Photo of Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park

By March 10, 2005December 19th, 2023Icons, National Parks, Wyoming, Yellowstone

Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park is such an icon that photos of it have become cliche. It is the most accessible and watched of all the geysers in the park. However, it is still a wonderful sight to behold regardless of how many people have seen it before or how many are standing next to you viewing it now. We awoke early one morning, just after dawn, and strolled 50 yards from our room at the Old Faithful Inn to have this clear, early morning view of Old Faithful geyser erupting at first light. There were perhaps 10 other people sharing the view with us, a refreshing change from the hundreds that gather later in the day.

Old Faithful geyser, peak eruption, Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful geyser, peak eruption.
Image ID: 07179
Location: Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

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About Phil Colla

I am a natural history photographer. I enjoy making compelling images in the ocean, on land, and in the air. I have maintained the Natural History Photography blog since 2005 and my searchable Natural History Photography Library since 1997. Here are some tear sheets and behind the scenes views. Thanks for looking!