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Address: Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone Number: 307-547-2750
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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Getting less Faithful

As the rangers and guides will tell you when you visit Old Faithful. The Geysers are evolving. There patterns are changing. Yellowstone has many earthquakes per day. One ranger... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Homosassa, Florida
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Homosassa, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

As the rangers and guides will tell you when you visit Old Faithful. The Geysers are evolving. There patterns are changing. Yellowstone has many earthquakes per day. One ranger told us to remember PEW when it comes to geysers. P = Pressure, just one of the things a geyser needs to spert its water. E = Earthquakes. If Yellowstone didn't... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Yes its become iconic and alittle cliché, but its a real geyser and its magnificent when it erupts. If you're here in the park overnight or the timing is right, make an effort to see it at dawn. then you and the crows maybe another person or two, will have this experience all to yourselves instead of the crush of... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

impressive especially watching all the people. but, you must see the entire geyser basin with other "scheduled" geysers. we loved it spending 4 hours walking the trails to see many eruptions of various geysers.castle is impressive but no eruption.

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Austin, Texas
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Yellowstone Park is one of the most famous parks in the world and of course was the first Federal Park in the US, as I recall. And of all the thousands of thermal features and several different geysers in the park, Old Faithful is the most famous. When I saw it for the first time when I was about 7... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Wow - what a beautiful site to watch Old Faithful erupt!!! It is an amazing feat of nature and worth waiting to see! It was a large crowd however we were able to get to a spot to take great pictures without any troubles! Everyone was so polite and moving around was easy to do! A must see on the... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Seeing Old Faithful erupt is an amazing experience. My advice would be to make sure you don't just watch it through a viewfinder on your phone or camera. Set up your device to record or to snap the occasional picture and be sure to watch it live. Check the estimated time (posted in the lobby of the Old Faithful Inn)... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

This is the most Awesome thing to watch. No many times you may see it, it is just as awesome each time. I definitely recommend this be a must see.

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Madisonville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Beware of the time of day and weather when you go. It was cold, snowy, and wet when we went. When the vapor hits the cold air it was like a cloud shielding the geyser when it erupted. Didn't get a clear picture of the water spewing up.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Don't just watch the Old Faithful, also take a hike (shorter and longer ones available over boardwalks) and be prepared to be amazed by alienating colors and landscapes. You will get used to the rotten-egg smell but don't inhale too much as it can make you sick.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

check the time at the gift shop and see the gyeser errupt ...its a once in a life thing !!!!!! must seee...

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