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Hebgen Lake, West Yellowstone

4.7
#6 of 6 in Parks in West Yellowstone
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • Rented a pontoon from Kirkwood marina for a whole day. Was a smooth experience at the marina and reserving online. Beautiful lake and plenty of different area to take in amazing views!  more »
  • Beautiful lake, we rented stand up paddle boards from Kirkwood Marina for two hours and had a great time. The lake is fairly calm and cool. There were some motor boats and kayaks on the water as...  more »

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