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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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New Overlook at Grand Prismatic Spring

Park at Fairy Falls Trail parking lot, take the 3/4 mile hike: it is a mild grade - on rough... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
steelergirl87
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pittsburgh, pa
Beautiful hot spring views

It got 3 big hot spring/geysers. All are very beautiful, grand prismatic spring is the highlight of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PrapullaChandra
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Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Grand Loop Road, Midway between Madison & Old Faithful Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, OK, I dissed the Fairy Falls area only because it was NOT on the Yellowstone park map and according the map, the next stop after the basin we just left, going North, was Midway. WRONG! We pulled into the gravel area and wasted @...More

Thank BusyMicheLady
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the west side of the park, north of Upper Geyser Basins, Midway is one of the smallest basins, but it contains the Grand Prismatic Hot Spring, which is the most photographed geothermal feature in the park, as well as Excelsior geyser. Parking is...More

Thank Jayant K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made the journey here early in the morning hoping to beat the crowds. However, due to the crisp temperatures and the hot water, we were met by both fog and steam. Visibility was not great, and we got extremely wet, but it was still...More

Thank Nprus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed this. Can be crowded. Long broad walk. Enjoyable. A group of people were above us on a viewless out, didn't have time to discover how they got up there.

Thank RatingsfromMe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Midway Geyser Basin has some of the most impressive and colourful hot springs in the Yellowstone National Park. Parking can be scarce so you might find yourself parking up the road. Definitely worth a visit and I would dedicate about 40 minutes to this...More

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This geyser basin is best known for the Grand Prismatic Spring, you know, that one with the vibrant colors around the edge. It's a huge draw, so expect the parking lot to be crowded. You may have to park on the road and walk in....More

Thank DanielPofMI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Yellowstone after many years of this gorgeous park being in my list of things to do and I was not disappointed. We started our visit at the Basins and I was floored at the beauty in front of our eyes. I totally recommend...More

Thank A_0326
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Beautiful art with many Geyers. Easy to walk around and see the many Geyers. Highly recommend a stop here.

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