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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat tour” (27 reviews)
“lake trout” (18 reviews)
“fishing bridge” (51 reviews)
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Grand Loop Road, Between Fishing Bridge and Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This huge lake is on the Park's southern loop, and is located about 2PM on a clock if you were to stand at the Teton's most southern exit for YNP. It is refreshing to walk into the water for a brief few minutes since the...More

1  Thank Robert V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really cool lake. It's huge, beautiful, and really really cold. We only drove by it and stopped to take a few pictures. I would love to do some kayaking here because the further reaches of the lake are visited by very few...More

1  Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yellowstone Lake is the largest high-elevation lake in North America. The stretch of Grand Loop Road between West Thumb and Lake follows the lake shoreline and has many pullouts for viewing the beautiful lake. Beware of mosquitoes though.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2400 bison roam free in the park along the Yellowstone river. Just be careful not to get in their way crossing the road.

Thank Ashley P
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We flew into Salt Lake City, rented an RV and made a big loop up through Idaho, into West Yellowstone, Fishing Bridge then south to the Grand Tetons and back to Salt Lake City. It was an absolutely amazing trip and one all 4 of...More

1  Thank jimp472017
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Yellowstone lake is very big and beautiful. There are many bays and coves to wander about in. It is a high lake with clear water.

1  Thank gerleg12
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

colour of water on a sunny day is so amaing with a contrast to green trees that are around. Fresh air and silence..

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is a spectacular view on a clear day, the blue river flowing, with green trees and blue skies. This is definitely a must do on Yellowstone.

1  Thank Mulan H
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

The size is matched by its beauty. A lot of burnt trees in this area, but I guess you could say it give you a better view of the lake. Stop at a village in Yellowstone and walk.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

I am working on my first trip to Yellowstone this winter, and Charlie from Yellowstonefun.com was so patient, helpful & informative. He really helped me create an itinerary that is perfect for my family that includes hotels and snowmobiling to the park. I had him...More

Thank Tina K
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Debbie P
3 October 2017|
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Response from RatingsfromMe | Reviewed this property |
I did not stay there, however, I would contact the hotel and ask them, try searching Yellowstone hotels here on trip advisor to get connected. I stayed at Grant Village and was able have the staff at the Lodge at Old... More
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Alexander B
22 August 2017|
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Response from Jayant K | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, it may be difficult to get there, but if you can (and tough it out), I suspect it would be really beautiful. No waterfalls, I imagine.
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925ken
13 November 2016|
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Response from ShadowAce888 | Reviewed this property |
They do run in September even in October but nothing compared to early June
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