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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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Old Faithful Geyser of California

It is very interesting and a good place to kickback. The gift store has some unique items for purchase. Recommend to visit it at least once.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

An inexpensive way to see something unique - and easily accessible. The geyser erupts approximately every 40 minutes for about 3 - 10 minutes. Nice seating area suitable for i.e. a picnic.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

It is very interesting and a good place to kickback. The gift store has some unique items for purchase. Recommend to visit it at least once.

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Penna.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If you like nature and history then this is a nice quick little stop to make while in the Napa Valley. If you've never seen a geyser before, this will be an interesting stop.

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Gurgaon, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

What a waste! Common make a shack charge 12-14 USD for a stupid geyser. Why are they even charging? What are they maintaining? This is JUST the height of rip off! Please avoid, buy a bottle of wine and enjoy it instead.

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Lakeway, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very disappointed in this attraction. See the geyser was great but not worth $14 per person. Young children may enjoy the goats and seeing the geyser but you better hope the geyser doesn't take long otherwise you may have some bored children. The whole set up was kind of cheesy. The young man working behind the counter was not very... More 

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American Canyon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I hadn't visited this attraction for quite a few years and was extremely impressed with all of the additions. There are picnic tables with umbrellas, cabanas with comfy seats, pygmy goats to feed, a geology museum, a beautiful fountain area with benches, hula hoops hanging on a wall for the kids to use and a bocce ball court! My only... More 

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Timbuktu, Mali
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I have visited this attraction often with visitors since i first saw in 1993. Then is was free of charge and had no gift store or chairs to lounge in. Despite the entrance fee, I still think it great natural wonder and enjoy the comfy chairs and interesting goats they have added. A great place for families, especially with younger... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

So this is one of those slightly hokey stops, put together on a shoe string budget, that I am so glad we stopped at. When it comes right down to it, this is an actual geyser that is pretty impressive. The grounds are also a nice place to walk around and enjoy - maybe have lunch. Also, if you have... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A great place to go with kids, they love it. the geyser is totally worth the experience of watching it Gush out every now and then. They have a petting zoo there which the kids love, you can see fainting goats, Llamas and feed them too

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Whilst staying in Calistoga we saw lots of signs advertising this 'attraction', well I really wish we hadn't decided to visit. The admission fee of $14 per adult was ridiculously over priced. As for the geyser, although it was faithful and went off about 4 times while we were there, I have to say my garden fountain probably goes higher... More 

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Additional Information about Old Faithful Geyser of California

Address: 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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