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Yellowstone Lake

Grand Loop Road, Between Fishing Bridge and Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-344-7381
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Kayak Day Paddle on Yellowstone Lake
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Yellowstone National Park's largest lake.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
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Grand Loop Road, Between Fishing Bridge and Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-344-7381
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Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

We stopped and hiked a short way down to the water's edge for a picnic. The site was beautiful and we even got to see a deer drinking from a nearby spring as well as a beaver going about its business in that same spring....More

Thank Dave-Jenn996
Reviewed July 15, 2015

Beautiful lake with many birds. If you get up early you can see otters swimming by the Lake Lodge Cafeteria.

Thank AH88888
Reviewed July 14, 2015

Huge lake--lots to explore in different parts. Some pull-out areas have a rocky beach and bathrooms. Know that some areas around the lake are next to fumaroles and hot springs, and are clearly marked (if you don't smell them first) Enjoy!

1  Thank Momwith5kids
Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stopped by here for a few moments to stretch our legs and let the two Chihuahuas walk around a bit too. We saw eagles diving for fish, turtles, and just before we left, we saw an elk come for a drink. The temperature had...More

Thank MariefromGeorgia
Reviewed July 12, 2015

With a surface area of 132 square miles, Yellowstone Lake is the largest lake at high elevation. It is a natural lake, situated at 7,733 ft. above sea level. It is roughly 20 miles long and 14 miles wide with 141 miles of shoreline. It...More

1  Thank Lorinda C
Reviewed July 11, 2015

Driving into Yellow Stone Park, the lake was one of the first landmarks we saw on day one. It looks cool and calm in the volatile Yellowstone park . Our main focus coming to Yellowstone Park was Old Faithful but seeing many other landmarks including...More

1  Thank FabGlobetrotter03
Reviewed July 10, 2015

Of course it's beautiful, it's in Yellowstone Park. I've been here I think three times. Every time I am amazed at the size of this make. And I sit here next to lake Michigan as I write this. This is a vast area of over...More

Thank michaelsmi2
Reviewed July 10, 2015

It is worth your time to drive down to Yellowstone Lake. Park and take a few minutes to walk through the beautiful Inn. The dining room and bar are gorgeous and a great place to stop if you have time. There is also a casual...More

1  Thank LN423
Reviewed July 9, 2015

if you have time and can take a Lake tour it is worth it. You will find out some history of the lake and its surroundings. Then, eat at the lake lodge (reservations at night). Excellent food and wait staff.

Thank ktr11
Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a beautiful lake with concessions that will rent you a boat if you are so inclined. The lake has some wonderful fishing and is pretty to look at no matter what. It is a good spot to stop and cool the family off...More

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November 12, 2016|
Response from ShadowAce888 | Reviewed this property |
They do run in September even in October but nothing compared to early June
Wasif Z
July 11, 2016|
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Response from Muthu R | Reviewed this property |
Avoid going on trails to Canyon falls the upper and lower falls, they are bit steep and not recommended for old people with heart and breathing issues. Artist point gives a good view of the lower falls from a distance... More