Yellowstone Lake Overlook Trail

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming 82190

Elevation Gain6ft
Trailhead Elevation7,793ft
Elevation Min/Max7791/7794ft
Elevation Start/End7793/7793ft

Yellowstone Lake Overlook Trail

Yellowstone Lake Overlook Trail is a hiking trail in Teton County, Wyoming. It is within Yellowstone National Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 7,793 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 6 feet. The West Thumb Geyser Parking is near the trailhead. This trail connects with the following: Overlook.

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Day Hikes in Yellowstone National Park (Day Hike Books)
Robert Stone
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"The Yellowstone Lake Overlook is an easy hike to a knoll with commanding views of the West Thumb of Yellowstone Lake, Duck Lake, the West Thumb Geyser Basin and the Absaroka Range. The trail heads thorough a forest and high mountain meadow to the overlook. The Continental Divide lies just a few miles to the southwest."

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Trail Information

Yellowstone National Park
Nearby City
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, 307-344-2107
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USGS West Thumb
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