Old Faithful Area: Observation Point Trail - Yellowstone National Park

Distance, round trip: 1 mile or 1.4 mile

Difficulty: strenuous

Trailhead: Walk counterclockwise around the Old Faithful boardwalk; turn right at the sign to Geyser Hill. Trailhead is on the right after the Firehole River bridge, approximately 0.3 miles from the visitor center.

Switchbacks lead up the hill 0.5 miles to a commanding view of the Upper Geyser Basin. Return the same way or continue west to Solitary Geyser, which erupts frequently, then to the Geyser Hill boardwalk. The longer route is 1.4 miles and does not include portion on Upper Geyser Basin boardwalks. Elevation gain is 160 feet.

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Phone: 307-344-7381

Observation Point Trail is in the Old Faithful Area of Yellowstone National Park.

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