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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” (227 reviews)
“front row” (53 reviews)
“worth the wait” (110 reviews)
Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-547-2750
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Reviewed yesterday

Still wonderful to visit, but not as spectacular as years ago. It could have been because of the smoke from forrest fires though.

Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed 3 days ago

The place was busy, the carpark was huge (a bit like a theme park), and the walk from the car to the geyser took forever..... But you have to see it. Truly spectacular! Old Faithful is known around the world, and that's why it's so...More

Thank PJ-Twickenham
Reviewed 6 days ago

My son and I traveled across country from Florida to California stopping to see many the wonderful site our country has to offer. Old Faithful is one of more famous national parks and one that we were sure to not miss. The geyser goes off...More

Thank MikeS_From_Chicago
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the years, the eruption interval is not quite as precise (its now something like 90-110 minutes) due to earthquake activity as well as people damaging the feature by throwing stuff into it. But we were lucky enough to get there within about 15 minutes...More

Thank Lisamarie1138
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never dissapointed. My wife had the opportunity for the first time. Plenty of parking for our 32 ft rv. Lodges wrre impressive.. enjoyed lunch. Old faithfull has plenty of viewing areas.

Thank Alain C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 4 days in the Grand Teton's and Yellowstone. Saying in Teton Village it is ALOT of driving, but so worth it. Both of our days we made a stop at Old Faithful, glad we did because every eruption is different and unique. The...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just like the name says, it seems to erupt right on time about every 90 minutes ( plus or minus a few minutes). A sign in the visitor center indicates the time when it will start. It wasn't as long as I thought. We didn't...More

Thank Glen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You just need to wait and in the due time it will show what you expect. It won't let you down. Reliable. Recommended.

Thank michel_omnibee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to access this geyser which is very predictable (hence the name). The Park staff does a great job predicting the next eruption. While you are waiting, go to the Visitor Center only steps away. Places to sit if you don't want to stand and...More

Thank dbinhou7511
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a bucket list destination for me and well worth the trip! The park service does a great job with managing the site right down to the eruption timing. If you go in the winter check the NPS web site for road conditions! They...More

Thank Rick K
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1 September 2017|
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Response from Ellesbells742 | Reviewed this property |
Actually that is what I plan to do next time I go. Spend three days in Yellowstone. But I would probably stay in one of the hotels there. You need to book far in advance. I am not one to drive a camper, and the hills can... More
24 July 2017|
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Response from Craig A | Reviewed this property |
The geyser is very close to the parking lot. You could do a drop off near the visitors center and then go park and meet up with your family.