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  • Craig Pass Closed for the Season; Mammoth to Norris Closed Sept. 14-30

    The road linking West Thumb and Old Faithful is closed for the season—traffic should detour through West Thumb, Lake, and Canyon. The road from Mammoth to Norris is closed for two weeks—traffic should detour over Dunraven Pass. More »

Park Education

A park ranger works with a group of students on a Yellowstone hillside.

Expedition: Yellowstone! - A curriculum-based residential program for 4-8th grade classes.

Junior Ranger Program - An in-park activity paper for 5-12 year olds.

Windows Into Wonderland Electronic Field Trips - A series of internet-based field trips. These are currently offline and will be back soon.

Partner Programs

Yellowstone Association Institute Courses - The nonprofit institute offers field courses that provide an inside look at Yellowstone National Park.

Did You Know?

Dog Hooked to Travois for Transporting Goods.

Some groups of Shoshone Indians, who adapted to a mountain existence, chose not to acquire the horse. These included the Sheep Eaters, or Tukudika, who used dogs to transport food, hides, and other provisions. The Sheep Eaters lived in many locations in Yellowstone.