Prismas Basalticos, Huasca de Ocampo

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Geologic Formation
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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  • They charge a little expensive in my opinion because in 2000 was only the parking but worth visiting it something unique
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  • It is a rock formation out of the ordinary that is worth visiting, travel is by foot and is not recommended with very young children or strollers
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  • A natural attraction to admire unique rock formations with waterfalls of almost 60 meters. In addition to attractions such as the lagoon where at the bottom lies a town flooded by CFE in 1915, zip lines over the prisms and 800 meters in length and suspension bridge. Be 3 to 4 hours longer with food is a good time to visit other places like Huasca or Real del Monte. Per person including entrance, food and attractions approx. 400. Typical drinks prepared in a clay cantarito!
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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