Last Known Eruption
4h 23m ago
Predicted Next Eruption
Today at 0715 ± 120 minutes

Latest Eruptions

Eruption DurationInterval
04 Jul 2020 @ 200012h 52m
04 Jul 2020 @ 070810h 53m
03 Jul 2020 @ 201510h 50m
03 Jul 2020 @ 092522h 29m
02 Jul 2020 @ 105611h 1m
01 Jul 2020 @ 2355 E11h 23m
01 Jul 2020 @ 123210h 15m
01 Jul 2020 @ 0217 E11h 2m
30 Jun 2020 @ 151511h 44m
30 Jun 2020 @ 0331 E11h 41m
29 Jun 2020 @ 155022h 42m
28 Jun 2020 @ 1708 E10h 32m
28 Jun 2020 @ 063612h 31m
27 Jun 2020 @ 180511h 41m
27 Jun 2020 @ 062411h 14m
26 Jun 2020 @ 191012h 58m
26 Jun 2020 @ 061211h 50m
25 Jun 2020 @ 182216h 8m
25 Jun 2020 @ 0214 E11h 16m
24 Jun 2020 @ 145813h 20m
24 Jun 2020 @ 0138 E12h 1m
23 Jun 2020 @ 133710h 48m
23 Jun 2020 @ 0249 E11h 40m
22 Jun 2020 @ 150911h 38m
22 Jun 2020 @ 0331 E12h 58m
21 Jun 2020 @ 14339h 37m
21 Jun 2020 @ 0456 E9h 37m
20 Jun 2020 @ 1919 E12h 18m
20 Jun 2020 @ 070112h 2m
19 Jun 2020 @ 185914h 2m
19 Jun 2020 @ 0457 E12h 2m
18 Jun 2020 @ 1655 E11h 2m
18 Jun 2020 @ 055310h 58m
17 Jun 2020 @ 1855 E12h 57m
17 Jun 2020 @ 055811h 46m
16 Jun 2020 @ 18129h 51m
16 Jun 2020 @ 082114h 1m
15 Jun 2020 @ 182014h 17m
15 Jun 2020 @ 0403 E10h 38m
14 Jun 2020 @ 172512h 27m
14 Jun 2020 @ 045811h 49m
13 Jun 2020 @ 170911h 17m
13 Jun 2020 @ 055212h 45m
12 Jun 2020 @ 17078h 44m
12 Jun 2020 @ 082311h 6m
11 Jun 2020 @ 211711h 16m
11 Jun 2020 @ 100113h 31m
10 Jun 2020 @ 203010h 28m
10 Jun 2020 @ 100210h 21m
09 Jun 2020 @ 2341 E9h 40m
09 Jun 2020 @ 140112h 19m
09 Jun 2020 @ 0142 E13h 6m
08 Jun 2020 @ 123612h 33m
08 Jun 2020 @ 0003 E11h 1m
07 Jun 2020 @ 1302 E11h 55m
07 Jun 2020 @ 0107 E11h 54m
06 Jun 2020 @ 131312h 26m
06 Jun 2020 @ 0047 E10h 50m
05 Jun 2020 @ 135711h 43m
05 Jun 2020 @ 0214 E14h 37m
04 Jun 2020 @ 113711h 19m
04 Jun 2020 @ 0018 E14h 38m
03 Jun 2020 @ 094011h 25m
02 Jun 2020 @ 2215 E11h 54m
02 Jun 2020 @ 102111h 26m
01 Jun 2020 @ 225512h 46m
01 Jun 2020 @ 1009 E11h 1m
31 May 2020 @ 2308 E12h 15m
31 May 2020 @ 1053 ie11h 8m
30 May 2020 @ 2345 E14h 14m
30 May 2020 @ 0931 E14h 40m
29 May 2020 @ 1851 E10h 56m
29 May 2020 @ 0755 ns12h 50m
28 May 2020 @ 1905 E12h 14m
28 May 2020 @ 065114h 48m
27 May 2020 @ 1603 E11h 43m
27 May 2020 @ 0420 E13h 18m
26 May 2020 @ 1502 ie10h 53m
26 May 2020 @ 0409 E12h 10m
25 May 2020 @ 1559 E27d 14h 31m
28 Apr 2020 @ 0128 E11h 2m
27 Apr 2020 @ 1426 E11h 1m
27 Apr 2020 @ 0325 E10h 48m
26 Apr 2020 @ 1637 E12h 29m
26 Apr 2020 @ 0408 E12h 21m
25 Apr 2020 @ 1547 E11h 47m
25 Apr 2020 @ 0400 E12h 21m
24 Apr 2020 @ 1539 E13h 14m
24 Apr 2020 @ 0225 E12h 52m
23 Apr 2020 @ 1333 E11h 9m
23 Apr 2020 @ 0224 E11h 7m
22 Apr 2020 @ 1517 E10h 19m
22 Apr 2020 @ 0458 E13h 34m
