Canyon Visitor Education Center
Enter the Canyon Visitor Education Center and the world of Yellowstone's supervolcano—an idea that has captured the minds and imaginations of people around the world. See, hear, and learn how the Yellowstone volcano, its geysers and hot springs, and geologic history shape the distribution and abundance of all life found here. Explore these ideas through interactive exhibits, animations, audio-visual productions, and real-time scientific data.
Exhibits and Films
Suggested Activities in the Canyon Area
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Explore the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River virtually, and plan how to visit in person.
Becoming a junior ranger is a great way to experience Yellowstone National Park for you and your family.
Solve science mysteries by combining investigation in both visitor center and field settings.
Canyon Area Knowledge
Read answers to some of the frequently asked questions about park resources in the Canyon area.
Gaze at waterfalls and stunning canyon views.
Canyon Area Construction Projects
Learn about current and future closures that are part of the Canyon Overlooks and Trails Restoration Project.
Last updated: March 27, 2019