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Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America's first national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within Yellowstone National Park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world's most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

The hike is a nice easy hike through a beautiful forest along a river. You can also lengthen the hike with an off shoot spring trail. If you do this hike you need to stay for the geyser. It erupts about every 3 hours. The log tells you the last eruption times. If your there early continue past the geyser for a bit and come back. You can get so close!

hiking
2 days ago

Great short hike with nice payoff. The trailhead is near the West Thumb parking lot. It is pretty clearly marked but the AllTrails version is off a bit near the overlook. Amazing you can have 1,000 people in the parking lot but almost none do the hikes.

This is a must see in Yellowstone.

Cool geyser.

Beautiful views at the top. The hike is straight through the forest. It started drizzling on us and then thunder came that sounded like a bear growling... My wife was having a heart attack for most of the home at the thought of bears :) it was fun after we had finished it

The paint pots are rad.

Just cool.

Saw it erupt this morning at 11:30! The trail is mostly paved and there's nothing too remarkable to see along the way.