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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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.