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Entrance to see Old Faithful, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and other wonders of America’s first national park comes with a small price tag.
In winter or spring when many Yellowstone roads are closed, Google maps show alternate roads outside the park, even if you are planning a summer trip.
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.
Everything you need to know about autumn weather, elk, bear, and bison activity in fall, plus seasonal closings of road and park facilities.
A record number of swans are calling southwest Wyoming their winter home, giving biologists and conservationists something to trumpet about.
This steep but wonderful trail takes you from the top of Yellowstone's Grand Canyon to the base of the 308-foot-high Lower Falls. It's strenuous going down 500 feet, but less so than in 1905 when Uncle Tom lowered you by rope.
At Yellowstone's Artists' Paintpots, you see pastel-colored mud and springs, bubbling and gurgling under a blanket of steam.
At the Norris Back Geyser Basin, you'll see a land of extremes... the tallest, but infrequent geyser, geysers that erupt continuously, springs that have been damaged by man, new geysers, old geysers, and exploding geysers.
Sure, it’s exciting to see a bear in Yellowstone National Park. But there’s no need to see one up close. And it’s definitely no fun to have one make off with your lunch Yogi Bear style. See our list of what counts as "food" and how to store it.
The park’s official nonprofit education partner, dedicating itself to educating visitors about Yellowstone and teaching them the importance of preserving this national treasure
On Aug. 17, 1959 a 7.3 magnitude earthquake devastated Hebgen Lake, Montana, killing 28 people and creating Quake Lake
Norris holds the record for the highest temperature ever recorded in Yellowstone. It has the tallest geyser in the world, and the colors too impress with milky blues, greens, and yellows.