While not quite as dramatic as Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, this smaller version in Calistoga, California is a spectcaular wonder. Every 15 to 30 minutes or so, the geyser blows off steam for a dramatic show of nature. While waiting for Old Faithful to erupt, enjoy the peaceful and beautiful scenery, enjoy lunch in the picnic grounds and visit the petting zoo that's home to llamas, horned sheep, and mountain goats.
Open 7 days a week, including holidays. Open in winter 9am - 5pm and summer 9am - 6pm.
$14 Adults (12+), $12 Seniors (65 ) and Military, $8 Children 4-11, and free for children under 4.
Watching Nature's Show
Old Faithful Geyser Experience
Old Faithful Geyser of California is one of a few “faithful” geysers in the world because of its regular eruptions and one of the most visited places in the American West. Watch the rainbows in the sprays of mist as you enjoy this serene setting at the top of Napa Valley. With its spectacular water show and breathtaking scenery, Old Faithful Geyser of California is one of the most photographed places in the state.
Old Faithful Geyser of California in Calistoga is a family-friendly destination. Families can enjoy lunch at the picnic grounds and snack bar, play a game of bocce, and explore the petting zoo, which includes mountain goats, llamas, and horned sheep.
How often does Old Faithful erupt?
Old Faithful geyser gets its name from its regular erupting performance. Every 15 to 30 minutes, the geyser erupts, wowing crowds with sprays of water as high as 60 feet into the air. Occasionally, the geyser erupts as frequently as every five minutes.
what other Attractions Can I see?
Explore the Old Faithful Goat Farm, wnere you can see and pet animals, including the famous Tennessee Fainting Goats, Jacob’s Four-Horn Sheep, and Guard Llamas. Walk through the beautiful Old Faithful Gardens with native plants, a natural mineral water fountain and panoramic views of the Palisades and Robert Louis Stevenson State Park.