Welcome to yellowstone national park
Visitors come to Yellowstone to see geysers, hot springs, wildlife, and many other glorious land forms. There are many facts about Yellowstone and things to do in the park. Yellowstone includes Old Faithful, Steamboat, Giant, Giantess, Mammoth Hot Springs, and beautiful scenery. It is one of the most breath taking views in all of the U.S.
Yellowstone is 2,219,791 acres of land in Northwestern U.S.A, that includes Northwest Wyoming, Western Idaho, and Southwestern Montana.Yellowstone is located in the Rockies on a volcanic basin that had several gigantic eruptions. All because of the volcanic basin Yellowstone has geysers, hot springs, and some land forms that were made by the molten lava.
There are other land forms not caused by lava such as waterfalls and canyons. There are 10,000 hot springs, vents, and mud pots that show that there is still volcanic activity. Half the geysers in the world are located in Yellowstone totaling to 300 geysers. Yellowstone is a national park so it is one of the biggest animal sanctuaries in the world and is one third bigger than Delaware. It is a wonderful place to visit.
In 1988 the Yellowstone Wildfire burned down 36% of the park. The park welcomed the guests so they could see nature rebuild itself. The ash fertilized the soil, so animal and plant life bounced back quickly.
President roosevelt's Visit
The Roosevelt Arch is the grand entrance of Yellowstone. While it was being built President Roosevelt visited the park in 1903.
The animals that are in Yellowstone are bison, grizzly bears, elk, bighorns, coyotes, lynx, bobcats, pumas, moose, beaver, wolves, and birds. The largest of the animals is the large bull bison which is the background. The large bull bison is 2,500 pounds.
The trees that Yellowstone has are Lodgepole pines, Douglas fir, Subalpine fir, Englemann spruce, Blue spruce, and Whitebark pine. Lodgepole pines is the background and the most common. It covers 80% of the park.