This week the world got the news that in Yellowstone National Park woke up the world’s largest geyser. Yellowstone – the first national park in the world, and the largest of all the national parks of North America – opened by the U.S. Congress in 1872. For more than 140 years of existence, it was visited by millions of people. The park is world famous for its geysers – there are about three thousand, or two-thirds of all the geysers in the world. Also Yellowstone – the owner of the unique flora and fauna. Numerous tourists are attracted to the park hundreds of thousands of species of wildlife, waterfalls, lakes, hot springs and views of incredible beauty. Collected here are the most interesting and beautiful sights of the park.
2. Rainbow at the base of the Lower Falls Yellowstone River Canyon and June 21, 2011. (Reuters / Jim Urquhart)