Visit Mammoth Hot Springs, one of the outstanding thermal features of Yellowstone National Park. The Mammoth Hot Springs area is unique and is located very close to the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park away from other attractions of the park. The Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces are the large complex of vibrant travertine deposited from the hot mineral springs. Take a stroll on the boardwalk above the steaming hydrothermal features and embrace the beauty of a series of travertine terraces and the thermal pools. Drive the 1 mile loop road around the Upper Terraces to view the Main Terraces of Mammoth Hot Springs, the Fort Yellowstone and the Gardner River, and the hydrothermal features like Orange Spring Mound.
These photos are from our two day trip to Yellowstone National park in the late August 2012.
Best Things To Do
- Upper Terrace Loop Drive: Drive Upper Terrace Loop Dr around the large complex of vibrant travertine deposited from the hot mineral springs. It is a short, less than a two mile drive from the entrance of the loop road to the first parking pullouts along the road. The Orange Spring Mound, the Bath Lake area, and the White Elephant Back Terrace are the highlights of the Upper Terrace Loop Drive.
- Mammoth Hot Springs Trail: Take a stroll on the boardwalk above the steaming hydrothermal features and embrace the beauty of a series of travertine terraces and the thermal pools. The boardwalk leads to a variety of thermal features along the top of the main Mammoth Terrace, Canary Spring, and the main overlook at the top of the terrace.s
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24 replies on “Mammoth Hot Spring and the North”
Nice photos. Yellowstone would be a dream of mine. One day…
Yes, a must visit!
Amazing scenes and excellent shots, Jyothi!
Thank You! Glad you liked it!
Beautiful landscape captures! We loved Yellowstone NP, camped there about three weeks a few summers ago. We hope to return next year, now you’ve got me thinking on getting that trip planned! 😉
Thank you! Hope my posts will help you plan for your next trip!
So beautiful pictures 👌👌
Happy Thursday! 🎼💗
Beautiful photos! At first glance, the travertine terrace looks like snow/ice.
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MUST get there!!!
YES, A MUST SEE! Thank you!
Nice pictures. A must see 🙂
Thank you Vignesh!