Back Basin, Yellowstone National Park

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  • I will preface by saying we toured Norris after West Thumb and Mammoth but before the Lower/Middle/Upper Geyser Basins. Therefore, my family had not yet seen any of the larger more headliner geysers, ...  more »
  • Back Basin is a longer hike than the Porcelain Basin, but it is less crowded and you see lots more different features including the world's tallest geyser, Steamboat. The hike is worth it if you have ...  more »
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