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.”

Photo of people waiting at an eruption of Old Faithful

Scenes of summer

Planning a summer visit? Pack your patience, and take a look at our other trip-planning tips.

Cars traverse wet roads in Lamar Valley

Park roads

See what's open during our spring season.

Take the Yellowstone pledge

Take the Yellowstone pledge

Protect yourself, protect your park.

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Get our new app before you arrive

Explore Yellowstone and discover the stories behind the scenery, with useful information about places to visit, stay, eat, and shop.

Photo of bison near the Norris Geyser Basin

Success & controversy

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

Photo of people on boardwalks at Mammoth Hot Springs

Safety starts with you

Learn how to safely explore thermal areas, watch wildlife, and more.

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.

Photo of ranger deploying bear spray.

Bear Spray

Learn more about this highly effective bear deterrent.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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


(307) 344-7381
Recorded information. For road and weather information, please dial 307-344-2117.

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