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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Yellowstone National Park's largest lake.
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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 via mobile

The views of this huge semi frozen lake against the snow covered mountains and blue sky were stunning. So serene and peaceful, there was no one else around. Worth a stop for the photos alone.

Thank Tracey L
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

I feel like all of my reviews for Yellowstone areas are titled Beautiful, but I really can't think of any other way to describe the absolute grandeur and elegance and awe inspiring, humbling views and vistas in this park. Especially the lake! It's HUGE! And...More

Thank Verna C
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

This is an amazing lake. Pack a picnic and spend some time here when visiting Yellowstone region. Absolutely gorgeous spot to take some pics!

Thank Kanika A
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

Driving past here, he stopped as we watched elks swimming along the shores of the lake. With the mountains creating a backdrop, we enjoyed our time getting photos. The scary part? Watching some knucklehead with a camera get within 10 feet of the elk as...More

Thank Willof72
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

We left Yellowstone park from Lewis Lake Campground and went out the Cody, Wyoming direction. We drove around Yellowstone Lake for what seemed like a couple hours. The Snow Capped Mountains framed the Lake perfectly. We stopped and took a couple pictures and just thoroughly...More

Thank gwk100
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

This is a large lake in the southern section of the park, with numerous small bays and inlets to walk along and take some very scenic pictures. It is of course the largest high elevation lake in North America at over 2300m high and except...More

Thank Karrst
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

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

2  Thank Robert V
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

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 January 23, 2018

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 January 22, 2018 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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Debbie P
October 2, 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
August 22, 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
November 12, 2016|
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Response from Garrett G | Reviewed this property |
They do run in September even in October but nothing compared to early June
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