Yellowstone National Park, WY

National Park Service
Grand Prismatic Geyser
Grand Prismatic Geyser

Grand Prismatic Geyser located in the Midway Geyser Basin is the park's largest hot spring.

NPS

Mammoth Campground
Mammoth Campground

There are 12 campgrounds in the park including 5 reservation campgrounds (1,700+ sites) and 7 first-come, first-served campgrounds (450+ sites).

NPS

Bison
Bison

Cow bison and her calf.

NPS

One of the most popular geysers in the park: Old Faithful Geyser
One of the most popular geysers in the park: Old Faithful Geyser

Old Faithful Geyser

NPS/Peaco

Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

No two experiences are ever the same at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

NPS/Peaco

Grizzly Bear
Grizzly Bear

Grizzly

NPS

Elk
Elk

A bull elk herds a cow back into his harem.

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Yellowstone National Park

It's a Wonderland. Old Faithful and the majority of the world's geysers are preserved here. They are the main reason the park was established in 1872 as America's first national parkan idea that spread...[more]

Address

P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone:(307) 344 2117
Email:yell_visitor_services@nps.gov

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Directions

For a location map and detailed directions to Yellowstone's five entrances into the park, please stop by our official website @ http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/directions.htm. The road from the park's North Entrance at Gardiner, MT, through Mammoth Hot Springs and on to Cooke City, MT, outside the park's Northeast Entrance is the only road open all year to automobile traffic. A set of maps of in-park destinations is available at http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/mapslist.htm.

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING BIKING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • CLIMBING CLIMBING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HORSE CAMPING HORSE CAMPING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING HORSEBACK RIDING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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