On March 1, 1872, Yellowstone became the first national park for all to enjoy the unique hydrothermal wonders. Preserved within are Earth's most active and diverse geysers, hot springs, mudpots, and fumaroles. Read More
Where It All Began
Birth of a National Park
The wonders of Yellowstone were brought to life through the work of artists and explorers.
More than 10,000 hydrothermal features are found here, of which more than 500 are geysers.
Winter in Yellowstone is a place of magic and vulnerability.
Plan Your Visit
Yellowstone is seasonal. Plan your visit by learning about current conditions, seasons, road conditions, services, activities, and more.
Learn About the Park
Yellowstone is as wondrous as it is complex. The park is at the heart of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, where nature and culture abound.