Yellowstone National Park Facts 

Located in Wyoming and Montana, Yellowstone boasts breathtaking views of mountains, valleys, rivers, geysers and hot springs.


These features, such as its thermal locations, canyons, and waterfalls, are due to the park's location atop a volcano.

Yellowstone's otherworldy features and abundant wildlife amazed early explorers. 

The park's unique wildlife experience and geothermal features make it one of the most popular national parks in the US.

The wildlife of Yellowstone includes grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. 

In order to save the area from private development, President U.S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act into law. The world's first national park was born.

The First National Park in the United States

Yellowstone encompasses 2,221,766 acres making it one of the largest national parks in the world and is home to a diverse array of wildlife.

Yellowstone is Large

Yellowstone is home to approximately 290 waterfalls.  The park has 2.2 million acres where waterfalls are fed by river's, streams, and lakes.

Yellowstone Has Many Waterfalls

Yellowstone Lake is located in Wyoming and sits above 7,000 feet. It is the largest high elevation lake and has the largest population of wild Cutthroat Trout in North America.

Yellowstone Lake Elevation