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  • Craig Pass Closed for the Season; Mammoth to Norris Closed Sept. 14-30

    The road linking West Thumb and Old Faithful is closed for the season—traffic should detour through West Thumb, Lake, and Canyon. The road from Mammoth to Norris is closed for two weeks—traffic should detour over Dunraven Pass. More »

Inside Yellowstone - West Thumb

 
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West Thumb Geyser Basin Online Tour
http://www.nps.gov/yell/photosmultimedia/westthumbtour.htm

Grant and West Thumb Natural Highlights
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/ngrant.htm

Anatomy of a Hot Spring
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/hotspring_works.htm

Hot Springs and How They Work
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/hotspring.htm

Mudpots
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/mudpots.htm

Frequently Asked Questions at Grant and West Thumb
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/grantfaq.htm

Map of Grant Village and West Thumb Areas
http://www.nps.gov/features/yell/interactivemap/grant.htm

Did You Know?

Summer Crowd at Old Faithful.

At peak summer levels, 3,500 employees work for Yellowstone National Park concessioners and about 800 work for the National Park Service.