Yellowstone Forever Video Library

Yellowstone Forever Video Library

Yellowstone National Park offers endless opportunities for wonder and learning. From the magic of Old Faithful to the unique lessons learned from the park’s wildlife residents. Click through our video library to get a view of the magic of Yellowstone and our work to preserve it forever.

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Inside Old Faithful
What makes Old Faithful so faithful? Carolyn, a Naturalist with the Yellowstone Forever Institute, talks about what’s happening below the ground that might cause Yellowstone’s most famous geyser.
Bison in Yellowstone
What is Yellowstone’s role in bison confirmation? Carolyn, a Naturalist with the Yellowstone Forever Institute, talks about bison conservation and the work restore land for wild bison populations.
Raven Calls with George Bumann
Birds can give lots of information through their vocalizations. George Bumann — a longtime Yellowstone Forever Institute instructor — gives us some spot-on reproductions of bird sounds.
Bear Spray Demonstration and Safety Tips
Do you carry bear spray out hiking in bear country? Senior Naturalist Brad Bulin shares with us why bear spray is the most effective bear deterrent and how to use it.
Art in Yellowstone
Did you know, when early photographers visited Yellowstone they would carry hundreds of kilograms of equipment and supplies? A far cry from the selfie stick! Learn more about the legacy of art in Yellowstone.
How to Identify Bear Tracks
Can you tell difference between grizzly bear and black bear tracks? Senior Naturalist Brad Bulin gives us some tips on how to tell them apart when out on the trail.
Layering for Winter Conditions
It gets cold in Yellowstone, very cold! Get some tips from Lead Instructor Owen Carroll on how to dress smart and stay safe out in the park’s winter elements.
Infrared Laser Demonstration
Did you know we use lasers in many of our park programs? Senior Naturalist Brad Bulin shows us how and why they are used in a demonstration from Mammoth Hot Springs.

Yellowstone offers a different experience for each visitor. As the official nonprofit partner of park, we work with the park to make those experiences special, forever. Get a deeper understanding of our work in the videos below!

Introducing Yellowstone Forever
Yellowstone Forever is the official nonprofit partner of Yellowstone National Park. Learn about our work to create opportunities for all people to experience, enhance, and preserve Yellowstone forever.
Yellowstone Trails Restoration
Did you know Yellowstone has more than 1,000+ miles of trails? Unfortunately, many of these trails are in desperate need of restoration. Learn about our work to help repair Yellowstone’s trails.
Yellowstone: An American Safari
Embark on an American safari with the Ponce family as they travel from their hometown of Chicago to Yellowstone. Take in the breathtaking landscapes and experience rich history in this video produced by Enterprise.
Celebrating 100 Years of Support for Yellowstone
Meet one of our corporate partners! For 100 years, ConocoPhillips has supported Yellowstone National Park, funding projects and programs that protect and preserve this national treasure.
Yellowstone Forever Partnerships
The needs of Yellowstone are as vast as the park’s landscape. Our strategic partners help us meet these needs on a daily basis. Meet our corporate partners!
Wildlife Research and Conservation
Yellowstone’s wildlife residents are part of what make the park so magical. Find out how Yellowstone Forever is supporting the park’s wildlife research and conservation program.
Support Yellowstone Forever
Find out how you can help preserve Yellowstone National Park through your support of Yellowstone Forever — the park’s official education and fundraising nonprofit partner.

While there’s nothing quite like seeing the majestic creatures and formations of Yellowstone first-hand, we can get you close! Check out some of our most popular videos from the park, and check out our Instagram account for more.

Baby Bear Cubs Climbing
Watching baby bear cubs climbing and playing high up in trees – what could be better?
Bison Calves and Herd
Bison calves and herd spent a leisurely morning along the Madison River, and we shot this video!

Cougars Pass By a Trail Camera
Researchers with the Yellowstone Cougar Project caught this footage of two cougars passing a remote camera. Keep watching to see one more little surprise jump into the scene.
Old Faithful at 20 Degrees Below Zero
Along with massive plumes of steam created by the extreme cold, watch closely as some of the eruption’s water droplets freeze and fall as ice crystals.
Bison and Steam at Midway Geyser Basin
Two Yellowstone icons came together just in time for renowned photographer Tom Murphy to take this video!