How does one describe one of the most mesmerizing places on Earth? Although words can hardly do justice to Yellowstone National Park, we’ll try to put its ethereal and mystical beauty in perspective and try to convince you to pay it a visit (if you haven’t done so already).
This American icon and one of Mother Nature’s finest creations was first spotted back in 1807 by Lewis and Clark when they went on their famous Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Yellowstone National Park is a melting pot for almost deviant-like dynamic geothermal forces that lurk just below the surface.
These forces of nature were the ultimate architects that gave rise to Yellowstone’s rugged and vibrant collection of mountains, rivers, canyons, springs and geysers, which are surrounded by a vivid tapestry of all kinds of animal life – from the largest mammals to the smallest birds.
And this is just a small fraction of the great allure this amazing site possesses.
The National park was official established in 1872, which makes it the oldest and perhaps most famous National Park in the USA.
Yellowstone is located in the northwest corner of Wyoming and it stretches over state borders into Idaho and Montana. Although the park cradles nearly 3,468.4 square miles (almost 9,000 square kilometers) of crystalline lakes, striking canyons, vast grasslands and thundering waterfalls, this American gem is most famous for its breath-taking geysers.
Yellowstone is visited by more than 3 million people each year, and even though the park is perhaps the most stunning during summer months, a visit in the off-season is something else.
But don’t take our word for it, go see for yourself.