Gorely volcano is a 1,829 meters high stratovolcano located in the centre of a caldera. It is part of South Kamchatka Nature Park.
It is among the most active volcanoes of South Kamchatka. In 2011, a moderated activity was observed which got it to be placed under high surveillance and at yellow alert level.
This volcano of the eastern range belongs to Mutnovsky-Gorely volcanic group which is made up of 3 volcanoes. It is 45km north from Paratunka, 70km to the north-east of Petropavlsovsk-Kamchatksy and 70km north from Yelizovo.