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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  • It is located where is the Grand Prismatic.There are walkways enabled to make a course nothing complicated. Their colors like the others around them leave no one indifferent. Yellowstone in general not only liked me but has loved me, there is wild beauty wherever you go.
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  • The biggest guy, the blueest guy... There are a lot of geists in Yellowstone, but in terms of scale, this is the center piece. You can start your pilgrimage here. Due to its popularity, it may be better to park and walk on the side of the road outside the driveway, depending on the situation.
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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.
  • Location of the Excelsior Geyser Crater, Turquoise Pool, Opal Pool & Grand Prismatic Spring. One of the best stops on our recent Yellowstone adventure. Please don't write on the bacteria mats.
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