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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.

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Camp at Indian Creek Campground at Yellowstone NP

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Drive the Grand Loop in Yellowstone NP

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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Photograph the Milky Way over Yellowstone Lake

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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Yellowstone Lake Overlook Trail

Teton County, Wyoming

1.7 mi / 207 ft gain

Photograph the Milky Way over Yellowstone's West Thumb Geysers

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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West Thumb Geyser Basin Trail

Teton County, Wyoming

1.01 mi / 62 ft gain

Riddle Lake Trail

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

4.8 mi / 282 ft gain

Shoshone Lake Via Delacy Creek Trail

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

5.92 mi / 367 ft gain

Delacy Creek Trail to Shoshone Lake

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

28.06 mi / 2559 ft gain

Let Adventure be your Destination in Wyoming

Wyoming’s wide-open spaces make it easy to get off the grid and on a trail, through a park, into a forest, up a mountain or down a river. During your journey through Wyoming’s Black to Yellow Region, discover geologic marvels, dense evergreen forests and sprawling prairielands.

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Places to stay

Cody, Wyoming

Threemile Campground

Alta, Wyoming

Squirrel Meadows Cabin

South Big Springs Loop Road

Big Springs Grp. Area Island Park

West Yellowstone, Montana

Yellowstone Park / West Gate KOA Holiday

West Yellowstone, Montana

Under Canvas Yellowstone

From $279 / night

Ashton, Idaho

Warm River Cabin

Guides and stories

The Best Free Camping Near Yellowstone

Lauren Blanchard

Yellowstone's Most Adaptable Animal: The Coyote

Patrick James

North America's Fastest Runner: The Pronghorn of Yellowstone

Patrick James

5 Reasons Why You Should Explore Yellowstone National Park In Winter

Crystal Guthrie

National Park Spotlight: 20 Beautiful Photos From Yellowstone National Park

The Outbound Collective

A Response To The Yellowstone Bison Incident From An Actual Wildlife Biologist

Imogene Cancellare

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