Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National Park

The first national park in the U.S. and a World Heritage Site, Yellowstone National Park appeals to nature lovers with its abundant wildlife and numerous geothermal features. Sitting on the continent's largest volcano, the park's grounds are mostly covered with lava flows and volcanic rocks. Next to vast areas of subalpine forest and grasslands, the area features boiling hot springs, geysers, lakes, canyons, and rivers. Offering a great range of activities--from horseback riding and backcountry camping to photography trips and wildlife watching--the park appeals to all kinds of travelers. Keep in mind that this is bear country, so follow safety instructions and stay on the marked trails. Make Yellowstone National Park a part of your Yellowstone National Park vacation plans using our Yellowstone National Park driving holiday planning app .
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  • This vast natural park encompasses several American States. This causes "entrance doors" in peripheral states to that of Wyoming where most of this park is located. We entered the door of Cooke City-Silver Gate in Montana. For the extension and multitude of sites and attractions, it is convenient to plan the visit for at least 3 days. That's what we did, having us housed in Cooke City. If you have a short time, head down the 191 road to the location of the Grand Prismatic Spring, the Turquoise and Opal Pools and the fantastic crater of the Excelsior Geyser, all alongside the unmissable Firehold River!
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  • Every time I go to Yellowstone I come away speechless. There is so much geologic and natural diversity to see and experience: pine forests, grass lands, geysers, hot pots, boiling rivers, a petrified ...  more »
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  • Yellowstone is a beautiful national park, and it features a diverse array of unique wilderness landscapes. One of my favorite places the park is the Hayden Valley, a tract of land that serves as a sort of highlands prairie. There you can see wolves and bears and other animals of the American West. I would advise caution in taking photographs of these animals or having any other interactions with them. It is prudent to keep in mind that these animals are wild and will act in accordance to their nature, (so distance is best when taking pictures.) The park is a majestic preserve of wilderness and it is important to be mindful of that fact... Be Safe! :)
  • Yellowstone and old faithful!!! What a great vacation. Spending time in the great outdoors and it doesn't get any greater than Yellowstone. The hiking was awesome, we saw all kinds of wild life. We spent 4 days here because we also went to the grand tetons and Jackson hole, and 4 days was not enough. We are definitely coming back.
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