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Old Faithful Geyser of California

1299 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515-1055
+1 707-942-6463
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Like its more famous Yellowstone counterpart, this Napa Valley geyser erupts at regular intervals - every forty minutes, in the case of the Calistoga gusher.
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1299 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515-1055
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Visited with my husband and two daughters, ages 18 & 22. The grounds were meticulously maintained and we thoroughly enjoyed the geyser. The goats were fun to feed. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was my daughter was disappointed that none of...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 23 April 2016

We visit Calistoga a lot. There were many times in our childhood we've wanted to check out Old Faithful, but never wanted to pay the fee to get in. Then, a few years ago we did and went in. Then it was like, "that's it"??...More

1  Thank theycallmealex
Reviewed 23 April 2016

We saw the Geyser "shooting up" while on a bike ride. We diverted the ride to go see the geyser. If your children have not seen a Geyser yet or not been to Yellowstone, this is a decent introduction to the marvels of nature and...More

Thank KenM2020
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

very lovely sceneries. mountain background was best background. would definitely come back with my 3 girls and make it a family day

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We were staying the night at Safari West and decided to drive here to get the experience of seeing this. Yellowstone is on our bucket list for the other one. This place is small. We were a bit surprised by the cost to visit this...More

1  Thank froggy618
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Had a great afternoon here. It was interesting to see the little museum, watch the geyser, and see the animals. It wasn't really busy, the rain and season seemed to keep people away. It worked for us as we didn't have to fight to take...More

Thank SunnyOnTheGo
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We stopped to see this Old Faithful Geyser and were a bit surprised by the high cost to enter. Because of rain, the geyser was going off every five minutes. It wasn't all that impressive. The ladies restroom was out of order so the only...More

1  Thank PVH65
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Having visited the geyser at Geyser in Iceland, we were still thrilled to see Old Faithful spouting sulphurous super-heated water 100 feet into the air. It was fizzing away every five minutes or so - apparently the frequency depends on the amount of rain -...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I've been to this attraction around 8 years ago. At that time, there were a lot of fainting goats (maybe 20) that did faint, on cue -- everytime. NOT THIS TIME. Tried as we (and others) did, no amount of provocation caused any of the...More

Thank nerlovestravel
Reviewed 6 April 2016

The Geyser was quite respectable and was going off every 5 minutes. We almost passed out when we paid the admittance fee. It was quite expensive for 4 seniors and 2 children. I think it was over $75 to get in. It ended up fine,...More

Thank Aprile B
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Response from Joost V | Reviewed this property |
I believe the hours are 8:30 to 7:00 seven days a week indeed. I visited on a sunday.
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Response from TravelorTwo221 | Reviewed this property |
When traveling with children/teens, you need to consider their tastes in entertainment. Napa Valley is geared toward adults. The Wine Train is fun for adults; but, children may not appreciate the Calif. food/wine served... More