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Address: Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone Number: 307-547-2750
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Description: A popular geyser located in the Geyser Country region of Yellowstone...
A popular geyser located in the Geyser Country region of Yellowstone National Park.
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To say this is overrated does not make me a bad American

Still pretty much on time, this is perhaps the most visited attraction in the whole park. There are just so many people that you either have to sit on a wooden bench to wait for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Fredericktown, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Still pretty much on time, this is perhaps the most visited attraction in the whole park. There are just so many people that you either have to sit on a wooden bench to wait for an hour and a half staring at a hole with steam coming out, or trade a good vantage point for a farther viewing distance. One... More 

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Dumas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Old Faithful does put on a very spectacular show that lasts for a pretty long time and shoots a great amount of water and steam a great distance in the air. It is definitely worth taking the time to go see it. The only complaint I have is the Park Service is non existence and once you turn off the... More 

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I can say that about it, Old Faithful certainly is regular. But after seeing some of the other geysers that even though they were less predictable, I found Old Faithful to be a bit overdone for tourism's sake. I enjoyed walking the Upper Basin and being "surprised" by a geyser even more so than waiting with the masses to see... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The Must See in the Park. The best viewing is from the portico over the hotel entrance. Bring ice cream to make the wait more peasurable

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Apple Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It is great to see the Grand Daddy of the geysers. It is the focal point for the area. The best viewing is the general store. They have many benches along the wall and a restroom close by. Using this area you can get a great full picture of the geyser erupting

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We arrived when it was slightly raining and were able to catch some great shots of geyser with a double rainbow in the background. The geyser goes off about every 90 minutes I believe. My daughter(8) really enjoyed it. If you come in the West entrance go here first then go back to West Yellowstone to stay as it is... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Yellowstone is a weird place, some places you feel alone and the only ones in the park, other places you feel like there are too many humans on earth and how could there possibly be this many people. Old faithful is the latter. The geyser is cool, they have predictions for it in the lodge. Try going when it has... More 

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Pittsburgh Pa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you are anywhere near Yellowstone you must stop and see Old Faithful. My wife and I traveled there this July and it is a wonderful site. The geyser goes off every few hours (the have the schedule)....its amazing to see what occurs at this geyser...A must see an I highly recommend.

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Redbourn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a must see attraction and even if crowded can still be easily seen. It's regular eruption must rank as one of world's wonders. Many National Park Rangers available to give information and guided walks but very easily followed map available at $1. Not worth viewing film in visitors centre but exhibition is interesting

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Independence, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This area gets a lot of attention and for a good reason. Old faithful itself is just one of the many things to see in this area. A must see- allow plenty of time.

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Address: Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone Number: 307-547-2750
Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Yellowstone National Park

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