Last updated: February 12, 2024
Stroll through a geyser basin of colorful hot springs and dormant lakeshore geysers situated on the scenic shores of Yellowstone Lake.
Safety notes: Be sure to stay on the boardwalks at all times.
Trailheads: West Thumb Geyser Basin Parking Area.
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