Top Five Things to See at Yellowstone National Park!
Yellowstone National Park is one of America’s greatest treasures. The park was established in 1872 by congress and President Ulysses S. Grant. Considered the first national park in the world, Yellowstone features amazing natural wonders that everyone should have the chance to enjoy. Spend a week in beautiful Jackson Hole Wyoming and explore everything that Yellowstone has to offer. Stay at the Lodge at Jackson Hole, an upscale Jackson Hole hotel, for an amazing vacation you will never forget.
Yellowstone National Park is comprised of 3,468.4 square miles and is home to dozens of animals including grizzly bears, free ranging elk herds, coyotes and more. The Yellowstone Bison herd is the oldest and largest public herd in the country. There are so many amazing things to see in Yellowstone that you might need multiple trips. Here are the top five things you should see during a trip to Yellowstone National Park.
5. Fountain Paint Pots- Located in the Lower Geyser Basin of Yellowstone, the Fountain Paint Pots are bubbling mud pits that vary in color from red to yellow. The mud’s color depends on the amount of iron oxidation in it.
4. Tower Fall- This 132-foot waterfall is one of the most popular sights. Take the path behind the Tower Fall General Store to have a beautiful view of the falls
3.Mammoth Hot Springs – These beautiful hot springs were created over thousands of years and are surrounded by travertine. Algae living in the hot springs have turned the surrounded travertine various shades of brown, orange, red and green.
2. Hayden Valley- If you want to see wildlife in Yellowstone, then you have to spend time in the Hayden valley. The open meadow is the perfect spot to see buffalo, elk or deer grazing and the occasional bear will come wandering through.
1. Old Faithful – This famous cone geyser is a must see during a trip to Yellowstone. The geyser blows every 91 minutes and is a sight to see.
Check out these amazing sights and more when you vacation in Jackson Hole. There are a ton of great Jackson Hole activities to explore during your vacation. Contact the friendly staff at the Lodge at Jackson Hole today with questions or to book your vacation!