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Yellowstone National Park Part 3

In this post, I am focusing on Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park.

*Clicking on a photo will give you a closer look!

Yellowstone National Park

The village is a bustling place (and is home to historic Fort Yellowstone), but I want to share some of the travertine terraces with you.  The travertine terraces are hot springs that rise up through limestone, dissolve the calcium carbonate, and deposit the calcite.

The boardwalks are not too difficult (you can take a stroller), and I encourage you to take the time, if you can, when planning to visit the park.

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Yellowstone National Park

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Palette Spring from above (the spring that flows over the terraces in the previous photos):

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Yellowstone National Park

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Yellowstone National Park

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Yellowstone National Park

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I like the last photo because of the strong color definition between the deposits.

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See the world around you!

Stay healthy!  Stay safe! 

Yellowstone National Park Part 1

Yellowstone National Park Part 2

Yellowstone National Park 2019