Unique attractions of the US National Park

• The unique attractions of the US National Park

145 years ago, March 1, 1872, opened the first in Yellowstone National Park, USA.

Yellowstone - the first national park in the world, and the largest of all national parks in North America. For 140-plus years of existence, it was visited by millions of people. The park is known worldwide for its geysers - there are about three thousand, or two thirds of all the geysers in the world. Yellowstone - the owner of the unique flora and fauna. Many tourists are attracted to the park hundreds of thousands of species of wildlife, waterfalls, lakes, hot springs and views of incredible beauty.

We collected the most interesting and beautiful sights of the park.

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Steamboat geyser (Steamboat Geyser), or steamer - the biggest geyser in the world, although it is much less known Old Faithful, erupting regularly.

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Rainbow at the base of the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River and the canyon. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

A lonely tree on the flooded island in Lake Yellowstone. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Tourists watch Old Faithful erupt every 90 minutes. (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

A herd of elk in the Hayden Valley. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Sinebryukhov Jamaican white-headed duck in the lake Soaring island. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Grizzly Bears Playing in the snow in the Hayden Valley. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

A view of the Hot Spring Morning Glory. Its cool waters flourish brown, orange and yellow algae bacteria, due to which the color flow from turquoise to greenish-brown. (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Grand Prismatic Spring - the largest in the United States and the third largest in the world - is also found in Yellowstone National Park. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

A view of the mountain range Absaroka Range in the north-east of the park at sunset. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Buffalo Yellowstone River swim. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

bison coming out of Yellowstone River. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Tourists watching the wolves in the Hayden Valley. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Chipmunk like practicing yoga, but in fact begging, trying to pull food from tourists. (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

The trees on the banks of the Yellowstone River. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Fisherman on the Firehole River. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Content wolf with a pair of elk legs after a successful hunt in the Hayden Valley. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Grand Prismatic Spring. source size of about 75 to 91 m, depth - 49 m, water emissions (temperature 71 ° C) - about 2000 liters per minute. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Detail shot of Grand Prismatic Spring. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

The river through the valley of Hayden. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Bear in Rainy Lake, near the waterfall Falls Tower. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

The steam from the geysers and hot springs in the park. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

possible to arrange camping and easily spend a few days in the park - attractions last long.

Unique attractions of the US National Park

The eruption of Old Faithful. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

A herd of buffalo in the Lamar Valley. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

The shadow of an aspen on a crumbling slope of the rock of basalt fiber. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

The deer elk near Madison on the territory of Yellowstone Park. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

A view of the Lower Falls in the Grand Canyon. (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

The people at the 93-meter waterfall. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

bison rubs against a fire hydrant at the hotel Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel in the park. (Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Images)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

The water in the ever-changing Mammoth Hot Springs. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Small bizonchik herd in Lamar Valley. In the park live about three thousand buffalo. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

The gray wolf with pups in the park. (Reuters / National Park Service)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Kremnozem from geysers (foreground) and the partially frozen river Yeloustoun (rear). (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Bear-American black bear in a meadow near the Rainy Lake. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Hot Spring Sunset Lake, framed by unique colors thermophiles bacteria are stained with a source in the turquoise and green tones. (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

The boiling mud and water in Yellowstone National Park. (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Night eruption of Old Faithful. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Hunting fox Tire is near the Falls. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

Boulders deposited long ago, in the Lamar Valley. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)

Unique attractions of the US National Park

The Bear on the bridge over the river near Yellowstone Lamar Valley. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)