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Address: Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone Number: 307-547-2750
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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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Old Faithful Geyser Basin Hike

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Fun to watch from the porch of the Old Faithful Inn.

Old Faithful is a lot of fun to take kids to see because you don't need to wait long between eruptions. The estimated eruption time is posted in the Old Faithful Inn and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Bill H
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Carmel, Indiana
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Carmel, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Old Faithful is a lot of fun to take kids to see because you don't need to wait long between eruptions. The estimated eruption time is posted in the Old Faithful Inn and the Visitors Center. Go out have a seat and usually within 20 minutes Old Faithful will have erupted. Be sure to walk around Upper Geyser Basin, Norris... More 

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Alexandria, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was here 37 years ago and it still going. I think we waited a little longer this time than last. It is a must see.

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Thank Richard F
Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yellowstone NP has created a wonderful viewing area for Old Faithful. We watched it with about 3000 of our closest friends. It was SO busy! Allow 15 minutes to park and walk to the viewing area. The map does not help much to find the viewing area. If you find the map by the parking lot the viewing area should... More 

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Thank Cheryl M
Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really this is on of those "must see" experiences. Old fateful is on of many active geysers in the area. You may see others erupting while waiting. Plenty of seating for a good view. Only recommendation avoid any food service in the park-terrible.

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Anchorage, AK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I arrived at Old Faithful at 12:30 and they said Old Faithful would go off at 2:17 give or take 10 minutes. So I hiked around, checked out the Visitor Center and grabbed a bite to eat. Then I made my way back to check out the show. Old Faithful was steaming and then it happened as she went off... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Gotta love the reliable Old Faithful! We got there a little after 8am and only about 20 cars in the parking lot. Got to see a 4 min eruption, with only a small crowd, then walked the geyser basin and by the time we got back after 11am a much much more crowded area. Get there early to avoid the... More 

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Thank Jason S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we only had one day to drive through Yellowstone and it was amazing. a perfect day. we drove from Bozeman MT thru Paradise Valley and entered the North entrance. The wildlife, hot springs, geysers, lakes, mountains were unbelievable. we stopped at as many scenic areas as possible on the loop to see the turquoise and copper colored water and then... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The geothermal activity in this area is amazing. Old Faithful is a must-see, but be sure to walk boardwalk trail from Old Faithful to see many more geysers and springs, many of which are better than Old Faithful. I traveled with my husband, mom, and 2 kids ages 8 & 12 and we all enjoyed it. Also check out the... More 

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Burlington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Old Faithful is of course a must see while visiting Yellowstone National Park. The site is extremely busy and very tough to find parking - you will have to show up early in am to beat the afternoon rushes however it all works out you just have to be patient. The wait for Old Faithful to erupt seemed like it... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We overheard a few young kids...is it "just a fountain of water"...well, yes, but it is totally worth the wait. Nature at its best. If don't see too many people then it has just erupted. If you see a huge crowd then hang back and see it from far then go get some lunch or snacks/ice-cream and come back. Make... More 

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