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.”

Tips for visiting Yellowstone this summer

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See how easy it is to protect yourself and your park!

Take the Yellowstone Pledge

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Top Things to Know

As you prepare for your summer trip to Yellowstone.

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Construction & Closures

Check the status of park roads before you arrive.

A camper toasts a marshmallow over an open fire


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


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

The challenges of maintaining a wild, migratory population of bison in a modern landscape.

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.

Last updated: September 8, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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


(307) 344-7381

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