Marvel. Explore. Discover.

Visit Yellowstone and experience the world's first national park. Marvel at a volcano’s hidden power rising up in colorful hot springs, mudpots, and geysers. Explore mountains, forests, and lakes to watch wildlife and witness the drama of the natural world unfold. Discover the history that led to the conservation of our national treasures “for the benefit and enjoyment of the people.”

A skier enjoys a winter sunrise at Grotto Geyser.

Winter Wonderland

Ready to brave the cold? Check out our tips for enjoying Yellowstone in winter.

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Top Things to Know

As you prepare for your trip to Yellowstone.

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Roads & Construction

Check the status and seasonal closing dates of park roads.

A camper toasts a marshmallow over an open fire

Camping

Spend a night in one of our campgrounds.

Yellowstone's app running on a tablet

Plan & Enhance Your Visit

Explore Yellowstone a whole new way by discovering stories behind the scenery, and finding where to visit, stay, eat, and shop.

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Bear Spray

Read about this highly effective bear deterrent.

Old Faithful Geyser

Webcams

Grab a front row seat for the next eruption of Old Faithful.

Zebra mussel infestation

Clean, Drain & Dry

Prevent damaging aquatic invasive species from reaching Yellowstone.

Photo of bison near the Norris Geyser Basin

Success & Controversy

Maintaining a wild, migratory bison population in a modern landscape.

Last updated: October 13, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168

Phone:

(307) 344-7381

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