Yellowstone National Park

Wyoming, United States
Type: Parks
(307) 344-7381

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Yellowstone National Park, located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, with portions extending into Montana and Idaho, is one of the most iconic and cherished national parks in the United States and the world. Established in 1872, Yellowstone is widely regarded as the world's first national park, renowned for its extraordinary natural beauty, geothermal wonders, and abundant wildlife.

The park encompasses over 2.2 million acres (8,983 square kilometers) of pristine wilderness, including vast forests, majestic mountains, expansive meadows, and numerous rivers, lakes, and waterfalls. However, Yellowstone's most famous feature is its collection of geothermal wonders, including geysers, hot springs, mud pots, and fumaroles, which are the result of volcanic activity beneath the Earth's surface.

Yellowstone is home to over 10,000 geothermal features, including Old Faithful, one of the world's most famous geysers, which erupts at regular intervals, shooting water and steam high into the air. Other notable geothermal attractions include the Grand Prismatic Spring, the largest hot spring in the United States, and the Norris Geyser Basin, known for its colorful geothermal pools and hydrothermal activity.

In addition to its geothermal wonders, Yellowstone is also renowned for its diverse and abundant wildlife, including iconic species such as bison, elk, grizzly bears, wolves, and bighorn sheep. The park provides crucial habitat for these and many other species, offering visitors unparalleled opportunities for wildlife viewing, photography, and outdoor recreation.

Yellowstone offers a wide range of recreational activities for visitors to enjoy, including hiking, camping, fishing, boating, wildlife watching, and scenic drives. The park boasts over 900 miles (1,449 kilometers) of hiking trails, ranging from easy strolls to challenging backcountry treks, allowing visitors to explore its diverse landscapes and natural wonders.

Throughout its history, Yellowstone has served as a source of inspiration and wonder for countless visitors, artists, writers, and scientists. Its extraordinary natural beauty and ecological significance have led to its designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, recognizing its global importance and value as a protected area for future generations to enjoy and appreciate.

Whether marveling at its geothermal wonders, encountering wildlife in its natural habitats, or simply immersing oneself in the tranquility of its wilderness, a visit to Yellowstone National Park offers an unforgettable experience and a deep connection to the natural world.

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Fees Private Vehicle: $30.00
Motorcycle or Snowmobile: $25.00
Individual: $15.00

Annual Pass: $60.00
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