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


    National Park ID,MT,WY

Inside Yellowstone - Lake Area


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Natural Highlights of the Lake Area

Frequently Asked Questions

Two video lectures on hydrothermal vents and spires on the lake bottom by:
Lisa Morgan (USGS) and Paul Doss, former park geologist

Map of the Lake Area

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.