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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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Kayak Day Paddle on Yellowstone Lake
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Self-Guided Yellowstone Lower Loop Tour from Gardiner
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Yellowstone National Park's largest lake.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“lake trout” (13 reviews)
Grand Loop Road, Between Fishing Bridge and Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-344-7381
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

The lake itself is beautiful, but compared with Yellowstone's other attractions and the lakes in Grand Teton (Jackson and Jenny lake), I don't see a reason to stop for this lake.

Thank aurex_f
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Do the boat tour. 50 bucks for a family of 5. Cheap and enjoyable. Great tour with a better tour guide. We learned a lot about the lake, history of the park and all the hanky panky of the past history. Got some awesome picture...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2015

Such a beautiful lake and so large. Its seems you drive for hours and you work your way around the lake. Did not take a boat ride, but I am sure it was out of this world.

Thank bobal59
Reviewed 21 August 2015

The lake is huge and beautiful. My wife and I got great pictures of the Lake and surrounding scenery. We saw people kayaking in it and that looked fun.

Thank cardello
Reviewed 21 August 2015

There are some nice views of the lake as you drive around but I would say it's just average. You can't miss it if you're driving around the park.

Thank ilaudio
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Didn't find much to play or sightseeing. Don't understand why people ever visit here. Visit this place just because it's in the middle of the loop and have no other lodging place to stay inside the park.

Thank Jin H
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We did a guided fishing tour and had a great time. Our guide was professional, knew where the fish were, and made the 4 hours fly by. We caught 5 large lake trout with no bait and had more fish fillets than we could eat....More

Thank stampadhesive1
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It is hard to imagine that you are above an active volcano in Yellowstone Lake. The tour boat is definitely worth it as you come away with history and a smile during the one hour ride. The staff are very personable, safety conscious and protectors...More

Thank flsouri
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We stayed at the Lake Hotel and had a view of the lake from our room. We walked down to the lake but that was all.

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Yellowstone Lake was amazing! Big herd of elk was there the morning we visited and babies were playing near the boardwalk. The sheer size of the lake was breathtaking and I think it's the prettiest lake I've ever seen!

Thank zoozoo56
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12 November 2016|
Response from ShadowAce888 | Reviewed this property |
They do run in September even in October but nothing compared to early June
Wasif Z
11 July 2016|
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Response from Muthu R | Reviewed this property |
Avoid going on trails to Canyon falls the upper and lower falls, they are bit steep and not recommended for old people with heart and breathing issues. Artist point gives a good view of the lower falls from a distance... More