21 Apr 2020 @ 1524 E13h 15m
21 Apr 2020 @ 0209 E11h 16m
20 Apr 2020 @ 1453 E12h 6m
20 Apr 2020 @ 0247 E12h 13m
19 Apr 2020 @ 1434 E10h 44m
19 Apr 2020 @ 0350 E12h 12m
18 Apr 2020 @ 1538 E15h 29m

Interval Statistics

Interval Count100
Min8h 44m
Max27d 14h 31m
Mean18h 40m
Median11h 49m

Latest Notes

Note IDStart Time (US/Mountain)End Time (US/Mountain)EntrantNote
14879 04 Jul 2020 @ 1845 --- CraigC in overflow
14813 30 Jun 2020 @ 1305 --- User34 Seemed very close to overflow, or in early overflow
14724 24 Jun 2020 @ 1350 --- William 1st overflow
14695 20 Jun 2020 @ 0549 --- LynnS Great Fountain in very early overflow; water has not yet started trickling off the first terrace.
14657 17 Jun 2020 @ 1705 --- LynnS Not yet in overflow
14638 14 Jun 2020 @ 1542 --- aferrara Fairly high water level ~1530 dropped ~1' below overflow
14634 13 Jun 2020 @ 1645 --- William arrived to overflow with light circular boil.
14605 11 Jun 2020 @ 1957 --- William first overflow
14546 05 Jun 2020 @ 1250 --- RLJones no eruption yet as of 1250
14530 03 Jun 2020 @ 2230 --- William Still no overflow at 22:30
14236 25 May 2020 @ 1523 --- mhvogel Hey geyser enthusiasts. I went to Firehole Lake Drive this morning to retrieve the data logger eruptions times of Great Fountain. It stopped logging on April 28 so there is nearly a month of eruptions that is lost. I reconfigured the logger so as of 0940 it began logging again. I'll input the eruption times as soon as I can as it takes a long time to enter over a month's worth of data. This summer Old Faithful Park Rangers will not be predicting Great Fountain geyser. We will not be there every morning like we used to be and that's rather unfortunate. This is due to low staffing levels and operational needs. It is way beyond my control.
13952 16 Oct 2019 @ 1546 --- Maureen Firehole Lake Drive has been closed since the whole park shut down last week and has NOT reopened.
13951 16 Oct 2019 @ 1438 --- mhvogel After arduously reviewing the GF electronic data, it appears GF is going into a "wild phase". On 10/9 it was doing these small eruptions every from 0443-1622 every 20-30 minutes. On 10/10 more small eruptions every 20-30 minutes. On 10/11 and 10/12 not much of anything. On 10/13 and 10/14 GF began to have small eruptions again about every 30-60 minutes. I hope this helps.
13991 14 Oct 2019 @ 1234 --- mhvogel After reviewing the great fountain graph, the wild phase period started on 10/9 and ended on the morning/afternoon of 10/14.
13990 14 Oct 2019 @ 1224 --- mhvogel The geology department emailed me the Great Fountain electronic graph for 10/14-10/18.
