Artists' Paintpots - Close Up View
Artists' Paintpots - Yellowstone NP
A close up view of two colorful springs in this area. Notice that the breeze is rippling across the water. Artists' Paintpots is an area of colorful geysers and hot mud springs located along a loop trail east of the park’s Grand Loop road, about two and a half miles south of Norris Junction.
The Paintpots are simply the colorful versions of mudpots. Their color usually comes from the presence of mineral salts.