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Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park

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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. Use our Yellowstone National Park vacation planner to visit Yellowstone Lake on your trip to Yellowstone National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We learned so much about this lake! Its a huge lake with hidden geysers in it and has only 2 kinds of fish! The cuthroat trout is native to yellowstone and the other trout kills them which is bad! Lot...  more »
  • We loved the views of the lake and over the lake. The mountains in the background left a lasting impression on my wife and I.  more »
  • We had previously seen many lakes such As Jenny in Grand Tetons and so were a bit underwhelmed with not quite the same quality of backdrop for our photos, which we took few here  more »