Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park

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#5 of 84 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 made our entry to Yellowstone National Park via South Entrance of Yellowstone. Non-stop we headed north and when we approached the Grant Village we got the glimpse of the majestic Yellowstone Lake ...  more »
  • What a beautiful lake. Drove around from Old Faithful and spent about an hour there sitting on it's shoreline. It's just so huge. Quiet and serene with just the water lapping up on the rocks and the b...  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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