In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed an act that created the National Park Service. President Woodrow signed the act because he wanted to keep all the National Parks to be safe that's why there are park rangers all around the United States of America helping to secure the Wildlife and making sure visitors or campers follow the rules or the regulations. There are 22,000 employees and 400,000 volunteers. Also there are 417 National Parks in USA.
The Yellowstone National park established in 1872, is the oldest national park in United States and the world. It's also the best-known in the United States. It’s located in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.
One of the must see sites in Yellowstone Park is Old Faithful. The most famous and largest geyser in the world. A geyser is a spring that spouts hot water and steam into the air. OLd Faithful lies in northwestern Wyoming. The geyser is named Old Faithful because how it erupts on the time it's supposed to like every 90 minutes. Most of the eruptions are 120 to 150 feet. The eruptions normally last 1 ½ to 5 minutes
a mule deer seen in Yellowstone
When you come to Yellowstone National you can see about 300 species of birds. Some of the birds you can see are songbirds, woodpeckers, jays, chickadees, nuthatches, ravens, swans, geese, bald eagles, ospreys and falcons. You can see five dozen species of animals too. Many of the animals are bison, ,elk, moose, pronghorn mountain goat, bighorn sheep, mule deer, black and grizzly bears, foxes coyotes, wolves, badgers, bobcats, pumas, weasels, otters, hares, rabbits, shrews and bats.
if you are plant lover you should definitely come to Yellowstone Park because ⅘ of the park is forested. Some of the wildflower species are phlox, lupines, cinquefoils, larkspurs, and Indian paintbrushes. You can also see lodge pole pines, white bark pine, cottonwood, aspens and willow.
Some of the activities you can do are hiking, camping, fishing and boating are the few of many outdoor activities you can do. During the winter skiing and snowshoeing.
So when you have time, come and visit Yellowstone National Park. See Old Faithful, see the animal, birds and plants while taking a hike. Don’t forget to camp and many other activities.
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