United States YL from Lake Hotel

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Lewis Kemper

About This Spot

The Lake Hotel is a beautiful hotel situated on the shore of Yellowstone Lake. Yellowstone Lake is the largest, high altitude lake (above 7,000) in North America. The lake is approximately 20 miles (32.2 km) long by 14 miles (22.5 km) wide. It has 141 miles (227 km) of shoreline of which only approximately 28 miles is accessible by car. Typically the lake freezes over in late December and thaws in late May or early June. There are many locations to view Yellowstone Lake of which this is just one. Take the time to explore the lake from several locations and at different times of day.

While you are here at Lake Hotel, I also recommend you take the time to go inside and take some pictures of the historical building.

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