"Firehole Lake Drive" Montana Things to Do Tip by razorbacker

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  Great Fountain Geyser dormant.
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  • Great Fountain Geyser dormant. - Montana
      Great Fountain Geyser dormant.
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  • White Dome Geyser eruption. - Montana
      White Dome Geyser eruption.
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  • Great Fountain Geyser. - Montana
      Great Fountain Geyser.
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  • Firehole Lake. - Montana
      Firehole Lake.
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  • Spillway runoff from Firehole Lake. - Montana
      Spillway runoff from Firehole Lake.
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A beautiful side-trip. 3-mile, one-way, south-north crescent drive. Enter on road on east side of highway south of Fountain Paint Pots. Return to highway just north of Paint Pots. Great Fountain Geyser is the star attraction but only erupts every 7-15 hours. There is a closer estimate each day available at the Old Faithful Visitor Center. White Dome Geyser erupts much more frequently, usually for about 2 minutes. Firehole Lake is very photogenic. It has a nice boardwalk around it with a very pleasant and enjoyable walk. I recommend it.

Address: South of Fountain Paint Pots.

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  • Written Jul 1, 2008
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