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Lower Geyser Basin

Midway between Madison and Old Faithful Village on Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
+1 800-293-0148
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Colorful geysers, mud pots, springs, mats and fumaroles

One of the geyser areas in Yellowstone (there are several: Norris, Lower, Midway, Upper and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisamarie1138
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Madison, Wisconsin
Geysers Everywhere

An employee in the visitor center recommended and told us how to get here. It seems that most... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Glen H
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Sparks, Nevada
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Midway between Madison and Old Faithful Village on Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the geyser areas in Yellowstone (there are several: Norris, Lower, Midway, Upper and probably some others...). We mainly stopped at the Fountain Paint Pot area but we got to see some great stuff - the Red Spouter, the colorful paint pots area that...More

Thank Lisamarie1138
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An employee in the visitor center recommended and told us how to get here. It seems that most people just go here to see Old Faithful and then leave without spending much of any time walking around the boardwalks. Actually, this is one of the...More

Thank Glen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lower Geyser Basin has more small geysers than I ever imagined in close proximity to one another. Along with the hot springs in the area, you easily witness the volcanic activity of this area with the number of geysers present. Picturesque.

Thank Teacher071
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there are lots of other geysers besides old faithful, and the lower basin is a great example. there are lots of smaller smoking geysers and a few that spray water.

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is another must see on the tour through Yellowstone. All the attractions in Yellowstone are different which make the tour of the park so exciting.

Thank Malenymac
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great Yellowstone attraction. A must see while in Yellowstone. The geysers in this basin are much more of an attraction than Old Faithful.

Thank TBreez
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We took a historic bus tour of this area. Parking can be a problem, depending on the time of day. Firehole Lake Drive wasn't too busy with cars and the parking wasn't too bad. The drive through the Firehole Canyon can be extremely crowded in...More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 25 September 2017

An early morning stop to this area found it to be less crowded. The steam in the cooler morning hours is more intense and has a more dramatic effect. This basin is also the home to Fountain Paint Pot -- a hot spring with thickened...More

Thank TractorDoc76
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We enjoyed walking the boardwalk/trail and viewing all the thermal features. There are many photo opportunities. As we were walking, we could see things erupting, but did not know which feature it was...it was all impressive and interesting and well worth the walk....there is lots...More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Loved this area, beautiful springs and geysers. Got to see fountain geyser erupt which was really cool. There's also another small geyser that erupts frequently.

Thank Katana107
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