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Old Faithful Visitor Education Center

Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-344-2750
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Nothing compared to the geysers themselves

New and modern with adequate updated restrooms. Worth a stop if only for Times for Old Faithfull... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
GV27OCMD
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Ocean City, Maryland
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Best visitor center we saw in the park

This was an excellent visitors center with great exhibits explaining the geysers and volcanic... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joe A
,
York, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“gift shop” (44 reviews)
“old faithful” (269 reviews)
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Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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+1 307-344-2750
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"gift shop"
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"old faithful"
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"educational displays"
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"learn something"
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"answer questions"
in 11 reviews
"book store"
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"helpful rangers"
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"clean restrooms"
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"volcanic activity"
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"eruption times"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

New and modern with adequate updated restrooms. Worth a stop if only for Times for Old Faithfull that are posted and allow you to better plan your visit

Thank GV27OCMD
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was an excellent visitors center with great exhibits explaining the geysers and volcanic activity in the park. Nice facilities. Gift shop, bathrooms, etc.

Thank Joe A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Must visit especially you first timer visitor. Can receive good advises for trekking, organized and plan your visit and much more

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the building of the visitor center is beautiful, you can get info about the geyser eruption, some ranger is nice, some is not, my son attend a ranger-lead program, the first one, and old lady, who just speak for about 5 min (suppose to be...More

Thank ELKW
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter turned in her Junior Ranger program here, and the ranger took it very seriously. Discussed each page with her, and engaged her in a good conversation about our environment and what she can do about it. The Ranger was friendly, and VERY informed....More

Thank Mandy R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were lots of people in the visitor center but it is fairly large. They have estimated times that Old Faithful will go off which is helpful. There is lots of information on why Geysers do what they do which was interesting. Bathrooms in this...More

Thank heathertrainsdogs
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great center for info about the park. This was one of the larger centers we visited and had a large variety of books, souvenirs, etc.

Thank Toni H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love that the visitor centers in Yellowstone each have a distinct theme to educate everyone about the park. This one focuses on the geothermal features and some of the science and history behind the area. My boys are Junior Ranger enthusiasts (they have badges...More

Thank UNC_Indy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are incredibly helpful, there is so much to learn and see and there are 2 films to education and entertain you (and your family). Very helpful suggestions about how to spend your time in the park!!

Thank Jodi R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe 200 yards from Old Faithful, this is a sure stop. Excellent interpretation, interesting children area and periodic ranger talks, Expect crowds

Thank Bo S
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Response from David B L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the lot is Huge with lots of space & turning areas. I saw lots of road work equipment when we were there. Just be sure it would be a good idea to contact the National Park Service, as they might have rules / suggestions... More
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