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Grand Loop Road, Midway between Madison & Old Faithful Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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All reviewsexcelsior geysergrand prismatic springturquoise poolfirehole rivergeyser basinold faithfulboiling waterfairy fallssteam risingworth a stopboardwalk trailparking lothot springsground levelgeothermal featureswalk aroundparking spot
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Reviewed today

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 yesterday

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.

Thank osimajorusaf
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is more to this basin than just the grand prismatic pool. There are other fascinating features as well. Take your time to look at the other springs and features. Excelsior Geyser is also worth lingering around.

Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grand Prismatic Spring is a highlight of Yellowstone, but only if you hike up the ridge overlooking it for a view from above. Standing on the boardwalk at ground level didn't provide nearly the effect of being able to see the colors of the...More

Thank MichaelK1887
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Midway Geyser Basin includes the Grand Prismatic Spring, the Excelsior Pool, the Turquoise Pool, and the Opal Pool. The Grand Prismatic Spring is well worth the visit just by itself and Tripadvisor has a separate entry for it. The other pools are nice too...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see. A stop here and the Grand Prasmatic Spring is just a short walk. Go early in the morning and the basin is filled with steam.

Thank P F B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely the best geyser basin in Yellowstone. The colour is amazing. Recommend to hike up the hill about 30 minutes from the other parking lot and see it from a higher elevation.

Thank wycoq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Host to the world’s largest Geyser - the Excelsior and world’s largest hot spring - the Grand Prismatic. This is where Fountain Paint Pots exist. Go slow and immerse the experience!

Thank SDR007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful from start to finish, all the different basins with colour make for amazing pictures. Perfect place to visit

Thank Gino K
Reviewed 21 August 2018

the No. 1 attraction, the Grand Prismatic spring is located in this geyser basin, besides, there are Excelsior geyser crater, Turquoise pool, and a small Opal pool. The pools are beautiful. it takes about 30 min to walk around the boardwalk to see all this...More

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