Destination Overview

Experience Yellowstone national park. Established in 1872, Yellowstone is the world’s first national park. Yellowstone encompasses 3,472 square miles of mountain wild land, and preserves abundant and diverse wildlife in one of the largest remaining intact wild ecosystems on Earth.

Protecting the gray wolf, grizzly bear, bald eagle and lynx, home to one of the world’s largest concentrations of elk and the only place in the U.S. where bison have existed in the wild since primitive times. It contains the world’s most extraordinary collection of geysers and hot springs, the site of the largest volcanic eruptions in the world, the spectacular Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and the largest lake above 7,000 feet in North America.

But Wyoming isn’t just a great place for national parks and recreational activities. You’ll find charming restaurants, museums and galleries alongside unique clothing, jewelry and craft shops.

About Wyoming

At a Glance

  • YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK: Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America’s first national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within Yellowstone National Park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world’s most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
  • GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK: Located in northwestern Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park preserves a spectacular landscape rich with majestic mountains, pristine lakes and extraordinary wildlife. The abrupt vertical rise of the jagged Teton Range contrasts with the horizontal sage-covered valley and glacial lakes at their base, creating world-renowned scenery that attracts nearly four million visitors per year

Fast Facts

  • AREA CODE: 307
  • CAPITAL: Cheyenne
  • WEATHER: Average temperatures are 87 degrees Farenheit in Summer. 12 degrees in winter.
  • AREA: 97,818 sq. miles
  • ELECTRICITY: Electricity is 220 volts, 50 cycle AC. U.S.

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