Yellowstone National Park is a national park located primarily in the state of Wyoming in the United States. It was established in 1872 and is widely considered to be the first national park in the world. The park spans an area of over 2.2 million acres and is home to a diverse range of wildlife, geological formations, and natural features.
The park is perhaps best known for its geothermal features, including the iconic Old Faithful geyser, which erupts approximately every 90 minutes. Other notable geothermal features include hot springs, mud pots, and fumaroles. The park is situated atop the Yellowstone Caldera, which is one of the largest active volcanic systems in the world.
In addition to its geothermal features, Yellowstone National Park is also home to a wide variety of wildlife, including bison, elk, wolves, and grizzly bears. The park is a popular destination for hiking, camping, and fishing, and visitors can explore the park’s many trails and backcountry areas.
Yellowstone National Park is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered to be one of the most important natural preserves in the world. It remains an important symbol of the United States’ commitment to preserving its natural heritage and is visited by millions of people each year.