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We stumbled upon this on the Back Basin Trail in the Norris Geyser Basin because we wanted to see Steamboat Geyser. It would not be worth it to make the hike just to see it. It stunk worse than most geysers and wasn't very colorful....More
Did not think the hike up the trail was worth the reward. Colorless and smelly. If I missed this one I would not have any regrets. Bison at the top between two green pools. Hike it clockwise, but ti still smells.
This is an bubbling spring on the Back Basin Trail in the Norris Geyser Basin. The trail curls around the spring so the view is pretty good and close to the action, so to speak.
The spring is not worth a couple mile hike by...More
If you can handle the smell, the spring shows a variety of colors that are not usually seen in nature. And to know that this spring has been here for hundreds of years, if not thousands, looking almost the same way is amazing.
if you are in Norris Geyser basin and take the back basin hike you will see this crusty spring that boils. It is interesting but not worth going out of your way to see. I can't give any feature this geologically unique in the world...More