Yellowstone National Park

Established in 1872 as the first ever national park, Yellowstone is still one of the most treasured places in the country. A haven for an illustrious population of wildlife and one of the world's most unique hydrothermal wonders, it's no wonder "America's Best Idea" started here.

Top Adventures in Yellowstone National Park

  • Camp at Indian Creek Campground at Yellowstone NP

    Indian Creek Campground is located inside Yellowstone National Park, closest to the northern entrance of the park and just eight miles from Mammoth Hot Springs. It's open from mid-June through mid September and is just $15 a night to camp at. The ...

  • Drive the Grand Loop in Yellowstone NP

    Many people who live an active our outdoor lifestyle have been to many places to climb, hike, camp, etc. Yellowstone National Park needs to be on every single persons bucket list. Sometimes you need to do the tourist thing and see the iconic site...

  • Photograph the Milky Way over Yellowstone Lake

    Yellowstone Lake is huge and it would take a few hours to drive around the entire lake. But traveling around the lake, there are many pullouts available to park your car and walk down to the lake just a couple of feet from the car. Make sure that ...

  • Photograph the Milky Way over Yellowstone's West Thumb Geysers

    Visiting Yellowstone National Park during the daytime is enchanting; with its geysers, lake and wildlife attracting tourists and photographers from across the world. Stay after dark however, and the park takes on a magic that is as indescribable a...

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  • Stand Up Paddle Excursion in Yellowstone National Park

    It is something fantastic if you know how to use a standup paddle board. Being able to paddle from one lake to another where no roads can reach via a small channel with natural geysers going off and trout rising to morning and afternoon flies.The ...

  • Photograph Lewis Falls, Yellowstone NP

    If you are coming into Yellowstone National Park from the South Entrance Road (also known as Highway 89) be prepared to stop minutes before Lewis Lake to hike to this waterfall. After crossing the bridge over the Lewis River pull over on the right...

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  • Cross-Country Ski around Old Faithful, Yellowstone

    While Old Faithful is familiar to many, winter there is an entirely different experience. If you are interested in less crowds, a once in a lifetime experience and an area accessible only by snow coach, this area in winter is for you.There are ski...

  • Visit Old Faithful

    Starting at the Old Faithful Lodge, which is a sight to see in itself, several trails start out heading away the actual Old Faithful geyser. You can take either one as they form a loop so you will eventually end up back where you started. It is a ...

  • Winter Hike Through Yellowstone's Upper Geyser Basin

    Starting at the Old Faithful Visitor Center, you can follow a flat, meandering path along the Firehole River to view several different geysers and geothermal features.The trail begins on an accessible, paved path but then changes to well-maintaine...

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  • Photograph the Elusive Beehive Geyser

    Located in the Upper Geyser Basin along the banks of the Firehole River is the world famous Old Faithful geyser which is typically seen as a "must do" on any trip to Yellowstone National Park.  While at the famous geyser a small portion of visitor...

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  • Hiking to Photograph the Lone Star Geyser

    Lone Star Geyser gets its name from being one the most isolated major geysers. The trailhead begins just south of Old Faithful, along the Loop Road. This trail follows the Firehole River for 2.5 miles along an old service road, through a mix of wo...

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  • Drive The Firehole Lake Loop

    Firehole Lake Drive is a 2 mile one way road, near the Lower Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park. This is one of the hidden gems in Yosemite where you'll find solitude and quietness. You may see a few people here on a busy day, but you can o...

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