6 Hidden Geothermal Marvels in Yellowstone National Park


Discover Yellowstone's hidden geothermal gems beyond Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. Explore 6 equally impressive, lesser-known wonders in this web st

Biscuit Basin is a colorful area with hot springs and pools. One highlight is Sapphire Pool, a deep blue pool once surrounded by biscuit-like formations.

Biscuit Basin


Norris Geyser Basin is the hottest, oldest, and most dynamic of Yellowstone’s thermal areas. It has two sections: Porcelain Basin and Back Basin. 

Norris Geyser Basin


Black Sand Basin is a beautiful basin named for the obsidian sand that covers the ground. It features Emerald Pool, a green-tinted pool.

Black Sand Basin


West Thumb Geyser Basin is on the shore of Yellowstone Lake, with unique features like Fishing Cone and Abyss Pool, a deep clear pool.

West Thumb Geyser Basin


Mud Volcano Area is known for its mudpots, fumaroles, and springs. The mudpots are acidic and sulfuric, while fumaroles emit steam and gas.

Mud Volcano Area


Sheepeater Cliff is worth visiting for its geological and historical significance. It's made of columnar basalt, formed when lava cools and cracks into hexagonal shapes.

Sheepeater Cliff


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