Tips for Visiting Upper Geyser Basin (Old Faithful and Beyond)

Get essential tips for visiting Upper Geyser Basin and discover more of this amazing area housing the world’s largest collection of geysers.

This story will help you explore the famous Old Faithful and take you beyond, highlighting key attractions and practical tips for an unforgettable experience.

Most of the pathways here are paved with asphalt or wooden boardwalks, making it pretty easy to explore the area.

Upper Geyser Basin quick overview

Keep these tips in mind when visiting the Upper Geyser Basin in Yellowstone to make the most of your time there.

Tips for visiting the Upper Geyser Basin

Using this map, you’ll be able to plan out how you want to explore the area.

Pick up an Upper Geyser Basin map

The Upper Geyser Basin is home to the largest concentration of geysers in the world, so give yourself at least a few hours to a half-day to explore everything you can.

Set aside enough time

To make sure you don’t miss these eruptions, check the estimated eruption times posted at the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center.

Plan your visit around eruption times

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