Yellowstone National Park in Park County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
From the rim, the bright patches of color are the most visible evidence of hot spots. Puffs of steam, visible on all but the warmest days of summer, mark areas of ongoing thermal activity in the canyon.
Location. 44° 43.261′ N, 110° 28.76′ W. Marker is in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, in Park County. Marker can be reached from South Rim Drive 1.6 miles east of Grand Loop Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yellowstone National Park WY 82190, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone (a few steps from this marker); Artist Point (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Grand Canyon Of The Yellowstone (approx. ¼ mile away); Grand View (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lookout Point (approx. 0.4 miles away); Waterfall Makers (approx. half a mile away); Inspiration Point (approx. half a mile away); Shifting Ground (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yellowstone National Park.
More about this marker.
On the upper right is a photo with the caption, "Across canyon,the Seven Mile Hole Trail passes several thermal features and provides a manageable descent to the river."
Also see . . . Yellowstone National Park. (Submitted on July 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 476 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.