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= Medical services • Yellowstone is on 911 emergency
service, including ambulances. Medical services are available
year round at Mammoth Clinic (307-344-7965), except
some holidays. Services are also offered at Lake Clinic
(307-242-7241) May 23-September 20 and at Old Faithful
Clinic (307-545-7325) May 16-October 3.
Lodging, dining, and activity reservations
Xanterra Parks & Resorts 866-439-7375 (toll free)
or 307-344-7311. TTY 307-344-5395
The development of new communication technology has changed the way visitors view, share, and
Lost and found • Call 307-344-5387 to report or retrieve
experience the park.
items lost in lodging facilities. To report or retrieve items lost
in other parts of the park, call 307-344-2109.
Your Yellowstone experience has been
Accessibility • A printed guide for visitors who use
wheelchairs is available at all visitor centers. To arrange
more than 140 years in the making
for an ASL interpreter for NPS ranger-led programs, call
307-344-2251 at least three weeks in advance.
You are the reason that Yellowstone National
shows that total visitor spending in the
Park exists here today. So are your children,
local economies surrounding Yellowstone
All hazards NOAA weather radio • If you have a
and their grandchildren.
amounted to more than $382 million in 2013.
weather radio receiver, tune to 162.425 MHz (Mammoth
This spending supported 5,300 jobs in the
area) or 162.450 MHz (Lake area) to receive hazardous
Since Yellowstone’s founding as the world’s
local area. The national park system as a whole,
weather alerts. You can also check for updates posted at
first national park on March 1, 1872, it has
which hosted 273 million recreational visits
evolved a complex stewardship mission to be
in 2013, injected an estimated $14.6 billion
both available and conserved for the enjoyment
into local economies across the country, and
Connect with the park online
of all.
supported 237,000 jobs nationwide. Clearly,
even through hard times, Americans see
As you explore the park today, try to imagine
national parks as valuable, and a good value.
what it was like to come here as one of those
earliest visitors, and then also whether your
If you have suggestions for how we can further
experience will still be similar for those who
improve your experience, fill out a comment
visit in generations to come.
form at a visitor center, make use of contact
information published here or on the park
Many of the people who work and volunteer
website at
here enjoy sharing it with visitors since it allows
them to see it fresh through your eyes. Please,
Have a safe visit and come back soon.
w w w . n p s . g o v / y e l l
seek us out –
• Step inside a visitor center and explore the
exhibits and interpretive offerings.
• Carve time into your travel plans to attend
a ranger walk, talk, or evening program.
Our summer offerings begin Memorial
Day weekend, and run through Labor Day
• Encourage your child to complete a Junior
Foreign language translations
Ranger or Young Scientist activity booklet.
Many rangers believe signing a finished
• Vítejte • Bienvenue
booklet and leading a child through the
Willkommen • Benvenuti •
Junior Ranger pledge is one of the most
important and honor-bound duties we have.
• Bienvenido
It turns out you also mean a great deal to the
Superintendent Daniel N. Wenk
Scan this QR code with a free app for your
economies of our gateway communities. A
smartphone to link directly to foreign
study by the US Geological Survey economists
language translations on the park website.
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