OBSERVATION POINT TRAIL

OBSERVATION POINT TRAIL

Trailhead: Firehole River footbridge behind Old Faithful Geyser
Distance: 1.1 mile (1 km) loop
Level of Difficulty: Moderate

Old FaithfulThis loop trail gains about 200 feet in elevation to a prominent overlook providing a great view of the Upper Geyser Basin.  Elk and bison are often in the area, and it is not unusual to have the overlook to yourself during an eruption of Old Faithful.

Photo: Old Faithful from Observation Point overlook, by Bruce Gourley

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