Explore Yellowstone National Park

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.

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Watch Wildlife in Yellowstone

Observe wildlife in their natural habitat, roaming Yellowstone National Park. Favorite animals for wildlife watching are grizzly bear, wolves, and bison.

Upper Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone

Visit Yellowstone Virtually

See, hear and experience what’s happening in Yellowstone, thanks to videos, photo galleries and some amazing technology.

I Wonder...

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.

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.

What animals will I see in Yellowstone?

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.