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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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Awesome!

Being from Australia, we have only a tiny number of geologically active, sites, so to tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert W
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Sydney, Australia
In winter you won't see much

The cloud of steam prevents you from seeing the geysers. There is nice view of the hot streams... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Olenka1980
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Grand Loop Road, Midway between Madison & Old Faithful Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from Australia, we have only a tiny number of geologically active, sites, so to tour Yellowstone is not only exciting, it's awesome! as an Aussie would say. We stayed outside the Park in Gardiner, which is the all weather north entrance, just in case...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cloud of steam prevents you from seeing the geysers. There is nice view of the hot streams running into river.

Thank Olenka1980
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Midway Geyser Basin is one of the most famous spots at Yellowstone National Park with a small parking lot. Therefore, it is always hard to find a parking space unless you come very early or late. Even if you feel like giving up visiting it...More

2  Thank IheartZephyr
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is an expansive area of the earths activity in process. I say must see, as the variety of colors, steam coming up from the earth and how wide open it is, makes it another unique and must see in Yellowstone.

Thank Hattie748
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is a nice stop while driving the park. You can walk and get close enough for good photos but it feels safe. I didn't see many animals in this area which surprised me. But like most places in the park it's really beautiful.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Midway Geyser Basin can be viewed from a boardwalk trail that has been constructed to protect the mud from visitors feet traipsing over, This does not stop the illiterate elk. We saw their prints, but no elk. There are lots of notice boards with...More

1  Thank Lindagreenacre
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Words failed me when I saw the Grand Prismatic Spring. The rainbow color is everywhere. It is said that it would be great to look down from the nearby mountain top.

Thank Yali L
Reviewed 15 October 2016

A must do if it's your first time to Yellowstone. Parking can be daunting. Come here early in the morning or after dinner & you can skip the added stress.

Thank ccindyk48
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The Midway Geyser Basin includes the Grand Prismatic Spring, Excelsior Geyser Crater, Turquoise Pool, and Opal Pool along with the Firehole River to cross over. Amazing walk and worth it in so many ways, a must see while in Yellowstone. Weather was great the day...More

2  Thank TravelingMedTech
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is my favorite of all of the Geyser basins. The colors created by the Bacteria Mats are amazing. To see the water come from the Excelsior Geyser and Grand Prismatic Pool and run down to the river is really awe inspiring.

Thank csarchibald
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