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Old Faithful Geyser, one of the staple sights of Yellowstone National Park, goes off every 35 to 120 minutes at the park. Mira Temkin/22nd Century Media
Yellowstone Lake is the largest freshwater lake about 7,000 feet.
Mira Temkin, Contributing Columnist
2:03 am CDT October 28, 2019

Located in Wyoming as well as Montana and Idaho, Yellowstone National Park opened in 1872, becoming the first U.S. national park. Yellowstone National Park is now more than 2 million acres of open land, teeming with roaming bison, mountain goats, elk and antelope.

There’s something surreal about being in Yellowstone. Perhaps it’s the millions of years it took to form those magnificent mountains that seem to hold tight to its secrets. When you’re in the park at 8,000 feet of elevation, it evokes a serene sense of calm.