Norris Geyser Basin: blowin’ off some steam

Yellowstone was the first area of American wilderness declared a national park, and with good reason. The topography varies dramatically throughout its millions of acres. One area especially dramatic is the Norris Geyser Basin. It might not get as much publicity as Old Faithful, but it’s actually got a lot more geothermal activity than that one geezer geyser, which means it’s a much more substantial destination to visit in Yellowstone. And it’s more photogenic, which for the average traveler means a lot. So grab a big memory card and check it out.

Mar 2010
POSTED BY travelbugrobert

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