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Mammoth Hot Springs

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Address: 1 Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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+1 307-344-2263

Beautiful limestone formations make this hot spring unique.

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Mammoth Hot Springs

What a great area for a variety of scenery. The layers of the hot springs is very colorful and a great drive around the area.

Reviewed 5 days ago
Julie S
Clint, Texas
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although it is a popular stop for most tourists; after the beautiful springs and geysers we had seen earlier in the trip this didn't quite live up to the hype. We walked to the top of the springs and it was interesting to see the different formations that the springs take on; but the colours weren't as amazing as what... More 

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Clint, Texas
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great area for a variety of scenery. The layers of the hot springs is very colorful and a great drive around the area.

Thank Julie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see Yellowstone in the Springtime. We're the only ones at the Hot Springs. There are areas with 100's of wood stairs and no one was there but my teen and I. The only negative to Spring was the only road open was the North Drive. The enabled us to walk a lot of the Springs and see... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite spots in the park. Although our last visit was in the summer, years ago I loved going in the winter. The geology of this spot is very unusual, and worth stopping to take a look.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mammoth Hot Springs (猛瑪溫泉, 長毛象溫泉) is situated in the southwest of the North Entrance in Mammoth Country. Mammoth Hot Springs is composed of a variety of hot springs on a hill of travertine in Yellowstone National Park. The hot water comes from Norris Geyser Basin traveling through an underground fault line that feeds Mammoth. Over thousands of years, hot water... More 

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Austin, TX
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just one hot spring, with its multi-colored terraces and smoldering water would be neat, so this place fits the bill for that. However, with all the boardwalks to traverse, there's a high proportion of dormant hot springs.

Thank TonyC_Austin
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited Mammoth Springs in Summer and it was incredible but this visit in February was even more spectacular. The amount of snow that covered the Lower Terrace of Palette Spring was breathtaking - the walk from the Terrace Grill was a bit uphill and in the drier, thinner air was a bit hard going but do-able even if... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is so weird as it is mostly a crusty looking surface. In many areas it may support your weight if you were to walk off the raised walkways. However, in many places it won't but they tell you never to go off the walkways. Many people have been badly burned as the water and muck under the crust... More 

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Fresno, California
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Mammoth Hot Spring Terraces have always been a popular feature in Yellowstone. The step-like terraces form as heated water moves along the Morris-Mammoth Fault. Those are so beautifully fragile and wonderful sights. The Mammoth Terraces are constantly changing shape and color. Springs which were active may be dry and lifeless sometimes later, yet activity may one day resume again.... More 

Thank IheartZephyr
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

While the various geyser basins were the best part of the park, this was another unique experience that just added to the fact that Yellowstone is full of extremely varied locations. This area was extremely well maintained with the boardwalks being extensive yet unobtrusive to the views. The area itself was unique beyond description with formations that were unbelievable and... More 

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