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A popular geyser located in the Geyser Country region of Yellowstone National Park.
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Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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+1 307-547-2750
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Reviewed yesterday

Returning to Yellowstone this year warranted a visit to the North Geyser Basin -- the star attraction is of course Old Faithful. This year I took in the standard viewing from the boardwalk during the day but also ventured up to Observation Point to watch...More

Thank TractorDoc76
Reviewed yesterday

how can anyone visit yellowstone and not see old faithful. Yes it was on time but best part every time it was little different in strength and duration, so watch it more than once

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 2 days ago

The best times, in my opinion, to visit Old Faithful is in the morning and late afternoon. Although, it erupts approximately every 44 to 125 minutes. It was named in 1870 during the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition and was the first geyser in the park to receive...More

Thank osimajorusaf
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was fun! We were there on a beautiful day. I loved the seating area that they have for people to view the geyser. Get there early!

Thank Friends4964
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Plan to view it more than once and if possible different times of days or different days. It’s truly different every time it blows. Grab a meal and take a stroll in the boardwalk and watch from a different perspective. The trail to the geyser...More

Thank kkgd
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Old Faithful and the other geysers in this area are a can’t miss. Plan to spend several hours seeing several of the more predictable geysers go off. Check out the prediction times inside and try to be patient and see more than just Old Faithful....More

Thank Katjfer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed seeing Old Faithful, the food and drinks at Old Faithful Inn, and The Visitors Center are recommended as well.

Thank debbiekkelly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are benches and s boardwalk that keep visitors s safe distance from the geyser. Bring your camera and after it erupts visit the other steam and boiling pots that surround Old Faithful. Ask a park ranger for the time it goes off.

Thank CherylAnnRD
Reviewed 6 days ago

After having lunch, we walked around the Old Faithful grounds, which has beautiful scenery, waiting almost an hour for the next eruption and it’s a beautiful thing to see but, IMO, I was expecting to see more, and didn’t feel like it was worth waiting...More

Thank Wine30GA
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our group visit included a stop at Old Faithful and it was well worth waiting for. Upon arrival, we checked inside the Old Faithful Lodge to see when Old Faithful was scheduled to erupt again. We had enough time to visit the gift shop and...More

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sherri b
14 August 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
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Jayne L
29 July 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.
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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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