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Midway Geyser Basin

Grand Loop Road, Midway between Madison & Old Faithful Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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The most striking of the geyser basins

This is probably my favorite of the geyser basins - in fact the Grand Prismatic was my main reason... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Lisamarie1138
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Madison, Wisconsin
Several geyers to see here

Interesting geysers here where the steaming water flows into the river below. This is also where... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
dbinhou7511
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Houston, Texas
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Grand Loop Road, Midway between Madison & Old Faithful Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is probably my favorite of the geyser basins - in fact the Grand Prismatic was my main reason for coming to Yellowstone. There is some great stuff here! Parking can be a struggle, but it's worth it. We had to park a little ways...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Interesting geysers here where the steaming water flows into the river below. This is also where the Grand Prismatic Spring is. Can be a busy place, but worth the stop.

Thank dbinhou7511
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This area offered many outstanding sights while visiting the park. Well worth adding to your list of sights to see.

Thank Carla B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This is amongst other geysers and the grand prismatic spring. The colours are truly amazing and the patterns they make are so unique. Beyond words. You will end up spending more time deleting your photos than taking them.

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This geyser basin is home to the popular Grand Prismatic Spring. There are 2 ways to see GP. One is to park in the lot closest to the spring and walk the boardwalk trail. The views won't be as great from here because you are...More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Depending on what you want to see, I found the Midway Geyser Basin to be my favorite. It has the Grand Prismatic Spring which is a must to see and several others features like bubbling mud pots.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is the location of the Grand Prismatic Spring, though you may not get the best view if it is cool/cold out, to much steam.

Thank Siteseer1
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit here. It was cool to see the grand prismatic spring up close. For birds eye view of the spring take the prismatic spring look out trail at the fairy falls trail head.

Thank Katana107
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Park at Fairy Falls Trail parking lot, take the 3/4 mile hike: it is a mild grade - on rough cinder/gravel - to the new overlook. It is not a hard hike but if you have any breathing problems it might be more taxing due...More

Thank steelergirl87
Reviewed 14 September 2017

It got 3 big hot spring/geysers. All are very beautiful, grand prismatic spring is the highlight of all. We enjoyed it a lot.

Thank PrapullaChandra
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