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. 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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  • The lake is rather cool. It’s real big and looked really calm. The mountains on the far side make it look really cool. A great thing to see. 
    The lake is rather cool. It’s real big and looked really calm. The mountains on the far side make it look really cool. A great thing to see.  more »
  • Amazing to see. Yellowstone Lake is the largest high elevation (higher than 7,000 ft) in North America, according to the National Parks Service. Besides that, this is an amazing geothermal area with.....  more
    Amazing to see. Yellowstone Lake is the largest high elevation (higher than 7,000 ft) in North America, according to the National Parks Service. Besides that, this is an amazing geothermal area with.....  more »
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  • I Vote Critical Because It Is Super Far
  • It looks like a sea :) l liked it. ❤️👏

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