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Hebgen Lake, West Yellowstone

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Hebgen Lake is located in Southwest Montana and is created by Hebgen Dam. It is well known for the 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake (magnitude 7.1 to 7.5) which occurred nearby on August 17, 1959, forming Quake Lake which is located immediately downstream.
Hebgen Lake and the surrounding area offer many recreational activities: camping, fishing, boating, and hiking. Campgrounds include Rainbow Point and Cherry Creek. Rainbow Point is the largest campground on the lake, offering four "loops." Each loop contains approximately 20 campsites. Each campsite can accommodate a full-size camper and one or two vehicles.

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  • This lake is beautiful and it is huge! We found a turnout along the way back from Earthquake Lake to stop and take a dip in the lake.  more »
  • Spent the day looking for treasure and the the views of the lake and wildlife didn't disappoint. Must see  more »

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