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Pleasant "Seconday" Thermal Area in Yellowstone

I walked up to the Biscuit Basin from the Old Faithful Complex -- keep following the path North of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashland, Ohio
A Surprise Walk

This was one of the little surprises you find in a National Park. We took the road to Biscuit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joe H
Santa Cruz, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked up to the Biscuit Basin from the Old Faithful Complex -- keep following the path North of Morning Glory Pool and it takes you there -- it was my first time visiting and I was pleasantly surprised. The runoff channels were full of...More

Thank TractorDoc76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the little surprises you find in a National Park. We took the road to Biscuit Basin because there was less snow on it and found a little world of bubbling hot water and mini artisan geysers. If it had not been...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved all these smaller sites throughout the park, for one thing they were not as crowded and the other thing is they are truly spectacular.

Thank SiandraW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Biscuit Basin is located only a few miles north of Old Faithful Village on the Grand Loop Road in Yellowstone National Park. A 1/4-mile boardwalk allows visitors to take a self-guided tour through Biscuit Basin that will take only 20 to 30 minutes. Biscuit Basin...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The hot springs at Biscuit Basin are one of the many natural wonders you will see during a visit to Yellowstone National Park

Thank geoworld
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This was one of the least interesting basins for us. We had seen most others by this point. While every one is unique, this one doesn't stand out to me as a must-see. We did not have time for the hikes. If you are in...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 27 September 2018

From the parking lot to the hotsprings is a very short walk, and this was perhaps the biggest thrill per step of all the places we visited in Yellowstone. We didn't expect to be overwhelmed here, but were.

Thank kindredspirits
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Another basin of geothermal wonders within walking distance of Old Faithful and the upper geyser basin. Even better when you go a bit further and walk to the extraordinary Mystic Falls.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The biscuit basin is a nice short stroll amongst some cool geysers -- all with both the blue and yellow/gold rims and pools. Early in the morning with crisp air was particularly nice as the steam just floated above the water surface. But, for us...More

Thank lvvacations
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We took part of this walk to see the many geysers. It is amazing how different the geysers can be from each other!

Thank 834sandrad
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11 January 2018|
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Response from Lynn W | Reviewed this property |
According to the park website, pets are not allowed on the trails or boardwalks.
17 June 2015|
Response from AH88888 | Reviewed this property |
Better to drive.