Outdoor Adventures in Yellowstone National Park, WY
Yellowstone National Park Activities
About Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is unlike anywhere on Earth. The geothermal features that bubble up from the ground give birth to geysers, mudpots, simmering hot springs, and steamy rivers. But there is so much more to the park than its super-heated features. Lower Yellowstone Falls is one of the most magnificent waterfalls in the world. The Yellowstone River flows through deep backcountry regions where high peaks top over 10,000 feet and gaze out upon this natural wonderland. And of course, the native wildlife, from bison to wolves, roam the park at will.
Yellowstone is mysterious, full of danger and wonder. From the powerful burst of Old Faithful to the dreamy colors of Grand Prismatic Spring, nature's most spectacular displays of color and force are showcased in brilliant fashion. For those looking for a truly unique experience, the park is open year-round and the winter months enhance the contrast between sub-zero temps and boiling hot features.
From epic multi-day excursions to easy, iconic day hikes, here is a rundown of some of the very best hikes in Yellowstone National Park.
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