For Kids



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Celebrate the National Park Service's Birthday

The arrowhead is the symbol of the National Park Service. For kids ages 4+. Create Your Own Arrowhead...

A crowd looks on as Old Faithful erupts

Predict Old Faithful

Old Faithful Geyser is famous for its regularity. Use the rangers’ formula to predict its next eruption. For kids ages 8+. Predict Old Faithful's Next Eruption...



Customize your own ranger station, hike trails, earn rewards, and play games! For kids of all ages.Become a WebRanger...
Coloring Book

Coloring Book

Print and color illustrations of Yellowstone. For kids of all ages. Print Your Own Coloring Book...

Animal Alphabet Book

Animal Alphabet Book

Read the ABC's of Yellowstone animals. For younger kids. Read the Book...

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Wildlife Olympics

How do you compare to Yellowstone's wildlife? For kids of all ages. Ready, Set, Go...


In the Park

A smiling girl holds up a pronghorn shed

Every Kid in a Park: Visiting Yellowstone

Get trip ideas for visiting Yellowstone with kids in summer and winter. Read our Top Kid and Family Activities...

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Junior Ranger

Everyone ages 4+ can learn about Yellowstone and their own role in preserving these wonders for the future. Learn More...

Young Scientist

Young Scientist

Everyone ages 5+ can become a Young Scientist. Books are available at Old Faithful and Canyon. Learn More...

Expedition Yellowstone

Expedition Yellowstone

Students in grades 4-8 can participate in a 4-5 day curriculum-based residential program. Learn More...

Youths sit on top of and in a bear box.

Youth Conservation Corps

Young people ages 15-18 can participate in a month-long residential program. Learn More...


More Information

  • Inside Yellowstone Video Series: Join park rangers as they describe Yellowstone's features and processes in these two-minute videos.
  • Minute Out In It Video Series: Got a minute? Enjoy our series of short videos documenting a variety of events and phenomena in Yellowstone.
  • Photos & Multimedia: Watch our webcams, browse photos, and watch videos where park rangers and other experts answer popular questions.
  • Nature: Learn more about Yellowstone's geology, animals, plants, issues like climate change and air quality, thermophiles, and research.
  • Yellowstone for Kids: Book produced by the Yellowstone National Park to help kids discover the world's first national park, connect with the wonders of nature, and engage in the promise of tomorrow. Get excited for an upcoming trip to Yellowtsone, discover Yellowstone on your visit, and support and protect special places like Yellowstone after your return home. Available from Yellowstone Forever bookstores (76 pages, $10.95).

Last updated: November 8, 2017

Contact the Park

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


(307) 344-7381

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