Upper Geyser Basin- the Boardwalks to Old Faithful Trail

  • Upper Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park.


Dogs No

4 (miles)


Out & Back

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)



Upper Geyser Basin Boardwalks to Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park is perfect for those hiking with young children or the elderly. Yellowstone National Park's Upper Geyser Basin contains roughly twenty percent of the world’s geysers and is by far the world’s largest concentration. Walking the boardwalks is a wonderful way to gain an up close understanding of Yellowstone's incredible thermal features. Old Faithful, Grand Geyser, Giant Geyser and Beauty Pool are a few of the unbelievable highlights you will pass. Expect crowds, especially during the peak season, but a few people is a small price for the priceless memories obtained by walking through the Upper Geyser Basin. There is camping throughout Yellowstone National Park.

Red Tape

Entrance and Camping Fees
Contact: Yellowstone National Park PO Box 168 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190

Wyoming Trails

Yellowstone Trails

Wildlife on this Trail

Plants on this Trail

Area Map

Sorry, the PDF couldn't be displayed :(

Download/Full Screen

Get Directions to Upper Geyser Basin- the Boardwalks to Old Faithful Trail