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Biscuit Basin

Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Awesome color

This is a cool stop just to see the cool colors and how deep it really is. Hikes around the area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile

Absolutely stunning with color of the basin, it was a sight I will never forget. Also a great place... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cool stop just to see the cool colors and how deep it really is. Hikes around the area and decent access.

Thank Engine40
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Absolutely stunning with color of the basin, it was a sight I will never forget. Also a great place to get some nice picture.

Thank SavannahNorway
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Biscuit Basin Loop offers a 2/3 of a mile lollipop-loop hike in Yellowstone National Park’s Upper Geyser Basin. Even though the boardwalk is short, there are plenty of geothermal features to see, i.e.: Black Opal Spring, Wall Pool, Black Diamond Pool, Sapphire Pool, Jewel Geyser,...More

2  Thank IheartZephyr
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A group of us were on a snowmobile tour and made a stop here. The contrast between the extreme cold and the hot spring was awesome. Had a bit of a problem walking on the frozen walkway but it was well worth the effort. Hope...More

Thank normal1983
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We left the snow coaches and walked in this amazing world! The steam filled white world was unbelievable! We watched one of the geysers erupt with buffalo not far away.

Thank 13joni
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Biscuit Basin was a stop on our snowmobile tour with Scenic Safaris. Nice boardwalk, cool thermal features but very slippery in winter. Wear boots with good grip.

Thank SCcamps
Reviewed 3 February 2017

As usual this is easy to get to, right off the road, and has a nice variety of features. We really got a sense of how alive and interesting nature is here seeing the bacteria running through the water. My favorite pool is here, sapphire...More

1  Thank pedz55
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I enjoyed seeing the colorful and clear water in these natural hot pools. Knowing how much lava was caught between the tectonic plates below Yellowstone it's easy to understand why there's so many of these. It is a big area that's heating the large amount...More

1  Thank Hunt4game
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Beautiful walk around the boarded trails - only a short stroll, but you see some real beauty. The Sapphire Pool is just exquisite.

1  Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Named for biscuit-shaped mineral formations. This is another boardwalk through a thermal basin. It includes Sapphire Pool and Jewel Geyser (erupts every 5-10 minutes.

Thank urbanguy
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Is it an easy/reasonable walk from Old Faithful to the Biscuit Basin? Or is it better to drive? I've heard parking is a nightmare.
16 June 2015|
Response from AH88888 | Reviewed this property |
Better to drive.
la prima domanda è: è consigliabile trovare un hotel nei pressi di west yellowstone, e restarci 4 notti, facendo ogni giorno una escursione diversa, raggiungendo i vari siti, oppure fare il giro a 8 fermandoci dove e quando vogliamo? seconda domanda: se io non prenoto in anticipo, posso sperare di trovare motel anche modesti, lungo il percorso, oppure ci sono soltanto gli hotel offerti da booking o venere?
26 April 2016|
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