Located on a gated parcel of private property within the million-acre Black Rock Desert, Fly Geyser is not a natural phenomenon. It was created accidentally in 1964 from a geothermal test well inadequately capped.
The continuous Fly Geyser of Fly Ranch is on private land in Nevada and began during a 1916 water well drilling that accidentally penetrated a geothermal source. via Green Fly Geyser Fine Art Print - Inge Johnsson
Located on private land in Nevada's Black Rock Desert, Fly Geyser is a joint creation of man and nature. The formation was created when a geothermal spring broke through the wall of a well, depositing minerals from its steaming plumes.