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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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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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Petting Zoo was the real attraction

The geyser was interesting to see but after the first time it blows I lost interest. What was more fun for me and my wife were the goats in the petting zoo. We must have spent a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
KailuaD
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Honolulu
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The geyser was interesting to see but after the first time it blows I lost interest. What was more fun for me and my wife were the goats in the petting zoo. We must have spent a good half-hour feeding the goats who all wanted the treats bought from the store. You'll get a lot of goat saliva on your... More 

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Clearfield, Utah
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I remember seeing the more famous Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park with my parents and siblings when I was transitioning from fifth grade to sixth grade in elementary school, but I never learned about the existence of the Old Faithful Geyser of California in Calistoga (a city in the Upper Napa Valley, 75 miles north of San Francisco) until... More 

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Martinez, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have seen Old Faithful in Yellowstone but never the one in our backyard. We live in the bay area and so we went to the Old Faithful Geyser of California and we are so glad that we did. The geyser was popping its cork ever few minutes the day we were there which was very interesting.... More 

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San Mateo, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled here with my hubby and it was an amazing place. The place was heavenly, quiet and breathtaking for every sprinkles of water..

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fairfield, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live about an hour away and decided to take the drive with my two teens this weekend. The drive through Napa Valley was beautiful. The admission fee is a little steep for what they offer, but fun just the same. The geyser was erupting about every 5 minutes, so we seen this several times. The kids enjoyed the small... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was worth seeing, if just for the geiser. Not a lot to do, but it was fun watching the goats and just being here.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an incredible geological phenomenon, but a tour of the Statue of Liberty costs $18, and Old Faithful Geyser in the Napa Valley costs $14 -- and their so called fainting goats don't even faint.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...at the end of the day, once you've seen the Geyser go off there's not much to hang about for. Nice to do, not expensive, some cute animals and ok exhibits as well. Really conveniently placed to Healdsburg for some wine tasting/browsing once you've seen the Geyser.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our 4-year old on a short wine country trip and we wanted to find some activities for her. The geyser shot up pretty frequently, and there are animals on the farm as well. My little one had lots of fun.

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Brentwood, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made a stop here with my mom on her birthday weekend. It was just ok. It was nice to see the geyser and the animals but not worth the price of $15 per person. I found a Groupon that offered entry for 2 ppl for $15 which made it better. It was cold and wet on the day we went,... More 

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