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What are the top ten attractions at Yellowstone National Park?

I have been going to Yellowstone for over 37 years now. There's something truly special about this national treasure, with its geothermal wonders, diverse wildlife, and stunning landscapes that continue to captivate visitors year after year. It's a testament to the park's enduring allure and no wonder why I and so many others have been returning for so long.

One of the many questions I get here at Yellowstone Explored is this: "What are the top ten attractions at Yellowstone National Park?" In this article I want to answer just that!


With so much to see and do in the park, it can be overwhelming to decide which attractions to visit. I've compiled a list of the top ten must-see attractions in Yellowstone National Park to help you plan your trip and make the most of your visit. From geysers to waterfalls to wildlife, these attractions are sure to impress and provide an unforgettable Yellowstone experience.


1. Old Faithful: One of the most popular attractions in Yellowstone, Old Faithful is a geyser that erupts regularly, shooting hot water and steam up to 185 feet in the air. Old faithful erupts roughly 20 times a day and can be predicted with a 90 percent confidence rate within a 10 minute variation.

2. Grand Prismatic Spring: Known for its vivid colors and large size, the Grand Prismatic Spring is the largest hot spring in the United States and the third largest in the world.

3. Mammoth Hot Springs: A series of hot springs and terraces, Mammoth Hot Springs features unique geological formations and colorful mineral deposits. Additionally, its the location of historical military fort from the early days of Yellowstone.

4. Lamar Valley: Known for its abundant wildlife, Lamar Valley offers opportunities to spot bison, wolves, grizzly bears, and other animals. People from around the world come here to Fly fish the Lamar River - including me!

5. Norris Geyser Basin: One of the hottest and most active geyser basins in Yellowstone, Norris Geyser Basin features a variety of geothermal features and is home to the world's tallest active geyser (Steamboat Geyser).

6. Lower Yellowstone River Falls: The Lower Yellowstone River Falls is a 308-foot waterfall located in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

7. Hayden Valley: A prime location for wildlife viewing, Hayden Valley is home to bison herds, wolves, and grizzly bears, as well as several smaller streams and rivers.

8. Artist Point: Located on the south rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Artist Point offers panoramic views of the canyon and Lower Yellowstone River Falls.

9. Yellowstone Lake: Located in along the lower loop of the park, Yellowstone Lake is the largest freshwater lake in North America above 7,000 feet.

10. Tower Fall: A 132-foot waterfall located in the northeastern section of the park, Tower Fall is surrounded by scenic views and hiking trails.



Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park

Old Faithful is one of the most popular attractions in Yellowstone National Park. Here is a few things to know to help you plan your visit:

  1. What is Old Faithful? Old Faithful is a geyser located in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. It is known for its regular eruptions, which occur approximately every 90 minutes, shooting hot water and steam up to 185 feet in the air. Old Faithful got its name in 1870 by the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition, and it has been captivating visitors ever since. The history of Old Faithful dates back thousands of years, when the geothermal features in the park began to form. Native American tribes were the first people to discover and use the thermal waters for cooking and healing. In the early 1800s, explorers and fur traders began to visit the area, and they reported seeing the geysers and hot springs. The first documented account of Old Faithful was in 1870 by the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition, led by Henry Washburn. They named it "Old Faithful" because of its frequent and predictable eruptions.

  2. When to visit Old Faithful? Old Faithful is open year-round, but its accessibility depends on the season. The best time to visit is from May to September when the roads are open and the weather is favorable. The busiest times are during the summer months when the park receives the most visitors.

  3. What to do at Old Faithful? Watching an eruption of Old Faithful is the main attraction. You can also explore the nearby boardwalks and trails, which offer views of other geysers, hot springs, and thermal features. The Old Faithful Visitor Education Center is located nearby and offers educational exhibits, ranger-led programs, and a gift shop.

  4. How to get to Old Faithful? Old Faithful is located in the Upper Geyser Basin, which is accessible by car, bus, or tour. From the park's west entrance, it takes approximately 30-40 minutes to reach Old Faithful. The nearest airport is located in Bozeman, Montana, which is approximately 90 miles away from the park.

  5. Tips for visiting Old Faithful?

    • Arrive early to find a good spot to view an eruption and avoid the crowds.

    • Check the Old Faithful eruption predictions at the visitor center or online to plan your visit.

    • Wear comfortable shoes and bring sunscreen, water, and snacks for your visit.

