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Old Faithful Geyser of California

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Address: 1299 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515-1055
Phone Number: 707-942-6463
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Like its more famous Yellowstone counterpart, this Napa Valley geyser...

Like its more famous Yellowstone counterpart, this Napa Valley geyser erupts at regular intervals - every forty minutes, in the case of the Calistoga gusher.

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this was an incidental finding that truly was anticlimactic (small geyser) and expensive for what is was... Mainly, It is a small area of seating around a small geyser and a small... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent an enjoyable couple of hours last Tuesday afternoon with our 3 kids - all under 12. The setting is pleasantly more peaceful than expected, and the games, goats and geyser occupied a couple of hours in the sun. We met the owner who has plans that will make it a lovely spot to get a bite to eat... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the Geyer as a last minute side trip and loved it! You can bring in your own wine and a picnic and hang out until the Old Faithful goes off. It was really amazing to see! We only had to wait about 10 minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We're a family of four on vacation from the east coast hitting all the typical tourist hot spots. Moving beyond SF, which was fantastic, and into wine country, we were looking for fun family spots in addition to great vineyards to visit. The geyser seemed like a no-brainer to check out - something fun for the whole family. Pulling up... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this was an incidental finding that truly was anticlimactic (small geyser) and expensive for what is was... Mainly, It is a small area of seating around a small geyser and a small animal farm... I picture it being a place that could have popular for those into folklore or for hippies

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Plantation, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this place with my wife, two sons, daughter, son-in-law, and grandson. Expected it to be a run down tourist trap but it turned out to be a delightful spot to witness the geological wonder of the geyser, have a family picnic in covered, comfortable and cushioned seating just feet from the main event, and then spend a couple of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove here from our stay in Napa because we were keen to see a real piece of of geography. There aren't many places where you will be able to get the opportunity to see something as unique as this which was what swung it for us. The entry fee was $15 each which we felt was a little expensive... More 

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Windham, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were the first ones in the gate in the morning, greeted by the resident kitty cat :) Very nice seating, super informative notice boards, interesting small museum, fun games to play and animals to visit while waiting for the geyser to show off...would definitely recommend this little gem to anyone traveling through wine country!

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Chappaqua, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to visit. The geyser is amaing. The $15 entrnace fee is a bit pricey, but you can come and go all day. They have some nice cabanas and seating to make this a nice place to have a meal. snack or just some wine (bring your own) There was not fencing blocking the view.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great stop for everyone! There is a bunch of covered seating areas to view the geyser as well as large cabanas. 2 Bocce ball courts; bunches of goats (and a llama); lovely fountain area; geological museum and a kitchen area indoors for your use of you have wine or food to prep. They will allow in/out privileges... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a little early for our tasting reservation at Castello di Amorosa, so decided to stop by this little place for a bit. The outside entrance is not impressive, but don't let that fool you. The staff was so friendly when we walked in and told us all about the attraction. In addition to a beautiful and peaceful seating... More 

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