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?
Some groups of Shoshone Indians, who adapted to a mountain existence, chose not to acquire the horse. These included the Sheep Eaters, or Tukudika, who used dogs to transport food, hides, and other provisions. The Sheep Eaters lived in many locations in Yellowstone.