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Old Faithful Geyser of California

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Address: 1299 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515-1055
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+1 707-942-6463
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Like its more famous Yellowstone counterpart, this Napa Valley geyser...

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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There's a geyser, and some goats, and that's about it. Fortunately, I thought to not only get the Groupon, but I also ended up having some unspent Groupon bucks and that brought... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Chicago, IL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There's a geyser, and some goats, and that's about it. Fortunately, I thought to not only get the Groupon, but I also ended up having some unspent Groupon bucks and that brought the price down to $7 for my wife and I. That was just about right. Might have been better on a day with better weather, if you want... More 

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Bayville, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The geyser was actually erupting every 3 minutes for 30 second while we were there. The kids absolutely loved it. The little geology museum is really informative, but you have to read everything. The animals were nice, I never saw a 4 horned goat before. The cozy seats and sun chairs are really nice all around. The entrance fee is... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off, as we walked in... granted in the off season but still... the young lady at the counter had to finish whatever was so important on her phone before she would acknowledge us. Then it's a 15 dollar entrance fee per person... which especially in the off season should have been a little bit less. There are no restrooms... More 

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Keller, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for a visit. It was a cute stop and interesting but would be better for families. Fun for kids to run around - see the animals and a natural wonder. Kinda pricey for the visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very fun place to visit. They have a small zoo. The geyser goes off every 15 minutes or so. And they have nice chairs and spots for picnics. They are happy to let you bring your wine in and enjoy the day. It is a little overpriced, but a natural treat when you need a break from... More 

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Sheridan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For $15 I wasn't sure it would be worth seeing water shoot up out of the ground, but they have much more and we found it to be a nice place.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expensive but good for families. Besides the geyser, theres some areas to picnic, goats to see, and a bocci ball court with a poster that explains how to play. You get the balls from the cashier I think. Fun game.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Costly entry fee of 15 USD. Geyser was real good. It came almost every fifteen minutes. It went up for say 15 - 20 feet and last around 2 minutes. Animal was below average. Saw four horned ram in farm.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We had not really planned on going anywhere on New Year's Eve. This came up on a search of where to go in the area. We called and made sure it was open got there and the place was really nice. My bf was very impressed with how different it is from your everyday places. Walked around and saw the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

I stopped in here in December and the geyser did indeed erupt every few minutes. Other than that, the attraction is fairly uninteresting. Lots of goats and sheep, plus a very sad looking Llama. The geologic "museum" is really not a museum at all. BUT the geyser is definitely faithful

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