Sights & Attractions in Yellowstone National Park

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Things to Do in Yellowstone National Park

Sights Overview
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Albright Visitor Center
Serving as bachelor quarters for cavalry officers from 1909 to...
Information Centers Yellowstone National Park
 
Artist Point
An impressive view of the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River...
Viewpoints Yellowstone National Park
 
Back Basin
The trail through Back Basin is a 1½-mi loop guiding you past...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Biscuit Basin
North of Old Faithful, this basin is also the trailhead for the...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Black Sand Basin
There are a dozen hot springs and geysers near the cloverleaf...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Blacktail Deer Plateau Drive
Keep an eye out for coyotes on this dirt road that traverses...
Scenic Drives Yellowstone National Park
 
Canyon Visitor Center
This gleaming visitor center features elaborate interactive exhibits...
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Daytime Walks and Talks
Ranger-led programs are available during both the winter and...
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East Entrance Road
Crossing the Absaroka Range, this 27-mi drive descends from the...
Scenic Drives Yellowstone National Park
 
Evening Programs
Gather around to hear tales about Yellowstone's fascinating history...
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Expedition: Yellowstone!
Since 1985, this four- to five-day residential program for kids...
Tours Yellowstone National Park
 
Firehole Canyon Drive
The 2-mi narrow asphalt road twists through a deep canyon and...
Scenic Drives Yellowstone National Park
 
Firehole Lake Drive
This one-way, 3-mile-long road takes you past Great Fountain...
Scenic Drives Yellowstone National Park
 
Firehole River
The Firehole River rolls past, and you might see elk grazing...
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Fishing Bridge
This picnic area with 11 tables, steps from Yellowstone Lake...
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Fishing Bridge Visitor Center
This distinctive stone-and-log building, built in 1931, has been...
Information Centers Yellowstone National Park
 
Fort Yellowstone
The oldest buildings here served as Fort Yellowstone from 1891...
Military Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Geyser Hill Loop
Along the 1.3-mi Geyser Hill Loop boardwalk you will see active...
Trails Yellowstone National Park
 
Gibbon Falls
Water rushes over the caldera rim in this 84-foot waterfall on...
Bodies of Water Yellowstone National Park
 
Gibbon Meadows
You are likely to see elk or buffalo along the Gibbon River from...
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
This stunning canyon is 23 mi long, but there is only one trail...
Canyon Yellowstone National Park
 
Grand Loop Road from Madison to Norris
Traveling from west to east, you climb slowly as you straddle...
Scenic Drives Yellowstone National Park
 
Grand Prismatic Spring
This is Yellowstone's largest hot spring, 370 feet in diameter...
Hot Springs / Spas Yellowstone National Park
 
Grant Village Visitor Center
Each visitor center relates a small piece of the park's history—this...
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Great Fountain Geyser
This geyser erupts twice a day; rangers predict when it will...
Hot Springs / Spas Yellowstone National Park
 
Grub Steak Expeditions and Tours
These tours, ranging from half a day to several days in length...
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Hayden Valley on Grand Loop Road
Bison, bears, coyotes, wolves, and birds of prey all call Hayden...
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Historic Yellow Bus Tour
These 13-passenger buses are originals, built between 1936 and...
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Junior Ranger Program
Children ages 5 to 12 are eligible to earn patches and become...
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Lake Butte
Reached by a spur road off the East Entrance Road, this wooded...
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Lake Overlook
From this hilltop northwest of West Thumb and Grant Village you...
Viewpoints Yellowstone National Park
 
Lake Yellowstone Hotel
Completed in 1891, this structure is on the National Register...
Hotels, Resorts Yellowstone National Park
 
LeHardy Rapids
Witness one of nature's epic battles as cutthroat trout migrate...
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Lookout Point
Midway on the North Rim Trail—or accessible via the one-way North...
Viewpoints Yellowstone National Park
 
Lower Geyser Basin
Shooting more than 150 feet in the air, the Great Fountain Geyser...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Madison Information Center
In this National Historic Landmark, park rangers share the space...
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Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces
Multicolor travertine terraces formed by slowly escaping hot...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Midway Geyser Basin
Called "Hell's Half Acre" by writer Rudyard Kipling, Midway Geyser...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Morning Glory Pool
Shaped somewhat like a morning glory, this pool once was a deep...
Bodies of Water Yellowstone National Park
 
Mud Volcano
Gasses hissing from vents underscore the volatile nature of this...
Volcano Yellowstone National Park
 
Museum of the National Park Ranger
This station housed soldiers from 1908 to 1918. It is now a museum...
Museums / Galleries Yellowstone National Park
 
Natural Bridge
You can take an easy 1-mi hike or bicycle ride from Bridge Bay...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Norris Geyser Basin
From the Norris Ranger Station, choose Porcelain Basin, Back...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Norris Geyser Basin Museum
It only takes a few minutes to peruse the exhibits on geothermal...
Museums / Galleries Yellowstone National Park
 
North Rim Drive
This one-way, northbound road gives you access to the Brink of...
Trails Yellowstone National Park
 
Northeast Entrance Road and Lamar Valley
The 29-mi road features the richest diversity of landscape of...
Scenic Drives Yellowstone National Park
 
Northeastern Grand Loop
Commonly called Dunraven Pass, this 19-mile segment of Grand...
Scenic Drives Yellowstone National Park
 
Old Faithful
Almost every visitor's itinerary includes the world's most famous...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Old Faithful Inn
It's hard to imagine how any work could be accomplished when...
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Old Faithful Visitor Education Center
This $27 million visitor center, opened in 2010, has quickly...
Information Centers Yellowstone National Park
 
Petrified Tree
If you enjoy seeing bears in zoo pens, you'll get the same level...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Porcelain Basin
In the eastern portion of the Norris Geyser Basin this thermal...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Roaring Mountain
On this barren hillside many steam vents have obliterated the...
Mountains Yellowstone National Park
 
Sedge Bay
On the northern end of this volcanic beach, look carefully for...
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South Entrance Road
The sheer black lava walls of the Lewis River canyon make this...
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Specimen Ridge
Due to the rarity of resources and the difficulty of this hike...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Sulphur Caldron
You can smell the sulfur before you even leave your vehicle to...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Tower Fall
This is one of the easiest waterfalls to see from the roadside...
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Upper Falls View
A spur road off Grand Loop Road south of Canyon gives you access...
Viewpoints Yellowstone National Park
 
Upper Geyser Basin
With Old Faithful as its central attraction, this mile-square...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
Upper Terrace Drive
Limber pines as old as 500 years line this 1½-mi loop near Mammoth...
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West Entrance Road
One of the park's four grand drives through wildlife-filled valleys...
Scenic Drives Yellowstone National Park
 
West Thumb Geyser Basin
The primary Yellowstone caldera was created by one volcanic eruption...
Geological Sites Yellowstone National Park
 
West Thumb Information Station
This historic log cabin houses a bookstore and doubles as a warming...
Information Centers Yellowstone National Park
 
Xanterra Parks & Resorts
There are countless corners of the park to explore, and Xanterra...
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Yellowstone Association Institute
Learn about the park's ecology, geology, history, and wildlife...
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Yellowstone Lake
One of the world's largest alpine lakes, 132-square-mi Yellowstone...
Bodies of Water Yellowstone National Park
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