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Norris Geyser Basin

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Address: Grand Loop Road at Norris, Yellowstone National Park, WY

An area of bubbling hot springs.

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Pretty Pretty Pretty - a good stop along through the park. Has boardwalks to walk around, and it is only about 1.5 miles around.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Danielle S
Oviedo, Florida
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Oviedo, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pretty Pretty Pretty - a good stop along through the park. Has boardwalks to walk around, and it is only about 1.5 miles around.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed by the group the water was so clear and you could feel the warmth. It was neat to walk over the geyser on a wooden path and was so vast to see

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I walked the boardwalk though the basin area and it was really cold out, making the steaming effect more impressive. The sulphuric smell wasn't as strong as I expected and the mini eruptions were unexpected and fun to watch.

Thank adubin86
Willow Street, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hike with tons of interesting stops along the way. There are geysers, mud pots, mineral pools and all are beautiful and strange. You haven't seen Yellowstone if you haven't incorporated Norris in your itinary.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In April there were almost no other people apart from us. Take your time and enjoy the views. I would recommend 1.5- 2 hours to see it all.

Thank Olenka1980
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another spot worth stopping at in west Yellowstone. Small little hikes around the area and lots of wildlife to see.

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Cortez, Colorado
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Many geysers and hot springs to view with several trails to hike without all the people present of other more known locations.

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Clint, Texas
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Lot of walking and fantastic photo ops. The colors of the pools vary and make for so great shots. Short waits for the geysers to erupt.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

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 components - lakes, canyons, rivers and mountain ranges. Yellowstone Caldera is a supervolcano inside the national park and is located in the northwest corner... More 

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Fresno, California
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

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 hot springs here are still beautiful sights. If you don't have a lot of time to spend at Yellowstone, skip this basin and visit the more... More 

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