West Thumb is one of my favorites -- lakeside, beautiful hot springs, somehow a feeling of tranquility even with the crowds.

  • West Thumb in May
  • West Thumb, overlooking Yellowstone Lake
  • West Thumb, May
  • River of Color, West Thumb
  • Professional photographer Greg Dixon at West Thumb. Thanks Greg, for your company and sharing your knowledge.
  • Yellow monkey flower. Found around thermal areas.
  • Fringed gentian? West Thumb near the boardwalk, in the heat.

Growing in the thermal area at West Thumb.