• Winter visitors watching geysers erupting


    National Park ID,MT,WY


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…

Underwater image of three cutthroat trout.


Fishing has been a major form of visitor recreation for more than a century. Learn more…
A wandering garter snake peeks out of the grass.


Yellowstone is home to six reptile species. Learn more…

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