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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky it performed for us within 5 minutes of arriving and we saw it twice more from a distance as we toured the 6 miles of boardwalks. If you are mobile it is well worth spending a few hours here. We spent 6...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank geoffviking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Still not to be missed, but was running on a hour and twelve minute schedule. If you want a seat show up at least thirty minutes ahead of scheduled eruption. There is a eruption timetable board in the inn.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank webatweb
Reviewed December 11, 2018

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 December 9, 2018

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 December 9, 2018

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
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

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
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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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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