Lower Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

Lower Geyser Basin hosts a flurry of thermal activity, creating impressive spectacles across Yellowstone's landscape. Spanning over 29 sq km (18 sq mi), the geyser discharges more hot water than any other feature in the park. Watch as hot steam nearing 100 C (212 F) shoots up into the sky, reaching heights of 45.6 m (150 ft). A stark demonstration of nature's power and beauty, the area can be explored on decked trails meandering between active spots. Make Lower Geyser Basin part of your personalized Yellowstone National Park itinerary using our Yellowstone National Park trip planner .
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  • What's not to like about hot springs, geysers and other geothermal action? There is a trail that takes you out of the crowded areas and into the back country. Look for it and get away from the awful c...  more »
  • So much to see here. The one way drive called "Firehole Lake Drive" takes you past so many thermal features. We saw Great Fountain and White Dome erupt. Stop at Hot Lake and Firehole Lake - very steam...  more »
  • The Fountain Paint Pots are terrific, and the FIrehole River Drive was neat. The whole area is worth some time. We were in a bison jam on the main road -- a couple dozen cars lined up, blocked by biso...  more »
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  • On the course of Fountain paint pot located at the end of the course of Fountain paint pot this area extends in the plain with geysers squirting a little. It is ideal for the picture because we're close to them. Access is facilitated by a road accessible wooden even for the disabled.
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