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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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  • The largest collection of geysers in the world is here. Several of these are larger or more regular than Old Faithful. Take time to wait for Grand Geyser, and if you can catch Riverside in late aftern...  more »
  • Awesome colors and opportunity to see the amazing things that nature does . Big tip - go in the afternoon or after it warms up. Yes the crowd will be bigger, but if you go when it is too cold in the m...  more »
  • Upper Geyser Basin is a must visit in the Yellowstone Park. I'd highly recommend taking the boardwalk to see all the geysers and not just stick around the Old Faithful (trust me! there is more to this...  more »