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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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Rutherford, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Can't get any better. Was in awe of its beauty. I was lucky enough to see it late at night and early in the morning when the sun came up. I had said originally hr and 90 minutes which was incorrect. . Old Faithful erupts every 35 to 120 minutes for 1 1/2 to 5 minutes. Its height ranges from... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We were not disappointed. It erupted when expected. It was really cool to witness. It was so cool we came back after dinner and saw it again. My only caution is that it gets crowded and rude out of country travelers will push you and stand in your way, even if you have children or are taking pictures. Different customs... More

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Rifle, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I had been to Old Faithful about 20 years ago as a kid and all I remember is the Lodge and visitors center. Now there are 3 or 4 different gift stores and a gas station. I just wish they would get rid of all the commercialism and let the geysers and pools be the main attraction.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This hot water geyser in Yellowstone national park does not fail / disappoint the tourists! The eruption is predicted in advance, which may vary by a few minutes, so the tourists throng to watch this natural wonder around the predicted time. There are rows of benches around the geyser for the tourists to sit & relax while waiting for the... More

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Hays, Kansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We stayed in Cody and drove in to the Geyser, spent two hours in the area to see all of the attraction. A lot of visitors there but the facilities were able to take care of everyone nicely. Wehad a great time and will keep fond memories of this visit.

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Old Faithful is a must see! While the geyser is predictable, go early to grab a seat and take plenty of photos.

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Long Island, NY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The first eruption only lasted a short time with many false starts along the way but was still impressive. The second one lasted much longer and more impressive. Inside the visitor center they give you the time of the next expected eruption within 10 minutes - they were pretty accurate.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
42 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We saw Old Faithful erupt 4 times. Every single time it was different and impressive. We hiked up to Observation Point at the back end of the geyser basin. This gives you a great view of Old Faithful with the lodge and visitor center in the background. Great for photos. If you are going to stand around where the benches... More

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Morrison, Colorado
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117 reviews 117 reviews
19 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I last saw Old Faithful as a small child - 60 years ago. This trip was to introduce my 6-year-old grandson. The geyser was exactly as I remembered it, except the huge crowd always watching. We were able to see 3 eruptions from different vantage points by timing our walks around the other geysers. Bring walking shoes and water.

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Olympia, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

What an amazing wonder of the world.... Pulled in and just missed the Geyser. So we sat for a little over an hour and this was totally worth the wait. Simply amazing!!

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