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 decided to take the trail to the overlook. Despite the altitude and stopping several times to catch our breath it was a very wise decision. The hike was great but the view was spectacular. more »
I went in July and it was a little muddy. But, we had a boat ride and it was great! Also A lot of dead trees in the lake. Geysers, too. more »
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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