Midway Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National 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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  • Interesting to walk up and see the geysers flowing into the nearby creek. Grand Prismatic Spring was the highlight of this stop - it's a must see at Yellowstone. Beautiful colors and you can get...  more »
  • We were SHOCKED how beautiful this was. And there was tons of wildlife so everyone in the area entered very quiet and we all got to see and take pictures of all the wildlife!  more »
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  • 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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