Yellowstone National Park is the oldest national park in the United States and was established in 1872

The park is located primarily in Wyoming but also stretches into Montana and Idaho. It covers an area of 2.2 million acres, which is larger than the states of Rhode Island

Yellowstone is home to the largest concentration of geysers in the world, with over 500 geysers and thousands of hot springs and other hydrothermal features

Yellowstone is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including grizzly bears, black bears, wolves, elk, bison, moose, and more

The park is situated on top of a giant volcanic hotspot, which has created the geothermal features and contributes to the park's stunning natural beauty

The park contains one of the largest petrified forests in the world, with over 50 square miles of petrified wood

Yellowstone is also home to the largest high-altitude lake in North America, Yellowstone Lake, which covers an area of 136 square miles

Yellowstone has more than 1,100 miles of hiking trails, including trails that lead to remote backcountry areas and offer stunning views of the park's natural features

Yellowstone was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1978, recognizing its unique natural features and biodiversity

The park is home to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, a 20-mile-long canyon that is up to 1,200 feet deep and features stunning waterfalls and colorful rock formations