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Old Faithful Geyser of California

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Address: 1299 Tubbs Lane, Calistoga, CA 94515
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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Old Faithful

Old Faithful erupted every 4 or 5 minutes while we were there. Not the most exciting display. Grounds were very clean and there are some lovely covered picnic areas.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Francene T
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Old Faithful erupted every 4 or 5 minutes while we were there. Not the most exciting display. Grounds were very clean and there are some lovely covered picnic areas.

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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled from Australia to see the old faithful Geyser in Cali. Amazing and unique with eruptions every 10 mins and 50 foot high which seems odd in July according to the flyer info. Pretty cool day out!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a geyser and it goes off regularly. It's decent size and worth seeing. They charge you to enter but they provide a lot of extras that make it feel worth it. They have fainting goats, other animals, stuff to have a picnic with, the geyser, and the property is nice to look at.

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Plainview, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are only about 300 geothermal geysers worldwide. Of those, only 3 of them erupt predictably enough to view and be called "Old Faithful". 2 of the 3 are in the US. One is in Yellowstone Park. The other is this one. You drive right up to it, basically. The "experience" includes some goats and other farm animals to view,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to view the geyser as a way to add some culture to a wine tasting tour! The park was nice, the geyser was going off every 5-7 minutes, the rest of the park was just OK. The museum would have been interesting but was not open. The goats - were goats?

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd been here years ago, and everything except the geysers have changed! While waiting for the geyser you can feed a variety of goats and a llama, play bocce ball, toss bean bags, swing a hula hoop or play a giant game of chess. There's a fun house mirror. You can also relax in the cabanas or have a picnic.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends while staying in the city. Price seems high $15 per person but still glad I came. It's one of three so why not?

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Almere, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I liked to see the geyser and I like it. It is a special place. The geyser was fun and worked regular. The animal farm is nog special for me. The local plants are interesting. 15 dollar Is a bit much for this.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I understand why there are a lot of people on trip advisor saying you could skip this attraction.. and you could. We found it pretty interesting though - I havent seen a Geyser like this before. Yes it was a little expensive but I feel that partly that is our fault for not researching it properly before we went. With... More 

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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't feel this attraction was worth the admission fee. Did see the geyser, which is relatively small and the cute goats. Comfortable seating but not worth the trip.

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