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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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Day Paddle on Yellowstone Lake
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Yellowstone Lower Loop Full-Day Tour

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Take the Boat Tour!

The boat tour had knowledgable guides who gave a fine historical and geographical talk about the early days of Yellowstone Lake and Park. They were both informative and... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The boat tour had knowledgable guides who gave a fine historical and geographical talk about the early days of Yellowstone Lake and Park. They were both informative and delightful. As a history teacher, I found this tour to be fascinating.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We hired a guide/boat for the afternoon. Caught 3 HUGE Lake Trout (get to keep), and 1 large Cutthroat Trout (release only). Our guide made everything easy and fun. I highly recommend this hiring a guide and boat -- they know where the fish are, and they have all the gear -- and the guide will also clean your fish... More 

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Madisonville
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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.

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Thank Christy B
New York City, New York
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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.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
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.

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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 

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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.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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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.

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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.

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New Delhi, India
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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.

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