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Biscuit Basin

Yellowstone National Park, WY
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This is situated just a short walk of the main area, but the water is so clear you can see right... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
Various basin and hikes

Biscuit basin has several springs. It also has a short hiking trail to water falls from the end of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aya T
Arlington, Virginia
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Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is situated just a short walk of the main area, but the water is so clear you can see right into it. Just don't get tempted to get so close that you need that once in a lifetime photo else you just might fall...More

Thank helenandpaul13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Biscuit basin has several springs. It also has a short hiking trail to water falls from the end of this basin. It's only a mile hike and the water falls are beautiful. Across the grand loop road from Biscuit Basin is a path to Morning...More

Thank Aya T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful spot and the color of the water is beautiful. Highly recommend this stop. It's a short walk along the boardwalk, but it's worth it. Plus you might see some animal deposits.

Thank GinnyandRon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Biscuit Basin is an isolated thermal group and is actually a part of the Upper Geyser Basin. It is between the upper and lower geyser basins. Biscuit Basin is a 0.7 mile boardwalk loop through varied geysers and springs. It has a lot of interesting...More

Thank MKP5456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This basin has amazing turquoise pools. The colorful minerals surrounding the lake as you enter the basin is also an interesting feature. It is a perfect side trip on your way to the bigger basins such as Midway and Upper Geyser Basins.

Thank Kimi F
Reviewed 14 June 2017

So I read this one could be skipped if short on time. Terrible advice - I'm so glad we stopped! Sapphire pool may be my favorite hot spring in all of Yellowstone because the blue is so beautiful. Wall Pool, Shell Spring, Mustard Spring...there's plenty...More

Thank bmccrery
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I liked the color of this crater. It is a splendid sapphire blue. I could see that its water was quite deep. We can see everything in there. It is crystal clear. Amazing and worthwhile to see. Although it looks like a beautiful pond, it...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The saphire pool looks great. One of the must sees when you visit Yellowstone. Go early, you'll be there before any tourbus gets there.

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

It's hard to say which is the best set of geyser areas to visit but Biscuit Basin is rated high up there. It had a variety of pools and geysers (with less of the crowds). Definitely worth a stop. As a side tip, we ended...More

Thank Texas_suz
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

If you don't have time or the desire to see the bigger pools up the road, this is a very sweet substitute. There are pretty blue pools and eruptions. It is a great spot to see the various colors and formations. This was one of...More

Thank Vacationer2Maine
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17 June 2015|
Response from AH88888 | Reviewed this property |
Better to drive.