Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Fountain Paint Pot Trail

Yellowstone's four types of thermal features can be seen in one short walk along this loop trail: geysers, hot springs, mudpots, and fumaroles. A trail guide is available for this area, which also includes the Firehole Lake Drive area.

Trailhead: Parking area 8 miles north of Old Faithful

Distance: 0.5 mile (0.8 km) loop

Level of Difficulty: Easy

Visitor Information
307-344-7381 (recorded information)


Directions from Old Faithful: Travel 8 miles north to the Parking area.