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Yellowstone Lake Overlook Trail
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 & forest.
Safety notes: Thermal activity along trail; stay on the designated trail and abide by detour signs at all times.
Trailheads: Southeast corner of West Thumb Geyser Basin Parking Area.
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Last updated: July 2, 2018