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Midway Geyser Basin, WY

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 0.7 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,211 feet
Elevation Gain 50 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 0.95
Interest Perennial Creek
Dogs not allowed
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15  2018-06-19 Uncharted
27  2017-07-24
Touristas in Yellowstone
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6  2016-08-01 Lucyan
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,854
Routes 16,190
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 23 Male Gender
Location TrailDEX, HAZ
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Preferred   Jun, Sep, Aug, Jul
Sun  6:45am - 5:31pm
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Overview: Firehole River bridge and a following boardwalk lead to Midway Geyser Basin that features Excelsior Geyser crater left after the geyser exploded and now just producing a whole lot of hot water that streams and steams down to the river; Grand Prismatic Pool that is a large round pool of blue hot water with 'prismatic' meaning 'brilliant' here and not 'having form of a prism'; and also a couple of small pools.

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2018-07-14 HAZ_Hikebot
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Yellowstone National Park
    Entrance Fees $25 per car & $12 per person


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    Parking lot is located on the west side of Grand Loop Road about 7 miles from Old Faithful and 10 miles from Madison junction.
    page created by AndreyP on Jun 04 2010 11:20 pm
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