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Seniors at Yellowstone Should Be Sure to See Old Faithful PDF Print E-mail

Old Faithful geyser, Yellowstone
Old Faithful is one of the most popular attractions of Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. In spite of its fame, it isn’t the largest geyser there. When you visit, be sure to check out the other spouters at Upper Geyser, Black Sand and Biscuit Basins. They can be as spectacular, or more so, if you’re there at the right time.

Old Faithful is called that because it seems as if some mechanical device controls it. Caused by earthquake rumblings miles below the earth’s surface, it’s not quite precise, but if you wait patiently, you’ll see it erupt about once every 80 minutes. You’ll stand in wonder watching the huge 200-foot high spout spray hot water and steam for up to five minutes.

When we visited Yellowstone last summer, my first impression of Old Faithful was to compare it to we older guys. Geezers can relate to the geysers, because we have similar regular experiences many times a day, and most annoying, several times a night.

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