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Yellowstone Lake

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Address: Grand Loop Road, Between Fishing Bridge and Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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Yellowstone National Park's largest lake.

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Kayak Day Paddle on Yellowstone Lake
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Yellowstone Lower Loop Full-Day Tour
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Yellowstone Lower Loop Self Guided Driving Tour from Jackson Hole

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I enjoy Yellowstone Park every time I come here. We did some boating,some hiking and got to experience the first snow storm of the year. Truly a gem of the World park system, that... read more

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seattle,wash.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I enjoy Yellowstone Park every time I come here. We did some boating,some hiking and got to experience the first snow storm of the year. Truly a gem of the World park system, that happens to be in America. Always see many large animals, beautiful scenery, I truly a world class experience!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The lake is very large and riding around the lake with stops along the way is a must do. Definitely consider a picnic lunch lake side. In the Autumn, we did a sunset kayak trip and even in our parkas, the trip was beautiful and romantic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place!!! We drove from the Badlands in South Dakota all the way and it's probably one of the best road trips we've ever done. The views and all he national parks you drive through are incredible. I definitely recomend getting to Yellowstone early as the park entrance from the Wyoming side is still pretty far from the first hotel... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have seen Yellowstone Lake in the summer, you would be shocked to see it totally covered with a blanket of pristine white snow. This lake is huge and seeing the expanse of snow is shocking and lovely. Periodically one sees the steam vent coming from the lake. A strange sight amidst the snow.

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lake is spectacular. However I have been to Lake superior and Yellowstone lake would come to second to that.

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Homestead, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hubby shared the history of this beautiful lake with me as we drove through Yellowstone. I would have loved to have been on a boat and out on the gorgeous blue water! Highly recommend for everyone to see at least once in a lifetime.

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Thank mellywoodcock
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We visited in May, and the lake was still frozen, so if this area of the park is high on your agenda, July might be a better time of the year to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We crossed the park from the west to the east and than you pass this lake. It is very big and sometimes there are geysers close to this lake. When we were there it was cold and very windy.

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Yes it is ice cold in August but swim in the lake near the Bay Bridge Campground. The shoreline walk east of the campground has geologic features that confound the usual school presentation of "layers" ... worth a photo to prove that you are not crazy in describing them.

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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Beautiful huge sprawling lake. Worth driving along and stopping to take pictures. Very impressive views.

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