Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

In The Park in Yellowstone

Shopping: In Yellowstone Lodges

Yellowstone National Park lodging concessioner Xanterra Parks & Resorts operates gift shops in hotels throughout the park. Bear Den Gift Store At Old Faithful Snow Lodge The winter-themed Bear Den Gift Shop is located in the Old Faithful Snow Lodge, and offers the largest selection of youth-oriented products in the park. Bear ...

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Camping at Yellowstone

Of Yellowstone's 12 campgrounds, seven are operated on a first-come, first-served basis by the National Park Service. Five of the campgrounds, encompassing more than 1,400 sites, may be reserved one year in advance by calling Xanterra Parks & Resorts® toll-free at (866) GEYSERLAND (866) 439-7375. In addition, Fishing Bridge RV ...

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Work In Yellowstone

Seasonal and full-time jobs may be available with companies that offer lodging, dining, shopping and tour experiences in and around Yellowstone National Park. Each summer and winter, Xanterra Parks & Resorts, the companty that operates lodges and tours in the park, hires employees to live and work in Yellowstone. For ...

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Walking & Hiking

Most of Yellowstone's 2.2 million acres is backcountry interspersed with approximately 1,000 miles of backcountry trails that run through a variety of terrain. (Dogs, except service animals with required permits, and bicycles are not allowed on any trails.) Be prepared before setting out on a day hike. Park rangers can ...

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Continental Divide Trail

The construction of the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) is one of the most significant conservation initiatives ever undertaken. Designated by Congress in 1978, a focused effort to complete the trail by 2008 is underway. The course will run 3,100 miles from Mexico to Canada, following the landmark divide through ...

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Shopping: Yellowstone General Stores

With 12 locations throughout Yellowstone National Park, each located near major attractions, Yellowstone General Stores are convenient places to rest, refuel and enjoy one-of-a-kind Yellowstone shopping to find something unique to bring home. Each location offers a selection of groceries, camping supplies, souvenirs and Native American-inspired collectibles. Old Faithful General ...

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Activities & Programs

Listen to the sound of long summer days calling you to experience adventure in Yellowstone’s mountain wilderness. The backcountry beckons anglers to streams teeming with fish, and hikers to trails winding through meadows undulating with wildflowers. Whether fishing on the Madison River, taking a guided walk with an interpretive ...

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Winter in Yellowstone

Visit Yellowstone in winter to enjoy a truly spectacular landscape where snow blankets the park and geysers spout towering plumes of steam and water through the cold, crisp air. Enjoy the snowy scenery through snowcoach and snowmobile tours, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and many other winter park programs. What to Wear Winter ...

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Trails of Yellowstone

These self-guiding trails are easy walks on which most points of interest are labeled to foster a greater understanding of nature. For more information, see Yellowstone Today or consult the self-guiding pamphlets available at visitor centers and trailheads. Addional trails wind throughout the park; check at a ranger station ...

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