Old, faithful and slowing down: Due to recent droughts, the time between eruptions at Yellowstone National Park's Old Faithful geyers is getting longer.
Old, faithful and slowing down: Due to recent droughts, the time between eruptions at Yellowstone National Park's Old Faithful geyers is getting longer.Courtesy Rmhermen
Vacation season is upon us and if you're planning to go to Yellowstone National Park, prepare to wait a little bit longer to see Old Faithful erupt. Due to several years of drought, the iconic geyser has been erupting at longer intervals in recent years. Read more about it here to find out excactly how much longer the waiting time is between eruptions.

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Andy Korman's picture
Andy Korman says:

i wish i had the time to get to see the geyser but im to busy

posted on Thu, 06/05/2008 - 7:33pm
bert123's picture
bert123 says:

would it be possible for it to just not errupt anymore? if so then what makes it so that it cant errupt anymore?
IBI Call it what you want IBI

posted on Fri, 06/06/2008 - 12:49pm
Thor's picture
Thor says:

If the water table in the ground around the geyser would dry up, then the geyser would cease to blow off steam.

posted on Fri, 06/06/2008 - 1:34pm

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