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


    National Park ID,MT,WY

Yellowstone Resources and Issues

In this book, updated for 2014, you will find concise information about the park's history, natural and cultural resources, and issues.




Contents, Welcome, Park Facts i (1.4 MB pdf)
Frequently Asked Questions 3 (394 KB pdf)
History of the Park 13 (740 KB pdf)
Preserving Cultural Resources 29 (609 KB pdf)
Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem 53 (2.8 MB pdf)
Geology 99 (2.6 MB pdf)
Life in Extreme Heat 119 (433 KB pdf)
Vegetation 131 (4.3 MB pdf)
Fire 147 (958 KB pdf)
Wildlife 161 (5 MB pdf)
The Whole Book (18.6 MB pdf)

Did You Know?

Summer Crowd at Old Faithful.

At peak summer levels, 3,500 employees work for Yellowstone National Park concessioners and about 800 work for the National Park Service.