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Lewis Lake Trail is a 8.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until September.

Length 8.2 mi Elevation gain 357 ft Route type Out & Back

Kid friendly

Fishing

Hiking

Nature trips

Paddle sports

Bird watching

Lake

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Scramble

No dogs

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Contact

Yellowstone National Park PO Box 168 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168 307-344-7381 (recorded information and an option to speak with someone) Additional info: http://www.nps.gov/yell/contacts.htm

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Taylor Newman
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Hiking

This is one of my favorite hikes in Yellowstone! The trail follows Lewis Lake, and then along Lewis River. The water views are beautiful the whole time. Just enough incline to keep it interesting but still an easy hike. It was fairly uncrowned when we did it. I think we saw a total of 6 people in 5 hours. You can also keep hiking for a longer hike (13 miles) to Shoshone Lake. Bring bug spray— it gets pretty buggy!

Matt Matt Gaughan
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Chloe Heinzel
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Andrew Daley
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Barry Beutler
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Paddle sports