The Yellowstone National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site has been a great spot of tourist activities since mid-1960s. The diversified Yellowstone National Park is located in the Wyoming state of United States of America. A part of this park is located in the Montana and Idaho states as well. Officially this park was established in the regime of President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872.
The Yellowstone National Park is also known to be the first national park in the world. The Yellowstone National Park is famous for its geothermal features and varied wildlife. The Old Faithful Geyser is the most popular attraction of the park. The Yellowstone National Park holds many ecosystems within itself. The most abundant ecosystem is subalpine forest.
The total area of the Yellowstone National Park is 3,468.4 square miles (8,983 km square). The huge landscape of the Yellowstone National Park comprises of lakes, canyons, rivers and mountain ranges. The Yellowstone Lake located in the vicinity of the park is one of the largest high-elevation lakes in North America. The lake is present on the core of Yellowstone Caldera which itself is the largest super volcano on the continent.
The Yellowstone National Park has an active volcano, Caldera which has been active for the last two million years. The park is home to hundreds of species of birds, mammals, fish and reptiles. The park is also considered as a safe place for many endangered species. The flora and fauna of the park includes unique species of both.
The Google rating for the Yellowstone National Park is 4.6 stars. Most of the people are inspired by the wildlife. The Yellow National Park is a perfect place for any age. The landscapes, breath taking views, forests, wildlife and geysers along with unique ecosystem add up to a great experience. If you have interest in geology, zoology, botany or simply nature this place is a must see for you.