It was the world’s first national park and is one of America’s most famous thanks to the Old Faithful Geyser and Grand Prismatic Spring. Come to Yellowstone to see grizzly and black bears, thousands of wild bison, packs of wolves, giant waterfalls and the largest concentration of active geysers on Earth.
In light of the spread of COVID-19, trying to find out what is open and closed in our national parks is a moving target these days. Here are updates.
On your Yellowstone vacation, see geysers, wild animals, and a grand canyon with giant waterfalls. Go rafting, horseback riding, and hiking.
Watch Old Faithful erupt and and explore exciting FAQs about Yellowstone's most famous geyser.
Observe wildlife in their natural habitat, roaming Yellowstone National Park. Favorite animals for wildlife watching are grizzly bear, wolves, and bison.
What to take to Yellowstone with half the world's geysers, tons of wildlife, and hundreds of places to explore? Here are the top 16 essentials.
Here are exceptional ways to have fun and be present, Yellowstone-style, even if you can't be at the park.
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Visit Yellowstone during its warming-up season—spring. Here are the road, camping and facilities opening dates.
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Yellowstone is mostly in the state of Wyoming with small sections in Montana and Idaho.
Yellowstone’s five entrance gates make it accessible from all directions. The popular Yellowstone gateway towns of Jackson Hole and Cody in Wyoming, plus West Yellowstone, Silver Gate/Cooke City and Gardiner in Montana, are the closest towns to Yellowstone and have many hotels, resorts, and camping areas.
The towns near Yellowstone's entrances offer convenient access to the park, and each have a unique character, vacation activities, and attractions.
This map is an essential tool to planning a vacation. Note the route of the Grand Loop Road and the attractions of the park before you decide where to stay.
A road trip to Yellowstone isn't just about the destination. Along the way, we've included fun attractions, great places to eat and other national park sites.
Several national park sites are within a day's drive of Yellowstone including Grand Teton, Glacier, Devils Tower, Wind Cave, Mount Rushmore, Badlands and more.
Yellowstone's southern neighbor, the beautiful and scenic Grand Teton National Park is a 26-mile long park known for its stunning mountain range and bountiful wildlife.
Nicknamed the "Crown of the Continent," Glacier National Park sits in the northwest corner of Montana. Glacier National Park is just a scenic day’s drive north from Yellowstone.
Hit the best of the South Dakota parks with these top spots including the Black Hills, national parks, steam trains, wild bison and a legendary store.
There is cell phone service in the most developed parts of the park. Wifi is available at some hotels and restaurants.
Grizzly and black bears are the most popular to watch for in the park. Gray wolves and bison round out the top three. Be sure to stay a safe distance from wild animals.
Wildlife is abundant throughout these two national parks. See them in their natural habitat in the areas they frequent most.
Finding wildlife in Yellowstone requires patience and a willingness to brave the elements and early morning hours. Here are some pro tips.
Stay at least 100 yards away from bears and wolves and at least 25 yards away from other large mammals like bison, elk, bighorn sheep, deer, moose and coyotes.