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Yellowstone National Park

Posted by http://www.nps.gov/yell on Saturday, 08 December, 2018  03:32

Yellowstone National Park is a national park located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, although it also extends into Montana and Idaho. It was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872. Yellowstone, widely held to be the first national park in the world, is known for its wildlife and its many geothermal features, especially Old Faithful Geyser, one of the most popular features in the park. It has many types of ecosystems, but the subalpine forest is most abundant. It is part of the South Central Rockies forests ecoregion. Established: Mar 01, 1872 Annual visitors: 3.39 million (2012) Management: U.S. National Park Service Website: http://www.nps.gov/yell