Last Known Eruption
16h 32m ago

Latest Eruptions

Eruption DurationInterval
26 May 2020 @ 1502 ie67d 16h 36m
19 Mar 2020 @ 2226 E1d 4h 26m
18 Mar 2020 @ 1800 E10h 55m
18 Mar 2020 @ 0705 E14h 59m
17 Mar 2020 @ 1606 E12h 15m
17 Mar 2020 @ 0351 E10h 27m
16 Mar 2020 @ 1724 E11h 30m
16 Mar 2020 @ 0554 E13h 58m
15 Mar 2020 @ 1556 E10h 25m
15 Mar 2020 @ 0531 E10h 42m
14 Mar 2020 @ 1849 E16h 6m
14 Mar 2020 @ 0243 E11h 51m
13 Mar 2020 @ 1452 E9h 58m
13 Mar 2020 @ 0454 E11h 13m
12 Mar 2020 @ 1741 E11h 23m
12 Mar 2020 @ 0618 E13h 2m
11 Mar 2020 @ 1716 E8h 59m
11 Mar 2020 @ 0817 E14h 5m
10 Mar 2020 @ 1812 E10h 3m
10 Mar 2020 @ 0809 E12h 5m
09 Mar 2020 @ 2004 E11h 50m
09 Mar 2020 @ 0814 E13h 20m
08 Mar 2020 @ 1854 E12h 23m
08 Mar 2020 @ 0631 E12h 20m
07 Mar 2020 @ 1711 E11h 56m
07 Mar 2020 @ 0515 E10h 31m
06 Mar 2020 @ 1844 E11h 33m
06 Mar 2020 @ 0711 E11h 2m
05 Mar 2020 @ 2009 E10h 37m
05 Mar 2020 @ 0932 E13h 19m
04 Mar 2020 @ 2013 E12h 50m
04 Mar 2020 @ 0723 E9h 35m
03 Mar 2020 @ 2148 E12h 31m
03 Mar 2020 @ 0917 E13h 7m
02 Mar 2020 @ 2010 E11h 45m
02 Mar 2020 @ 0825 E10h 54m
01 Mar 2020 @ 2131 E10h 31m
01 Mar 2020 @ 1100 E10d 4h 32m
20 Feb 2020 @ 0628 E12h 3m
19 Feb 2020 @ 1825 E12h 46m
19 Feb 2020 @ 0539 E11h 53m
18 Feb 2020 @ 1746 E11h 10m
18 Feb 2020 @ 0636 E11h 36m
17 Feb 2020 @ 1900 E12h 18m
17 Feb 2020 @ 0642 E10h 33m
16 Feb 2020 @ 2009 E13h 7m
16 Feb 2020 @ 0702 E11h 54m
15 Feb 2020 @ 1908 E13h 24m
15 Feb 2020 @ 0544 E11h 4m
14 Feb 2020 @ 1840 E13h 26m
14 Feb 2020 @ 0514 E9h 51m
13 Feb 2020 @ 1923 E11h 28m
13 Feb 2020 @ 0755 E11h 39m
12 Feb 2020 @ 2016 E13h 51m
12 Feb 2020 @ 0625 E13h 58m
11 Feb 2020 @ 1627 E11h 45m
11 Feb 2020 @ 0442 E9h 52m
10 Feb 2020 @ 1850 E14h 7m
10 Feb 2020 @ 0443 E10h 45m
09 Feb 2020 @ 1758 E11h 56m
09 Feb 2020 @ 0602 E12h 8m
08 Feb 2020 @ 1754 E11h 28m
08 Feb 2020 @ 0626 E10h 17m
07 Feb 2020 @ 2009 E14h 15m
07 Feb 2020 @ 0554 E10h 25m
06 Feb 2020 @ 1929 E15h 59m
06 Feb 2020 @ 0330 E11h 6m
05 Feb 2020 @ 1624 E11h 16m
05 Feb 2020 @ 0508 E13h 50m
04 Feb 2020 @ 1518 E11h 56m
04 Feb 2020 @ 0322 E12h 7m
03 Feb 2020 @ 1515 E10h 50m
03 Feb 2020 @ 0425 E10h 59m
02 Feb 2020 @ 1726 E10h 30m
02 Feb 2020 @ 0656 E13h 45m
01 Feb 2020 @ 1711 E10h 20m
01 Feb 2020 @ 0651 E11h 7m
31 Jan 2020 @ 1944 E12h 8m
31 Jan 2020 @ 0736 E11h 26m
30 Jan 2020 @ 2010 E12h 9m
30 Jan 2020 @ 0801 E12h 31m
29 Jan 2020 @ 1930 E12h 22m
29 Jan 2020 @ 0708 E13h 47m
28 Jan 2020 @ 1721 E9h 51m
28 Jan 2020 @ 0730 E13h 7m
27 Jan 2020 @ 1823 E13h 24m
27 Jan 2020 @ 0459 E10h 6m
26 Jan 2020 @ 1853 E11h 50m
26 Jan 2020 @ 0703 E12h 7m
25 Jan 2020 @ 1856 E10h 38m
25 Jan 2020 @ 0818 E11h 48m
24 Jan 2020 @ 2030 E9h 35m
24 Jan 2020 @ 1055 E10h 21m
24 Jan 2020 @ 0034 E10h 27m
23 Jan 2020 @ 1407 E10h 31m
23 Jan 2020 @ 0336 E13h 44m
22 Jan 2020 @ 1352 E12h 5m
22 Jan 2020 @ 0147 E11h 22m
21 Jan 2020 @ 1425 E9h 26m
21 Jan 2020 @ 0459 E11h 43m

Interval Statistics

Interval Count100
Min8h 59m
Max67d 16h 36m
Mean1d 6h 26m
Median11h 49m

Latest Notes

Note IDStart Time (US/Mountain)End Time (US/Mountain)EntrantNote
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
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.
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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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