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National Park Trail West Thumb Area: Yellowstone Lake Overlook Trail
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Overview Service & Activities
About Distance, round trip: 2 miles Estimated time: 1 hour Difficulty: moderately strenuous Trailhead: on the right as you enter West Thumb Geyser Basin parking area Hike to a high mountain meadow for a commanding view of the West Thumb of Yellowstone Lake and the distant Absaroka Mountains. The loop trail ascends steeply, passing backcountry thermal features, then gradually descends through meadows and forest. 400 foot elevation gain near overlook.
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MAILING ADDRESS PO Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
CONTACT 307-344-7381
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SPECIAL DIRECTIONS Yellowstone Lake Overlook Trail is located in the Grant Village and West Thumb Areas in Yellowstone National Park.
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ACTIVITIES Bird Watching Hiking Nature Outdoor Activity Photography Sightseeing Wildlife Viewing

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