What fascinates you about Yellowstone National Park? Is it geysers? ... animals? ... rocks? or maybe a little of everything?
Personalize your Yellowstone adventure! Investigate the themes that interest you the most. As you explore, keep your eye out for the theme symbols and colors for similar topics.
Virtual Visitor Stamp
For those of you who collect national park passport stamps, we now have you covered. Explore the different wonders Yellowstone has to offer on this website, then print off this virtual stamp and add it to your passport book.
As always, thank you for your interest in and support of Yellowstone National Park and the National Park Service.
Ask a Ranger
Yellowstone National Park is home to Old Faithful Geyser, bison, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, Yellowstone Lake, and a massive supervolcano. Yet, there is so much more to the park. Check out our Ask a Ranger section of commonly asked questions to learn more about this amazing place.
Plan Your Adventure
Do you want to learn about hot springs, mudpots, and geysers? Looking to learn more about Yellowstone wildlife? Explore this interactive map to learn more about just what can be found within the park.
Investigate Yellowstone's ecology, history, and preservation efforts.
Learn about hot springs, geysers, mudpots, and fumaroles.
Animals of every stripe, or spot, inhabit Yellowstone. Wildlife is all around us and sometimes in unexpected places!
Learn all about the organisms who like to live in extreme conditions.
Explore why Yellowstone has a supervolcano with an explosive past.
Meet the people charged with preserving this special place.
Stepping Back in Time
Discover Yellowstone's historic places.
Looking for a hands-on activity to enhance your Yellowstone knowledge, some pictures for a class project, or posters to decorate your room? This is the place!
Make Your Own Caldera
Create your own caldera (safely).
Predict Old Faithful
Calculate your own prediction for Old Faithful's next eruption.
Create a Cool Petrification Station
Create your own petrified log and learn how trees can be turned into stone.
Picture Yourself in Yellowstone
Enjoy some classic scenes and resources of Yellowstone National Park.
Exploring in the Park
There is so much to do in Yellowstone. Two popular ways to enhance your understanding of the park's resources while exploring the park is to participate in the Junior Ranger and Young Scientist programs.
Annual "Every Kid Outdoors" 4th Grade Pass
Every Kid Outdoors connects fourth graders and their families to public lands. Complete a fun activity and get your voucher for free admission today.
Become a Junior Ranger
This is a great way to experience Yellowstone National Park for you and your family.
Explore as a Young Scientist
Solve science mysteries by combining investigation in both visitor center and field settings.
It is never too early to start thinking about what you want to be when you grow up. Explore some of the different duties National Park Service employees get to perform to protect the park and ensure an enjoyable visit for all.
Interpretive rangers provide visitors with opportunities to connect with their parks.
Resource Management Ranger
Biologists, geologists, historians, and archeologists are all resource management rangers.
Facilities Management Ranger
Rangers are also handy at building boardwalks, fixing damage, and keeping the park clean.
Resource and Visitor Protection Ranger
Rangers uphold the law and give a helping hand when an emergency occurs.
Last updated: April 25, 2022