colorful hot spring in the Yellowstone Old Faithful Geyser Basin gives off steam in winter

Visit Old Faithful in Winter

Built around the iconic Yellowstone geyser, the Old Faithful area is home to wintering wildlife, a thermally heated river, three geyser basins (Upper, Middle, and Lower), several hotels (one of which is open in the winter), and great skiing. While it can be expensive to get to and stay at […]

Abyss pool

West Thumb Geyser Basin

Perched on the edge of Yellowstone Lake, at the heart of Yellowstone National Park, is West Thumb Geyser Basin. Pinks, blues, oranges, yellows, rusty browns, and verdant greens fill the hot spring-pocked landscape before running into the country’s largest lake above 7,000 feet. Yellowstone Lake is shaped a little like […]