Region: Yellowstone National Park

Bear Aware, LLC

Bear attacks may be rare, but visitors to Yellowstone should always be prepared and carry bear spray.  Bears are protective of their space, food, and cubs, and most attacks are in response to surprise encounters with humans.  (About 70% of human deaths from grizzly bears are from mothers defending cubs.)  If people are unprepared, a… Read more »

Yellowstone Lake

This is America's largest mountain lake at such an altitude (7,733 feet). It is approximately 20 miles long and 14 miles wide. The shoreline is in excess of 100 miles. Its average depth is 137 feet, although it reaches down to 320 feet. The cutthroat trout, so named because of the two bright red or… Read more »

Chief Joseph Scenic Byway

Byway Basics The Chief Joseph Scenic Byway, Wyoming 296, links the town of Cody with the Beartooth Highway and the Northeast Gate of Yellowstone National Park. The route crosses the Shoshone National Forest through the Absaroka Mountains to the Clarks Fork Valley. The 47 paved miles of the Scenic Byway run from the junction with… Read more »

Yellowstone National Park Lodges

Yellowstone National Park Lodges is the authorized lodging concessioner in Yellowstone Park.  We manage all the in-park lodging, as well as four campgrounds and an RV park.  The accommodations include two National Historic Landmarks-Old Faithful Inn and Lake Yellowstone Hotel- and other historic lodges.  There are also newer lodges and cabin style options.  We manage… Read more »

Grand Canyon Snowcoach Day Tour – Winter

Grand Canyon Day Tour from Old Faithful    This narrated sightseeing tour to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone departs the Mammoth Hotel at 8:30am and tours the area between Mammoth and Norris, with sights including the Hoodoos, Swan Lake Flats, Obsidian Cliff, and Roaring Mountain. A brief rest stop is made at Norris Junction (no scheduled… Read more »

Indian Creek Campground

Indian Creek campground is located in a wooded area eight miles south of Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park. There are campground hosts to assist you in registering. No reservations accepted. Several hiking trails depart from this campground.

Yellowstone Forever Institute

The nonprofit Yellowstone Association Institute offers field courses that provide an inside look at Yellowstone National Park. In this remarkable outdoor setting, students gain new appreciation for the value of wild places.