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


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Support Your Park

If you are looking for ways to help support Yellowstone National Park in its efforts to preserve and protect its spectacular natural and cultural features, we recommend that you review the following links. They will take you to organizations and programs that exist solely for the purpose of supporting Yellowstone.

The Yellowstone Park Foundation

The Yellowstone Park Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Yellowstone National Park. They rely solely on the generosity of private individuals, foundations, and corporations to support projects and programs that are beyond the financial capacity of the National Park Service.

The Yellowstone Association

The Yellowstone Association's mission is to foster the public's understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of Yellowstone National Park and its surrounding ecosystem by funding and providing educational products and services.


Volunteerism is a great American tradition that is especially valued by the National Park Service. You can help national parks in a variety of ways, all of which enhance visitor services or protect and preserve park resources. Yellowstone National Park’s Volunteer-In-Parks Program (VIP) is currently being reviewed and refocused in order to ensure that park priorities are well matched with volunteer services. More…

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.