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Yellowstone Hotspot


Dive deep into the world of Yellowstone National Park.

Mammoth Hotel Map

Yellowstone’s Iconic Map

At a time when many people no longer learn to read maps, instead relying on GPS or Mapquest, perhaps contemplating one piece of magnificent art can help us find our way.

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Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Yellowstone's thermal geology, characterized by its geothermal features like geysers, hot springs, and fumaroles, creates a dynamic and otherworldly landscape teeming with vibrant colors and unique formations. This geothermal activity is a constant reminder of the immense volcanic forces beneath the surface, shaping the park's rugged beauty and diverse ecosystems.

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Wolf walking between trees

Q&A with Wolf Expert Rick McIntyre

Rick McIntyre arrived at Yellowstone National Park in 1974, just a few years after the nation’s first national park celebrated its centennial.

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Rangers taking Yellowstone Pledge

Q&A with a Yellowstone Ranger

A retired, long time Yellowstone National Park ranger shares little-known insights into the various situations that percolate, and sometimes erupt, in our first national park.

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Mother elk licking her baby

Meet Yellowstone’s Spring Babies

Spring is a busy time in Yellowstone National Park. The snow is melting, the grass is greening, and any day now we'll start to spot the spring babies of Yellowstone.

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