Prismas Basalticos, Huasca de Ocampo

4.5
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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  • This place is a tourist site, my family and I love it!! We love Hidalgo and his places so unique!!
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  • It's a beautiful and beautiful place, you can eat right there, wear your bathing suit. You can walk for a long time as it is huge.
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  • Beautiful place, you can see one of the most interesting natural places in the world , surrounded by a beautiful lake, you can eat some quesadillas and buy some handcrafted art stuff or if you prefer you can lay in the grass and have a nice pic mix they have pools and some soccer fields.
  • A real wonder of nature. The view is spectacular and there is a Tyrolean traverse. A good place to walk and admire this geological wonders.
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