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Old Faithful

Address: Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone Number: 307-547-2750
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Nature & Parks
Owner description: A popular geyser located in the Geyser Country region of Yellowstone National Park.
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Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Nature & Parks
Owner description: A popular geyser located in the Geyser Country region of Yellowstone National Park.

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Chicago, Illinois
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78 reviews 78 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

This should be on your bucket list if you travel in the US. I'm a big city guy but even I can appreciate the wonder of seeing a natural phenomenon like Old Faithful once. It's truly remarkable in person... not something a movie clip can replicate. Take the time to wander around Yellowstone, visit the Education Center, and don't miss... More 

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Sacramento, California
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20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

One of the premier sites to visit in Yellowstone. Old Faithful Geyser is world renown and a show not to miss. Make sure to visit the Visitor Education Center for the next eruption time.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Old faithful is predictable so you have to see it, the area is quite large so even though there are many people here usually it doesn't seem so crowded compared to many other areas. Dont forget to have a visit in the Inn and a good lunch... I prefer that actually :)

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
58 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Although Old Faithful didn't blow until 15 mins or so after predicted it was amazing to see. With wild Bison roaming around and Old Faithful blowing, it's amazing to see a piece of nature as it was meant to be seen! My kids loved seeing this and enjoyed being there. This is just one of many gems at YellowStone.

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Advance, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Well worth the time & effort spent getting there and watching several times over the week. It never gets old. Have your camera ready as it comes quick and only takes a couple minutes but is beautiful. Would have loved to seen it at night.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Old Faithful up close is cool, but if you have the time and energy to hike 30-60 minutes uphill, you reach Observation Point. The views from here are beautiful and if you time it right, you can see Old Faithful go off. Walk the well-maintained paths to visit all the other cool geysers in the area. There is a lot... More 

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Keyser, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

There is a large walk way half way around Old Faithful that everyone stands or sits on waiting for mother nature to blow 180 degree water 80 feet in the air every 90 minutes. ......its worth the wait

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Urbana, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I traveled to this site with my family with rather low expectations, but I was surprised by the amazing phenomena that awaited us. My family and I were amazed not only by Old Faithful, but by the surrounding area as well. I would recommend this location as a must see for young families.

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Snohomish, Washington
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Old Faithful geyser is indeed quite faithful in the dependability of when it will erupt. The eruption itself is quite spectacular and goes on for quite a while. The only downside is that, particularly in the Summer, many hundreds of tourists want to take it in at the same time. I'd suggest taking a short walk around to the other... More 

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Langley City, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Start off by following the geyser on twitter to follow it's eruption times - which is +/- 10 min. I recommend showing up early, to get a good seat on the benches, as sometimes you end up waiting for a while. we were 30 minutes early and the seats were gone, and then it was 10 min late. So it's... More 

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