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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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Yellowstone National Park's largest lake.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 yesterday

You got to stop and see the lake, and get out to touch the water. A good place to see the lake is by the Yellowstone Lake Hotel, easy parking and great views, plus there is a store there so you can get some huckleberry...More

Thank HappyOnez
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There is so much to see as you travel around Yellowstone lake. Be sure to check out the seismic activities in the lake. It's so large and there is just so much to see.

Thank IndySig
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A beautiful mountain lake in the middle of Yellowstone Nationalpark. We only drove by but the view was excellent.

Thank Stefan B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was an unexpected sight. The lake is beautiful and seemed to go on for miles. Lots of great trails.

Thank nbkda64
Reviewed 1 week ago

incredible lake with thermal features along shoes. Also saw some elk chilling in the lake very cool.

Thank Shane D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the views at the lake. Especially when you are looking from a geyser basin onto the lake. Such a relaxing area.

Thank Twinsmom310
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yellowstone National Park is so much more than Old faithful. There is an awesome lake, mountains, wildlife (bison, elk, bear, etc.), waterfalls, and hot springs to name a few of the many wonderful sights at Yellowstone. Give it a visit and see what awaits you!

Thank Larry H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

YL is surrounded by beautiful countryside which teems with birds and other wildlife (our walk involved rather more bear poop than I was comfortable with!). We also hired a motorboat for two hours ($99) which allowed us to see some of the islands and areas...More

1  Thank John-frae-Banff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the first time you see this lake you think that it is just another lake until you see the various stem geysers appearing at various places. The lake is quite cold so swimming is out, unless you are from Minnesota and used to cold...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent spot to observe and feel the power of nature, and a lesson that we should respect nature. Exhilarating walk. Bring water and camera and sunshades if a hot day.

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13 November 2016|
Response from ShadowAce888 | Reviewed this property |
They do run in September even in October but nothing compared to early June
Wasif Z
12 July 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