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Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

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Probably the hottest geyser basin in Yellowstone National Park, Norris Geyser Basin melds pink, red, orange, and yellow, and bubbles at over 200 C (400 F). No plant, algae, or bacteria can survive in this environment; the acidic water gets its mesmerizing shades from mineral oxides. If you spend time here, you may see the largest geyser on the planet, which occasionally shoots out jets of water up to 116 m (380 ft) in the air. Start your tour at the Norris Museum, which features exhibits on the basin's traits, then walk along 3.6 km (2.2 mi) of trails, filled with hissing holes and pungent, steamy sights. Before you head to Yellowstone National Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Yellowstone National Park itinerary builder, to make sure you see all that Yellowstone National Park has to offer, including Norris Geyser Basin.
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  • Yellowstone National Park (黃石國家公園) is the first US national park. It has an area of 8,982 km2 (3,468.4 mi2) and is located in the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. It has a variety of geologic com...  more »
  • Norris Geyser Basin may be the hottest geyser basin in Yellowstone. Because of that, this place has a very barren landscape. There aren't many frequent active geysers but the colors of the geysers and...  more »
  • A scenic geyser basin that is just as good as the others in the park, and therefore amazingly colorful and gorgeous, a sight unlike any other outside the park. The animals roaming nearby really added ...  more »