Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

I have so many good memories of Yellowstone going back to when I was a child and the Bears were more plentiful to my last road trip through the Park and just marvel at the different thermal sites. I also have great memories of spending a night at Old Faithful Inn and catching the ranger talks with my kids. I have so many memories of all the National Parks I have visited and marvel at the incredible beauty that is even in the small pools of water!

Sincerely,
Robert

Yellowstone National Park

America's first national park is named after the river that runs through it. Within the park's massive boundaries, visitors can find mountains, rivers, lakes, waterfalls and some of the most concentrated geothermal activity in the world. The park has 60% of the world’s geysers, as well as hot springs and mud pots. It is also home to diverse wildlife with the largest concentration of mammals in the Lower 48 states, including grizzly bears, wolves, bison and elk.

State(s): Idaho Montana, Wyoming,

Established: 1872

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