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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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  • Yelowstone National Park is something totally recommended, its rivers, its landscapes either in summer or in winter, nature is impressive and their Gaysers are something out of series. You topas with many animals in their natural state that leaves you speechless from deer, Buffalo, elk and good luck to bears.
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  • We walked the Lake Geyser Basin trail just after sunrise with fog hanging over the Lake, and geysers/springs bubbling away. Made for great pictures! We caught a great photo of a lone bison drinking at...  more »
  • Beautiful Lake to which our hotel was located. In some places a surreal image with geysers in the foreground, yellowstone lake in the middle and glaciers in the background. Bizarre!
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