This portable and temporary webcam, installed by the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, is currently installed at Lake Butte toward Steamboat Point, Mary Bay and the north shore of Yellowstone Lake. It updates hourly, is powered by solar energy, and will be moved to various places of interest relevant to geologic hazards at Yellowstone National Park. It shuts down nightly to conserve energy.Read More »
Old Faithful Parking Lot
A unique view, to be sure, but one that can help you plan out your day. This webcam focuses on the Old Faithful Parking Lot. You'll get an idea of traffic in the area from this webcam.Read More »
Mount Washburn Fire Lookout
A webcam installed at the Mount Washburn fire lookout is aimed to the southeast, with views of Yellowstone Lake, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Hayden Valley.Read More »
Mount Washburn Fire Lookout
One camera installed at the Mt. Washburn fire lookout is used primarily to monitor fire activity in the Park. Currently it is pointed in a northeasterly direction; the mountains beyond are the Absaroka and Beartooth Mountain Ranges.Read More »
Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces
Also streaming from the second floor of the Albright Visitor Center: a camera focused on the Mammoth Hot Springs terraces. Yeah, they're not as active as they once were, but they're still worth a look. Point of reference: that's Liberty Cap to the left, past the trees.Read More »
Mammoth Hot Springs
Streaming from the second floor of the Albright Visitor Center, the Mammoth Hot Springs webcam is popular for viewing wildlife in the general area right outside the center. It's a popular place for elk, but occasionally you'll see other wildlife wandering through.Read More »
As you might expect, the most photographed geyser -- Old Faithful -- in the world is also the subject of the most webcams. Alas, one major webcam is down, but one installed at the new Visitor Education Center is perfectly positioned to track activity. As a bonus, the new webcam display includes predictions for the next Old Faithful Geyser eruption.Read More »
You're in the midst of a bad day: too many demands on your time, too many crowds, too much of the world.
The perfect escape: Yellowstone National Park. And the perfect tools for providing those escapes: webcams.Read More »
Welcome to the third version of Yellowstone Insider! You’ll find some old faces and new voices as we continue to bring you the Internet’s definitive guide to America’s oldest National Park. We think you'll be happy with the many, many changes we've made in a complete overhaul of the site.
Whether you're coming to Yellowstone National Park for the first or umpteenth time, there's information it's good to know before you arrive. This section of Yellowstone Insider covers a wide range of useful information for the visitor -- not the stuff about bears and geysers -- but the nitty-gritty information like how much it costs to enter the park, where the doctors are located, and where a letter can be mailed.Read More »