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Old Faithful Geyser of California

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Address: 1299 Tubbs Lane, Calistoga, CA 94515
Phone Number: 707-942-6463
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Activities: Picnicking
Description: Like its more famous Yellowstone counterpart, this Napa Valley geyser...
Like its more famous Yellowstone counterpart, this Napa Valley geyser erupts at regular intervals - every forty minutes, in the case of the Calistoga gusher.
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Didn't make it here our last trip. Was up at chateau montelena and stopped in. Used the winery finder app to get $1 off each. I stopped in the bathroom when I got there and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Face it, we are all fascinated by natural phenomena and experiencing a Geyser is tops. Lots to see and to do. Nice park atmosphere so it's a perfect spot for your picnic. Makes a nice kid-centric SMTP to boot. Enjoyable...

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Mountain View, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

An unexpected treat. We've always seen the signs for this attraction, but didn't realize it had been remodeled to include a bocce ball court, shady viewing areas and cool four and five-horned sheep!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Didn't make it here our last trip. Was up at chateau montelena and stopped in. Used the winery finder app to get $1 off each. I stopped in the bathroom when I got there and heard my husband yelling for me. I missed an eruption! Had to wait 20 min more it was really hot there but there were a... More 

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Santa Monica, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I am a nut for any road side attraction. This is a lot of fun and doesn't take any time at all. It's especially nice for those of us visiting Napa who like to get up early and do something, as most of the region opens at 11:00 am. The farm animals are a cute diversion for kids, and Charles... More 

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Jackson, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

relaxed atmosphere, the geyser erupts every 40 minutes or so and goes for about 10-15 minutes. Plenty of places to sit while you're waiting, some farm animals to see. $12.

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Houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Ok, so it's not a volcano about to burst. It's a geyser! It's a wonderful phenomenon that should be seen first hand. Kids love it, and there are picnic tables surrounding the actual geyser, so pack a delicious lunch, head out there and have a seat and enjoy the show. The tables are covered and there are also "gigantic nooks"... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Although a very small attraction, this was pretty cool! We stayed about 45 mins and it went up twice. Some friendly farm animals keep the kids entertained in the meantime. Plan for 1 hour, no physical exertion.

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San Francisco, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Old Faithful should be of interest to die-hard geology fans and children. Otherwise, it's not at all interesting. I was in Iceland last year, and I saw Geysir, the original that this is named after, and it's not even remotely in the ballpark and is almost an insult to the name, outright. Old Faithful has cool historic value, but it's... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Well, I don't know that I'd do it every time but if you have a child? You should do it at least once. And TAKE PICTURES! It's not a huge thing but it kept us busy for over an hour and there are animals there as well.

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Petaluma, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The geyser is interesting and it is worth a visit. For younger kids this would be a great stop if you are in town. There are a lot of animals to look at and feed - very tame. The geyser goes off regularly but it is Old Faithfull...

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Additional Information about Old Faithful Geyser of California

Address: 1299 Tubbs Lane, Calistoga, CA 94515
Phone Number: 707-942-6463
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Calistoga
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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