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


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    Two sections of Yellowstone’s Grand Loop Road will be closed due to construction after the Labor Day holiday weekend. Travel between some points will involve long detours and significantly longer than normal travel times. More »


Yellowstone's abundant and diverse wildlife are as famous as its geysers. There are 67 species of mammals including 7 species of native ungulates and 2 species of bears, nearly 300 species of birds, 16 species of fish, 4 species of amphibians, and 5 species of reptiles.

A Columbia Spotted Frog rests on a branch.


Yellowstone has four species of amphibians: blotched tiger salamander, boreal chorus frog, boreal toad, and Columbia spotted frog. Learn more…

An eagle perches on the snow while eating a trout.


Approximately 150 species of birds nest in Yellowstone. Learn more…

A coyote with a mouth full of prey.


Yellowstone is home to the largest concentration of mammals in the lower 48 states. Learn more…

A wandering garter snake peeks out of the grass.


Yellowstone is home to six reptile species. Learn more…

Did You Know?

Bison in Yellowstone.

There are more people hurt by bison than by bears each year in Yellowstone. Park regulations state that visitors must stay at least 25 yards away from bison or elk and 100 yards away from bears.