13901 07 Oct 2019 @ 1042 --- underarockphoto In full overflow
13894 06 Oct 2019 @ 1120 --- cb overflow just starting on the 2nd tier.
13873 04 Oct 2019 @ 1450 --- Maureen Overflow start.
13861 04 Oct 2019 @ 0730 --- underarockphoto Five inches below overflow.
13834 30 Sep 2019 @ 1247 --- Maureen The next eruption will be after 1500.
13802 25 Sep 2019 @ 1219 --- Maureen Overflow start.
13750 19 Sep 2019 @ 0815 --- Barbara Lasseter Heavy noisy boiling in crater sometimes reaching top of crater. Runoff channels holding water
13715 16 Sep 2019 @ 0835 --- Barbara Lasseter First overflow
13709 15 Sep 2019 @ 1919 --- William first overflow
13699 15 Sep 2019 @ 0730 --- Barbara Lasseter First overflow
13677 13 Sep 2019 @ 0745 --- Barbara Lasseter 31 & foggy. No overflow. Audible boiling in the crater
13669 12 Sep 2019 @ 1544 --- Maureen Overflow start
13632 09 Sep 2019 @ 0710 --- Barbara Lasseter Mostly refilled. Still a little boiling at the edge
13626 08 Sep 2019 @ 0707 --- Barbara Lasseter First overflow
13623 07 Sep 2019 @ 2014 --- William no overflow by this time.
13585 05 Sep 2019 @ 1312 --- William first overflow
13541 04 Sep 2019 @ 1545 --- mhvogel One of co-workers told me the wrong overnight eruption time of GF. According to the Bluetooth download, the eruption time was 0440 which matches up with the dude that saw it at 0436. Sorry for the confusion.
13546 04 Sep 2019 @ 1306 --- mdschwarz Not in overflow. Parking lot full.
13496 01 Sep 2019 @ 1936 --- geysergaze Overflow 1936
13457 29 Aug 2019 @ 2029 --- steve Great Fountain was already in overflow. Start time unknown but the area of steaming water was still close to the main vent
13448 29 Aug 2019 @ 0856 --- steve First overflow, after a quick rise.
13440 28 Aug 2019 @ 0951 --- Maureen Overflow start.
13369 23 Aug 2019 @ 1840 --- Maureen Overflow start.
13360 23 Aug 2019 @ 0754 --- Maureen Overflow start.
13352 22 Aug 2019 @ 1840 --- William had not reached overflow at this time
13317 19 Aug 2019 @ 1135 --- Maureen Overflow start.
13311 18 Aug 2019 @ 1508 --- Maureen Overflow start.
13291 16 Aug 2019 @ 1634 --- William 1st overflow
13276 15 Aug 2019 @ 1812 --- William 1st overflow
13176 11 Aug 2019 @ 1945 --- minissa 1-2" from overflow, did not stay to confirm OF
13132 09 Aug 2019 @ 1356 09 Aug 2019 @ 1428 JSJ Inclinometer readings: highest water during 1st series about 81 feet; 2nd series about 59 feet; 3rd series about 45 feet.
12820 27 Jul 2019 @ 0618 --- Barbara Lasseter Overflow 0618
12560 22 Jul 2019 @ 1117 --- Barbara Lasseter Not in overflow
12521 19 Jul 2019 @ 0620 --- Barbara Lasseter Full to within 6-8inches of rim with low boil at north end
12512 18 Jul 2019 @ 0630 --- Barbara Lasseter Deep boiling with water visible only at the peak of the most vigorous boils
12500 16 Jul 2019 @ 0630 --- Barbara Lasseter Pool has refilled. Slight boil remains
12481 14 Jul 2019 @ 0750 --- Barbara Lasseter Overflow 0750
12480 14 Jul 2019 @ 0609 --- Barbara Lasseter Not in overflow
12462 13 Jul 2019 @ 0547 --- deanl Not in overflow yet
12254 05 Jul 2019 @ 0609 --- jkgood Light overflow
12101 04 Jul 2019 @ 0645 --- Barbara Lasseter Start of overflow. New prediction 0810 plus or minus 15 min
11904 21 Jun 2019 @ 0640 --- LynnS Very late in the eruption, thrashing around in the empty crater.
