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Lone Star Geyser

Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-344-7381
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Easy hike

You don't need boots or poles to hike up the road to the geyser. Goes off about every 3 hours so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Denver, Colorado
Best Geyser in the Park

The hike to this geyser is about 3 miles out and 3 miles back along a gorgeous trail by a valley... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thomas C
Miami, Florida, United States
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Famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Center Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-344-7381
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You don't need boots or poles to hike up the road to the geyser. Goes off about every 3 hours so if you can find out when the last eruption was you need an hour to hike up to it. Easy for families also.

Thank BigC320
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hike to this geyser is about 3 miles out and 3 miles back along a gorgeous trail by a valley floor. The Fire hole River flow there. The trail is level with some minor inclines but definitely an easy trail. The hike there is...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We hit this geyser just as it was really starting to boil and boy did we get a show. It was as good as Old Faithful if not better. I can say it did last longer.

Thank nataly02
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Really gorgeous hike to the geyser, which is by a river. Even though we didn't get to see the geyser go off, it was well worth the hike!

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

One of the best geysers to see in Yellowstone NP – great eruptions on a 3-hour schedule. There is a nice hike of about two miles along the Firehole River to get to the geyser. It was pretty quiet at the geyser – the hike...More

1  Thank Whistledown
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely check the book as to what time eruptions are scheduled. Go a little early and just relax and let nature happen in all it's beauty. Be patient! Stay until the end or you will miss the grand finale. Kids will love it! Everyone will...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Goes off every 3 hours check the book when you arrive. We were lucky but bring a snack and wait, more impressive than Old Faithful

Thank mfaggella
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We were told this was the best geyser to see in the park at the ranger station and they were right!! It erupts once every 3 hours and easily rivals Old Faithful for magnitude and awe. Most importantly it has the benefit of being completely...More

Thank Granada100
Reviewed 2 April 2017

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...More

Thank amw365
Reviewed 9 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...More

Thank jes22
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