Old Faithful Geyser Basin

ShareTweet Grand Geyser pictures are some of the most amazing geyser pictures you will take at Yellowstone National Park.  Grand Geyser is the tallest predictable geyser in the world with eruptions that reach up to 200 feet!  Grand Geyser is located in the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone a little less than a mile from […]

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ShareTweet Crested Pool is a beautiful HOT turquoise colored pool in the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone National Park.  The pool is about 42 feet deep and extremely hot, boiling constantly.  At times the the boiling water is so intense and so hot it may bubble up or swell to heights of 8-10 feet.   This […]

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ShareTweet Aurum Geyser is located in the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone National Park.  At times eruptions can be very regular and predictable while other times they occur at very erratic intervals.  The interval may range from 3-4 hours on up to 4-7 hours depending on the time of year.  When Aurum Geyser does erupt […]

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ShareTweet Pump Geyser is located in the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone National Park.  It is a cone type geyser that erupts almost all the time.  Pump Geyser eruptions are not very high, generally 2-3 feet at most.  Steam continually rises from the Pump Geyser vent and sometimes thumps.  The area around the the Pump […]

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ShareTweet Sponge Geyser is an inactive geyser that has been around for quite a while as evidenced by the rather large sponge textured cone that sits at the top of it and occasionally overflows with water.  The surface cone is a beige and orange color that also contributes to the “Sponge Geyser” name.  The area […]

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ShareTweet Infant Geyser is a small geyser that rarely if ever erupts but does have some tiny eruptions from time to time.  Most of the time Infant Geyser looks like a pothole with dirty water in it.  The water is sunken down below the edge of the “pothole” or crater in which Infant Geyser lies.  […]

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ShareTweet The Yellowstone Doublet Pool is located in the Old Faithful Geyser Basin.  It is about 5 feet deep and the temperature hovers around 195 degrees.  Over the years, Doublet Pool has erupted as  geyser only a few times.  Sometimes activity deep below the surface will cause small waves on the surface of the pool […]

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ShareTweet Vault Geyser is a geyser located in the Old Faithful Geyser Basin at Yellowstone National Park.  Eruptions of Vault Geyser are typically no more than 15 feet high and occur at irregular intervals.  Unlike most fountain geysers the pool of Vault Geyser does not need to fill up prior to an eruption.  The area […]

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ShareTweet Sulphide Spring in the Old Faithful Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park is a small spring right near the boardwalk close to the Old Faithful Visitor Center.  It is aptly named Sulphide Spring because of the strong sulfur odor it emits.  It smells a bit like the Mud Volcano area which smells like rotten […]

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ShareTweet Giant Geyser is one of the larges active geysers in the world when it erupts.  A Giant Geyser eruption may occur every few days or as infrequently as once a year.  If you get to see a Giant Geyser eruption consider yourself very fortunate!  eruptions last up to 60 minutes so if it does […]

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