Last Known Eruption
35d 21h 41m ago

Latest Eruptions

Eruption DurationInterval
10 May 2024 @ 154644m
10 May 2024 @ 150214m
10 May 2024 @ 14482h 43m
10 May 2024 @ 12051m
10 May 2024 @ 12045d 23h 26m
04 May 2024 @ 1238207d 18h 55m
09 Oct 2023 @ 174323h 29m
08 Oct 2023 @ 181413m
08 Oct 2023 @ 18011h 30m
08 Oct 2023 @ 163111m
08 Oct 2023 @ 162015m
08 Oct 2023 @ 160540m
08 Oct 2023 @ 15251h 6m
08 Oct 2023 @ 141926m
08 Oct 2023 @ 135342m
08 Oct 2023 @ 131149m
08 Oct 2023 @ 122213m
08 Oct 2023 @ 120943m
08 Oct 2023 @ 112618m
08 Oct 2023 @ 110815h 56m
07 Oct 2023 @ 191248m
07 Oct 2023 @ 182416m
07 Oct 2023 @ 180839m
07 Oct 2023 @ 17293h 5m
07 Oct 2023 @ 142419h 55m
06 Oct 2023 @ 182910m
06 Oct 2023 @ 181933m
06 Oct 2023 @ 1746 ns2h 27m
06 Oct 2023 @ 151924d 8m
12 Sep 2023 @ 15111m
12 Sep 2023 @ 15102m
12 Sep 2023 @ 15082m
12 Sep 2023 @ 150647m
12 Sep 2023 @ 14191m
12 Sep 2023 @ 14182m
12 Sep 2023 @ 14162m
12 Sep 2023 @ 14141m
12 Sep 2023 @ 141344m
12 Sep 2023 @ 13299m
12 Sep 2023 @ 13201m
12 Sep 2023 @ 131941m
12 Sep 2023 @ 12381m
12 Sep 2023 @ 123756m
12 Sep 2023 @ 11411m
12 Sep 2023 @ 114049m
12 Sep 2023 @ 10514m
12 Sep 2023 @ 10472m
12 Sep 2023 @ 10451m
12 Sep 2023 @ 10442m
12 Sep 2023 @ 104244m
12 Sep 2023 @ 095851m
12 Sep 2023 @ 09072m
12 Sep 2023 @ 09051d 17h 34m
10 Sep 2023 @ 15312m
10 Sep 2023 @ 152959m
10 Sep 2023 @ 14301m
10 Sep 2023 @ 14292m
10 Sep 2023 @ 14271m
10 Sep 2023 @ 142650m
10 Sep 2023 @ 13361m
10 Sep 2023 @ 13351m
10 Sep 2023 @ 133448m
10 Sep 2023 @ 12461m
10 Sep 2023 @ 124543m
10 Sep 2023 @ 12021m
10 Sep 2023 @ 120147m
10 Sep 2023 @ 11141m
10 Sep 2023 @ 11131m
10 Sep 2023 @ 11127m
10 Sep 2023 @ 11051d 20h 17m
08 Sep 2023 @ 14482m
08 Sep 2023 @ 14462m
08 Sep 2023 @ 14441m
08 Sep 2023 @ 14431h 9m
08 Sep 2023 @ 13343m
08 Sep 2023 @ 13311m
08 Sep 2023 @ 13301h 5m
08 Sep 2023 @ 12252m
08 Sep 2023 @ 12233m
08 Sep 2023 @ 12202m
08 Sep 2023 @ 12181m
08 Sep 2023 @ 12171d 19h 33m
06 Sep 2023 @ 16442h 38m
06 Sep 2023 @ 14061d 3m
05 Sep 2023 @ 140356m
05 Sep 2023 @ 1307 ie6m
05 Sep 2023 @ 13016m
05 Sep 2023 @ 125545m
05 Sep 2023 @ 1210 ns51m
05 Sep 2023 @ 11191m
05 Sep 2023 @ 111828m
05 Sep 2023 @ 105023m
05 Sep 2023 @ 10273m
05 Sep 2023 @ 10241m
05 Sep 2023 @ 10232d 15h 1m
02 Sep 2023 @ 19222m
02 Sep 2023 @ 19206d 6h 7m
27 Aug 2023 @ 13132d 1h 11m
25 Aug 2023 @ 12022m
25 Aug 2023 @ 12003m

