10 Unforgettable Scenes From Yellowstone National Park

Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is the oldest one in the world. And it’s also one of the most unique, colorful and beautiful national parks we’ve ever been to. Located in 3 states, Wyoming, Idaho and Montana, it’s vast and there’s a lot to see. In this photo essay we show you our favorite scenes from the park with pictures. So let’s go!

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park, USA

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, USA

Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces

Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, USA

Yellowstone National Park, USA

Hayden Valley

A favorite place of bison. You can see herds of them in the distance, and some might even come close to the road or cross the road.

Hayden Valley, Yellowstone National Park, USA

Hayden Valley, Yellowstone National Park, USA

Geyser basins

Yellowstone is the largest active geyser field in the world. There are over 10000 hot springs and geysers in Yellowstone.

Yellowstone National Park, USA

Yellowstone National Park, USA

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest, most colorful and by far the most famous hot spring in Yellowstone.

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park, USA

Morning Glory

Another spectacular hot spring in the Upper Basin.

Morning Glory pool, Yellowstone National Park, USA

Old Faithful

The most famous and most predictable geyser in the park. It erupts about every 60-110 minutes.

Yellowstone National Park, USA

Porcelain Basin

A special area of Norris Geyser Basin with milky pools.

Yellowstone National Park, USA

Wildflowers of Mount Washburn

Yellowstone National Park, USA

Yellowstone National Park, USA

Wildlife

Okay, this is not an exact place, but wildlife is everywhere in Yellowstone. Black bears, grizzlies, bisons, gray wolves, lynxes, elks, mooses, foxes… And you better pay attention as they cross the road – though you’ll most probably be happy to slow down to observe them from up close.

Yellowstone National Park, USA

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By Beata Urmos

Bea is the co-founder of Our Wanders. She’s the writer and the trip organizer, and she’d love to help you plan your own amazing trips! She likes hiking, good novels and chocolate, as well. Her motto is: “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” (John A. Shedd)

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