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Really interest and great fun. Was snowy when we were there so ground very muddy. Not too many people there.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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Durham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really interest and great fun. Was snowy when we were there so ground very muddy. Not too many people there.

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Thank Robert J
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stunning scenery with geo-thermal pools and activities. Is literally like being on a different planet. Don't miss it if you are in the area. Be sure to take a camera as well.

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Thank Ichdien000
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing to see nature at its most purest. The sulfur smell is dominating this domain, it stinks of rotten eggs! But this makes the experience all the more wonderful! It was great to have some snow next to the parking area to clean our shoes, you don't get off the mud very easily. Bring a second pair!

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Thank Silke D
Chicago, Illinois
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good spot for a quick stop. But once you see the steam and bubbling...you've pretty much seen it. Stick to the parking lot and paths if you don't want to get crazy amounts of mud on your boots.

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Thank Andrew J
Denver, Colorado
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is really neat with a variety of bubbling pot of stuff. But it really smells and was quite muddy, due to melting snow. Definitely worth a visit....it is amazing to see what our earth produces.

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Thank Bustergirl
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This unique place looks as if it was taken from outer space. Geothermal steam vents and mud pots make the soil too hot to carry any snow. The hot vents stink of sulfur, but it's bearable.

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Thank TheShis
Nuremberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Same place as the signs in the road says. The place is amazing, a must if in the area, smelly but great.

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Thank DonCesar
London, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Each place in this particular region is so different from the last one you might have stopped at. This is also something else, with all those fumeroles hissing away and mud pot bubbling away. It is amazing, and lovely and safe to walk around, and of course, ever so scenic. We were here mid-September, and had good clear sunny day.... More 

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Thank malnit56
Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Other worldly with bubbling and steam as you walk through the snow. Not large like Yellowstone, but good 'pots' and colors.

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Thank Laura L
Port Stephens, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

It was raining, which made walking around very muddy which stuck to your boots, but was still a really good day and extremely interesting, although smelly. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Kerrie J

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