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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.
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.
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
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
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