Midway Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

One of the park's main attractions, Midway Geyser Basin features a collection of hot springs. After visiting in the 1880s, writer Rudyard Kipling called the basin the "Hell's Half Acre." Walk with caution, as the ground can be unstable due to thermal activity. To visit Midway Geyser Basin and get the most from your holiday in Yellowstone National Park, create itinerary details personal to you using our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.
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  • This geyser basin is a must see. Expect crowds and a long walk up a rather steep incline but the thermal features are worth it. The size and blue color of Excelsior geyser is awesome. Grand...  more »
  • The big attraction in this area is the Grand Prismatic Spring but there are other geysers, hot springs and attractions to check out. It can be quite crowded and you will want to check the weather...  more »
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  • Spectacular view of geysers and ponds. A must see when at Yellowstone. Don't forget to go to the lookout point across to have an even better view of the prismatic pond.
  • Beautiful! Go early it gets really really crowded!

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