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

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Full-Day Yellowstone Wildlife Safari Tour From Jackson Hole
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Kayak Day Paddle on Yellowstone Lake

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Came into yellowstone through the east entrance, drive around yellowstone lake to fishing bridge visitors center, stopped a got a map from the Rangers desk inside the center. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
karendory1
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came into yellowstone through the east entrance, drive around yellowstone lake to fishing bridge visitors center, stopped a got a map from the Rangers desk inside the center. The lake is huge and the day we were there it had white caps on it did not see anyone on the lake too windy. Great photos and the lake has a... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the many dead trees (fire damage) in some areas take away from some of the scenic potential, it is an amazing drive if you take your time and enjoy the beauty. It is a huge lake and you get to see various backdrops as you move around the lake while traveling. I can imagine that the pictures taken would... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had no idea that this beautiful lake was there. What a gorgeous view of the surrounding mountains. Nice place to stop and put your feet in the water.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Endless wonderful views that go on forever. We were so lucky to see a very large grey owl sitting on top of a tiny pine tree. Despite all the tourists snapping pictures he just sat there.

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Albright, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful lake. They say it's a very unsafe to go out into a boat in. Very cold very deep and sometimes the wind just picks up and can easily sink a boat.

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in Yellowstone for three nights and saw the lake at all times of the day in differing light and it always looked beautiful.

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waterlooville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic trip. We have been there before, but it our favourite park. The animals are what makes it so good. we saw bears osprey elk, beaver and hordes of Bison (Buffalo). The scenery is so different and would suit any age. The thermal pols show so much colour and old faithful inn restaurant was very good

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Northern Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove this loop , loved it, the lake is beautiful . The trees give the lake character . There are several lookouts to allow viewing and photo ops and for picnics . We found the views very calming, a nice break from the crowds at some of the attractions .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a huge lake which was formed after a huge eruption 160,000 years ago. It was such a beautiful scenery! Perfect photo place! :-)

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Malibu, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge Lake with a backdrop of mountains and large pines. The road travels around the lake with numerous views of the water. The wind causes waves on the lake and actually white caps will form. Lots of wildlife on the edges of the water. Plenty of places to stop and admire nature.

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