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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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US$ 175.00*
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Kayak Day Paddle on Yellowstone Lake
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US$ 260.00*
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Yellowstone Lower Loop Full-Day Tour
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US$ 56.95*
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Self-Guided Yellowstone Lower Loop Tour from Gardiner
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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” (50 reviews)
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Grand Loop Road, Between Fishing Bridge and Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
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+1 307-344-7381
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank jplaneta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Mulan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Much of the drive through Yellowstone takes you around this large lake. For the most part we focused on the geyser areas, but on our way back home, we stopped to have a picnic dinner at Mary Bay and enjoyed the view - the lake...More

Thank Lisamarie1138
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Yea, it is a lake like more others you have see, but what stood out to us was the beautiful deep blue color of this very large lake at such a high elevation. It was very quiet and peaceful up there, so we stopped to...More

Thank Glen H
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Very big lake with a lot of water arms. In the foggy morning you can see the colourful mountains merging into the water. To have a complete view over the lake, climb onto Avalanche Peak.

Thank Jens F
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A visit to Lake Yellowstone is a must. We had visited the river for hours and we wanted to inspect its source. The lake was impressive in size but modest in depth. It was a snowy day so the view was limited from the marina.

Thank taarhaug
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Yellowstone lake is fun to see and drive around. Seeing the exhibition of what is going on at the bottom of the lake is very interesting also.

Thank Carla B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I don't know what I missed in school or 50 years of life but I don't remember ever learning about the lake in Yellowstone. It is beautiful. It was a nice surprise.

Thank bbqkeith48
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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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