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Grand Loop Road, Midway between Madison & Old Faithful Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 August 2006

The Midway Geyser Basin can be seen just off the main road, just a few miles north of Old Faithful. It's a small basin, but has some very interesting sights including Grand Prismatic Spring, Excelsior Geyser, and the beautiful colors from the basin runoff into...More

10  Thank livewireworld
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 19 December 2014

It pains me to rate this as average but I have to. Excelsior geyser crater is impressive and Grand Prismatic's run-off bacterial mats are interesting but that's about it. The colors you see in overhead photos are usually shrouded in steam and even if there...More

4  Thank Randy W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 circular wooden pathway that skirts past the...More

Thank MPiddock
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Grand Prismatic Spring is the highlight and you can view that from an overlook that connects to a short trail. The other features on the boardwalk, also easy and short, are interesting but this is Yellowstone, and you are surrounded at every turn by the...More

Thank 599tomf
Reviewed 4 October 2018

If in Yellowstone this is and essential. Three different volcanic systems converge and the result is majestic, ethereal and unique. BUT the parking is terrible. You might be lucky with a space, we weren't, and had to park up on the highway and hike back.

Thank KevinTurvey
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This was probably the most crowded place we visited. It's nice to view the river that runs along the geothermals. There's not much of great interest here aside from Grand Prismatic. And since you're viewing it at eye level, you do not see the prism...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 29 September 2018

It is amazing the colors that are found in around the geysers and streams. It boggles the mind, the energy under yellowstone.

Thank D H
Reviewed 27 September 2018

It is hard to believe that all these colors are from algae that live in these hot springs. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Be sure to circle this as a "must do" on your visit to Yellowstone. This entire short walk along the boardwalk is easy to do, and a photographers dream.

Thank kindredspirits
Reviewed 25 September 2018

you not disappointed, yes there are lots geysers but all are so different, so must see them all this location gave us some beautiful pictures

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This was so well worth a visit! The area is simply beautiful and very unique. The colors are truly magnificent. I don't think a visit to Yellowstone would be complete without spending a few minutes, at least, at this site.

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