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Yellowstone National Park Travel Guide

With Yellowstone receiving nearly three million visitors per year, the National Park Service runs dozens of interpretative programs out of different bases to keep up with visitor interest in the park's extraordinary geothermal areas and wildlife. In the summer months, rangers lead seven different half-day educational hikes around the park that visit lesser-known geothermal and wilderness areas. Hikes cost only $15 per adult and $5 for kids seven to 15.

 (Photo: Index Open)About Yellowstone National Park

Geysers, hot springs, mountains, waterfalls, animals you'd only ever seen on the Discovery Channel standing feet away—for many national park aficionados, Yellowstone has the best of everything. read more

When to visit Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is a major vacation destination throughout much of the year. The most popular time to visit is during the summer, when tempatures are the warmest. Many roads close during winter due to snow; however, those with an adventurous side can still ride snowmobiles into the park during these months. Spring and fall are ideal times to visit for decent weather, fewer visitors, and lower prices. read more

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