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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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Pretty Park

Nice park for a picnic. Interesting history behind the geyser, which is really a fountain. I've been twice late spring and winter. It's a beautiful sight when frozen.

Reviewed 4 days ago
MicGil86
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Arden, North Carolina
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Arden, North Carolina
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice park for a picnic. Interesting history behind the geyser, which is really a fountain. I've been twice late spring and winter. It's a beautiful sight when frozen.

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South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Andrews is not a geyser as there is no thermal geological activity in this part of the country. That being said, this is a high fountain that does look like a geyser. It is a pretty little park with a couple picnic tables along a mountain stream. It would be a great place for a picnic and a great place... More 

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Old Fort, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

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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46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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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62 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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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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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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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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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