Old Faithful NPS Visitor Facilities
The Old Faithful Visitor Education Center
The new Old Faithful Visitor Education Center features exhibits on hydrothermal features, life in extreme environments, volcanic geology, and scientific investigations of these phenomena.
Visit the online Old Faithful Virtual Visitor Center.
Backcountry Office & Clinic
The combination ranger station, backcountry office, and clinic are located across the west parking lot from the visitor center. This facility also houses the office of the District Naturalist and the district library.
Did You Know?
The 1988 fires affected 793,880 acres or 36 percent of the park. Five fires burned into the park that year from adjacent public lands. The largest, the North Fork Fire, started from a discarded cigarette. It burned more than 410,000 acres.