Black Sand Basin, Yellowstone National Park

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  • This basin is quite close to Old Faithul, but it does not seem to get the traffic. There is a boardwalk and it is an enjoyable hike, maybe about twenty minutes or so (without the stops). We enjoyed do...  more »
  • This is the closest attraction to OF, only a short drive away. Many colors are present in the geysers, their trails, and the pools. It is well worth visiting while in the area when you see Old Faithfu...  more »
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  • Beautiful place. Me and my husband at a road trip to Yellowstone Park in stopped along the way beautiful.
  • Volcanic attraction. Well worth looking at.
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