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Old Faithful Geyser of California
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US$15.00*
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Ranked #14 of 68 things to do in Calistoga
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Owner description: Like its more famous Yellowstone counterpart, this Napa Valley geyser erupts at regular intervals - every forty minutes, in the case of the Calistoga gusher.
Reviewed 14 April 2014

The rip off of the year. Never felt that money leave for so little benefit. Absolutely, is a feat of nature but definately not worth the money to experience about 8 seconds of hot water escaping the earth every 4 minutes.. and not worth seeing the new farm aninmals either.

doesn't even score a zero.

2  Thank outonacloud
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Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

This is clearly a privately owned place because a state or national park would never charge $14 per person to watch the geyser erupt for 30 seconds. Is it an amazing geological phenomenon? Yes but even a movie is only $10 and it lasts 2 hours! It's a shame they charge so much because many people drive up with their families and leave because the expense doesn't make it accessible to all. In addition they have built a shameless brown fence around it so you can't see anything but steam from the road. It's a disgrace that whoever owns this denies access to the general public by charging so much. I would skip this attraction and go to Yellowstone or watch it on YouTube. Avoid...it's a terrible rip off.

3  Thank grkgal26
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

This geyser is a truly unique site. There are only 3 like these in the world. Bring a picnic with the whole family and enjoy the experience of seeing a geyser every 10 minutes or so. Also, there is an animal farm inside the park with goats and lamas. Fun with the kids!
Check groupon or show your AAA card for discounts.

Thank Caroline D
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

The geyser itself was a cool attraction but I'm glad we didn;t make a special trip out to see it. The front desk woman was miserable.

2  Thank Kate K
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

Not outstanding - but kids might enjoy seeing hot water shoot out of the ground and feed some animals. We just wanted to say, ya been there. (Don't think it is like the real Old Faithful - not even close)

1  Thank jm-trukn
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