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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  • The Grand Prismatic Spring is the image that most stays with me about Yellowstone - the amazing colours. If you're in the park, then go see it. There's reasonable parking and its a short walk up to a ...  more »
  • So many different Geysers, colors and sizes. It is an easy walk around the boardwalks. You get the chance to get up close and personal  more »
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  • One of the best--if not the best--geyser basins in the park, with a wide variety of incredibly colorful pools.
  • 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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