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  •  I was at Grand Prismatic Spring last summer (2+ / 0-)
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    Steveningen, Puddytat

    Photos were taken shortly before sunset so the coloring of the water may not be as vivid but here are some  representative pictures:

    The area itself is not far north of Old Faithful. You approach it by crossing the Firehole River which parallels US Highway 20/89/191...

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    The spring itself flows through a series of craters known as Midway Geyser Basin before outflowing to the river...

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    You can see how hot the spring must be...

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    A raised walkway carries you across the flow of water from the spring...

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    Even without taking into account damage caused by people tossing things into the water the terrain is very colorful. It's actually one of the more spectacular places I've ever been...

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    If you want to see the enter set of photos, go here.

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