Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

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Containing nearly one quarter of all geysers in the world, Upper Geyser Basin is where you'll find the majority of the geysers in Yellowstone National Park. This small area, only 5 sq km (2 sq mi) in size, features spouting geysers, rainbow-colored hot springs, and steaming fumaroles. Discover the most famous geyser in the world, Old Faithful, which erupts regularly about every 45 to 90 minutes. The geyser spouts approximately 31 m (100 ft) into the air. In the same region, you can continue on to visit Morning Glory Pool, a 7 m (23 ft) deep funnel-shaped pool with beautiful coloring. With 410 geysers in the basin, there's no shortage of geological wonders to explore. Use our Yellowstone National Park vacation maker tool to arrange your visit to Upper Geyser Basin and other attractions in Yellowstone National Park.
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  • Beautiful and spectacular photo-looking is a magical and is worth a visit to the natural landscape and then say it back at least 50 words of the comment on the word is really tired ah, well, that's it.
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  • This geyser basin is most famous for Old Faithful but there's a lot of other thermal features to see here. We were lucky enough to see Old Faithful erupt three times just by luck - every time we stopp...  more »
  • Upper Geyser Basin has the world's largest concentration of geysers and is home to 150 geysers, including the famous Old Faithful. Eruption time of 5 of the largest geysers can be predicted - Old Fait...  more »
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  • Great walk about the basin. Definitely worth and the walkway makes it very easy. Personally I liked the Castle Geyser the most. Maybe even more that the Old Faithfull
  • You can practically see all colors of rainbow in the prism. Do not walk off the marked pavements though!
  • Very interesting to see. Can you explore on foot.
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