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Yellowstone - Old Faithful, the great geyser of the national park

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Old Faithful Geyser from a viewpoint in Yellowstone National Park

The great Old Faithful Geyser It is considered as the biggest tourist attraction of Yellowstone National Park, in the west coast of the United States.

In said state park of Wyoming there are more than 300 geysers, but known as Old faithful It is the one that has more visitors every year.

He Old faithful It is one of the geysers that is located in the upper area of Yellowstone hot springs, which concentrates in less than two square kilometers half of the geysers of the national park.


He Old faithful it's not the geyser of Yellowstone whose eruptions reach greater height, nor the one with the highest frequency of eruptions, but it is one of the most predictable.

The eruptions of the Old Faithful geyser have an average of every 91 minutes, although this time oscillates continuously, and in fact, the intervals between eruptions have been prolonged over the years.


Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park

The eruptions of boiling water last between a minute and a half and five minutes, and the height reached by the water, between 30 and 55 meters. For this time oscillation between eruptions, visitors of this geyser must be very attentive to the posters in which it is predicted when it is possible that the next eruption will occur.

This whole area of Great thermal activity of Yellowstone National ParkYou can visit walking along a path that runs through it.

On your visit you can also climb a small hill where there is a viewpoint from which you have a panoramic view of all the Old Faithful Geyser Zone

More information on Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser

  • See map of the Old Faithful geysers area

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