Interval Statistics

Interval Count100
Min1m
Max207d 18h 55m
Mean2d 14h 11m
Median14m

Latest Notes

Note IDStart Time (US/Mountain)End Time (US/Mountain)EntrantNote
26572 21 Jun 2023 @ 1431 21 Jun 2023 @ 1613 JSJ Noticed Kaleidoscope Geyser was restless (= low to moderately low spouting - not enough for me to be comfortable calling the activity "eruptions") at 1431-1433, 1446, 1459, 1522, 1524-1525, 1534, 1550, and 1613.
23208 15 Aug 2022 @ 1819 --- minissa Kaleidoscope in series when we arrived. At this time, the other little vent in Kaleidoscope's pool erupted to 1-2 feet. Also, the Drain pool is empty but the Kaleidoscope pool is full and overflowing into Three Vent
22768 21 Jul 2022 @ 2201 21 Jul 2022 @ 2236 Brian Series appeared to continue, lost track due to fountain and dark
22475 10 Jul 2022 @ 1615 --- minissa Kaleidoscope continues with pool remaining full and intervals shortening to as little as 8 minutes. Around 1530, Bryan's "Kaleidoscope's Indicator" began playing intermittently to about a foot. Pool had still not drained at time we left.
22124 25 Jun 2022 @ 1656 25 Jun 2022 @ 1707 LynnS May have missed an druption
17857 16 Jun 2021 @ 1330 16 Jun 2021 @ 1530 LynnS Kaleidoscope did not erupt during this time.
17840 15 Jun 2021 @ 1250 15 Jun 2021 @ 1555 Graham No Kaleidoscope seen during this time.
18538 03 Jun 2021 @ 1114 --- JSJ Noticed the vent was blipping at 1114 and 1314.
17360 01 Jun 2021 @ 1305 01 Jun 2021 @ 1649 JSJ Noticed it was blipping at 1305 & 1335 & 1351. Not blipping at 1402. Back-to-back, full eruptions at 1405 and 1406-1407. Noticed it was blipping at 1433, low spouting at 1436, blipping at 1438-1442, not blipping at 1449. Noticed it was blipping at 1506 & 1517 & 1528 & 1556 & 1623 & 1649.
17355 01 Jun 2021 @ 1405 --- JSJ Inclinometer reading: water during Kaleidoscope Geyser's 1405 eruption was ~50' high at least.
15568 13 Aug 2020 @ 1250 13 Aug 2020 @ 1830 JSJ No Kaleidoscope eruptions at all this afternoon.
15524 11 Aug 2020 @ 1127 11 Aug 2020 @ 1538 JSJ All closed intervals. Tall, vertical eruption columns.
15523 11 Aug 2020 @ 1416 11 Aug 2020 @ 1420 JSJ Blipping from 1416 to 1420, but no eruption.
15375 04 Aug 2020 @ 0841 04 Aug 2020 @ 1257 JSJ All closed intervals. All tall vertical eruption columns. All about half a minute in duration.
15159 02 Aug 2020 @ 1319 02 Aug 2020 @ 1631 JSJ All closed intervals. All tall, vertical columns about half a minute in duration.
13701 13 Aug 2019 @ 1349 --- JSJ Kaleidoscope Group semi-normal today, compared with yesterday. Kaleidoscope Geyser was not having tall, proper eruptions today, but also was not having the odd, erratic eruption behavior of yesterday. 1349 and 1351 - very small spouting. 1417 - in very low spouting, continuing to 1421 at least; already off at 1426. 1528 - low spouting, then done. Back on, with very low spouting, at 1529 - already off at 1536.
13201 12 Aug 2019 @ 1014 12 Aug 2019 @ 1433 JSJ Kaleidoscope Group was all whack-a-doodle today. Kaleidoscope Geyser was having not-tall eruptions, sometimes for up to 10 minutes long. Three Vent Geyser was empty all day (the water was out-of-sight from Fountain's overlook platform), Deep Blue Geyser was way-overflowing in late morning, Kaleidoscope Geyser's platform was usually water covered & often formed a continuous pool with LKNN002's water-filled basin (the large basin/depression surrounding 002's pool itself).
12935 01 Aug 2019 @ 1035 01 Aug 2019 @ 1607 JSJ All closed intervals, except one double interval (missed seeing an eruption due to Fountain erupting.)
11779 13 Jun 2019 @ 1234 13 Jun 2019 @ 1705 JSJ No eruptions today.
11521 02 Jun 2019 @ 1630 02 Jun 2019 @ 1925 LynnS Did not erupt during this time.
8668 13 Jun 2018 @ 1542 --- JSJ Low spouting from 1542 to 1547 (very low at 1544 to 1547). Already off at 1550.
8667 13 Jun 2018 @ 1453 --- JSJ Standing water in Kaleidoscope Geyser's basin.
4198 03 Jun 2017 @ 1117 03 Jun 2017 @ 1522 JSJ No eruptions - basin quiet and empty.
3481 12 Aug 2016 @ 1327 12 Aug 2016 @ 1441 JSJ Kaleidoscope Geyser's basin was water-filled and vent was roiling/very low spouting at 1327. Low spouting done at 1329. Basin empty of water at 1340. Visible water in basin at 1346 to 1356. Basin nearly water-filled at 1401. Water level lower at 1411. Water just barely visible at 1424 to 1441.
2032 06 Aug 2015 @ 1100 06 Aug 2015 @ 1900 JSJ No Kaleidoscope Geyser eruptions observed.
1076 01 Sep 2003 @ 1640 01 Sep 2003 @ 1945 Dave W Erupted while I was at the Fountain group sometime between 1640 and 1945, but I failed to record the eruption time.
14261 07 Jan 1995 @ 0000 07 Jan 1995 @ 2359 JarnoO eruptions rare
