Sapphire Pool

5 reviews

You would not believe how blue the water can beā€¦its like being in Hawaii. Just don't breathe in the Sulfur too deep. The constant waters bubbling up from below make it beautiful but kill off all the vegetation nearby.

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  • 1
    0.04 mi

    Biscuit Basin

    0.04 mi from Sapphire Pool
    4 reviews

    Biscuit Basin is great place 2 go but the the smell is not pleasant it very beautiful there :)

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  • 2
    0.99 mi

    Mystic Falls

    0.99 mi from Sapphire Pool
    1 review

    Nice trail to them with a little overlook on the way, but otherwise more like cascades down a slop than official falls. Definitely the prospect of spotting wildlife along the way.

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  • 3
    2.86 mi

    Grand Prismatic Spring

    2.86 mi from Sapphire Pool
    32 reviews

    Another must-see in the park. Grand Prismatic Spring was noted by geologists working in the Hayden Geological Survey of 1871, and named by them for its striking coloration. Its colors match the rainbow dispersion of white light by an optical prism: red, orange, yellow, green, and blue.

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  • 4
    3.21 mi

    Midway Geyser Basin

    3.21 mi from Sapphire Pool
    8 reviews

    Midway Geyser Basin is much smaller than the other basins found alongside the Firehole River. Despite its small size, it contains two large features, the 200-by-300-foot (60 by 90 m) wide Excelsior Geyser which pours over 4,000 U.S. gallons (15,000 L; 3,300 imp gal) per minute into the Firehole River. The largest hot spring in Yellowstone, the 370-foot (110 m) ...

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  • 5
    2.19 mi

    Old Faithful Visitor Education Center

    2.19 mi from Sapphire Pool
    4 reviews

    A great spot to stop before or after visiting Old Faithful. Rangers are very helpful. Gift shop prices are not outrageous (postcards were $0.40).

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  • 6
    2.11 mi

    Old Faithful

    2.11 mi from Sapphire Pool
    2 reviews

    A definite sight to see !!! Dress in layers, weather can change fast. Bring a snack while waiting for the geyser to erupt. Be ready with your cameras. The predicted eruption time is in the visitor center lobby which is helpful so you can shop around before waiting and sitting outside by the old faithful.

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  • 7
    2.34 mi

    Fairy Falls

    2.34 mi from Sapphire Pool
    1 review

    The falls themselves are not that impressive. However the trail out is quite pleasant, meandering through a pine forest, and be sure to climb the hillside on the way in or out for the most impressive view of Prismatic Geyser.

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  • 8
    4.67 mi

    Lower Geyser Basin

    4.67 mi from Sapphire Pool
    1 review

    Further north is the Lower Geyser Basin, which has a much less concentrated set of geothermal features, including Fountain Paint Pots. Fountain Paint Pots are mud pots, that is, a hot spring that contains boiling mud instead of water. The mud is produced by a higher acidity in the water which enables the spring to dissolve surrounding minerals to create ...

  • 9
    10.53 mi

    Old Faithful Geyser and Upper Geyser Basin

    10.53 mi from Sapphire Pool
    58 reviews

    Well worth a side trip while in Yellowstone. Stop by the Visitor Center to find out the timing. Be prepared for crowds - get there early to grab a seat.

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  • 10
    16.94 mi

    Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center

    16.94 mi from Sapphire Pool
    14 reviews

    This place is a must in any weather. The wolf exhibit is especially informative about where the wolves came from and how well they are doing in the park. The bear are huge, some of them being from Alaska where they grow larger. You may never see these animals in the park if you're only in town a few days ...

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  • 11
    16.99 mi

    Yellowstone IMAX Theatre

    16.99 mi from Sapphire Pool
    6 reviews

    Get to see awe inspiring views and histories of Yellowstone on a huge screen!

  • 12
    17.14 mi

    Playmill Theatre

    17.14 mi from Sapphire Pool
    5 reviews

    Always entertaining.

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  • 13
    17.06 mi

    West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce

    17.06 mi from Sapphire Pool
    5 reviews

    Excellent source of information - guides, brochures, maps, etc. Nice 'first stop' for planning your Yellowstone excursions!

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  • 14
    19.86 mi

    Big Springs

    19.86 mi from Sapphire Pool
    4 reviews

    Just up the road 2 miles. Amazing wildlife area where the entire fork of the Henry's river come out of the mountain side. Here you can see beautiful views with elk, moose, geese, huge fish and crystal clear water and vegetation. You can also visit John Sacks cabin built there in miniature style (John was short). Gives you the feel ...

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  • 15
    17.22 mi

    Book Peddler

    17.22 mi from Sapphire Pool
    4 reviews

    Nice place to grab a cup of coffee and browse a few books!

  • 16
    18.37 mi

    Norris Geyser Basin

    18.37 mi from Sapphire Pool
    4 reviews

    It might be that I've seen too many geysers in this trip, but I couldn't find anything unique in Norris. The trail is not shaded at all but also not too long. I heard it's a good spot to come watch the wildlife after dusk, just don't forget to be "bear protected".

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  • 17
    17.07 mi

    Eagle's Store

    17.07 mi from Sapphire Pool
    3 reviews

    I would not wear a single thing in this place but it was sort of interesting and the fly shop has some good camping essentials. We got a nice backpack there and some liquid fire.

  • 18
    16.99 mi

    ABC Snowmobiles

    16.99 mi from Sapphire Pool
    2 reviews
  • 19
    17.2 mi

    Madison River Outfitters

    17.2 mi from Sapphire Pool
    2 reviews

    Great guide service, helpful staff!

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  • 20
    17.39 mi

    Rendezvous Ski Trails

    17.39 mi from Sapphire Pool
    2 reviews

    25 K of beautifully groomed XC ski trails in the winter, world renowned! Excellent for summer mountain bike riding or hiking.

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