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Address: Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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Famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park.

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I've hiked this twice - once with a friend and our combined five kids and again with my husband and our three kids. I selected July 2016 because it wouldn't let me go back in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cody, Wyoming
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Cody, Wyoming
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've hiked this twice - once with a friend and our combined five kids and again with my husband and our three kids. I selected July 2016 because it wouldn't let me go back in time. It wasn't 2016 but it was July. Bring Mosquito Spray! Bikes are allowed on this short trail which is nice for the kids. I... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The ski trail is 2.5 miles back to the geyser. The trail is beautiful and follows a creek, where you may be lucky to see an otter, as we did. The geyser went off twice while we were there. It was a beautiful sight, with snow covering the area and a bright blue sky. It is definitely worth the ski,... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

You need to be there to appreciate nature. No words or pictures to express it. I have fond memories of the Geyser.

Thank Lidia O
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112 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were lucky to time our arrival such that we only had 20 minutes or so to wait until this geyser blew. Be sure and check the bulletin board at the trail head to see when the last time was. Add three hours to get the approximate next "showing." Lovely geyser that lasts 10 to 15 minutes.

Thank AnnArborMichigan
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126 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Prepare to meet the mosquitoes, remember do not feed the wildlife. Beg for a prediction time, accurate at about 3 hour intervals, and thrill because you are seeing it first hand without a tourbus and where in sight. Really a Treat.

Thank nyob
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Off the main geyser trail,about 3 miles from old faithful.You can take a 4.8 or 5.8 mile hike along a old access road through a pleasant wood.(Howard Eaton trail/Lone Star trail).Parking is better at the Lone star trail head at the Kepler cascades.The geyser is very reliable it erupts about every 3 hours lasts upto 15 mins and can reach... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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119 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the stroll to the geyser and arrived about 15 minutes before the next eruption. We enjoyed our lunch as we watched with only about 6 other people as the geyser worked itself up to an eruption. The wind shifted and we got a little spray and lovely sulfur smell but a fun place to be.

Thank tishette
Houston, Texas
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208 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

You can get here by a bike trail over a paved road, but better to hike to it via a trail and capture the wildlife and enjoy the easy hike. This geyser goes off on time (ev. 3 hours or so) and you can get very close to experience the power and beauty. It goes off for 15 min. or... More 

Thank ralph r
Usa, Japan
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14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

It's about a 2.5 mile hike in to see the Geyser, which erupts roughly every 2.75-3 hours. the hike is level, easy, and on a mostly paved-ish road suitable for bicycles, which are allowed within about 100 yards or so of the geyser. When we were there the geyser erupted approx. 30 feet in the air and lasted a whopping... More 

Thank ally789
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to see eruption of Lone star Geyser which happens approx 3 hours apart, mostly smoke with a lot of noise....it is abt 4.5kms walk may be abt 15 mins by bike...when we went there there was not much info regarding Lone star or its eruption...i would suggest that unless you know that you will reach there at... More 

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