Black Sand Basin, Yellowstone National Park

#25 of 66 in Nature in Yellowstone National Park
Hot Spring · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Black Sand is just north of old faithful and offers up easy parking and hiking. There are 3-4 cool springs to check out.  more »
  • You get similar colors at Rainbow Pool/Sunset Lake as you do at Grand Prismatic Spring on a smaller scale and without the crowds. This is definitely a stop that you need to make and it is a quick...  more »
  • This is one of my favorite sights/locations in all of Yellowstone! Spring Geyser is pretty active, although not as large as Old Faithful. Due to that though, there are less people here, so better viewing. Green Spring is also a pleasant sight to see here. Beautiful!
  • Pictures do not do justice. The colors are so vibrant. Each basin is unique. A must see to appreciate.

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