1872 Society

Visionary leaders recognized Yellowstone's extraordinary features and championed its designation as the world’s first national park in 1872.  Today, the Yellowstone Park Foundation is honoring the distinguished group of donors who, year after year, help protect, preserve, and enhance this national treasure that belongs to us all.

You now have the opportunity to become a member of the 1872 Society by supporting the Yellowstone Park Foundation’s annual fund at a giving level of $1,000 or more. 

Please join the 1872 Society by donating today!



1872 Society Levels of Support and Benefits:

As a member of the 1872 Society, you will be invited to the Yellowstone Park Foundation's special fall weekend event, and receive additional benefits.

$1,000 Morning Glory

Hot spring famous for its brilliant color

  • Your name listed on the Honor Wall at Old Faithful for one year
  • Invitations to regional donor events

$2,500 Castle

Yellowstone’s oldest geyser

  • Exclusive invitations to private gatherings plus all benefits of Morning Glory level

$5,000 Grand Prismatic

Yellowstone’s largest hot spring

  • Private guided tour in the Park
  • Dinner with Foundation representative plus all benefits of Castle level

$10,000 Steamboat

The world’s tallest erupting geyser

  • Exclusive invitation to the Foundation's Board Banquet plus all benefits of Grand Prismatic level

Donate online or mail your donation to:

Yellowstone Park Foundation
222 East Main Street, Suite 301
Bozeman, MT 59715

To learn more about the Yellowstone Park Foundation's 1872 Society, please contact Olesja Hoppe at 406.586.6303 or ohoppe@ypf.org.