Hot Springs/Geothermal Features

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Hot Springs/Geothermal *16 Parks Listed in the Geothermal Steam Act, 30 U.S.C. § 1026(a)
** Proposed (in 2016) addition to the List of National Park Units Containing Significant Thermal Features, in accordance with the Geothermal Steam Act (30 U.S.C. §§ 1001-1028).
List of Significant Thermal Features in Park System Units
  • Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve (feature: Aniakchak Caldera (volcanic)).
  • Bering Land Bridge National Preserve (feature: Serpentine Hot Springs (hydrothermal)).
  • Big Bend National Park (including that portion of the Rio Grande National Wild and Scenic River located in the Park) (features: Spring No. 1 (hydrothermal), Spring No. 4 (hydrothermal), Hot Springs (hydrothermal)).
  • Crater Lake National Park (hydrothermal features at bottom of the lake).
  • Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve (feature: Reed River Hot Springs (hydrothermal)).
  • Haleakala National Park (feature: Haleakala Crater (volcanic)).
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (features: Steaming Bluff and Sulpher Banks (hydrothermal), Kilauea Caldera and Halemaumau Crater (volcanic), Kilauea Iki Crater (volcanic), Great Crack and Southwest Rift (volcanic), East Rift Zone (volcanic), Chain of Craters (volcanic), Mauna Ulu (volcanic), Puu Oo (volcanic), Mokuaweoweo Caldera and Northeast Rift Zone of Mauna Loa (volcanic)).
  • Hot Springs National Park (feature: Hot Springs (hydrothermal)).
  • John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway (feature: Huckleberry Hotsprings (hydrothermal)).
  • Katmai National Park and Preserve (feature: Novarupta and vicinity (volcanic)).
  • Lake Clark National Park and Preserve (features: Redoubt Volcano and Iliamna Volcano (volcanic)).
  • Lake Mead National Recreational Area (features: Black Canyon Hotsprings (hydrothermal), Blue Point Spring (hydrothermal), and Rogers Spring (hydrothermal)).
  • Lassen Volcanic National Park (feature: Lassen hydrothermal system including Bumpass Hell, Little Hot Springs Valley, Sulpher Works, Devils Kitchen, Boiling Springs Lake, Drakesbad Hot Springs, and Terminal Geyser)).
  • Mount Rainier National Park (features: Mount Rainier (volcanic), fumaroles at the summit of Mount Rainier and associated Ice Caves (hydrothermal ), and Ohanapecosh Springs (hydrothermal)).
  • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve (feature: Wrangell Volcanoes (volcanic)).
  • Yellowstone National Park (features: entire park including Old Faithful and approximately 10,000 geysers and hot springs).

Last updated: February 24, 2017


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