Grand Prismatic Spring

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  • Address: Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, United States
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-3073447381
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, Family And Kids, Nature

Full of vivid colours, Grand Prismatic Spring is nature at its best. Located in the Midway Geyser Basin, the spring is the park’s largest hot spring. It measures approximately 370 feet in diameter and is over 121 feet deep. The vivid colours in the spring are the result of pigmented bacteria in the microbial mats that grow around the edges of the mineral-rich water. 

Grand Prismatic Spring Travel Tips

  • An easy hike is involved. Wear sturdy shoes. 
  • Only entry fees to the Yellowstone National Park apply.

How to Reach Grand Prismatic Spring

  • The National Park has no bus or shuttle service. Travelling on your own vehicles or rented ones like RVs, Vans, Cars, Bicycles, Motorcycles and Mopeds is recommended. 

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  • Grand Prismatic Spring Address: Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, United States
  • Grand Prismatic Spring Contact Number: +1-3073447381
  • Grand Prismatic Spring Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Grand Prismatic Spring(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Grand Prismatic Spring: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 91.05% of people who visit Yellowstone National Park include Grand Prismatic Spring in their plan

  • 34.45% of people start their Grand Prismatic Spring visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Grand Prismatic Spring

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday

94.03% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Grand Prismatic Spring

People normally club together Old Faithful Inn and Firehole Canyon Drive while planning their visit to Grand Prismatic Spring.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • Do we need to. Set up time or by ticket to see grand prismatic spring

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    • The spring is free to visit 24 hours a day between April 20 and Nov. 6 (when roads to the attraction are open). But to access the park, you must buy a seven-day park pass. Additional details can be found on the National Park Service's Old Faithful Area page.

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