Lone Star Geyser

Lone Star Geyser, Yellowstone National Park: Address, Phone Number, Lone Star Geyser Reviews: 4.5/5

Lone Star Geyser
4.5
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Lillian S
1 contribution
Really Cool to See!
Jun 2020
I loved the steam phase, it was really cool! Also, it never stopped, or, at least that's what it seemed like.
Written 13 November 2020
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Zoom_Gotti
Henderson, NV1,270 contributions
Geyser Trail Closed Temporarily
Sep 2020
I'm just letting you know that the trail was closed in late August 2020 for fire control as were all the other accesses in this region of the park. So hike in at your own penalty. I'll wait until next year and try again.
Written 23 September 2020
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Jay D
Bloomsburg, PA407 contributions
Bike it, around 5m round trip
Jul 2020 • Family
even though the eruption schedule is about 3 hours apart, so your chances of missing it are great, we missed it by 40 minutes, the path is still beautiful as it winds very close to a creek and you get some wonderful views.
Written 3 July 2020
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WoodyMCP
Foxborough, MA172 contributions
You are Definitely not in Texas at Lone Star Geyser
Aug 2019
This is a very easy hike on an old road along the Firehole River. We used it as a way to get acclimated to the elevation in Yellowstone. We did miss the geyser erupting by about 30 minutes and decided not to wait the approximately 3 hours for the next eruption. It is still a great hike with plenty to see and do. The wildflowers were very pretty. We did see a deer. The geyser cone is unusual and you can walk around the area more than other geyser basins. Just be careful of thin crusts around thermal features. A nice introduction to Yellowstone backcountry.
Written 24 September 2019
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585Rodney585
Farnborough, UK900 contributions
Missed erupting
Sep 2019
We hit upon this Geyser whilst wandering the road in the Park. We pulled over to see more of it than we had from the car. It has a large vent and pillar shape caused by many eruptions, unfortunately we had limited time and had to miss the next one.
Written 12 September 2019
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Jeff B
Brentwood, UK737 contributions
Five snow filled miles but worth it!
May 2019
We did, roughly, a five mile hike there and back to see this. The actual geyser site was virtually snow free but the walk through the woods was hard work with deep snow in some places.- this was mid May. It was an enjoyable outing though and I recommend it. Geyser was quiet during our time there.
Written 30 August 2019
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Vanessa J
Rochester, MN90 contributions
Favorite Part of Yellowstone Trip
Jul 2019 • Family
It's hard to choose a favorite attraction at Yellowstone considering the varied and unique places to see, but if I had to choose I would say Lone Star Geyser was our favorite. We hiked with our two boys, ages 4 and 5, the 2.5 miles to Lone Star. It's a paved path so bikes may have been more fun. When we arrived there were about ten other people there and they said the geyser had just gone off. We thought we missed out, but then they said it should go off again. We waited a few minutes and the big show started. The geyser went off for about 30 minutes and we had a front row seat! For reference, this geyser goes off about once every 3 hours. Even if we had to wait, it would have been worth it. The kids did splash around in the Firehole river adjacent to the geyser too. The water is about 1-2 feet deep and cold. The boys enjoyed it!

Overall, to be honest, Lone Star is waaaayyy better than Old Faithful and it's a must see!
Written 23 July 2019
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pfitzpatrick
Southern California36 contributions
Enjoy the up-close view of a Geyser
Jun 2019 • Couples
My wife and I thought this was a far better experience than Old Faithful. It's an easy hike in to the Geyser, you just have to hope that you time it well enough to catch it when it goes off. We only had to wait about 10 minutes before it did, and it never stopped! Or just seemed like it. Worth the short hike in, even if you have to wait. Only about 12 other people were there with us.
Written 5 July 2019
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MissGab
Ironwood, MI39 contributions
Biking adventure
Jun 2019 • Friends
Less crowded. The 3 mile bike was on an old forrest service road. We did a short hike further on the trail while waiting for the geyser.
Written 14 June 2019
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Chuck C
Saratoga Springs, UT40 contributions
Beautiful and uncrowded
Sep 2018
Beautiful and uncrowded. A 2-mile hike or bike ride from the highway. One of the highlights of our visit to Yellowstone.
Written 13 November 2018
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