2 Men Face Federal Criminal Charges After Walking Onto Legendary “Old Faithful” Geyser in Yellowstone National Park Tuesday

Two men trespassing on Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019. image: Kimberly Guilliams

According to park officials, 2 men are facing federal criminal charges after walking on the world-famous Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday, September 10th 2019.

The two men were caught on camera by bystander Kimberly Guilliams.

Walking off the boardwalks of Yellowstone is strictly prohibited and dangerous.

Two men trespassing on Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019. image: Kimberly Guilliams

Old Faithful erupts with boiling water every hour.

The two men have been charged with Thermal Trespassing.

Several people have been cited for walking too close to Old Faithful in recent years and some have burned badly after stepping or falling into Yellowstone’s thermal features.

Two men trespassing on Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019. image: Kimberly Guilliams