Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park

4.6
#5 of 82 in Parks in Yellowstone National Park
Water Body · Nature / Park
Inside America's first national park, Yellowstone Lake is nestled 2,357 m (7,732 ft) above sea level. The 350 sq km (136 sq mi) lake features geysers, hot springs, and underwater canyons. The spot has been known for trout fishing since its discovery. Research shows the greatest known depth of the lake is 120 m (390 ft). In contrast to the lake's six months of frozenness, the hottest spot ever recorded was 122 C (252 F). Watch for wildlife, and take advantage of hiking and camping opportunities near the lake. Add Yellowstone Lake to your Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Yellowstone National Park journey maker tool.
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  • We stayed at Grant Village. Each night we'd take our beverages down to the lake and either sit at a picnic table or sidewalk wall and look over the lake. I will keep those memories forever. The...  more »
  • I stayed at lake hotel for 2 days because I read all the high praises. I was rather disappointed. Hotel is big, lake is huge that you can not see any bounds.  more »
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  • What a beautiful lake!! The sunrise and sunset here are absolutely stunning.
  • Beautiful but cold lake. Was very cool to see.

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