• 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

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • Construction Work To Result In Yellowstone Road Closures After Labor Day

    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 »

Geologic Overview of Specific Park Areas

Golden colors create dramatic scenery of the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone.
Lower Falls of the Yellowstone
NPS/Restivo
 

The physical landscape of Yellowstone National Park is the result of many geological forces. Pick an area, take a tour, and learn more about it's geology.

Did You Know?

Lake Trout Illustration

Lake trout are an invasive species of fish that is decimating the native cutthroat trout population in Yellowstone Lake.