Learn About the Park

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History & Culture

Explore the rich human and ecological stories that continue to unfold.

A bull elk bugling

Discover the natural wonder of Yellowstone, from the geology beneath the plant communities to the animals migrating through the ecosystem.

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Science & Research

Explore the endeavors that enhance our knowledge of the region and inform preservation decisions.

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See how you can bring Yellowstone into the classroom or bring students out to the park.

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Kids & Youth

What fascinates you about Yellowstone? Personalize your online adventure of the world's first national park.

A person photographing the colors of hot springs from a boardwalk.
Photos & Multimedia

Virtually tour the park through photographs, sounds, videos, and interactive maps.

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Subscribe to news releases, download the latest visitor guide, or connect through social media.

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Review laws and policies, meet park managers, and examine projects and budgets.

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Resources and Issues

Review or download your copy of the handbook that compiles a large amount of park information.

Books, water bottles, and bear spray are displayed on shelves within a store.

Peruse the book offerings of the park's official nonprofit partner.

Last updated: September 6, 2019

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168



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