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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 3 days ago

It's a must see and do! Beautiful colours throughout the park. Very rich in history as well! Plan to spend the day and prepare to stop often while driving through.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JohnF442
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Old Faithful in Yellowstone is an experience that all from age 10 up, will enjoy. It should be a part of the hole nature experience of Yellowstone NP. It is the central attraction, but by no means the only attraction. It's eruptions are spectacular.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Larry F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't visit this area and not see Old Faithful, you are guaranteed to see the geyser erupt, there is a board which gives you the times. The center is well worth visiting too, look up at the lampshades, they are fabulous!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 31Elaine
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

On a trip out West to the National Parks, Yellowstone and Old Faithful we’re tops on our list. They didn’t disappoint. At the appointed time for the geyser to erupt a couple hundred people sat eagerly awaiting the spectacle. Old Faithful erupted as expected to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jcybul1025
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Cold crisp air and hot steam with brilliant blue skies equals one must see event. Old Faithful is magnificent just because it is an incredible interesting phenomenon. But add the extra feature of winter and it gains a favorite point from this traveler.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank maryloua777
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

We stayed at the Old Faithful Inn, which proved fortuitous for viewing this feature. Everyone in the park wants to see Old Faithful and the crowds were rediculous at virtually all times of day. Best time to see her is after dinner if you want...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DoubleA_CO
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

We visited with a tour group and arrived about 10 minutes before the predicted eruption, but Old Faithful’s intervals are stretching and she blew about 5-10 minutes later than expected. Due to the Government shutdown, the visitor center was closed. :( We saw bison from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RiverlanGone
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Visited Old Faithful today with friends. The geyser goes off about every 90 minutes. I have seen it in the summer and now in the winter. The winter is a lot less crowded.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wolf3728
Reviewed January 2, 2019

the geyser erupts st certain times.if you go to the visitor center you can see a board that they have the "predicted" geyser erupting time ...we witnessed one and it was spectacular...loved it..must must visit place in the NP

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shalika W
Reviewed December 31, 2018

It was a cold day in December - the day after Christmas, so there were not many visitors to the park. The Government was shut down, but the tours that run from Jackson still had access to the park. We saw the geyser blow, but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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January 5, 2019|
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Response from debbie1961255068 | Reviewed this property |
if you are only staying at old faithful, there are so many walks and trails to see other geysers. all are so different. they have a rangers walk to talk about everything there and take you sight seeing. There is an... More
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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