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.”

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Protect yourself and your park by following a few simple tips.

Take the Yellowstone Pledge

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Top Things to Know

As you prepare for your trip to Yellowstone.

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Road Construction & Closures

Check the status of park roads before you arrive.

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Spend a night in one of our campgrounds.

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Plan ahead and reserve a room in one of our many lodges.

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Download Yellowstone's App

Enrich your visit to Yellowstone with the official app. Digitally explore the park's stories and find the information you need.

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Winter Wonderland

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

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Clean, Drain & Dry

Protect park waters by preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species.

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Bear Safety

Best practices for traveling safely in bear country.

Old Faithful Geyser


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

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Success & Controversy

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

Last updated: August 30, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168



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