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West Thumb Ranger Led Activities
Spring and Summer 2017



West Thumb Ranger Led Activities - Yellowstone National Park
Activity Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Gazing into the Abyss (May 26 to September 4)
Look deep into beautiful Abyss Hot Spring and discover the secrets it holds. Meet at Abyss Hot Spring located in the West Thumb Geyser Basin, ¼ mile from the start of the boardwalk. Easy. 10 minutes. Accessible with assistance.
Handicapped Accessible
11:00 am
11:30 am
3:30 pm
4:00 pm

5/28–9/3
11:00 am
11:30 am
3:30 pm
4:00 pm

5/29–9/4
11:00 am
11:30 am
3:30 pm
4:00 pm

5/30–8/29
* Not Available 8/21 *
11:00 am
11:30 am
3:30 pm
4:00 pm

5/31–8/30
11:00 am
11:30 am
3:30 pm
4:00 pm

6/1–8/31
11:00 am
11:30 am
3:30 pm
4:00 pm

5/26–9/1
11:00 am
11:30 am
3:30 pm
4:00 pm

5/27–9/2
West Thumb Geyser Basin Walk (Jun 4 to Sep 4)
Take a guided walk along the beautiful shores of Yellowstone Lake while exploring the origins of glittering geysers, belching mud pots, and emerald hot springs in West Thumb’s dynamic geyser basin. Meet at the West Thumb Visitor Information Station. Round-trip distance is ½ mile. Easy. 1 Hour. Accessible.
Handicapped Accessible
1:00 pm
2:00 pm

6/4–9/3
1:00 pm
2:00 pm

6/4–9/3
1:00 pm
2:00 pm

6/4–9/3
1:00 pm
2:00 pm

6/4–9/3
1:00 pm
2:00 pm

6/4–9/3
1:00 pm
2:00 pm

6/4–9/3
1:00 pm
2:00 pm

6/4–9/3
Scenic Lake Overlook (June 18 to September 4)
Ascend through meadows, forests and past thermal features to reach a picturesque view of Yellowstone Lake surrounded by the Absaroka Mountains. Meet at the Lake Overlook Trailhead in the West Thumb Geyser Basin parking lot. Moderate 2 mile hike. 2 hours
4:00 pm

6/18–9/3
4:00 pm

6/19–9/4
4:00 pm

6/20–8/29
4:00 pm

6/21-8/30
4:00 pm

6/22–8/31
4:00 pm

6/23–9/1
4:00 pm

6/24–9/2
Activity Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

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