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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 yesterday

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

Thank Sanjeev K
Reviewed 4 days 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank Matthew T
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank year062
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank CoCo Doug K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ensure you get there in plenty of time. although they estimate the geyser to flare up every 92 minutes there is a 10 minute each side chance of going off. it is stunning. i have never seen anything so beautiful. make sure you get there...More

Thank debbie1961255068
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Faithful is a phenomenal geyser. Stop into Old Faithful Inn located next to it for the next predicted eruption.

Thank doctorvalerie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not just about Old Faithful either, there are so many cool features in the loop around the area and the Inn and surrounding buildings offer a lot to eat and explore. It's crowded! We got there when we could, and on a hot day...More

Thank jv0606
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course everyone wants to see Old Faithful! Yellowstone is certainly prepared for the large number of people who flock to see it. The parking lot is large and easy to navigate - we had no problem parking. Sidewalks lead around to the various buildings...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the name suggests, Old Faithful erupts on a pretty regular schedule and is impressive compared to all the other geysers. It is probably the most watched geyser in the park so a must see. Make sure you walk on the boadwalk to see the...More

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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