• A bull elk bugles in Yellowstone National Park


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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?

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.