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Yellowstone Lake

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Address: Grand Loop Road, Between Fishing Bridge and Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Phone Number: 307-344-7381

Yellowstone National Park's largest lake.

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Nice view between the trees

I like water, and there was a lot of it behind a wall of never ending trees. There are a few places the view was clear.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Christy B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I like water, and there was a lot of it behind a wall of never ending trees. There are a few places the view was clear.

Thank Christy B
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

a lovely, pristine lake for hiking or boating. It's worth taking the one-hour tour on a small boat or renting an outboard. It really looks like you are in a movie, it's that perfect.

Thank ellen s
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whether you want to sightsee and take advantage of the many water sports available, this pristine body of water will welcome and entice you.

Thank Keith P
Stoughton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yellowstone National Park is a nearly 3,500-sq.-mile wilderness recreation area atop a volcanic hot spot. Mostly in Wyoming, the park spreads into parts of Montana and Idaho too. Yellowstone features dramatic canyons, alpine rivers, lush forests, hot springs and gushing geysers, including its most famous, Old Faithful. It's also home to hundreds of animal species, including bears, wolves, bison, elk... More 

Thank Steven D
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited Yellowstone Lake while staying at the Canyon area. We had forgotten how large the lake is!! We spent some time just sitting on the shore with the gentile breeze blowing on us.

Thank Tim D
Thousand Oaks, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you don't mind miles of slow traffic, stalled traffic due to selfish, thoughtless people blocking the road so they can see an animal or taker a photo, if you don't mind not being able to get into any of the parking lots at the most popular spots, then this is for you. We won't go there again.

Thank Muguvian
washington dc
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful lake. We had extra time to view the lake but you could skip this attraction if you are short on time. For such a big lake we never saw any boats.

Thank ninfrtr
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In the heart of the park is the huge lake, which adds to the majestic aura of the captivating surroundings.

Thank Rajm133
Mold, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at Lake Yellowstone Hotel and Cabins so were right by the side of the lake. Staying at the hotel meant we could make the perfect start to any day by walking a few miles along the lake shore before breakfast. And what better perfect end to any day, after exploring Yellowstone National Park, than taking... More 

Thank Kevin H
Miamisburg, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took guided boat tour in the lake which lasted for approx 45 mins. It was informative and a good way to enjoy the scenic lake. It is better to opt for evening tours as the weather is pleasant in the evenings. There are options for boating in the lake.

Thank anonymous882016

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