Located mainly in Wyoming but also in Montana and Idaho, Yellowstone National Park was established as the first national park in the United States of America in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant. The main draw of park for many visitors is the landscape. Yellowstone covers an area of 3,468 square miles that includes lakes, canyons, rivers, mountain ranges, and geothermal features.
Of the many geothermal features of the park—which include geysers, hot springs, mud pots, and fumaroles—Old Faithful Geyser being one of the most popular spots in the park. The park is also known for its wildlife which includes bears, wolves, bison, and elk. To learn more about Yellowstone National Park, check out some of the following articles pertaining to the first national park in America.