Construction Work To Result In Yellowstone Road Closures After Labor Day
Two sections of Yellowstone’s Grand Loop Road will be closed due to construction after the Labor Day holiday weekend. Travel between some points will involve long detours and significantly longer than normal travel times. More »
Old Faithful Vicinity Accessible Features
Old Faithful Visitor Center
Designated Accessible Parking
LEARNING ABOUT THE AREA
Films & Exhibits
Available for 50¢ at the visitor center and near the boardwalks. The Old Faithful guide describes the Upper Geyser Basin. The Fountain
Paint Pot guide serves that area, see below.
WHAT TO SEE
Upper Geyser Basin: Wheelchair-accessible walkways lead from all parking areas to Old Faithful Geyser, and from the visitor center to other hydrothermal features. The paved path is also accessible from the general store downhill from the Old Faithful Inn.
Black Sand Basin: One mile (1.6 km) north of the Old Faithful intersection on the main road. A few steep sections on the boardwalk.
Biscuit Basin: Three miles (5 km) north of the Old Faithful intersection on the main road. Wheelchair-accessible.
Midway Geyser Basin: 5.5 miles (8.9 km) north of the Old Faithful intersection on the main road. Wheelchair-accessible parking, boardwalk, and restrooms.
Fountain Paint Pot & Firehole Lake Drive
Did You Know?
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.