Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is the world's first national park, and is one of the most famous national parks on earth. Known for it's geothermal features and amazing wildlife, Yellowstone Park is a national treasure and a "must see" while visiting the state of Montana. Three of the five entrances into Yellowstone Park are located in Montana, which are the West Entrance at West Yellowstone, Montana, the North Entrance at Gardiner, Montana, and the Northeast Entrance near Silver Gate and Cooke City, Montana.
Yellowstone Park is huge, being over 2 million acres (3,472 acres) in size. Because of it's size, and because there are so many things that are "must sees", visitors who plan on visiting this iconic national park needs to give themselves plenty of days to get it all in. There are geyser basins, wildlife, lodges, iconic scenery, hiking, photography and countless other activities and attractions that really keep visitors busy trying to get it all in. We have devoted an entire section of our national park vacation website to Yellowstone National Park. We show you exactly where to go, what to do and where to see animals. We also provide Suggested Itineraries for visitors who plan on being in the park from one to seven days.
67% of the world's geysers are located here, and nestled in the heart of Yellowstone National Park is the world's largest active volcano...known as a "super volcano". Yellowstone Park is home to 300+ geysers, including the world's largest geyser (Steamboat Geyser) and over 10,000 geothermal features. The most famous geyser in the world is Old Faithful Geyser, and is one of the most popular things to see while visiting Yellowstone National Park. Nestled next to Old Faithful Geyser is the world famous Old Faithful Inn, which is one of the most beloved structures in America.
Yellowstone National Park is also home to an amazing variety of wildlife, and is as big of an attraction for visitors as the geysers.
Bison (a.k.a. buffalo), elk, grizzly bears, black bears, grey wolves, coyotes, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, moose, deer, antelope are among the large mammals that call Yellowstone home.
Bobcats, river otters, pine martins, snowshoe hares are just of few of the many smaller mammals that inhabit Yellowstone National Park as well.
Interested in plants? The plant variety is incredible due to the diversity of ecosystems in this amazing place, therefore you will find this region to be fascinating....And the birds! There is a tremendous variety of birds that either migrate or live in Yellowstone full time, so if you're a bird lover, you've found paradise.
All About Vacationing In Yellowstone Park
We will show you EXACTLY where to go, what to do and where to see animals in Yellowstone National Park. We have devoted an entire section of our website to this iconic park, and we invite you to check it out... it will tremendously help you maximize your enjoyment during your Yellowstone Park / Montana vacation.
Yellowstone Park is a HUGE park with countless attractions that can seem to be overwhelming for the first time visitor to Yellowstone. Let us simplify everything for you so you'll know exactly what the main things are that you do not want to miss!