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


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Interactive Features

The Fires of '88
Learn about the impact the Fires of '88 had on the park and surrounding communities through an interactive fire map, archived video and timeline (link opens a new window).

Virtual Visitor Center Multimedia Collection
Explore the exhibits and features of the Old Faithful Virtual Visitor Center.

Yellowstone Hotspot
Follow a series of caldera-forming eruptions over the millennia.

Interactive Google Map
For visitors unable to physically visit the Nez Perce National Historic Trail, the option is now available for them to travel the entire length of the trail using Google Maps and Google Earth. The map provides details the 1877 flight of the Nez Perce from their homelands along a 1,170-mile-journey that passes through Yellowstone National Park.

Windows Into Wonderland
This series of electronic field trips provides middle-school children with an entertaining way to learn about the park.


Did You Know?

Upper Geyser Basin Hydrothermal Features on a Winter Day.

Yellowstone contains approximately one-half of the world’s hydrothermal features. There are over 10,000 hydrothermal features, including over 300 geysers, in the park.