12181 28 Apr 1993 @ 1951 28 Apr 1993 @ 2020 JarnoO inactive
12180 28 Apr 1993 @ 1933 28 Apr 1993 @ 1947 JarnoO There were no eruptions.
12179 28 Apr 1993 @ 1502 28 Apr 1993 @ 1926 JarnoO inactive
7584 30 Jan 1989 @ 0000 30 Jan 1989 @ 2359 JSJ "Since 1-26-89, Kaleidoscope dormant".
7579 26 Jan 1989 @ 0000 26 Jan 1989 @ 2359 JSJ Kaleidoscope active today.
7821 17 Jul 1988 @ 1200 --- JSJ Kaleidoscope Geyser had one series of eruptions this day. Phil Landis recorded 9 eruptions (no start times given) with intervals of 4m25s, 3m11s, 12m16s, 2m15s, 2m06s, 2m03s, 1m12s, and 26m02s. The last eruption was 2m10s in duration, reaching 2 to 20 inches high. The 2nd-to-last eruption was 25m10s in duration, reaching 1 to 3 feet high. One of the earlier eruptions was measured at 45 feet high.
7565 25 May 1988 @ 0945 25 May 1988 @ 1200 JSJ Kaleidoscope Geyser dormant.
559 24 Jul 1976 @ 0000 24 Jul 1976 @ 2359 BoekelUpload active
558 21 Jul 1976 @ 1200 21 Jul 1976 @ 2359 BoekelUpload active in pm
7548 17 Apr 1976 @ 0000 17 Apr 1976 @ 2359 JSJ 17 April 1976 - Kaleidoscope Geyser drained down to about 18 inches with a good amount of sediment washed to shallow part of crater pool area from Drain to the north.
161 31 Jul 1970 @ 0000 31 Jul 1970 @ 2359 BoekelUpload active! no debris 3 normal no algae
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04 Aug 2020 @ 1147 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGRofc_CFN8 Clip 1 of this video compilation shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 11:47 AM eruption on 4 August 2020. The remaining 2 clips show eruptions on 11 August 2020.
12 Aug 2019 @ 1205 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAMhKwhH2Qo#t=2m41s Clips 5-9 of this video (time stamp 2:41 to the end) show Kaleidoscope Geyser's unusual eruptive activity in the late morning of 12 August 2019.
11 Jun 2019 @ 1528 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAMhKwhH2Qo#t=2m07s Clip 4 of this video (time stamp 2:07 to 2:40) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 3;28 PM eruption on 11 June 2019.
11 Jun 2019 @ 1405 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAMhKwhH2Qo#t=1m26s Clip 3 of this video (time stamp 1:26 to 2:06) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 2:05 PM eruption on 11 June 2019.
11 Jun 2019 @ 1330 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAMhKwhH2Qo#t=0m46s Clip 2 of this video (time stamp 0:46 to 1:25) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 1:30 to 1:31 PM eruption on 11 June 2019.
11 Jun 2019 @ 1252 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAMhKwhH2Qo Clip 1 of this video (beginning to time stamp 0:45) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 12:52 PM eruption on 11 June 2019.
09 Aug 2018 @ 1153 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJUiKDK5J7U First clip of this video shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 11:53 to 11:54 AM eruption on 9 August 2018. The rest of the video shows other Kaleidoscope eruptions this day.
11 Sep 2013 @ 1446 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7__NXmr9qw Video by Bruce Jensen of Kaleidoscope Geyser's 1446 eruption on 11 September 2013.
11 Sep 2013 @ 1446 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYZLVHKtRiQ Video by Micah Kipple of Kaleidoscope Geyser's 1446 eruption on 11 September 2013.
08 Jul 2015 @ 1726 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krUXNRldhYc#t=2m44s Clip 5 of this video compilation (time stamp 2:44 to the end) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 5:26 PM eruption on 8 July 2015.
08 Jul 2015 @ 1647 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krUXNRldhYc#t=2m02s Clip 4 of this video compilation (time stamp 2:02 to 2:43) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 4:47 PM eruption on 8 July 2015.
08 Jul 2015 @ 1612 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krUXNRldhYc#t=0m53s Clip 3 of this video compilation (time stamp 0:53 to 2:01) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 4:12 to 4:13 PM eruption on 8 July 2015.
08 Jul 2015 @ 1538 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krUXNRldhYc#t=0m17s Clip 2 of this video compilation (time stamp 0:17 to 0:52) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 3:38 to 3:39 PM eruption on 8 July 2015.
08 Jul 2015 @ 1509 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krUXNRldhYc Clip 1 of this video compilation (beginning to time stamp 0:16) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 3:09 to 3:10 PM eruption on 8 July 2015.
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