Yellowstone National Park
Come and discover the world’s first National Park, a true American destination of incredible natural wonders and inspiring memories. Yellowstone National Park is a wildlife preserve of over 2 million acres boasting over 10,000 colorful thermal features, 300 steaming geysers, the largest high-elevation lake in North America, the world’s largest petrified forest, over 290 waterfalls, a landscape of wildlife roaming their natural habitat and a rich history. A high mountain-ringed plateau of spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery resting atop a sleeping volcano and home to the most famous geyser, Old Faithful.
Explore all the main attractions of the Park on Grand Loop Road, a 142 mile long road that curves through the park with boardwalks and hiking trails to Yellowstone’s top attractions and features. There are 1,100 miles of hiking trails to slip away and find solace in the beauty of the remote wilderness, discover alpine lakes, roaring waterfalls and vast forests. Yellowstone Lake is the largest high-elevation lake in North America amidst remote wilderness, lakeside geysers, beautiful scenery and 140 miles of shoreline which welcomes anglers in search of native Cutthroat Trout. Explore the shoreline of the lake on a scenic cruise or raft the waters of the nearby rivers. Explore the snowy landscapes and steaming geysers of the park by guided snowshoe or cross country skiing tours in the winter months.
Yellowstone has 9 visitor centers with a wealth of information on the history of the park. Stop by The Heritage and Research Center, home to the park’s museum collection or visit a paleontological site and hunt for rocks and dinosaur fossils. Remembering you are in the middle of cowboy country, have fun at a rodeo or attend an old west gun fight or a powwow at an Indian Reservation.
Yellowstone can be accessed from 5 entrances. Visit our nearby gateway destinations of Big Sky Montana to the North, Cody
to the East and Jackson to the South.
Yellowstone is not just a destination, it’s an experience.