Trip report #10 – Yellowstone – Mammoth Hot Springs

Mammoth Hot Springs lies at an elevation of 6,239 feet and is five miles south of the town of Gardiner, MT, where we are currently staying. It is the site of the Yellowstone Park headquarters and delightfully colorful hot springs. Home to the park’s most dynamic hydrothermal areas, its features are constantly changing.

Steam rising from the thermal terraces is best viewed in the early morning, as are the wildlife, so we headed out around 6:30 this morning with coats and cameras in hand.

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