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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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very crowded by noon

We went here twice to catch the colors of the grand prismatic pool. Went very early to beat the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vickie S
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Tempe, Arizona, United States
Beautiful sites

Worth traveling through at least once. The colorful hot pots are worth seeing. Very pretty. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kyle E
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Lakeview, Oregon
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Grand Loop Road, Midway between Madison & Old Faithful Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went here twice to catch the colors of the grand prismatic pool. Went very early to beat the crowds -- before 8 am. The key is the sunshine. Any overcast sky will not catch the colors. We didn't have much luck both times. It...More

Thank Vickie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth traveling through at least once. The colorful hot pots are worth seeing. Very pretty. Very crowded too.

Thank Kyle E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very colorful natural geysers and hot springs. The main blue pool was not visible due to steam and the wind and the location of the walkway. The chromatic hot spring in the pic is just as you see it.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The highlight here is Grand Prismatic Spring. Although it is very good to see the different colours you are viewing from a boardwalk at the same level as the spring. Most of the wonderful photos we've seen were taken from an elevated position presumably using...More

1  Thank goblin54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At 9am we drove around and around looking for parking. Finally my husband let me and the kids out, but we were disappointed that there wasn't much to see. Other places were much more interesting and the low vantage point and steam over Grand Prismatic...More

Thank MissLissG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see for the beautiful turquoise pools, Excelsior geyser crater and Grand Prismatic. Put it on your itinerary!

Thank PattiP523
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The colors are unbelievable due to the organisms living in the hot water. Warm springs- no smell. Great pictures.

Thank xiolung
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grand prismatic spring is the top but ofcourse all the others around are great to see too/ it's a short walk

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This basin is not as large as the Upper Geyser Basin so the pools and geysers are fewer. But who cares?! This basin has the Grand Prismatic Spring! If I'm awestruck with what I saw in the Upper Geyser Basin, I can't just put into...More

Thank Kimi F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first stop in Yellowstone and was a great sight Grand prismatic spring is a real highlight and a perfect start to the trip Arrived just before 8am Went past at 6pm and it was very busy

Thank Richard S
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