Brush Stroke

Here's a guide to some fantastic activities and sights you can enjoy during your September visit:

By: Mary Jones

traveling knowledge

See the Old Faithful Geyser

This iconic geyser erupts every 90 minutes or so, shooting hot water and steam up to 180 feet in the air.

Hike to the Grand Prismatic Spring

This colorful hot spring is one of the most popular attractions in the park, with water temperatures reaching up to 160°F.

Visit Yellowstone Lake

The largest body of water in the park, this lake is a great spot for fishing, kayaking, and other water activities

Yellowstone Canyon

With its stunning waterfalls and dramatic cliffs, the canyon is a must-see attraction.

Visit the Lamar Valley

This beautiful valley is a great place to spot wildlife, including bison, wolves, and bears.

Go on a wildlife safari

Yellowstone is home to a diverse array of wildlife, from grizzly bears and wolves to elk and bison.

Drive the Grand Loop Road

This scenic road takes you through some of the park's most beautiful landscapes, including geysers, hot springs, and forests.

Take dip in Boiling River

This unique swimming spot is where hot water from a hot spring meets the cold waters of the Gardner River

Visit Norris Geyser Basin

This geothermal area features a variety of geysers, hot springs, and mud pots.

Go Camping

With over 2 million acres of wilderness, Yellowstone offers plenty of opportunities for camping

backcountry camping

While some campgrounds may close as the month progresses, others remain open, providing a unique opportunity to experience the park's peacefulness.

Remember that the weather in Yellowstone can be unpredictable, so come prepared with layers, rain gear, and warm clothing, especially for the cooler nights.