A 56-mile paved road past some of Yellowstone National Park’s unique geothermal attractions, the colorful Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and vast Yellowstone Lake. Yellowstone National Park, with 2.2 million acres, has enough scenery to occupy visitors for weeks. It is the oldest and probably best known national park in the world. The park has thousands of geothermal features such as geysers, hot springs, fumaroles, and mud pots. Yellowstone is particularly notable because it has more than half of the world’s geysers.
Plentiful wildlife, particularly large mammals such as bear, moose, elk, and bison, draw many people. The park occupies the northwest corner of Wyoming and spills over into Montana and Idaho. Outside of Alaska, only Death Valley National Park is larger in the U.S. Special attractions: Yellowstone National Park, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Tower Falls, Mud Volcano area, West Thumb Geyser Basin, Yellowstone Lake, hiking, fishing, boating, wildlife. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
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