11889 19 Jun 2019 @ 1955 --- William in overflow when I arrived. ringed boil by 20:09.
11683 09 Jun 2019 @ 1024 --- LynnS Start of overflow
11653 08 Jun 2019 @ 0855 --- LynnS In early overflow; overflow coming out the east face but not trickling off first platform yet.
11639 07 Jun 2019 @ 2112 --- User34 Barely below overflow
11693 03 Jun 2019 @ 1726 --- Barbara Lasseter 74 minute overflow
11468 31 May 2019 @ 1956 31 May 2019 @ 2020 imapayne We arrived at great fountain around 1945 to a completely empty steaming crater. Standing on the benches, no water could be seen. At 1956, still no water. At 1957 the pool began to rise and by 2000 it was full and had a tiny trickle out the back, the pool held until 2011, but never really overflowed when it began to drop again. As it was late and the water was almost gone again, we decided to leave.
10278 18 Sep 2018 @ 1006 --- udo 724 victor announced prediction: 1240
10271 17 Sep 2018 @ 1645 --- ThomasR Post-eruptive, pool visible and sizzling at the edge.
10087 07 Sep 2018 @ 0930 --- Maureen VEC is now using 10 hr 45 m for middle of prediction window.
9886 26 Aug 2018 @ 0635 --- Barbara Lasseter first overflow
9884 26 Aug 2018 @ 0633 --- PamW Not in overflow.
9776 19 Aug 2018 @ 0650 19 Aug 2018 @ 0930 Glocho Maureen arrived this morning c. 06:50 and observed the end of Great Fountain. Gloria downloaded logger data at 9am with electronic eruption start time of 07:12. Since this directly contradicts Maureen's observation, I have removed this data point. The other data downloaded at the same time with the same device (08/18/18 1000E, 2021E) also did not match yesterday's observed eruptions, though I did download electronic times for yesterday and 8/17 PM through another device that appear to match.
9659 12 Aug 2018 @ 0720 --- Barbara Lasseter not yet in overflow
9625 11 Aug 2018 @ 0759 --- Barbara Lasseter 1st overflow
9591 10 Aug 2018 @ 0631 --- Barbara Lasseter within 2-3inches of rim
9503 07 Aug 2018 @ 0631 --- Barbara Lasseter boiling steam from deep in crater
9364 01 Aug 2018 @ 0754 --- rbwhitaker Well below overflow. Some small boiling on the north side.
9359 01 Aug 2018 @ 0636 --- Barbara Lasseter well below overflow, runoff channel dry
9338 31 Jul 2018 @ 0722 --- rbwhitaker Already in overflow when I arrived
9299 26 Jul 2018 @ 0101 --- billwarnock Maureen told me this afternoon that initial report of 0202E, which I posted this morning, was later determined to be 0101. She will post this time and this afternoon's eruption, which was around 1330, when she gets home.
9196 15 Jul 2018 @ 0605 --- Barbara Lasseter no visible water in crater. Runoff channel's wet.
9104 10 Jul 2018 @ 0936 --- udo NPS prediction 1845 via radio call on West repeater.
9094 10 Jul 2018 @ 0613 --- Micah Kipple In ovf
9073 08 Jul 2018 @ 2200 --- Kyle not in overflow
9035 05 Jul 2018 @ 0630 --- steve The morning eruption was finiished prior to 0630
8832 21 Jun 2018 @ 1200 --- Maureen Word from VEC is Firehole Lake Drive is open again!
8696 15 Jun 2018 @ 1238 15 Jun 2018 @ 1245 Maureen Initial overflow at 1238, that maintained until 1245, then dropped. Long false overflow.