    • Stay on the boardwalks and trails to avoid damaging the fragile thermal features and for your safety.

    • Be prepared for changing weather conditions, including sudden rain or hailstorms.

    • Be aware of your surroundings - Buffalo and Grizzly bears are common in this area of the park. Click Here to see a video of a buffalo attack on the boardwalk!

Old Faithful is a must-see attraction in Yellowstone National Park, and its regular eruptions are a natural wonder not to be missed.





Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park

Grand Prismatic Spring is the second most popular attraction in Yellowstone. The Grand Prismatic Spring is visually stunning and is a must if you are in the lower loop of the park. What to know before you visit:

1. What is Grand Prismatic Spring? Grand Prismatic Spring is the largest hot spring in the United States and the third largest in the world. Its vibrant colors, which range from bright blue to deep orange, are caused by pigmented bacteria that grow in the hot water. The spring is approximately 370 feet (112 meters) in diameter and reaches a depth of 160 feet (49 meters). Its waters are heated by underground volcanic activity, making it one of the hottest natural springs in the park. The water from the Grand Prismatic Spring flows downstream into the Firehole River.


2. When to visit Grand Prismatic Spring? Grand Prismatic Spring is accessible year-round, via vehicle during the summer and snowmobile or snow-coach during the winter. I believe that the ideal season to visit the Grand Prismatic Spring is during the summer months, particularly in the early morning. At this time, the colors of the spring are especially vibrant and the rising steam creates a captivating spectacle. Moreover, the steam is not so dense that it obstructs the view of the spring's striking hues. It's recommended to visit early in the morning or later in the afternoon to avoid the crowds. During the summer months it can be next to impossible to find a parking spot during the day!


3. What to do at Grand Prismatic Spring? Visitors can view Grand Prismatic Spring from several vantage points, including the boardwalks that surround the spring and a nearby hillside trail that offers panoramic views. The spring can also be seen from the air on a helicopter or plane tour. Nearby attractions include other geothermal features, hiking trails, and scenic overlooks.


4. How to get to Grand Prismatic Spring? Grand Prismatic Spring is located in the Midway Geyser Basin, which is accessible by car, bus, or tour. It is located approximately 20-25 minutes south of the Old Faithful area. The nearest airport is located in Bozeman, Montana, which is approximately 90 miles away from the park.


To access the upper view of the Grand Prismatic Spring overlook, park at the Fairy Falls trailhead. Shortly after starting your hike you will cross over the Firehole River and hike roughly 1mile along trail which consist of loose gravel and is roughly 10-12 feet wide. Near the 1 mile mark you will see a trail that leads up a shirt 1/2 mile climb before arriving at the Grand Prismatic Spring Overlook and a breath-taking view of Grand Prismatic Spring.


5. Tips for visiting Grand Prismatic Spring?

  • Arrive early in the morning or later in the afternoon/evening to avoid the crowds.

  • Wear comfortable shoes and bring sunscreen, water, snacks, camera and binoculars for your visit.

  • Stay on the boardwalks and trails to avoid damaging the fragile thermal features and for your safety.

  • Be prepared for changing weather conditions, including sudden rain or hailstorms.

  • Take the hillside trail for panoramic views of Grand Prismatic Spring, but note that it can be steep and strenuous and over a mile to hike (one way).

Grand Prismatic Spring is full of vibrant colors and unique geological features and is should not to be missed.




Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park


Mammoth Hot Springs is a geothermal area located in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park. Here is a few things to know to help you plan your visit:


1. What’s the Mammoth Hot Springs? Mammoth Hot Springs is a series of hot springs and travertine terraces that have been formed by the hot water and mineral deposits over thousands of years. The terraces are constantly changing and evolving due to the ongoing geological activity in the area. Visitors to Mammoth Hot Springs can explore the area on a series of boardwalks that wind through the terraces. The boardwalks offer a close-up view of the formations and the colorful pools of water that fill them.

2. When to visit Mammoth Hot Springs? Mammoth Hot Springs is open year-round via car, I personally prefer to visit during the spring and fall. However, the winter is amazing and shows a different kind of beauty. The area can be crowded during the summer months, but the terraces are beautiful during this time with lots of blooming wildflowers.

