The early French trappers gave the name to Yellowstone Park. This place is so
big, it takes Rhode Island and Delaware combined to make the size of
Yellowstone. This means, it still holds valuable history underneath each stone. On the other hand, Yellowstone has some of the most
famous features in any of America's Wildlife national park. From gurgling mud
holes, geysers, wildlife, steam vents, hot springs, to huge waterfalls; this is
what makes Yellowstone Park so popular.
This park has mountain ranges,
an enormous body of water that leads to numerous rivers and streams. It
has a large number of high peaks, such as Bunsen Peak, the remains of a
volcanic vent plugged. Yellowstone has incredible trails to go hiking. For
example, one of the most popular trails is Canyon Campground. Therefore,
Yellowstone is the perfect place to view real wild animals in their
natural habitat. Here you can see freely roaming and easily visible herds of
moose, deers, sheep, grizzly and black bears, elks, buffalos and many other
wild animals. The view of these animals in their natural habitat is
astonishing. Bald eagles can be spotted here too. The nature of life here in
Yellowstone is unbelievable. Therefore, Yellowstone has something for everyone.
For those who love science, Yellowstone has volcanoes and mud holes and hot
springs. As well as for animal lovers, it has many different wild animals that
can be seen up close. And do not forget about our geologist lovers, Yellowstone
has lots for them to explore. But wait! For our plant lovers, there are many
different types of plants and flowers in this park for them too.
In addition to Yellowstone's wildlife, it also has fantastic museums, best
places to eat, nightly rodeo and historical centers. There are also bookstores,
visitor information centers, Canyon visitor education center, and much more in
this park. In these bookstores there are books on the parks birds, geology and
wildlife. In the Education centers, one can explore and learn all about
Yellowstone volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and geology history.
Because of the high elevations and changing weather systems, the region is
characterized by long, cold winters and short, though usually warm, summers.
Yellowstone has unpredictable weather, so be prepared with summer and winter
clothes. Nevertheless take comfortable shoes and clothes. Layer-up, you will be
more comfortable if you can remove or add a layer as your body temperature
changes with elevation or increased physical activity.
Health & Safety Tips:
- Take insect repellent to avoid any insect bites.
- Make sure to always carry a First-Aid kit.
- While getting used to the altitude you may feel fatigue,
nausea, loss of appetite, so eat light meals and drinks.
- All untreated water from the lakes and streams should be
boiled before consuming.
- Stay far away from all wild animals, DO NOT RUN from any
For information about parks within this park call (307)344-7381. To reserve
your spot visit ww.nps.gov/yell. If you have general information about
Yellowstone Park, contact Wyoming Division of Tourism, at 1(800)225-5996.