Prismas Basalticos, Huasca de Ocampo

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See an unusual geological formation at Prismas Basalticos, a set of tall basalt columns through which a stream of water runs. Located in a scenic ravine, the cluster of thin, matchstick-like columns owes its striking form to the slow cooling of volcanic lava. First championed by German explorer and intellectual Alexander von Humboldt, the natural attraction today benefits from the addition of stairs, walkways, and bridges, making it easy to get up close. Use our Huasca de Ocampo itinerary builder to visit Prismas Basalticos on your trip to Huasca de Ocampo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • si quieren ver algo unico, tienen que visitar este lugar, ademas se puede comenr muy rico en varios restaurantes tipicos y pasar un dia familiar 
  • En teoría la sensación es ver los prismas basalticos...los ves en 10 minutos y se acabo todo...hay mucha gente,muchas bebidas alcohólicas ,mucho bullicio ,albercas y áreas verdes para hacer picnic y r...  more »
  • A 10 minutos en auto por la carretera que conecta Huasca con la ex Hacienda de Santa María Regla, se encuentra el desarrollo turístico de los Prismas Basálticos , formaciones rocosas en la cañada que ...  more »
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  • Chocalas con el osito Esta muy padre
  • Excelente lugar!
  • Interesting place but very crowded
  • Impressive basaltic rock formations and a nice walk around it. The suspension bridge above the falls offer a great view. After enjoying the view I recommend to take the 15min walk down to Santa Maria Regla.
  • Fantastic place to expend the day with the family. See, do and eat