe to the mantra "go big or go home," do not leave Yellowstone without visiting Midway Geyser Basin. The main attraction on this 0.8-mile boardwalk is Grand Prismatic Spring, the largest hot spring in Yellowstone National Park. The easy loop also passes Excelsior Geyser, a steaming pool of vibrant blue water that isn't far behind in the contest over surface... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 28, 2013
Biscuit Basin Loop Walkway Yellowstone National Park Upper Geyser Basin
Biscuit Basin Loop offers a 2/3 of a mile lollipop-loop hike in Yellowstone National Park's Upper Geyser Basin. Even through the boardwalk is short, there are plenty of hydrothermal features to see. Highlights include colorful hot springs and spurting geysers like Black Opal Pool, Sapphire Pool, Jewel Geyser, Shell Spring, Avoca Spring, Mustard Spring, and Black Pearl... Read more.
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Distance: 0.65 miles – Elevation change: 50 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 28, 2013
Mud Volcano Area Yellowstone National Park
When explorers first discovered Mud Volcano in the 19th century, the rumbling eruptions could be heard half a mile away. Mud Volcano shook the ground and flung mud into the treetops. The volcano later blew itself apart and is not as active for today's visitors to Yellowstone National Park. Fortunately, there are still several interesting hydrothermal features to witness... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 28, 2013
West Thumb Geyser Basin hike Yellowstone National Park Trail
There are several hydrothermal areas in Yellowstone National Park. West Thumb Geyser Basin stands out because it is on the edge of, and partially submerged by, Yellowstone Lake, which creates a dramatic backdrop for the dynamic geysers, pools, and springs. A dirt trail and wooden boardwalk loops through the geyser basin, offering a 2/3 of a mile long wheelchair-friendly... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 29, 2014
Monument Geyser Basin hike Yellowstone National Park Trail
Monument Geyser Basin is an active hydrothermal area that most visitors to Yellowstone National Park won't get to see. That's because most visitors won't pursue the 2.8-mile round trip hike required to reach the basin. There is 700 feet of elevation gain standing in the way, as the trail climbs a pine-covered mountainside with views of Mount Holmes and a snaking section... Read more.
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Distance: 2.8 miles – Elevation change: 700 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 28, 2013
Artists' Paintpots Trail Yellowstone National Park hydrothermal hike
Artists' Paintpots Trail is located 3.7 miles south of the Norris Geyser Basin (home of the world's tallest geyser) on the west side of Yellowstone National Park. A 1.1-mile loop circles a hillside hydrothermal area, passing bursting mudpots, bubbling hot springs, and mesmerizing milky blue pools. There is 125 feet of elevation gain along this fun and easy lollipop loop... Read more.
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Distance: 1.1 miles – Elevation change: 125 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 4, 2013

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