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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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Wayne, PA
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Old Faithful is definitely a must-see in Yellowstone. However, do not expect a spectacular gushing geyser. Yes, it does gush high, but it does not last very long. I was expecting much more of a huge splashing geyser, but maybe I had anticipated and expected this for so many years of waiting to see this. I enjoyed the other natural... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The amazement of seeing Old Faithful do her thing is almost indescribable! We waited for 35-45 minutes to see it go off and then did it again! If ever one gets close to this wonder, it's a must see! Make sure to bring a video camera.

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Singapore, Singapore
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

After seeing the old faithful, we felt nothing special about it. We have seen much powerful geyser that will give you a wow feeling. It is still beautiful. You can get the eruption predictions in the lobby of the lodge and inn.

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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102 reviews 102 reviews
34 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

There are so many natural wonders in the park. Old Faithful is just one of those but its notoriety is world wide and puts this in the category of a "Absolutely Must See". The eruption lasts just a few short minutes. The estimated time is posted throughout the area and the geyser can be viewed from so many spots that... More

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Sussex, England
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We stayed at the Old Faithful Snow Lodge so that we would be able to see several eruptions. However we only managed to see one, despite the frequency with which they occur as we were so busy enjoying other sites in Yellowstone National Park. We were pleasantly surprised at the lack of crowds here during the eruption which meant we... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Every 90 minutes or so we get treated to a geyser that is always spectacular. I guess that I have come to expect "Disney productions" from my entertainment because I was a expecting a more dramatic presentation. Considering that this show from Mother Nature has been faithful for as long as we have a record of it, you need to... More

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Payson, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Yes it's cool. Yes you Have to see it while you're here. But it was kinda a let down. My kids loved it though. There is plenty of seating and good views all around.

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Brooksville, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

My family planned a trip to Wyoming a few years ago and Old Faithful was at the top of our list. Judging just the geyser, Old Faithful is an amazing sight. My complaints have nothing to do with old faithful, but more with the time we decided to go. We decided to go right before lunch in July... there were... More

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Toledo, Washington
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77 reviews 77 reviews
32 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

It was cold (Low 30s) when we were here and lightly snowing, that only added to the magic of seeing Old Faithful perform its duty. We stopped in to a couple shops including the Visitors Center which has a sign indicating when the next predicted eruption is, and were able to kill time in the warmth till the blast off.... More

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San Angelo, Texas
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Be prepared for crowds of people, but enjoy this wonderful landmark for all it's glory. It is truly remarkable.

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