3. What to do at Mammoth Hot Springs? Visitors can explore the various boardwalks that traverse the area, allowing for close-up views of the hot springs and terraces. The Lower Terraces boardwalk is the easiest to navigate, while the Upper Terraces boardwalk offers more challenging terrain with steeper inclines. The Mammoth Hot Springs Historic District is located nearby and offers exhibits, a visitor center, and a selection of shops and restaurants.


You may be interested in reading two of my other articles related to this area! 1- "Historical Structures of Yellowstone that Most Park Visitors Will Never See & Experience –But Should"

4. How to get to Mammoth Hot Springs? Mammoth Hot Springs is located in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park, near the Montana border. It is accessible by car, bus, or tour. The nearest airport is located in Bozeman, Montana, which is approximately 90 miles away from the park.

5. Tips for visiting Mammoth Hot Springs?

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring sunscreen, water, and snacks for your visit. Having a good camera and binoculars is a must.

  • Stay on the boardwalks to avoid damaging the fragile thermal features and for your safety.

  • Be prepared for changing weather conditions, including sudden rain or hailstorms.

  • Check the ranger-led program schedules at the visitor center for educational tours and talks.

  • Visit some of the historic buildings and read the informational plats located along the sidewalk in the Historic district.

  • Visit the historic military gravesite (see post mentioned above)

Mammoth Hot Springs is a fascinating and unique attraction in Yellowstone National Park, with its distinctive geology and constantly evolving landscape. A visit to Mammoth Hot Springs is a must-do for anyone exploring the park.




Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park

Lamar Valley is a beautiful and expansive valley located in the northeastern part of Yellowstone National Park. Here is a few things to know to help you plan your visit:


1. What is Lamar Valley? Lamar Valley is a vast, open valley that stretches for over 20 miles, with the Lamar River running through the center. It is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including bison, wolves, elk, and grizzly bears.

2. When to visit Lamar Valley? Lamar Valley is accessible year-round. I honestly love visiting Lamar in the summer as Fly fishing is at its peak, However, the fall months are also popular due to the changing colors of the foliage. In the winter, the valley is accessible by car (truck is preferred), and visitors can enjoy the beautiful winter scenery. Moose and wolves are common to see during winter months.

3. What to do at Lamar Valley? Lamar Valley is a great place for wildlife watching and hiking. Visitors can take a scenic drive through the valley, stop at the various pullouts to observe wildlife, and take a hike on one of the many trails. The valley is also popular for fishing, with the Lamar River offering opportunities to catch trout. Wildlife watching tours and guided hikes are also available.

4. How to get to Lamar Valley? Lamar Valley is located in the northeastern part of Yellowstone National Park, near the park's northeastern entrance. It is accessible by car, bus, or tour. The nearest airport is located in Bozeman, Montana.


5. Tips for visiting Lamar Valley?

  • Bring binoculars or a spotting scope for better wildlife viewing.

  • Look for large groups of people who have pulled off the road and have their binoculars out - most likely they have spotted some wildlife!

  • Stay in your vehicle or keep a safe distance when observing wildlife for your safety and the animals' safety.

  • Respect trail closures and bear safety warnings.

  • Carry bear spray

  • Bring sunscreen, water, and snacks for your visit.

  • Be prepared for changing weather conditions, including sudden rain or hailstorms.

  • If you are fly fishing - be sure to have the correct flies - Having fished in the park most of my life, here are the flies I recommend - Yellowstone Trout Fly Fishing Fly Box (80 Flies) with FREE SHIPPING

Lamar Valley is a unique and picturesque part of Yellowstone National Park, offering a chance to see some of the park's most iconic wildlife in their natural habitat. A visit to Lamar Valley is a must-do for any Yellowstone National Park itinerary.




Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

Norris Geyser Basin is one of the most unique and fascinating geological areas in Yellowstone National Park. Here is a few things to know to help you plan your visit:


1. What is Norris Geyser Basin? Norris Geyser Basin is a geothermal area located in the northwest corner of Yellowstone National Park. It is the hottest and most changeable of all the geyser basins in the park and is home to a large number of geysers, hot springs, mud pots, and fumaroles.


2. When to visit Norris Geyser Basin? Norris Geyser Basin is open year-round, vehicle during the summer and snowmobile or snow-coach during the winter., but the best time to visit is during the summer months when the weather is mild and the boardwalks are clear of snow. The area can be crowded during peak season, but the off-season is less crowded and offers unique views of the geothermal activity in the snow. Note: to access the Norris Geyser Basin in the winter it will have to be done on snowmobile.


