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Yellowstone Hot Springs

What are hot springs?

Hot springs are geothermal springs that are substantially higher in temperature than the air temperature of the surrounding region. [1]

Where is Yellowstone?

Yellowstone is a U.S. National Park located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. It is also America's first national park; and is a home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within Yellowstone National Park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world's most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. [2]

Creation of Hot Springs


What Microbes Live in Yellowstone Hot Springs?


Yellowstone Hot Spring Regions

Lower Geyser Basin

Mushroom Springs
Octopus Springs

Norris Geyser Basin

Green Dragon Springs

Unique Facts


Edited by [Yu-chen Chiu, Ngoc Dinh, Jenny Lee, Christina Pham, Lucas Puttock, Naon Shin], students of Rachel Larsen