An employee at Abyss Pool, one of the park’s deepest hot springs, discovered a portion of a foot inside a shoe on Tuesday, August 16.
The Abyss Pool is located in the West Thumb Geyer Basin and has temperatures of around 140 degrees Fahrenheit. Due to the discovery, that section of the park was temporarily shut down to visitors before being reopened.
According to Yellowstone Public Information Officer Morgan Warthin, an investigation is currently underway.
There are no additional details available at this time. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.