Oldest National Park: Established in 1872, Yellowstone is not only the first national park in the United States but also the first in the world.
Geothermal Wonders: Home to more than 10,000 geothermal features, including geysers like Old Faithful and colorful hot springs like Grand Prismatic Spring.
Wildlife Diversity: Yellowstone boasts a wide array of wildlife, including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, elk, and numerous bird species.
Supervolcano: Beneath Yellowstone lies a supervolcano that has erupted multiple times in the past, creating the park's distinct landscape.
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone: Carved by the Yellowstone River, this stunning canyon showcases beautiful waterfalls and vibrant rock formations.
Yellowstone Lake: Covering over 130 square miles, it's one of the largest high-elevation lakes in North America, offering scenic views and recreational activities.
Old Faithful Geyser: One of the most famous geysers in the world, erupting approximately every 90 minutes with a spectacular display of water and steam.
Biodiversity: The park is a haven for diverse flora and fauna, with various ecosystems ranging from forests to alpine meadows.
Outdoor Activities: Visitors can enjoy hiking, camping, wildlife watching, fishing, and winter activities like cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
Cultural and Historical Significance: Yellowstone holds cultural importance for Native American tribes and has historical sites reflecting early explorations and the park's establishment.