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Yellowstone National Park is an American national park located in the western United States, with parts in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. It was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872. Yellowstone was the first national park in the U.S. and is also widely held to be the first national park in the world.

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Located in northwestern Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park covers nearly 9,000 square kilometers,

An area is larger than Corsica! Famous for its crystal-clear lakes, geyser basins, and spectacular waterfalls,

America's oldest national park is a destination in itself. Yellowstone is part of an even larger ecosystem, including Grand Teton National Park.
Thanks to a wolf reintroduction program in the 1990s, all the species that lived in the area before the conquest of the New World are still present. It is not uncommon to come across bison, jackals, elk, coyotes, and even bears... Don't forget your binoculars!

Known for its geysers and hot springs, Yellowstone National Park is the oldest national park in the world.

Established in 1872, it now receives nearly three million visitors each year. Listed as a Biosphere Reserve and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Yellowstone is home to a wealth of protected flora and fauna. A park with astonishing colors and unprecedented landscapes.

Yellowstone National Park is located in the American state of Wyoming. It extends slightly into Idaho and Montana.

Located on a high plateau at an average altitude of more than 2,000 meters, Yellowstone is known for its geothermal phenomena: it is home to two-thirds of the world's geysers. The highest point in Yellowstone Park is Mount Washburn, which rises to an altitude of 3,122 meters.

More than sixty species of mammals are found in Yellowstone National Park,

including gray wolves, grizzly bears, lynx, bison, black bears, mountain lions, white-tailed deer, and elk. More than three hundred species of birds also inhabit the park: the common loon, the peregrine falcon, the American white pelican, the harlequin duck...

Yellowstone National Park is home to more than 1500 endemic plant species. Conifers are particularly widespread (lodgepole pine, Douglas fir, whitebark pine...). Aspen and willow are the most numerous hardwoods.
A very rare flowering plant, Yellowstone Sand Verbena, grows on the shores of Yellowstone Lake.
Yellowstone National Park has a mountain climate with harsh, wet winters and hot, drier summers.

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Not to be missed during your stay in Yellowstone National Park:

  • Mammoth area: Mammoth Hot Springs, Gardner River Canyon, Bunsen Peak
  • Norris area: Norris Geyser Basin, Gibbon River, Virginia Cascades
  • Madison area: Artist Pain Pots Hot Springs, Gibbon Falls, Monument Geyser Basin, Firehole River
  • Old Faithful area: Upper Geyser Basin, Lower Geyser Basin, Midway Geyser Basin, Kepler Falls
  • Yellowstone Lake: West Thumb Geyser Basin, Abyss Pool, Fishing Cone Hot Springs, Lodgepole Forest
  • Factory Hill
  • Read Mountains, around Heart Lake
  • Shoshone Lake
  • Mud Volcano
  • Hayden Valley

Activities: hiking, biking, horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, boating on Yellowstone Lake, skiing, fishing

Yellowstone, the most visited national park in the United States, is open to visitors year-round.

Regardless of the time of year, the magic of the place always leaves its mark on visitors' minds. To take advantage of the warmer days, choose a date in July, August, and September.

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