This webcam is on the park's North Entrance at Gardiner, Montana. Visitors make decisions on when to eat, take a tour, interact with exhibits, or watch the visitor center film based on Old Faithful's next eruption. In the foreground are the parade grounds for historic Fort Yellowstone—the focal point of daily life at the fort. Why do I sometimes get an image that is almost all grey with very little detail? At dusk, the bugler called all troopers back to the grounds for the lowering of the flag, and the day was concluded with a cannon firing from the top of Capitol Hill. Stevenson Island is visible within the lake on the right. Hydrothermal features are habitats for microscopic organisms called thermophiles:
Above the shore, the acid-bleached Brimstone Basin remains white even when the snows have melted.
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