Craig Pass Closed for the Season; Mammoth to Norris Closed Sept. 14-30
The road linking West Thumb and Old Faithful is closed for the season—traffic should detour through West Thumb, Lake, and Canyon. The road from Mammoth to Norris is closed for two weeks—traffic should detour over Dunraven Pass. 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?
There were no wolves in Yellowstone in 1994. The wolves that were reintroduced in 1995 and 1996 thrived and there are now over 300 of their descendents living in the Greater Yellowstone Area.