Last Known Eruption
12d 3h 42m ago

Latest Eruptions

Eruption DurationInterval
05 Jan 2020 @ 1110 ie20d 12h 23m
15 Dec 2019 @ 2247 E11h 44m
15 Dec 2019 @ 1103 E10h 4m
15 Dec 2019 @ 0059 E11h 16m
14 Dec 2019 @ 1343 E12h 17m
14 Dec 2019 @ 0126 E11h 32m
13 Dec 2019 @ 1354 E10h 7m
13 Dec 2019 @ 0347 E13h 57m
12 Dec 2019 @ 1350 E11h 27m
12 Dec 2019 @ 0223 E11h 28m
11 Dec 2019 @ 1455 E12h 2m
11 Dec 2019 @ 0253 E10h 30m
10 Dec 2019 @ 1623 E12h 36m
10 Dec 2019 @ 0347 E12h 31m
09 Dec 2019 @ 1516 E9h 55m
09 Dec 2019 @ 0521 E13h 56m
08 Dec 2019 @ 1525 E11h 21m
08 Dec 2019 @ 0404 E9h 0m
07 Dec 2019 @ 1904 E9h 37m
07 Dec 2019 @ 0927 E11h 26m
06 Dec 2019 @ 2201 E11h 19m
06 Dec 2019 @ 1042 E10h 17m
06 Dec 2019 @ 0025 E10h 58m
05 Dec 2019 @ 1327 E11h 42m
05 Dec 2019 @ 0145 E10h 43m
04 Dec 2019 @ 1502 E10h 13m
04 Dec 2019 @ 0449 E9h 52m
03 Dec 2019 @ 1857 E12h 10m
03 Dec 2019 @ 0647 E10h 57m
02 Dec 2019 @ 1950 E11h 18m
02 Dec 2019 @ 0832 E11h 54m
01 Dec 2019 @ 2038 E10h 1m
01 Dec 2019 @ 1037 E12h 1m
30 Nov 2019 @ 2236 E11h 31m
30 Nov 2019 @ 1105 E11h 41m
29 Nov 2019 @ 2324 E12h 39m
29 Nov 2019 @ 1045 E10h 2m
29 Nov 2019 @ 0043 E10h 45m
28 Nov 2019 @ 1358 E12h 0m
28 Nov 2019 @ 0158 E12h 13m
27 Nov 2019 @ 1345 E9h 7m
27 Nov 2019 @ 0438 E12h 52m
26 Nov 2019 @ 1546 E14h 7m
26 Nov 2019 @ 0139 E11h 38m
25 Nov 2019 @ 1401 E9h 10m
25 Nov 2019 @ 0451 E13h 54m
24 Nov 2019 @ 1457 E11h 45m
24 Nov 2019 @ 0312 E12h 39m
23 Nov 2019 @ 1433 E10h 18m
23 Nov 2019 @ 0415 E11h 51m
22 Nov 2019 @ 1624 E10h 27m
22 Nov 2019 @ 0557 E11h 32m
21 Nov 2019 @ 1825 E10h 9m
21 Nov 2019 @ 0816 E10h 6m
20 Nov 2019 @ 2210 E13h 38m
20 Nov 2019 @ 0832 E12h 42m
19 Nov 2019 @ 1950 E10h 24m
19 Nov 2019 @ 0926 E9h 11m
19 Nov 2019 @ 0015 E9h 25m
18 Nov 2019 @ 1450 E11h 9m
18 Nov 2019 @ 0341 E10h 27m
17 Nov 2019 @ 1714 E10h 38m
17 Nov 2019 @ 0636 E10h 19m
16 Nov 2019 @ 2017 E10h 0m
16 Nov 2019 @ 1017 E9h 58m
16 Nov 2019 @ 0019 E11h 55m
15 Nov 2019 @ 1224 E11h 4m
15 Nov 2019 @ 0120 E10h 49m
14 Nov 2019 @ 1431 E11h 40m
14 Nov 2019 @ 0251 E10h 41m
13 Nov 2019 @ 1610 E13h 16m
13 Nov 2019 @ 0254 E10h 58m
12 Nov 2019 @ 1556 E9h 44m
12 Nov 2019 @ 0612 E11h 16m
11 Nov 2019 @ 1856 E9h 17m
11 Nov 2019 @ 0939 E11h 59m
10 Nov 2019 @ 2140 E11h 23m
10 Nov 2019 @ 1017 E10h 33m
09 Nov 2019 @ 2344 E11h 4m
09 Nov 2019 @ 1240 E10h 59m
09 Nov 2019 @ 0141 E10h 47m
08 Nov 2019 @ 1454 E9h 25m
08 Nov 2019 @ 0529 E9h 19m
07 Nov 2019 @ 2010 E10h 15m
07 Nov 2019 @ 0955 E11h 57m
06 Nov 2019 @ 2158 E11h 11m
06 Nov 2019 @ 1047 E21h 46m
05 Nov 2019 @ 1301 E12h 38m
05 Nov 2019 @ 0023 E9h 27m
04 Nov 2019 @ 1456 E11h 20m
04 Nov 2019 @ 0336 E11h 6m
03 Nov 2019 @ 1630 E11h 5m
03 Nov 2019 @ 0525 E9h 37m
02 Nov 2019 @ 2048 E10h 50m
02 Nov 2019 @ 0958 E11h 31m
01 Nov 2019 @ 2227 E10h 53m
01 Nov 2019 @ 1134 E11h 0m
01 Nov 2019 @ 0034 E11h 19m
31 Oct 2019 @ 1315 E10h 30m
31 Oct 2019 @ 0245 E12h 5m

Interval Statistics

Interval Count100
Min9h 0m
Max20d 12h 23m
Mean16h 3m
Median11h 7m

Latest Notes

Note IDStart Time (US/Mountain)End Time (US/Mountain)EntrantNote
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
7810 01 Nov 2017 @ 1105 --- billwarnock Great Fountain in early overflow.
7809 01 Nov 2017 @ 0957 --- billwarnock Not in overflow. Very windy day. Snow predicted around 1300.
7802 31 Oct 2017 @ 1310 --- billwarnock Great Fountain overflow started at about 1310
7794 29 Oct 2017 @ 0950 --- billwarnock In good overflow when I arrived.
7784 28 Oct 2017 @ 1019 --- udo About 6 inches below overflow but dropping.
7781 27 Oct 2017 @ 1202 --- DanS Not in overflow
7780 27 Oct 2017 @ 1008 --- DanS Not in overflow
7779 26 Oct 2017 @ 1825 --- DanS Looks normal post-eruptive.
7776 26 Oct 2017 @ 0925 --- udo Overflowing with boils appear to be continuing. Very doubtful that any eruptions have happened since the end of wild phase. It's still trying to recover. Runoff channels are flowing. The beach is dry where an eruption wave would have wetted it. 0944 dropping. 0957 overflow restarted. 1046 dropping. 1107 overflow restarted. 1126 dropping. 1141 overflow restarted. 1220 dropping. 1232 overflowing.
7770 25 Oct 2017 @ 1858 25 Oct 2017 @ 1930 DanS Still in overflow, boiling and crashing.
7769 25 Oct 2017 @ 1116 25 Oct 2017 @ 1722 billwarnock As Udo has noted, overflows today were accompanied by very strong boils, mainly around the rim. Overflow/heavy boils ranged from 22 to 29 minutes in duration, but the last two seen beginning at 1516 and 1645 lasted 32 and 37 minutes respectively. Durations of drops below overflow ranged between 12 and 15 minutes throughout this period. The last two drops the water wasn't visible. I still believe it had a large eruption overnight.
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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