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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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  • Average29%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible15%
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1299 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515-1055
+1 707-942-6463
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took my visiting relatives from out of town. The staff was polite and had a motorized chair for my Aunt. The rest rooms are outhouses and the gyser was weak, not at all like the one in yellowstone. The grounds are beautiful and have beautiful...More

Thank Elaine Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I realize this is dumb, but people in my party though it was "the old faithful" so kind a disappointment for them. It is what it is though

Thank howneatisthat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with the family in July, 2017. I have been to this facility back in the mid 1990's and there have been many improvements to the site since then, such as a petting zoo, gift shop, picnic area and bocci ball courts and geological explanations...More

Thank JDDeziner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite being an unique site (or only 1 of 3 geysers in the world), this spot is quite laid back and NOT laden with tourists. In fact on the hot mid-day that we were there, we didn't encounter any guests until we were leaving after...More

1  Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a Geyser which has been glorified into a visitors attraction which was very highly priced to see the water spurt out of the ground. ($15 for adults) Admittedly it was firing off very frequently when we're were there nearly every 5-10 mins, and this...More

Thank Hayley T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful natural water works. surround in a beautiful valley. a lot of places in this valley to go swim and enjoy natural mineral baths. great for your skin

Thank CasperGraceGGH24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

$15.00 each to see this pathetic little stream of water. The "geology" museum a joke and the barnyard animals looked even more bored than we were. Some nice shaded seating areas would be good for a picnic if not for the steep price of admission.

Thank ChowHound2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across this site be fluke. While driving the back roads of Calistoga we came across a very strong smell of sulfur. After rounding a bend we noticed the sign for Old Faithful and decided to visit. A small fee gets you into the...More

Thank WendelClarkFan
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Avoid this if at all possible. The geyser is pathetic, and not worth $30 for two people. The (portable) toilets are disgusting - there is a notice saying that the restrooms have been burned down. For what they charge (and the amount they must make...More

Thank peter h
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Geyser went off every 5 minutes when we went which is good as guide book said every 40. Waiting 40 would've been a disappointing wait as some spurts lasted seconds some 3 or 4 minutes. Geyser impressive and they had comfortable seats nearby but all...More

Thank mtwnix
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Vicky R
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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.
31 March 2015|
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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