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A one way loop drive from the main road. Well worth taking. A large Geyser was erupting when we... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Philadelphia, Tennessee
Small crowds in October

This was actually my favorite part of the trip, even more than Old Faithful. White Dome Glacier was... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Eagle Mountain, Utah
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

A one way loop drive from the main road. Well worth taking. A large Geyser was erupting when we went thur, We saw two Buffalo on edge of road. The lake was very interesting.

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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Take the drive if you have spare time after visiting the major attractions.The lakes are beautiful and smokey but nothing compared to the basins.

Thank happytowa
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This was actually my favorite part of the trip, even more than Old Faithful. White Dome Glacier was cool at sunset.

Thank 736edb
Reviewed 6 October 2018

A beautiful side road from the main loop. There are a number of geysers along here, most of which are constant and two of which form the Firehole Lake. Short boardwalks take you out to walk round the larger features. We were there on a...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

The short drive is away from the crowds in the upper basin and main geothermal features, as well as the canyon and wildlife in the valleys. Several geothermal features along a one way drive with plenty of parking. A way to wander away from the...More

Thank 599tomf
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This is a short and pretty drive. We had not yet been to Old Faithful, so had not seen a cone geyser yet. This was very interesting. We stopped several times to take photos, and saw a buffalo hanging out. There were also people waiting...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Okay, so it's not that risky, but you can see where the unpredictable and erratic steam vents/hot springs have damaged the road surface and they've had to patch it. It focuses the mind a little as you drive and it's unnerving to think that just...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We drove this road early in the morning. There were only a couple other cars there. Some of the thermal features are quite good, and one of the geysers was putting on a show. We highly recommend it since this gets you off the main...More

Thank Pete H
Reviewed 25 September 2018

this one drive was better than opposite great fountain basin since it was quite empty and we could enjoy the geysers by our self and few tourist. There are several nice pools also few geysers. I would like to see that place once more.

Thank Annka_CZ
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Firehole Lake Drive is a one-way 3.3 mile loop between Old Faithful and Madison Junction. If traveling from the Old Faithful area it will be on the right side of the road. Buses and trailers are prohibited from traveling on this road. This was our...More

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Darla M
30 January 2018|
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Response from Hoben01 | Reviewed this property |
The firehole geyser check the schedule when it goes off. You actually sit alot closer to the geyser vs old faithful and there is bench seating
Betty M
7 March 2017|
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Response from nyob | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, Betty, I just got this, The boardwalk is very short, years ago there was a trail back from there for some distance but that is were the extremophiles were found for research and it is now closed. There are two... More