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Yellowstone Lake

Grand Loop Road, Between Fishing Bridge and Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
307-344-7381
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Fishing, Kayaking, Viewing wildlife, Driving
Traveler Description: Catching lake trout is fairly easy ONLY if you are fishing in the first 3-4 weeks of the opener.  June 15 is the opener on this gorgeous lake.  Lake... more »
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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Huge lake that offers stunning views, including water fowl, mountains and raptors. Water is cold and crystal clear. Drive around the lake or take a hike up for a stunning view of Yellowstone with the lake as your backdrop.

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colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The location of Yellowstone lake is something....There is a lot to see and do..I would recommend spending a full day at the lake...as it is HUGE...Fishing, camping, boating, swimming, etc...lots for the whole family ... Then, within a few hours drive...many other cool spots to see and visit...lots of trails and wildlife.......

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Makawao, Hawaii
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The Lake and the mountains around it are so very beautiful. There are many geothermal features around the lake- steam vents right on the shore. When we were there, the lake was so still that it was a mirror of the sky, clouds, and mountains. So beautiful.

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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135 reviews 135 reviews
62 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

One of the features as you drive the park roads - this is an enormous, very beautiful lake. So interesting to see the various geyser features right on the lake's edge. One of the most beautiful times of the day to enjoy the lake is late afternoon. The cloud/mountain reflection pictures I got were fabulous - the lake was like... More

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Swansea, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We stayed in a Western cabin that was well appointed and equipped. Be sure you ask for 1 more key that you normally use because you have to leave one in a key slot inside the cabin to keep the electricity on (that was a new one!) We saw bison and elk walking around the property (one bison walked by... More

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Templeton, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
32 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

The map shows Yellowstone Lake as big but didn't realize until I saw it in person how HUGE it is! There are steam pots along the sides of the lake in areas and bison too,

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Fort Worth, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I went on a tour by Grand European Travel/Trafalgar. It was amazing. We all arrived at Salt Lake City, Utah. The next day we traveled north into Idaho, to tour the Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier. We then crossed into Wyoming on our way to scenic Jackson, below the Grand Tetons. We viewed the Snake River Valley and Grand Teton... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A must see. Although we were tired and got to the lake last it was well worth the visit! The lake is absolutely gorgeous!!!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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208 reviews 208 reviews
123 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The day we arrived to Fishing Bridge from the Eastern Gate was clear and windy. Beautiful views of the lake through the burned out forest. On the shore line we were practically blown away. Nearby at Indian Pond we saw our first Grizzly in the park - just taking a short dip in the pond.

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San Antonio, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

As you are driving the bottom part of the figure "8" road system in the park be sure to stop and take some time at the lake. Lots of area to find a place to stop. It is a very large lake and you will think you will drive for ever. This area of the park is peaceful and relaxing.

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