"Old Faithful and Lodge area" Old Faithful Tip by Florida999

Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park: 52 reviews and 103 photos

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We had great timing! Just as we walked up , Old Faithful errupted!
This was really the only area that was very crowded. I think most people don't walk any further than about 200 feet from their cars....
We walked around the entire loop trail in this geyser basin and saw a few more small geysers , like the Sawmill one at the bottom, but the larger ones were only smoking.
Lots of pretty pools and springs to look at here too!
The Yellowstone Inn lodge had some rather strange looking but cool architecture. On the inside, the logs look like tree trunks and branches that had been left in their original state.

My kids wanted to touch the water after Old Faithfull errupted, and they did. It was cold by the time it got there and they got an electric shock when they touched it. ( try it!)

Phone: 307-547-2750
Website: http://www.nps.gov/yell

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 3, 2006
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