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


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Sound Library

Welcome to the Yellowstone sound library, where you can immerse yourself in the aural landscape of America's first national park.

The files available here were recorded in the park and are in the public domain. They may be downloaded and used without limitation; however, please credit the "National Park Service " where appropriate.

Index of Sounds

Natural Phenomena

Singing Lake


American Dipper
Common Raven

Thermal Features
Black Growler Steam Vent
Castle Geyser
Cliff Geyser
Ear Spring
Fountain Paint Pots
Sawmill Geyser
The Dragon's Mouth

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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.