Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States

Color Zone: Black
Is Camping Allowed? Yes, 12 campgrounds and 9 lodges
Entrance Fee? $35
Description: Yellowstone is a large, high elevation national park containing some of the darkest skies in the US. Much of the park is forested, but some of the wide open areas include Swan Lake, Hayden Valley, Lamar Valley, and the Old Faithful parking lot. There are plenty of opportunities for nightscape photos around the geyser basins. Wildlife is abundant, be sure to carry bear spray. Also keep in mind that all park roads close in the winter, except for the road from Mammoth Hot Springs to Cooke City, MT.

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  1. Is the photo “Milky Way Over Castle Geyser” by Neal Herbert available for sale as a print?


    1. The National Park Service photos shown are in the public domain so downloading from the Flickr link and printing shouldn’t be a problem.


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