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America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass
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“lake trout”(20 reviews)
“fishing bridge”(55 reviews)
Yellowstone National Park's largest lake.
Grand Loop Road, Between Fishing Bridge and Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
+1 307-344-7381
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it's a big lake in the Yellowstone area, and in some spot, you can see the mountains with some snow cover at the far side. The water seems quite calm. There are some picnic area. As it's a big lake, so you can see it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ELKW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the cleanest river i have ever seen in my life...must visit place in Yellowstone NP... there is a bridge call "Fishing bridge" along with the Yellowstone river also provide scenic cruse around the lake on Lake Queen 2 ..must stop place

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shalika W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Park is excellent the Lake is poor. There are no scenic mountains around it and it is big and boring.Sorry but there are so many more interesting fabulous things in the Park.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is a good sized body of water and I enjoyed seeing it come into view as we came in from the East entrance. This way you get a great view from higher altitude as you come down to lake level.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alanvoetsch
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Yellowstone Lake is a large lake with fishing and water sports available. There are several hotels on the lake, from very modest luxurious. There are actual thermal features on one end of lake which are worth seeing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DrDadrwp
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Staying at the cabins gave us an opportunity to walk everywhere and run into bison and elk when we least expected it. The cabins were modest, but the lodge felt like coming home each night. Thank you to the staff as they were closing for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank outsteppin
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This lake is huge! We got wonderful pictures of the sunset and sunrise. We also went out at night to see the stars. They were beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PTOGreer
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This huge lake in the southern part of Yellowstone National Park is beautiful. It has 110 miles of shoreline with scenic views all along its shore.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank harryatkck
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Yellowstone Lake is the largest body of water in Yellowstone National Park. It covers 136 square miles with 110 miles of shoreline. It has an average depth of 139 feet with the greatest depth of 390 feet. It is the largest freshwater above 7,000 feet...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 12 October 2018

History buffs will love the narration and information shared by the boat captain and Park Ranger on this hour long tour of Yellowstone Lake. Learn how Lake Yellowstone Lodge was reached by boat by most early visitors when covered wagon tours were the mode of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Debbie P
2 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
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.
13 November 2016|
Response from shadowace888 | Reviewed this property |
They do run in September even in October but nothing compared to early June