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Dangerously Beautiful....

These sapphire pools are absolutely mesmerizing. So crystal blue and it leaves you wondering just... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Willof72
Pretty Good

Set off from near Old Faithful in search of Biscuit Basin, it was a pleasant walk in the sunshine... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
CatchBooker
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New Mills, United Kingdom
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“sapphire pool” (53 reviews)
“mystic falls” (22 reviews)
“black diamond” (4 reviews)
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Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These sapphire pools are absolutely mesmerizing. So crystal blue and it leaves you wondering just how deep they go down. Stay on the path and don’t be tempted to go in for a closer look as we witnessed that throughout Yellowstone with foreign tourists. As...More

Thank Willof72
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Set off from near Old Faithful in search of Biscuit Basin, it was a pleasant walk in the sunshine, you have to cross a road to get to it and it has a boardwalk going around all of the Hot Springs, the Sapphire Pool was...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Biscuit Basin has a 0.7 mi/1.1 km boardwalk and is best known for the colourful hot springs Sapphire Pool and Black Opal Pool. At the west end of the boardwalk, there is a 2.4 mi/4 km roundtrip trail to Mystic Falls. My husband and I...More

Thank pingaroo
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

During our Snowmobile trip with Scenic Safaris we stopped at Biscuit Basin. There was snow everywhere but the pools were gorgeous. Saw one of the small pools erupt just about 4-6 feet above ground. Great trip.

Thank Tim E
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Another don't miss sight. The water looks so clear and the other colors shining through. Looks so inviting but so hot.

Thank gerleg12
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

As you walk around this pool, it's like so many others but yet different, you wonder how did it get so blue??? This is beautiful, and dangerous. The water is super-heated as well as including toxic minerals. Enjoy the view, don't become part of it.

Thank SilverFox925
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

There are so many geysers in Yellowstone, I can not even say which one of the best, but Biscuit Basin is really worth a visit. Colors are amazing!

Thank michel_omnibee
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

the water is shockingly clear and it looks like you can peer down into the center of the earth. This is truly a photographers dream

1  Thank robnkim
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This was such a pretty site. The color of the water was just beautiful. The smell was not that great, but worth stopping for a photo.

Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

If you want an awesome view of Yellowstone, head to Biscuit Basin. We walked a ½ mile around the basin and then hiked up to Mystic Falls. It's a moderate hike but the view at the top is the best.

1  Thank Lori L
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mackenzie s
10 January 2018|
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Response from Lynn W | Reviewed this property |
According to the park website, pets are not allowed on the trails or boardwalks.
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J W
16 June 2015|
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Response from AH88888 | Reviewed this property |
Better to drive.
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