• An aerial view of Old Faithful erupting taken from Observation Point with the Old Faithful Inn to the side.

    Yellowstone

    National Park ID,MT,WY

U is for Uinta Ground Squirrels

The uinta ground squirrel pops out of its hole to check its surroundings.

These ground squirrels hibernate for most of their lives. They spend most of the year sleeping in their underground homes and only come out for a few months in the summer.

 

Did You Know?

Summer Crowd at Old Faithful.

At peak summer levels, 3,500 employees work for Yellowstone National Park concessioners and about 800 work for the National Park Service.