Outdoor Learning Experiences


Yellowstone is home to an unparalleled combination of natural beauty, rugged wilderness, geothermal features and striking peaks.

Old Faithful

Geothermal Wonders

Often the first stop on a Yellowstone expedition, students experience one of the most iconic geothermal features in the world by watching Old Faithful erupt. From here, you’ll go on to explore the unique wildlife and wild lands of our nation’s first national park.

Yellowstone's Grand Canyon


Investigate the interplay of plate tectonics, hydrothermal activity, and volcanic eruptions in the complex geological story of Yellowstone’s Grand Canyon.

Mammoth Hot Springs

Hydrothermal Features

Walking along the boardwalk terraces at Mammoth Hot Springs offers a close-up view of active thermal features just north of the Yellowstone caldera.

Norris Geyser Basin

Hydrothermal Features

The oldest and hottest of Yellowstone’s thermal areas invites learners into a landscape of constant change. This area is one of the most geologically active in all of Yellowstone.

Experience our Outdoor Classrooms