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Yellowstone Lake

Yellowstone National Park Montana

Listing Type: Lake
City: Yellowstone National Park Montana
Region: Yellowstone Country

Yellowstone Lake is the largest lake in North America at this high an elevation, 7,733 feet. It is 20 miles long and 14 miles across from West Thumb to the opposite shore. It covers 139 square miles and has a shoreline of 110 miles. It has an average depth of 139 feet, although the deepest point is 390 feet. Islands in the lake are Dot Island, Frank Island, Stevenson Island, Molly Island (in the southeast arm), and Peale Island (in the south arm).

Directions: The southeast point of Lake Yellowstone is 22 miles from the South Entrance, 14 miles from the Old Faithful Area, and 27 miles from the East Entrance.

Yellowstone Lake
Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190

  • Bird Watching
  • Education
  • Historic
  • Hiking
  • Exercise
  • Hot Spring
  • Photography
  • Storytelling
  • Tour
  • Sightseeing
  • Nature Area
  • Nature
  • Unescorted Tour
  • Trail

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