"West Thumb Geyser Basin" Geysers/hot springs Tip by sunnywong


Located on Yellowstone Lake's shore, this small thermal area holds lakeshore geysers, hot springs, and bubbling paint pots. Fishing Cone is one of many lakeshore geysers submerged here until the lake's water level drops in late summer. Fishing Cone gets its name from the fact that fishermen used to catch trout from the lake and then promptly drop them into its boiling waters to cook.

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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