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 day trip planning app 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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  • The prisms are the only thing that is worthwhile. Although in swimming pools and cabins selling food and bathing suits, etc. are not in such good condition, but if you can spend a good time there. If you have time you can visit the hacienda of Santa María Regla, which is a side or the people. If you go in June/July/August is likely to rain, so it carries a sweater :)
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  • Visit this place is a pleasant experience, perhaps a little expensive the entrance to be a rustic place, but maintaining that give, justifies it. Tyrolean, places to eat, visit the waterfall, eat in the great variety of locations is a real adventure, the view from the ideal suspension bridge for photos! If you arrive early, you should go warm, then you take away the coat heat!
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  • It is a very beautiful place, currently feel that they are working to make it more pleasant. It has a great view even of the exhacieda. Prices of memories is something high in comparison to others, even the people are more economic.
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  • Beautiful place , great spot to go and spend the day and have a picnic
  • I liked this place but the atv rental screwed tourists out of money. I would only recommend the 30 minute rental. Ours kept stalling and they would not refund us we used the atv for 25 minutes and we payed for one hour. We only wanted half our money back as we paid for one hand r and used roughly thirty minutas. The actual waterfall place inside is very fun! Especially the zip lines and decent food! Enjoy!
  • Small place but intersting. Children enjoyed the skyline.
  • A unique place to visit, similar to Giant's Causeway in the north of Ireland. I enjoyed exploring it very much.
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