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Yellowstone Lower Loop Self Guided Driving Tour from Jackson Hole
"Your self-guided tour of Yellowstone's Lower Loop will be emailed to you and you can print it in your hotel or at home or download the app if you use iOS. (For android devices you can download the app for free.) Once your tour is downloaded you can access it offline on your phone or iPad and you will be able to travel around the park without the need for internet connection. The tour is packed with all the information you need before starting your adventure. It guides you precisely and is accessible at any time so you can refer to it as many times as you wish.Your tour route is designed by an expert guide
From $57.00
 
Self-Guided Yellowstone Lower Loop Tour from Gardiner
"Your self-guided tour of Yellowstone's Lower Loop will be emailed to you and you can print it in your hotel or at home or download the app if you use iOS. (For android devices you can download the app for free.) Once your tour is downloaded you can access it offline on your phone or iPad and you will be able to travel around the park without the need for internet connection. The tour is packed with all the information you need before starting your adventure. It guides you precisely and is accessible at any time so you can refer to it as many times as you wish.The tour will lead you to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone
From $57.00
 
Yellowstone Guided Day Tour From Jackson Hole
"Upon leaving your hotel in Jackson Hole you will stop at Big Thumb by Yellowstone Lake.  The magma underneath Yellowstone park heats rain water and melting snow at about 8 miles below the earth surface. The water finds its way back to the surface of the earth in the form of mud volcano fumarole warm and hot springs. Your tour route will lead you to Hayden Valley home to wolves Grizzlies
From $1,100.00

Yellowstone Lake Tips (14)

Peaceful waters

Lake Yellowstone is a real bonus sight. OK you come to Yellowstone to see the geysers and hot springs etc, but this beautiful stretch of water is worth a visit in its own right. Staying at the Lake...
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toonsarah
Oct 29, 2006

West Thumb Geyser Basin

After finishing our explorations of the adjoining Grand Teton National Park, we re-entered Yellowstone NP via its South Entrance for our last day of exploring before we had to get serious and drive...
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Bwana_Brown
Oct 13, 2010

Clock was ticking - had to boot it for Cody, WY

By 4 PM we had once more made the slow drive through the traffic in Hayden Valley (this time back to Yellowstone Lake) and then turned left toward our planned exit through the East Entrance of...
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Bwana_Brown
Oct 13, 2010

Yellowstone Lake

Yellowstone Lake may not be on the modern park visitor's top agenda list but it surely has been a key feature to both Native Americans and early explorers in the area. As not only the largest body of...
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richiecdisc
Dec 12, 2009

Yellowstone Lake

The hole in the photo is a hot spring, a perfect place to fry the fish you might catch in the lake, without having to take it off the hook ( or so it says on a sign there somewhere...) . We didn't...
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Florida999
Aug 11, 2006

Cold waters of Yellowstone Lake

The road leading North to Lake Village and Fishing bridge goes along the western shore of Yellowstone Lake; there are a few places where it is possible to stop safely and have a look or even a short...
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kokoryko
Dec 02, 2007

Lake Yellowstone

One of the largest alpine lakes anywhere, Yellowstone Lake extends 136 square miles with a 110 mile tree-lined shore. This huge body of water creates its own weather, forming cumulus clouds during the...
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bct341
Apr 21, 2003

Yellowstone Lake

Yellowstone Lake is the second largest high altitude freshwater lake in the world behind Lake Titicaca in South America. It is 136 square miles and its shoreline is 110 miles (177km). The lake is at...
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GuthrieColin
Oct 22, 2005

Old Faithful to West Thumb (Yellowstone Lake)

After we experienced the thrill of Old Faithful, we continued our merry ride around the park. Heading southeast toward Yellowstone Lake (approximately 17 miles), you'll cross the Continental Divide...
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BLewJay
Apr 04, 2011

Yellowstone Lake

This huge lake is in the southeast part of the park is formed by the inflow of the Yellowstone river. From here you can boat, fish, and swim. Its the largest body of water in the park covering 136 sq...
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Jim_Eliason
May 30, 2016

West Thumb to Fishing Bridge

After taking in the beauty, smells and sounds of the West Thumb area, we headed northwest (approximately 25 miles) to Fishing Bridge. Along the road, you have fantastic views of Yellowstone Lake and...
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BLewJay
Apr 04, 2011

Yellowstone Lake

The highest elevation lake in the US, a 35000 hectare lake, this lake is amazing to behold. Located in the southern part of the park, here are some of the most beautiful serene views of the park I...
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TimDaoust
Apr 15, 2005
 
 
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Top 5 Yellowstone National Park Writers

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KimberlyAnn

"Yellowstone National Park, My Neighbor"
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"Incredible Yellowstone National Park"
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"Yellowstone National Park was fantastic"
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Things to Do Near Yellowstone Lake

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Old Faithful Inn

Dating to 1903-04, the Old Faithful Inn is the World’s largest log hotel – possibly largest log building, as well. The design is classified as National Park Rustic and it was the first of the great...
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Old Faithful

If you chose to stay at the Old Faithful Inn, it is best to not stay in the old section. It really needs updating. Old Faithful goes off about every 90 minutes. It is not as high as it used to be or...
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Mt. Washburn

We started out in mid-morning. Reached the top and enjoyed a picnic lunch looking over the park. We noticed clouds to the west, so we started down. Halfway back, it started to snow (few flakes), but...
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Grand Canyon

There are several different stops to see the different areas of Grand Canyon. It is worth stopping at the different parts. There are paths to the base of the different areas. They are not extremely...
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Tower Falls

I really wish they would fix the path to the base of the falls. For now it is not worth walking down the path as it is closed before you can get to the base, and you cannot see the falls from any part...
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