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Yellowstone Pictures

Inspiration Point picture in Yellowstone
Old Faithful picture in Yellowstone
View of Hayden Valley picture in Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring picture in Yellowstone
Moose Falls picture in Yellowstone
Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center picture in Yellowstone
Norris Geyser Basin picture in Yellowstone
Old Faithful at night picture in Yellowstone
Look out for Elk picture in Yellowstone
Lamar Valley picture in Yellowstone
Wolf Pack picture in Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake picture in Yellowstone
Mountain Vistas picture in Yellowstone
Mammoth Hot Springs picture in Yellowstone
Rainbow Colors picture in Yellowstone
Hiking picture in Yellowstone
Lamar Valley Pronghorns picture in Yellowstone
Firehole River picture in Yellowstone
Yellowstone Sunrises and Sunsets picture in Yellowstone
Coyote on the Hunt picture in Yellowstone
Bison near Yellowstone Lake picture in Yellowstone
Sunset at Norris Geyser Basin picture in Yellowstone
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone picture in Yellowstone
Snowy Old Faithful picture in Yellowstone
Eagle picture in Yellowstone
Winter in Yellowstone picture in Yellowstone
Storm Approaching Hayden Valley picture in Yellowstone
Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces picture in Yellowstone
Bison Crossing the Road picture in Yellowstone
Colors Galore picture in Yellowstone
Canary Spring Casts a Bright Shade  picture in Yellowstone
Elk by Mammoth Hot Springs picture in Yellowstone

Inspiration Point in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone earned its name for the kaleidoscopic colors you can see. Stephanie Sawyer Getty Images

Old Faithful, Yellowstone's most famous attraction, earned its name from its highly predictable eruption schedule. pawel.gaul Getty Images

Keep your eyes peeled for a myriad of fascinating creatures (think: bison, wolves and coyotes) that graze serene meadows and punctuate Hayden Valley's hillly landscape. JREden Getty Images

The colors in Grand Prismatic Spring are caused by pigmented bacteria that grow around the edges of the mineral-rich water. The colors change depending on the water's temperature. lorcel Getty Images

Located near the South Entrance of the park, Moose Falls is just a short hike from the road. Sparty1711 Getty Images

To get up close to some of Yellowstone's more dangerous critters, head to the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, Montana. Levente Siklsi / EyeEm Getty Images

The Old Faithful area's geysers may be the main reason you visit Yellowstone, but no trip would be complete without seeing the park's oldest and hottest geothermal region, Norris Geyser Basin. Fyletto Getty Images

For fewer crowds and a starry sky as your backdrop, check out Old Faithful at night. Gary Weathers/Tetra Images Getty Images

Arrive in the peak summer months and you'll share Yellowstone's untamed terrain with about 10,000 to 20,000 elk. Bull elk (pictured above) feature distinctive antlers and can be found in areas like Hayden Valley. YinYang Getty Images

When driving through the park's Northeast Entrance, you'll pass through the picturesque Lamar Valley. JurgaR Getty Images

The Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center houses a few wolf packs, some of which howl back and forth with one another. bkilzer Getty Images

Yellowstone Lake features 141 miles of shoreline and is home to an abundance of wildlife and marine life, including elk, moose and trout. SeanXu Getty Images

No matter where you turn in this national park, prepare to be wowed by picturesque mountain vistas. You may even spot some animals roaming nearby. Michael H Spivak Getty Images

Mammoth Hot Springs' terraces are formed by calcium deposits left by the movement of hot water. The terraces are constantly changing shape. Yves Marcoux / Design Pics Getty Images

Grand Prismatic Spring's array of colors are best viewed from above. Marie-Louise Mandl / EyeEm Getty Images

More than 900 miles of hiking trails are available inside Yellowstone. rozdemir01 Getty Images

One of the most unique critters you may spot in Lamar Valley is the pronghorn, an antelope-like creature that's faster than any other land mammal in North America. Yiming Chen Getty Images

The Firehole River – named by early trappers for the steam that makes it appear to be smoking, as if on fire – follows the Continental Divide through the Upper Geyser Basin. Anna Gorin Getty Images

As the sun rises in the morning and sets in the evening, Yellowstone's brilliant colors are on full display. tonda Getty Images

Coyotes are harder to spot in Hayden Valley than larger animals like bison and elk. But if you bring a pair of binoculars, you may find one lurking in the grass. Alan Vernon. Flickr

Yellowstone Lake which occupies the heart of the park is a popular gathering place for Yellowstone's year-round residents. 1001Love Getty Images

For prime photo ops at Norris Geyser Basin, visitors say you should arrive around sunrise or sunset. kwiktor Getty Images

The park's very own Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone was formed by the rushing waters of the Yellowstone River. Fyletto Getty Images

Even in the winter you can count on Old Faithful erupting approximately every hour and a half. JudiLen Getty Images

Though the focal points of the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center are its grizzly bears and wolves, birds of prey like bald eagles can also be seen here. Joseph McCowie Flickr

During the winter, temperatures typically range from the 10s to 30s. The park also sees an average of 150 inches of snowfall each year. KenCanning Getty Images

Even before it rains, Hayden Valley's landscape is breathtaking. Kevin A Scherer Getty Images

Mammoth Hot Springs is the only major thermal area found outside the Yellowstone Caldera, which takes up most of the park's northwest corner. Daniel Viñé Garcia Getty Images

Drive through Lamar Valley and you may share the road with several bison. Daniel Viñé Garcia Getty Images

Depending on the temperature of the water, you may see blue, green and yellow hues at Grand Prismatic Spring. Westend61 Getty Images

Canary Spring is known for its striking yellow hues. Venture along the Upper Terrace Loop Drive to take in Canary Spring's brilliant colors, then continue terrace-hopping along Mammoth Hot Springs' many boardwalks. Lidija Kamansky Getty Images

Elk are regularly spotted grazing near Mammoth Hot Springs. barbaraaaa Getty Images

Inspiration Point picture in Yellowstone
Old Faithful picture in Yellowstone
View of Hayden Valley picture in Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring picture in Yellowstone
Moose Falls picture in Yellowstone
Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center picture in Yellowstone
Norris Geyser Basin picture in Yellowstone
Old Faithful at night picture in Yellowstone
Look out for Elk picture in Yellowstone
Lamar Valley picture in Yellowstone
Wolf Pack picture in Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake picture in Yellowstone
Mountain Vistas picture in Yellowstone
Mammoth Hot Springs picture in Yellowstone
Rainbow Colors picture in Yellowstone
Hiking picture in Yellowstone
Lamar Valley Pronghorns picture in Yellowstone
Firehole River picture in Yellowstone
Yellowstone Sunrises and Sunsets picture in Yellowstone
Coyote on the Hunt picture in Yellowstone
Bison near Yellowstone Lake picture in Yellowstone
Sunset at Norris Geyser Basin picture in Yellowstone
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone picture in Yellowstone
Snowy Old Faithful picture in Yellowstone
Eagle picture in Yellowstone
Winter in Yellowstone picture in Yellowstone
Storm Approaching Hayden Valley picture in Yellowstone
Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces picture in Yellowstone
Bison Crossing the Road picture in Yellowstone
Colors Galore picture in Yellowstone
Canary Spring Casts a Bright Shade  picture in Yellowstone
Elk by Mammoth Hot Springs picture in Yellowstone

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