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10 Wonders of Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park holds one of the nation’s richest collections of natural wonders. With its geothermal features, abundant animals and more than 2 million acres of sprawling wilderness, Yellowstone is one of North America’s greatest assets. Here’s our guide to 10 of the park’s most iconic spots.

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Lower Geyser Basin

This area on the west side of the lower loop road is the largest geyser basin in the park. An array of geothermal features — including mud pots, geysers, hot springs and fumaroles — are found in clusters throughout the Lower Geyser Basin. The most well-known features are the White Dome and Great Fountain geysers (the latter is predictable) and the Fountain Paint Pots, whose bubbling, colorful mud has long fascinated visitors.

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