3. What to do at Norris Geyser Basin? Visitors can explore the various boardwalks that traverse the area, allowing for close-up views of the geysers, hot springs, and other thermal features. The popular areas include the Porcelain Basin and the Back Basin, each offering unique and stunning features. Visitors can also attend ranger-led talks and demonstrations, which provide a deeper understanding of the geological activity in the area.


4. How to get to Norris Geyser Basin? Norris Geyser Basin is located in the northwest corner of Yellowstone National Park, near the junction of the Norris-Canyon Road and the Grand Loop Road. It is accessible by car, bus, or tour.


5. Tips for visiting Norris Geyser Basin?

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring sunscreen, water, and snacks for your visit.

  • Stay on the boardwalks to avoid damaging the fragile thermal features and for your safety.

  • Be sure to stop by to see the world's tallest active geyser (Steamboat Geyser). Eruptions occur anywhere between 3 days to 50 years!

  • Be prepared for changing weather conditions, including sudden rain or hailstorms.

  • Plan to spend at least two hours exploring the basin to see all of the features.

  • Check the ranger-led program schedules at the visitor center for educational tours and talks.

  • Carry Bear Spray!

Norris Geyser Basin is a unique and awe-inspiring area of Yellowstone National Park, offering a chance to witness the amazing geothermal activity and beauty of the park. A visit to Norris Geyser Basin is a must-do for anyone exploring the park.




Lower Yellowstone River Falls, Yellowstone National Park

The Lower Yellowstone River Falls is one of the most beautiful and iconic natural features in Yellowstone National Park. Here is a few things to know to help you plan your visit:

1. What are the Lower Yellowstone River Falls? The Lower Yellowstone River Falls is a waterfall located in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in the central region of Yellowstone National Park. The waterfall drops over 300 feet into the canyon and is one of the most photographed and visited areas of the park.


2. When to visit Lower Yellowstone River Falls? The Lower Yellowstone River Falls is accessible year-round, vehicle during the summer and snowmobile or snow-coach during the winter. Its often debated as to when the best time of year is to visit the falls, however, during the summer the waterfall is at its peak flow. The fall months are also popular due to the changing colors of the foliage, and the winter months offer stunning views of the frozen waterfall.


3. What to do at Lower Yellowstone River Falls? Visitors can enjoy the stunning views of the waterfall from multiple vantage points on the canyon rim, including from the popular Artist Point overlook. The area offers a range of hiking trails that offer unique views of the falls and the surrounding canyon. The area is also popular for wildlife viewing, with bison and elk commonly seen in the surrounding meadows.


4. How to get to Lower Yellowstone River Falls? The Lower Yellowstone River Falls is located in the central region of Yellowstone National Park, near the Canyon Village area. It is accessible by car, bus, or tour.


5. Tips for visiting Lower Yellowstone River Falls?

  • Stay on designated trails and keep a safe distance from the canyon rim for your safety.

  • Respect trail closures and bear safety warnings.

  • Be prepared for changing weather conditions, including sudden rain or hailstorms.

  • Visit during off-peak hours or during the shoulder season to avoid crowds.

The Lower Yellowstone River Falls is a stunning and iconic natural feature of Yellowstone National Park, offering a chance to witness the beauty and power of nature. A visit to the Lower Yellowstone River Falls is a must-do for any Yellowstone National Park itinerary.




Hayden Valley is a large, expansive valley located in the center of Yellowstone National Park, and is known for its abundant wildlife and beautiful vistas. Here is a few things to know to help you plan your visit:

1. What is Hayden Valley? Hayden Valley is a vast, open grassy valley that stretches for several miles in the center of Yellowstone National Park. It is home to a variety of wildlife, including bison, elk, wolves, grizzly bears, and many other species. The valley is also known for its scenic views of the surrounding mountain ranges and the Yellowstone River.

2. When to visit Hayden Valley? Hayden Valley is open year-round, vehicle during the summer and snowmobile or snow-coach during the winter. Personally, I think the best time to visit is during the early summer months when the wildlife tend to be most active. The valley is also beautiful in the fall when the foliage changes colors, and in the winter when the valley is covered in snow and ice.

