Sound Library

Welcome to the Yellowstone sound library, where you can immerse yourself in the aural landscape of America's first national park. The files available here were recorded in the park and are in the public domain. They may be downloaded and used without limitation; however, please credit the "National Park Service " where appropriate.

Looking for video clips? Check out our video library.

Interested in our sound monitoring program? Check out Voices of Yellowstone from our InDepth video series.

Index of Sounds

A

American Coots
American Dipper
American Robin
Anemone Geysers
Artist Paint Pots

B

Bald Eagle
Bear - Grizzly
Beehive Geyser
Beryl Spring
Bird - American Coots
Bird - American Dipper
Bird - American Robin
Bird - Bald Eagle
Bird - Black-Billed Magpie
Bird - Canada Goose
Bird - Clark's Nutcracker
Bird - Common Loon
Bird - Common Yellowthroat
Bird - Common Raven
Bird - Killdeer
Bird - Lazuli Bunting
Bird - Mountain Bluebird
Bird - Red-Winged Blackbird
Bird - Ruffed Grouse
Bird - Sandhill Crane
Bird - Savannah Sparrow
Bird - Townsend's Solitaire
Bird - Warbling Vireo
Bird - Western Meadow Lark
Bird - Wilson's Snipe
Birds - Bird Chorus
Birds - Dawn Chorus
Bison (rut)
Bison (eating)
Black Growler Steam Vent
Black Sand Pool
Boreal Chorus Frogs

C

Canada Goose
Castle Geyser
Cliff Geyser
Common Loon
Common Raven
Coyotes
Crane (sandhill)

D

Dawn Chorus
Dragon's Mouth Spring

E

Ear Spring
Elk

F

Fire
Fountain Paint Pot
Frogs (boreal chorus)
Fumaroles

G

Geyser - Anemone
Geyser - Beehive
Geyser - Castle
Geyser - Cliff
Geyser - Grand
Geyser - Old Faithful
Geyser - Sawmill
Geyser - Veteran
Geyser - Vixen
Grand Geyser
Grizzly Bear

H

Horse-Drawn Wagon
Hurricane Vent

K

Killdeer

L

Lazuli Bunting

M

Magpie
Mountain Bluebird
Mountain Lion
Mud Pots

O

Old Faithful Geyser

P

Puff 'n Stuff Geyser

R

Red Fox
Red Squirrel
Ruffed Grouse

S

Sandhill Crane
Sawmill Geyser
Scissors Springs
Singing Lake
Snowmobile
Soundscapes
Spadefoot Toad
Spouter Geyser

T

Toad (Spadefoot)
Townsend's Solitaire
The Dragon's Mouth
Thunder

U

Uinta Ground Squirrel

V

Veteran Geyser
Vixen Geyser

W

Warbling Vireo
Western Meadow Lark
Wilson's Snipe
Wildfire
Wolves

Y

Yellowstone Lake (singing)

 
Acoustic Atlas

The Sound Library is supported by the Acoustic Atlas through a collaborative project with the Montana State University Library, which collects and curates field recordings of natural sounds in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

 
Montana State University Library
 
Yellowstone Forever Logo

Yellowstone's Sound Library is supported, in part, by Yellowstone Forever, and by a generous grant through the Eyes on Yellowstone program. Eyes on Yellowstone is made possible by Canon U.S.A., Inc. This program represents the largest corporate donation for wildlife conservation in the park.

 
Sound and Light Ecology Team logo
Technical assistance provided by Colorado State University's Sound and Light Ecology Team, a group dedicated to understanding and preserving the natural sounds and night skies of the world.
 
Colorado State University logo
 

More Information

Last updated: May 22, 2017

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