Yellowstone in Winter: 9 Wonders to Explore


Yellowstone national park in winter is a hidden gem, a sanctuary for those seeking a unique and serene wilderness adventure.

One of the most iconic sights in Yellowstone, Old Faithful geyser erupts every 90 minutes, sending a jet of steam and water up to 180 feet in the air. 

Old Faithful Geyser 


The largest hot spring in the park, Grand Prismatic Spring is a colorful spectacle of blue, green, yellow, and orange hues.  

Grand Prismatic Spring 


A complex of terraces, pools, and travertine formations, Mammoth Hot Springs is a geological wonder that changes constantly. 

Mammoth Hot Springs 


Known as the Serengeti of North America, Lamar Valley is home to a rich variety of wildlife, including bison, elk, wolves, coyotes, and bears.  

Lamar Valley


The largest lake in the park, Yellowstone Lake is a stunning sight in winter, when it freezes over and creates a vast expanse of ice and snow. 

Yellowstone Lake 


The most famous waterfall in the park, Yellowstone Falls consists of two cascades, the Upper and Lower Falls, that plunge into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. 

Yellowstone Falls 


The hottest and most active geyser basin in the park, Norris Geyser Basin has a variety of geothermal features, such as geysers, hot springs, mud pots, and steam vents. 

Norris Geyser Basin 


A hidden gem in the park, Fairy Falls is a 197-foot waterfall that flows into a pool surrounded by forest. 

Fairy Falls 


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A 132-foot waterfall that drops from a basalt cliff, Tower Fall is named after the rock pinnacles that flank it.  

Tower Fall 


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