8691 15 Jun 2018 @ 0832 --- DanS Post eruptive
8640 11 Jun 2018 @ 1920 --- DanS Not yet in overflow as of 1920
8612 09 Jun 2018 @ 2114 --- underarockphoto Overflow for 25m
8610 09 Jun 2018 @ 2100 --- Tara In early overflow. Left before eruption.
8585 09 Jun 2018 @ 0826 --- underarockphoto Near start of overflow
8526 07 Jun 2018 @ 1509 --- billwarnock In overflow; no boiling in center yet.
8536 07 Jun 2018 @ 1442 --- LynnS Start of overflow.
8504 06 Jun 2018 @ 0642 --- LynnS Start of overflow
8456 05 Jun 2018 @ 1130 --- billwarnock Great Fountain not yet in overflow.
8414 02 Jun 2018 @ 0945 --- Maureen Overflow start
8392 01 Jun 2018 @ 1250 --- LynnS Start of overflow
8376 31 May 2018 @ 1331 --- LynnS Already on overflow at 1331
8377 31 May 2018 @ 0515 --- LynnS Great Fountain had already finished its eruption.
8355 30 May 2018 @ 1612 --- geysergaze Overflow
8293 25 May 2018 @ 1130 --- Barbara Lasseter not in overflow
8318 25 May 2018 @ 1125 --- Kyle not in overflow and well below
EntrySourceLinkComment
30 May 2018 @ 1726 EricZ https://static-geysercam-xyz.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/GreatFountainGeyser.mp4 Video taken by tourist Grant Arinder
26 Jul 2017 @ 1752 JSJ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/36237239410 Photo (out of 10) of Great Fountain Geyser's 5:52 PM-onward eruption on 26 July 2017.
03 Jun 2017 @ 1832 JSJ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/34985316630 Photo (out of 9) of Great Fountain Geyser's evening eruption on 3 June 2017.
02 Jun 2017 @ 1645 JSJ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/35205457072 Photo (out of 7) of Great Fountain Geyser's late afternoon eruption on 2 June 2017.
02 Jun 2017 @ 1645 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL1mwSjv1RY Time lapse video of Great Fountain Geyser's late afternoon eruption on 2 June 2017.
13 Aug 2016 @ 2027 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esB95f0I52U Time lapse video of Great Fountain Geyser's evening eruption on 13 August 2016.
13 Aug 2016 @ 2027 JSJ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/30109996042 Photo (1 of 7) of Great Fountain Geyser's evening eruption on 13 August 2016.
10 Aug 2016 @ 2018 JSJ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/30224237115 Photo (1 of 24) of Great Fountain Geyser's evening eruption on 10 August 2016.
10 Aug 2016 @ 2018 JSJ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/29594675523 Thermal image (1 of 3) of Great Fountain Geyser's evening eruption on 10 August 2016.
10 Aug 2016 @ 2018 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4LIaXxRt0s Time lapse video of Great Fountain Geyser's evening eruption on 10 August 2016.
08 Sep 2014 @ 1505 Micah Kipple https://www.flickr.com/photos/sgplewka/15604440267 flickr
06 Sep 2014 @ 2003 Micah Kipple https://www.flickr.com/photos/wildwood4est/15368309463 flickr
13 Sep 2014 @ 1411 Micah Kipple https://www.flickr.com/photos/digbydachshund/15940278098 flickr
02 Jun 2014 @ 1303 Micah Kipple https://www.flickr.com/photos/125791209@N06/16128797716 flickr
25 Sep 2014 @ 1725 Micah Kipple https://www.flickr.com/photos/hhayk/16012608917 Flickr
24 Sep 2014 @ 1907 Micah Kipple https://www.flickr.com/photos/rtsmithcpa/15187347577 Flickr
24 Sep 2014 @ 1907 Micah Kipple https://www.flickr.com/photos/rtsmithcpa/15187166390 Flickr photo
19 Sep 2012 @ 1502 Jake http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3bTX5OQUEY a visitor\'s excellent video with the blue bubble at the 3 minute mark
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