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Midway Geyser Basin

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Address: Midway between Madison and Old Faithful Village on Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Amazing and Beautiful Geothermal Features Along a ½ Mile Boardwalk

This boardwalk is only ½ mile (much shorter than the Upper Basin) and contains the amazingly beautiful Grand Prismatic Spring. The parking lot was still packed in early June but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

You may know that Old Faithful is one geyser that 'does its' thing' on a timely basis. The rest of the geysers may or may not 'spout' when you are there......in fact, more often than not, you would be lucky to see one "perform". Walk the boardwalk here and see the information available and hope to see some activity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This boardwalk is only ½ mile (much shorter than the Upper Basin) and contains the amazingly beautiful Grand Prismatic Spring. The parking lot was still packed in early June but it was much less chaotic than the OFG and Upper Basin area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

While we waited for Old Faithful to erupt, our 9 yodaughter, had a kids class on forest fires. Fun..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We arrived at Yellowstone Park in the morning and decided to do some quick sightseeing in the afternoon so we could literally take these geysers and mud pools of the list. This because we were going to visit Old Faithful the next day, we expected this to be less special. I can admit we were most definitely wrong. The colors... More 

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The Grand Prismatic Spring is located in the Midway Geyser Basin. It is easier to park in the morning but viewing the spring is difficult because of all the steam. Parking is ridiculous in the afternoon. Good luck!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Beautiful colors. Plenty of boardwalks make walking easy. Path is not particularly long so good for old and young visitors. Would visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

No dislikes, Amazing photo opportunities, saw a Bison family, was able to watch them interact with one another. with a geysr backdrop. Real surreal! Beautiful place!!!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Wow, this is one stop for sure that must be done upon your visit to Yellowstone! Gorgeous colors and easy paths for viewing - good for the young and the older population!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

They have built lots of walkways where you can go around and see the geysers, hot springs and mud pots. You will be truly amazed at what Yellowstone has to offer. You should see lots of buffalo here, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Very interesting area. The bacterial mats make for some very colorful and interesting patterns for the photography buff. Good variety of geothermal features. Highly recommended.

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Address: Address: Midway between Madison and Old Faithful Village on Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Yellowstone National Park

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