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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  • Good day to spend in the company of the family the fun against shooting test and good climate sunny in the morning and cool in the morning
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  • A natural wonder! Excellent for camping, roast beef, and see the wonders that nature offers us
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  • Watch more area near the waterfalls and the premiums already that many people despite the fact that they are told that they do not throw garbage.
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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