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Lower Geyser Basin is a 0.65 mile round trip lasso loop hike with 30 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 86 miles west of Cody Wyoming. The trailhead is car accessible. June and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Overview: Lower Geyser Basin features a large mudpot called 'Fountain Paint Pot' that bubbles in many places creating fanciful patterns on the surface, and also several small geysers erupting once in a while.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.