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Address: Old Fort, NC
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Recently restored, the geyser is located about five miles from town.

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Fountain

Actually a fountain, but nice setting with a river running through the property. Not a bad place for a picnic.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul L
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Old Fort, North Carolina
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Old Fort, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually a fountain, but nice setting with a river running through the property. Not a bad place for a picnic.

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Thank Paul L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The park and location is beautiful. The history behind the geyser is great. The access to Andrews Geyser via the directions on this sight linked to our map app via exit 66 on I-40 lead to a locked gate on the Old route 70 road, only useable by foot or bicycle. Using exit 72 via Old Fort.

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Thank AQflyer
Charlotte, North Carolina
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I stumbled upon this geyser-like fountain sometime ago while hiking in the nearby Pisgah National Forest. An interesting water feature. Certainly worth a stop. The spray feels great on a hot summer day. Good photo op. Also, a nice place to have a picnic.

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Thank Mike B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I had no intentions of stopping here, except that we had missed our original location of where we wanted to go , and I found this sweet little stop instead. Fountain was running just fine and there was a beautiful stream just behind it with a picnic stop. This makes for a great resting place either before going into the... More 

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Thank drchumby
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Glad we were close to this already. It was barely bubbling up and the area around it was full of brown water and leaves. Maybe this is a summer only thing to see?

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

No signs really help getting you there... Almost turned around several times... finally found it but we were not very impressed... wish there had been more info on the geyser and how it worked... just looked like a impressive fountain

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Old Fort, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I live 20 minutes from this little gem of a park. We like to take a picnics there. There is a rushing trout stream running along one side of the park and then the Geyser is centrally located in the park. The geyser itself shoots 30-40 feet in the air. It is very beautiful in the winter... More 

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Old Fort, North Carolina
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

When it is turned on, it's an impressive sight. The geyser is 80 feet high and a train can often be seen (and photographed) behind it. Pleasant park to walk around and a stream for rock-hopping. Good for kids (when it's on!) It's disappointing when it's off.

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Thank NCactuary
Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The Geyser is actually a man made one. It is still quite interesting as the geyser isn't based on an electrical pump, but gets it pressure from a gravity feed. The park area is wide and open, with little traffic the afternoon I was there. You travel a two lane road to reach the park and it progresses through woods... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Geocaching brought us here! Very interesting man made geyser. Enjoyed reading about it. Even though we knew it was here, somehow seeing it was still very surprising. I would recommend this drive to anyone traveling in the area. There is also a Civil War Trails sign on the property that describes engagement on April 20 and 21, 1865 in which... More 

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