3. What to do at Hayden Valley? Visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the valley and observe the abundant wildlife from designated pullouts and hiking trails. The valley offers some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities in the park, with bison herds and elk commonly seen grazing in the grassy meadows. The area is also popular for bird watching and fishing in the Yellowstone River.

4. How to get to Hayden Valley? Hayden Valley is located in the center of Yellowstone National Park, near the Canyon Village and Fishing Bridge areas. It is accessible by car, bus, or tour.

5. Tips for visiting Hayden Valley?

  • Be prepared for wildlife encounters and follow all bear safety precautions.

  • Respect trail closures and stay on designated trails to avoid damaging the fragile ecosystem.

  • Bring binoculars and a camera for wildlife viewing and photography.

  • Check weather conditions and road closures before visiting, as the area can be affected by sudden storms and changing road conditions.

  • Visit during off-peak hours or during the shoulder season to avoid crowds.

Hayden Valley is a unique and beautiful area of Yellowstone National Park, offering a chance to witness the beauty and diversity of the park's wildlife and natural landscape. A visit to Hayden Valley is a must-do for any Yellowstone National Park itinerary.




Artist Point is a popular overlook located in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in Yellowstone National Park. It is known for its stunning views of the Lower Yellowstone River Falls and the surrounding canyon. Here is a few things to know to help you plan your visit:

1. What is Artist Point? Artist Point is an overlook located on the south rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. It offers sweeping views of the Lower Yellowstone River Falls, the canyon walls, and the surrounding landscape. The area is named after Thomas Moran, a famous American painter who visited the canyon in 1871 and made a series of sketches and paintings that helped promote the area's beauty and importance.

2. When to visit Artist Point? Artist Point is accessible year-round, vehicle during the summer and snowmobile or snow-coach during the winter. However, I personally loved the view of the canyon walls in the winter.For most visitors, the early summer months when the weather is more favorable and the waterfall is at its peak flow. The fall months are also popular due to the changing colors of the foliage.

3. What to do at Artist Point? Visitors can enjoy the stunning views of the waterfall and canyon from multiple vantage points along the overlook. The area offers a range of hiking trails that offer unique views of the falls and the surrounding canyon. The South Rim Trail is a popular option that leads to additional overlooks and viewpoints of the canyon. The area is also popular for wildlife viewing, with bison and elk commonly seen in the surrounding meadows.

4. How to get to Artist Point? Artist Point is located in the central region of Yellowstone National Park, near the Canyon Village area. It is accessible by car, bus, or tour. Parking may be limited so be sure to get there early.

5. Tips for visiting Artist Point?

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring sunscreen, water, and snacks for your visit.

  • Artist Point is Wheelchair accessible.

  • Stay on designated trails and keep a safe distance from the canyon rim for your safety.

  • Respect trail closures and bear safety warnings.

  • Be prepared for changing weather conditions, including sudden rain or hailstorms.

  • Visit during off-peak hours or during the shoulder season to avoid crowds.

Artist Point is a stunning and iconic natural feature of Yellowstone National Park, offering a chance to witness the beauty and power of nature. A visit to Artist Point is a must-do for any Yellowstone National Park itinerary.




Yellowstone Lake is the largest body of water in Yellowstone National Park, and is known for its natural beauty, recreational opportunities, and diverse ecosystem. Here is a few things to know to help you plan your visit:

1. What is Yellowstone Lake? Yellowstone Lake is a large, deep, and cold freshwater lake located in the center of Yellowstone National Park. It is surrounded by mountains and forests, and is fed by the Yellowstone River and various other tributaries. The lake is home to a diverse range of fish species and aquatic life, and is an important part of the park's ecosystem. The region around Yellowstone Lake in the park was inhabited by several tribes for thousands of years before the arrival of European explorers.

The Crow, Shoshone, and Bannock tribes lived in the Yellowstone area and used it for hunting, fishing, and gathering resources. The Crow tribe referred to the area as "Hoaxte' "(Good Medicine) and considered it a sacred place.

2. When to visit Yellowstone Lake? Yellowstone Lake is accessible year-round, vehicle during the summer and snowmobile or snow-coach during the winter. My favorite time to visit the lake is in late August or early September when you can see the Native American Fish trap along the shoreline. For most visitors, the best time to visit is during the summer months when the weather is favorable and the water is warm enough for swimming and boating. The fall months are also popular due to the changing colors.

