Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park

4.7
#5 of 83 in Parks in Yellowstone National Park
Inside America's first national park, Yellowstone Lake is nestled 2,357 m (7,732 ft) above sea level. The 350 sq km (136 sq mi) lake features geysers, hot springs, and underwater canyons. The spot has been known for trout fishing since its discovery. Research shows the greatest known depth of the lake is 120 m (390 ft). In contrast to the lake's six months of frozenness, the hottest spot ever recorded was 122 C (252 F). Watch for wildlife, and take advantage of hiking and camping opportunities near the lake. Add Yellowstone Lake to your Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Yellowstone National Park journey maker tool.
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  • We were fortunate to be driving by Yellowstone Lake early one morning on our way to see some of the national park. I wanted to stay there and have this scenery in front of me much longer than we had....  more »
  • We really enjoyed these views. The park is perfect. The views are grand and breathtaking. Great vacation.  more »
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  • What a beautiful lake!! The sunrise and sunset here are absolutely stunning.
  • Beautiful but cold lake. Was very cool to see.
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