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Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park
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Containing nearly one quarter of all geysers in the world, Upper Geyser Basin is where you'll find the majority of the geysers in Yellowstone National Park. This small area, only 5 sq km (2 sq mi) in size, features spouting geysers, rainbow-colored hot springs, and steaming fumaroles. Discover the most famous geyser in the world, Old Faithful, which erupts regularly about every 45 to 90 minutes. The geyser spouts approximately 31 m (100 ft) into the air. In the same region, you can continue on to visit Morning Glory Pool, a 7 m (23 ft) deep funnel-shaped pool with beautiful coloring. With 410 geysers in the basin, there's no shortage of geological wonders to explore. Using our custom trip planner, Yellowstone National Park attractions like Upper Geyser Basin can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Take the opportunity to walk the boardwalks and asphalt trails to see Grand, Riverside, or Daisy. You will be glad you did! 
  • The color of the basin is incredible how it's so barren like a wasteland then you have the many colors that stand out it's beautiful. If your driving the loop stop here and stair for awhile you won't ...  more »
  • These pools are completely gorgeous!! They're so nice to see with the children, or just by oneself for relaxation.