3. What to do at Yellowstone Lake? Visitors can enjoy a range of recreational activities at Yellowstone Lake, including swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, and camping. The lake offers a range of boat tours and private or guided fishing trips, as well as several campgrounds and picnic areas. The area is also popular for wildlife viewing, with elk, bison, and grizzly bears commonly seen in the surrounding meadows.

4. How to get to Yellowstone Lake? Yellowstone Lake is located in the center of Yellowstone National Park, and is accessible by car, bus, or tour. The lake is approximately 20 miles from the Old Faithful area, and can be reached via the Grand Loop Road.

5. Tips for visiting Yellowstone Lake?

  • Follow all boating and fishing regulations to help protect the lake's ecosystem.

  • Visit the Lake in the early parts of the day as the winds tend to pick up after 3 pm making for some not so fun picnics or water activities.

  • Respect trail closures and bear safety warnings.

  • Be prepared for changing weather conditions, including sudden rain or hailstorms. See point #2

  • Avoid swimming in the lake's cold waters without proper gear and training.

Yellowstone Lake is a beautiful and important part of Yellowstone National Park, offering a chance to experience the beauty and diversity of the park's natural ecosystem. A visit to Yellowstone Lake is a must-do for any Yellowstone National Park itinerary.




Tower Fall is a popular natural feature located in the northeastern region of Yellowstone National Park. It is known for its stunning 132-foot waterfall and unique rock formations. Here is a few things to know to help you plan your visit:

1. What is Tower Fall? Tower Fall is a waterfall located on Tower Creek, a tributary of the Yellowstone River. The waterfall drops 132 feet (40 meters) into a deep canyon, and is surrounded by unique volcanic rock formations. The area is named after the nearby Tower Junction, a historic transportation hub in the park.

The name "Tower" comes from the nearby rock formations, which were given the name by members of the 1870 Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition.

The waterfall and its surroundings offer visitors a scenic viewpoint and hiking trails, with the Tower Fall General Store and Campground located nearby.

In the past, the waterfall was a popular spot for visitors to swim and dive, but in 1970, the National Park Service banned swimming in the area due to safety concerns. The ban remains in place today, and visitors are advised to enjoy the falls from the designated viewing areas.

2. When to visit Tower Fall? Tower Fall is accessible year-round, vehicle during the summer and snowmobile or snow-coach during the winter. However, but the best time to visit is during the early parts of the summer when the weather is favorable and the waterfall is at its peak flow. The fall months are also popular due to the changing colors of the foliage, and the winter months offer stunning views of the frozen waterfall and snowy canyon.

3. What to do at Tower Fall? Visitors can enjoy the stunning views of the waterfall and surrounding canyon from multiple vantage points along the overlook. The area offers a range of hiking trails that offer unique views of the falls and the surrounding forest. The Tower Fall Trail is a popular option that leads to additional viewpoints and the nearby Calcite Springs Overlook. The area is also popular for wildlife viewing, with bighorn sheep and other animals commonly seen in the surrounding hills.

4. How to get to Tower Fall? Tower Fall is located in the northeastern region of Yellowstone National Park, near the Tower Junction area. It is accessible by car, bus, or tour. The nearest airport is located in Bozeman, Montana, which is approximately 90 miles away from the park.

5. Tips for visiting Tower Fall?

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring sunscreen, water, and snacks for your visit.

  • The area is also known for its wildlife, including elk, bison, and black bears.

  • Stay on designated trails and keep a safe distance from the canyon rim for your safety.

  • Respect trail closures and bear safety warnings.

  • Be prepared for changing weather conditions, including sudden rain or hailstorms.

  • Visit during off-peak hours or during the shoulder season to avoid crowds.

  • Parking may be hard to find another reason to get there early

Tower Fall is a stunning and unique natural feature of Yellowstone National Park, offering a chance to witness the beauty and power of nature. A visit to Tower Fall is a must-do for any Yellowstone National Park itinerary.


Conclusion

Yellowstone National Park is a wonderland of natural beauty, and its top attractions offer visitors a chance to experience some of the most stunning and unique sights in the world. From the awe-inspiring eruptions of Old Faithful to the colorful grandeur of Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone's natural wonders never fail to leave visitors in awe. And with abundant opportunities for wildlife viewing, hiking, and outdoor adventure, the park offers something for everyone. We hope this guide to the top ten attractions in Yellowstone National Park has helped you plan your visit and provided inspiration for your next adventure in this natural wonderland.


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