Yellowstone Geysers

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 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 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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ShareTweet Big Cone Geyser is a big cone that juts out into Yellowstone Lake along the boardwalk in the West Thumb Geyser Basin at Yellowstone National Park.  It doesn’t currently show signs of much activity but like Blue Star Spring it is filled with a beautiful blue water inside of a chalky white cone.  During […]

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ShareTweet Beehive Geyser in the Old Faithful Geyser Basin along the Firehole River.  It is not one of the geysers with regular predicted eruptions but it does erupt on a fairly regular basis.  Beehive is named as such because of the 4-foot cone from which water erupts that looks like a beehive.  Beehive Geyser eruptions […]

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ShareTweet Ear Spring is located in the Old Faithful Geyser Basin at Yellowstone National Park.  It is named Ear Spring because it looks like an ear, a lot like an ear.  It is a very hot spring as evidenced by the clear blue water in the spring that makes is possible to see down into […]

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ShareTweet The Lion Group of Geysers is made up of four geyser in the Old Faithful Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park.  The geysers that make up the Lion group include Lion, Big Cub, Lioness and Little Cub.  All four geysers are connected underground so their eruptions are dependent on one another.  In recent years […]

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ShareTweet The North Goggle Geyser in the Old Faithful Geyser Basin is a cone type geyser that has eruptions that last about a minute and tend to be less than 10 feet high.  On occasion North Goggle Geyser will have a major eruption and shoot water up to 50 feet in the air.  A steam […]

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ShareTweet Spasmodic Geyser is one of many geysers in the Old Faithful Geyser Basin at Yellowstone National Park.  Spasmodic Geyser is made up of a couple craters full of a bright blue water with rough edges built up of mineral deposits from the water over many years.  Eruptions from the two Spasmodic Geyser craters tend […]

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