Fairy Falls Loop with Imperial Geyser

The Fairy Falls trail in Yellowstone National Park is a very popular trail that walks past the Grand Prismatic Spring on its level way to a wonderful waterfall. If you continue on the trail, you can encounter Imperial Geyser and turn it into a wonderful loop through a broad meadow and add Goose Lake. **A[…]

Mallard Creek, Mallard Lake, and the Upper Geyser Basin (Old Faithful)

The Upper Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park contains the most famous hydrothermal feature in the park, Old Faithful. Surrounding this iconic geyser are a vast array of spring, pools, and geysers. I hiked up from Mallard Creek to nearby Mallard Lake, then dropped down to the basin and explored around, including a visit to[…]

Midway Geyser Basin

Midway Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park features the iconic Grand Prismatic and it’s vast orange mats. All along this busy boardwalk are beautiful, deep blue pools that culminate to this natural wonder. All of this is backdropped by rising columns of steam across a desolate flat.     If you want to stop at[…]