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Old Faithful

Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
307-547-2750
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers
Description: A popular geyser located in the Geyser Country region of Yellowstone National Park.
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Lima, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We were able to spend enough time in Yellowstone to watch Old Faithful 4 different times! Please take the time to sit on the viewing deck at the Old Faithful Inn and enjoy a beverage while waiting!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The scenery along the road to "Old Faithful" was very interesting. The geyser performed as required and was exciting to see. There was a more spectacular geyser erupting as we arrived but this one is not so reliable. The whole basin is fascinating though so have a good look around.

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pune
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Although it takes more than 1hr intervals to erupt we were very lucky to see the eruption as soon As we reached.The height was really astounding and beautiful at the sane time !

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Old faithful is a must see for everyone! It was very majestic in a way that only nature can provide! Very exciting to see all of the smaller geysers erupting here and there, and to see the buffalo and elk on the surrounding fields! Be ready to do alot of walking, up and down the hills. When watching old faithful... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

No trip to Yellowstone National Park would be complete without a stop to watch Old Faithful put on a show. I have watched it several times and it something you do not want to miss.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

There are reasons that there are certain places are hosting more tourist or visitors and the science behind Old Faithful and the sheer amazement that this Geyser shares it's magnificence like clock work with all that travel to see it only makes your time there all the more surreal! I recommend Ana's Grand Excursions as an awesome way to visit... More

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connecticut
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Old Faithful is as impressive as photos and videos suggest it will be and the park service has laid out the viewing area so there is lots of room for all. The geyser goes off with great regularity and you can find out the expected blast-off by walking into the visitor center or the lobby of the Old Faithful Inn... More

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Ohio City, Ohio
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We just lucked out as we walked over from our hotel and it erupted right then! Worth it! Not much to see, really, if you miss the eruption, but still a must!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

I figured that "I guess I have to go see it," but I was really impressed! Really neat! In the visitor's center, they have a sign posted for when it's "due" to erupt (within a plus-or-minus 10 minutes time-frame), so you can plan accordingly. (It's called "Old Faithful," after all) Nice seating areas right around it, and great views of... More

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Redmond, Oregon
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Fun to watch but lots of people..visitor center very informative. Take what park rangers tell you with a grain of salt. We asked two questions about sites and camping and both answers ended up incorrect.

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