Sights & Attractions in Yellowstone National Park

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

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