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Old Faithful

Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-547-2750
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A popular geyser located in the Geyser Country region of Yellowstone National Park.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“visitor center” (236 reviews)
“front row” (55 reviews)
“worth the wait” (115 reviews)
LOCATION
Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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+1 307-547-2750
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from US$260.00
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"visitor center"
in 236 reviews
"front row"
in 55 reviews
"worth the wait"
in 115 reviews
"famous geyser"
in 59 reviews
"bucket list"
in 125 reviews
"geyser erupt"
in 51 reviews
"eruption times"
in 53 reviews
"viewing area"
in 88 reviews
"gift shop"
in 87 reviews
"natural wonder"
in 50 reviews
"observation point"
in 47 reviews
"walk around"
in 41 reviews
"grand geyser"
in 39 reviews
"park ranger"
in 37 reviews
"visiting yellowstone"
in 39 reviews
"upper geyser basin"
in 50 reviews
"early in the morning"
in 46 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

You can't leave without seeing it, so it's a good thing there are benches for your waiting in the viewing area. The timing is irregular, but it might be within about 90 minutes that the geyser erupts, sending thousands of gallons of steaming water into...More

Thank mrsagf
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Clearly among the top two or three things to see in Yellowstone. Recognized around the world and still putting on a show every 60 to 90 minutes without fail. This geyser is accessible by anyone and is in an area that offers miles of thermal...More

Thank Sully234
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Reviewed 2 days ago

No trip to Yellowstone is complete without a stop to see Old Faithful. Because of this it can get crowded, but it is still worth it. Also don't leave without seeing the nearby geysers in the basin.

Thank Charles_TA_1
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Reviewed 2 days ago

To observe OF as close as possible with my monocular, I climbed a mound. After indulging myself, I was soon escorted by rangers to "headquarters" and interrogated. They released me on a good behaviour bond ! lol

Thank PalJoey88
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Get to view the area before the crowds... before 10:00 am. Hike the entire basin while awaiting old faithful. Awesome experience.

Thank awaywego117
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Plenty of parking available. Check the website which indicates when it predicts Old Faithful will blow. It's within ten minutes. Very crowded, but plenty of space to spread out. We bought expensive sandwiches from the General Store which was very convenient and ate them on...More

Thank Quest50States
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The mass of people tend to get as close to the front as possible, and we weren't interested in standing shoulder to shoulder with others, especially on a hot July day. In addition, we recognized that we would be able to get better pictures of...More

Thank ahself
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived at Old Faithful excited to see the big geyser erupt. Luckily, we arrived with about 10 minutes to go before the next eruption and moved to the space with a thousand other people to the spray. Old Faithful then erupted high into the...More

Thank Seth M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have seen Old faithful erupt hundreds of time, but it forever captures the awe and beauty of nature as the white steam cascades up into the azure blue sky. Although the timing is not exact, it erupts close to every hour, and you can...More

Thank Cindy C
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've seen Old Faithful erupt 5 times, and it NEVER gets old! I enjoy watching the crowds gather in anticipation of the eruption, and then begin to worry when the initial "small" eruption happens. It's always great to hear the wonder in the crowd's voice...More

Thank Ricky C
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ELKW
11 July 2018|
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Response from csadler57 | Reviewed this property |
Did not see this while there
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28 May 2018|
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Response from Tracey L | Reviewed this property |
We spent a night at the West Yellowstone Holiday Inn. It was a nice hotel.
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