Virtual Travel: Explore Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is the first National Park, established in 1872. It is also one of the most famous and one of the most visited of the U.S. national parks. People all over the world hear about Yellowstone and its geysers, hot springs, and thermal pools. I feel lucky that I’ve had the chance to visit Yellowstone National Park.

Yellowstone National Park isn’t just the Old Faithful geyser or the Grand Prismatic Spring. The park is filled with so many other features, elements, and landscapes that don’t get as much attention as its most famous landmarks. The mighty Yellowstone River and its waterfalls are a sight to see in the “Grand Canyon of Yellowstone”. Yellowstone Lake is vast, and perfect for summer activities. You can also expect to see a variety of wildlife throughout the park, whether it’s roaming bison or herds of elk and pronghorn.

Basically, you really need to visit Yellowstone National Park right away. It’s just all-around amazing. From the geysers to the wildlife to incredible hiking opportunities, this park is not to be missed.

If it’s not already on your bucket list, hopefully these 20 photos will inspire your to visit Yellowstone National Park soon.

Hot pools at West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces
Geysers and hot springs overlooking Yellowstone Lake
Bison near the side of the road
Artists Point at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Steamboat Point overlooking Yellowstone Lake
Mammoth Hot Springs terraces
Old Faithful Geyser
Pronghorn in the yellow fields of Yellowstone
Pink and yellow walls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Fishing Cone geyser
White Dome Geyser on Firehole Lake Drive
Upper terraces at Mammoth Hot Springs
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Driving around Yellowstone Lake
Detour off the Grand Loop to Firehole Lake Drie
Yellowstone River
Yellowstone Falls

Read Next:
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Hot springs, geysers, and roaming wildlife are just a few reasons to visit Yellowstone National Park. These photos will inspire you to come see it for yourself!

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By Courtney Minor

Wandering around and writing about it.

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