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A popular geyser located in the Geyser Country region of Yellowstone National Park.
Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-547-2750
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This consistent geyser is a true delight to behold. The park does a great job of keeping everyone informed as to when the next likelihood the geyser will go off, and it is quite accurate. It is a very relaxing experience and the crowds are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jeaneelu
Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove from California to Minnesota. It's in my bucket list to visit yellow stone. The scenery was so beautiful but driving in the dark was challenging and it snowed to. Hoping to go back and spend more time in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Inday810
Reviewed 6 days ago

This geyser is not the biggest or the most spectacular in the park. This is just one of the more predictable geysers. It is probably the most famous in the world. The crowd's on this one is big. From the parking lot it is about...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ThreeWiseMen1998
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't come to Yellowstone without seeing this wonder of nature. The geyser is so unique and gorgeous. Make the time to park and wait around until it erupts. Make more time and take the fairly easy hikes all around this geyser. Paths signs/directions are easy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank virginias729
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was truly a unique experience. We were lucky to see two eruptions and the first was was long... the second time was short. Very neat!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 1witchy1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are so many amazing attractions in Yellowstone, but this is unique and truly showcase the immense power of mother earth. This geyser is so high and it erupts at a predictable frequency. There are plenty of parking space and lots of sitting area around...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sanjeev K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On your trip to Yellowstone make sure you take in a visit to the Old Faithful geyser, the most famous one in the park. Not only is it the most famous geyser in the park it is the most predictable. The national parks publish estimated...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank 510richarde
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I couldn't tell you how many times I have gone through Yellowstone, and Old Faithful always has to be one of the stops. Such a great show, and always on time!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Matthew T
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We stop to old faithful after we going around the national park, we was lucky before it start in 15 minutes, the eruptions almost every 1:30 hours

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank year062
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Old Faithful isn't as reliable as it has been in the past, but is still worth the wait, as long as it isn't too cold.

Date of experience: November 2018
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sherri b
August 13, 2018|
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Response from Manazefa | Reviewed this property |
We have never stayed at in the park proper. The lodge at old faithful is usually booked a year 8n advance but you could check. It is expensive. West Yellowstone is a good option. We stayed at the Clubhouse Inn. MIT was... More
Jayne L
July 29, 2018|
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Response from Srini V | Reviewed this property |
Based on where u are heading after YS. Someone has put their complete iteniary, which was amazing to read. Good luck and enjoy.
July 10, 2018|
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Response from csadler57 | Reviewed this property |
Did not see this while there