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Norris Geyser Basin

EASY 16 reviews
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Norris Geyser Basin is a 1.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming that features hot springs. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking and walking.

Distance: 1.7 miles Elevation Gain: 137 feet Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

hiking

walking

hot springs

14 days ago

The Norris Geyser Basin is the most geologically active area in the park, and the features do change from visit to visit. In fact, the trails themselves are altered due to the changes in thermal activity. Visiting in the early morning hours, you may be treated with howls from the Norris Wolf Pack, which is very eerie in the early morning chill. This particular visit to the area was in late September, and the wet snow and cold meant I had the whole trail to myself (thank you Goretex), and it only enhanced the hissing steam vents, burping mudpots, and belching geysers. Several routes can be chosen, and it's probably about three miles total on the trails.

8 months ago

Very neat thermal features on an easy boardwalk loop.

walking
Monday, June 04, 2018

Almost missed this one, glad I didnt

walking
Saturday, July 24, 2010

Fun area

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10 months ago

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11 months ago

recorded Norris Geyser Basin

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11 months ago

Thursday, June 07, 2018

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