What planet was I on?? The layers of hot steaming water made me feel like I was on another planet. Keeps you grounded when you visit a place like Yellowstone..
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The opportunity to hike up a steep hillside on strictly boardwalks right over a continuation of hot springs and huge calcium deposits, while enjoying watching the native elk pass just feet away from people is a true experience -- yet another such varied experience only...More
So there isn't a huge burst of scalding water that's going to happen here but you can see the after effects of that same mineral fortified water on the surroundings here. When the sun shines directly on the stripped away rocks you'll be able to...More
It seemed a long way on the map, especially with Norris road closed. However saw bears on the drive plus spectacular valleys and rock forms. Basically allow a day? And then to the hot springs. Really different to anything else in the Park. Really a...More
This thermal feature is beautiful and very unique in the park. There's nothing else like it so take some time and walk around the boardwalks and drive the little scenic drive.
Mammoth Hot Springs consists of the 1.5 mi/2.4 km one-way Upper Terrace Drive and the 1.75 mi/2.8 km Lower Terrace Boardwalk. It's not necessary to do the drive if you take the boardwalk all the way to the top. In fact, I recommend doing the...More
Visiting Mammoth Hot Springs was one of the highlights of my recent trip to Yellowstone last August. This trail has an upper and lower terrace and has a steep boardwalk and several hundred stairs. Throughout the hike you are treated to numerous hot springs and...More
Obviously on the Top 10 List of things to see while visiting Yellowstone National Park !!! Truly a magnificent example of geothermal activity at its finest...the surface topography causes you to think you are in a different world, on a different planet...the features are so...More
This is an interesting and beautiful part of the park. The old hotel is worth strolling through (or maybe staying/eating at). The exhibit is Fort Yellowstone is very good and the rangers/guides were happy to chat. The best part of this area is the herd...More
Mammoth hot springs is right by the north entrance and is different levels of hot springs that you walk around and can see the expanding array of colors. In the winter you need to dress very warm with good boots because there are stairs with...More