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  • Wyoming/Montana/Idaho
  • Established March 1, 1872
  • 3,468 square miles

So many of the nation’s national parks are known primarily for their geological features. Rocks and caves and mountains. Yellowstone, the first national park to be established in the United States, is something else entirely. Well, maybe not entirely. Geothermal activity is very much of the Earth, as rocks and volcanoes and caves are of the Earth.

Geysers and hot springs and hot pools and fumaroles and mud pots. All the way that Earth’s heat gives witness to itself at the surface. Grand Prismatic Spring, to give one example, is 200 degrees F, and colored vivid blue. And green. And yellow. And rust-orange. The park’s most famous geyser, called Old Faithful, erupts every 90 minutes, give or take. And there are so many other geysers—and the hot streams—and the fumaroles….we stand on the surface of things, rarely aware at all that anything teems underneath us.

Yellowstone is also known for its animals. Elk, bison, wolves, bears. And its flowers. And hiking trails. Fishing along the Yellowstone River, the longest undammed river in the continental United States, is a favorite activity of many anglers.

What We Reveal

Yellowstone National Park is one of the parks that National Park Revealed knows especially well. We work with some of the best private guides in the United States, and can arrange for them to accompany you on what will be an exceptional journey into Yellowstone. We can arrange for special excursions that will suit your interests, whether they be photography, angling, or sight-seeing big game. We recommend combining a trip to Yellowstone with a visit to the Grand Tetons, and we can put together the best itinerary to really take in both parks. As always, we will arrange for you to stay at the best accommodations in the area.