• An aerial view of Old Faithful erupting taken from Observation Point with the Old Faithful Inn to the side.

    Yellowstone

    National Park ID,MT,WY

Inside Yellowstone - West Thumb

 
More Information

West Thumb Geyser Basin Online Tour
http://www.nps.gov/yell/photosmultimedia/westthumbtour.htm

Grant and West Thumb Natural Highlights
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/ngrant.htm

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

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

Mudpots
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/mudpots.htm

Frequently Asked Questions at Grant and West Thumb
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/grantfaq.htm

Map of Grant Village and West Thumb Areas
http://www.nps.gov/features/yell/interactivemap/grant.htm

Did You Know?

Fishing Bridge.

You cannot fish from Fishing Bridge. Until 1973 this was a very popular fishing location since the bridge crossed the Yellowstone River above a cutthroat trout spawning area. It is now a popular place to observe fish.