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Inside Yellowstone - Old Faithful Area

 

 

 

 

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Old Faithful Area Online Tour
http://www.nps.gov/features/yell/tours/oldfaithful/index.htm

Old Faithful Area Natural Highlights
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/noldfaith.htm

Geysers and How They Work
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/geysers.htm

Animation of How Geysers Work
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/geysers_work.htm

Anatomy of a Cone Geyser
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/cone_geyser.htm

Hot Springs and How They Work
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/hotspring.htm

Anatomy of a Hot Spring
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/hotspring_works.htm

Webcam on Old Faithful Geyser and Geyser Hill
http://www.nps.gov/yell/photosmultimedia/webcams.htm

Geothermal Resources - from the NPS Web Site
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/geothermalresources.htm

Geyser Observation and Study Organization
http://www.geyserstudy.org/

Old Faithful Inn- National Historic Landmark
http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/harrison/harrison3.htm

NPS Parkitecture-Old Faithful Inn
http://www.cr.nps.gov/hdp/exhibits/parkitect/lodg/yell02.htm

Map of Old Faithful Area
http://www.nps.gov/features/yell/interactivemap/ofdetail.htm

Frequently Asked Questions at Old Faithful
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/oldfaithfaq.htm

Old Faithful Area History
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/holdfaith.htm

Old Faithful Area Geology
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/geooldfaith.htm

Reserve a Room at the Old Faithful Inn
http://www.travelyellowstone.com/

Did You Know?

Bear Cubs

Even though the animals of Yellowstone seem tame they are still wild. Feeding the animals is not permitted in any way, and all visitors must keep 100 yards away from wolves and bears, and 25 yards from other animals.