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


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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?

Bison in Yellowstone.

There are more people hurt by bison than by bears each year in Yellowstone. Park regulations state that visitors must stay at least 25 yards away from bison or elk and 100 yards away from bears.