Midway Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

#10 of 66 in Nature in Yellowstone National Park
Hot Spring · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
One of the park's main attractions, Midway Geyser Basin features a collection of hot springs. After visiting in the 1880s, writer Rudyard Kipling called the basin the "Hell's Half Acre." Walk with caution, as the ground can be unstable due to thermal activity. To visit Midway Geyser Basin and get the most from your holiday in Yellowstone National Park, create itinerary details personal to you using our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.
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  • We enjoyed this area of Yellowstone very much. Its a nice relaxing walk along the boardwalk to see the various springs & fountains. The Grand Prismatic is amazing. We loved seeing the colors. So...  more »
  • Fantastic area to stop and see the Grand Prismatic Spring! It’s like you are walking on another planet. You will see the spring from an eye level, which is awesome, but if you want the overlook you...  more »
  • Spectacular view of geysers and ponds. A must see when at Yellowstone. Don't forget to go to the lookout point across to have an even better view of the prismatic pond.
  • Beautiful! Go early it gets really really crowded!
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