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Potts Geyser Basin

A recent kayak trip on Yellowstone Lake:

Kayaking by Potts Geyser Basin

 

Sea kayaking on Yellowstone Lake provides a unique opportunity to get close to primitive geyser basins.

 

 

 

 

Kayaking over geysers on Yellowstone Lake

High water levels on Yellowstone lake allow us to kayak right on top of the underwater geysers.

A view from the kayak looking down while paddling over active geysers

High water levels on Yellowstone Lake allow kayakers incredible access to see these amazing geothermal features.

 

Yellowstone’s Lewis Lake Campground Now Open

Better late than never: the Lewis Lake Campground in Yellowstone National Park is now partially open. Most of the sites located on the walk-in loop are still underwater and will remain closed until approximately the first week of August. In addition, there’s no water service at the camground: Campers are advised to bring their own drinking water or method for treating water. Faucets will be properly signed until water becomes available, which is expected to be sometime next week.

Also opening this week: The Lewis Lake Ranger Station, which remains closed but is expected to open next week.  Until then, permits can still be obtained at ranger stations at the South Entrance, Grant Village or Bridge Bay.

The Lewis Lake facility has a limited number of RV sites which can accommodate vehicles up to 25 feet long. There are no generators permitted or other electrical facilities available. Vault toilets are also available.

 

Yellowstone Lake Tranquility

Another beautiful morning for Kayaking here on Yellowstone Lake.

The view looking south across the West Thumb of Yellowstone Lake

 

Snake River Kayak

As owner of Snake River Kayak & Canoe for the previous 12 years, Geyser Kayak Tours CEO and founder Steve Koning wants everyone to know how much we all appreciate your business and that we really enjoy all the positive feedback we’ve received so far this summer! Email, call or come by our offices in downtown Jackson Hole and let us know what you think about your Kayaking in Yellowstone Experience.

 

Kayaking the Lewis River Channel

kayaking up the Lewis River Channel

Kayaking the Lewis River Channel on our way to Shoshone Lake in Yellowstone National Park

 

Jackson Hole Kayak and Rafting water levels

Jackson Hole area water flows in the Snake River canyon reached a new high Friday, roughly one week after the peak predicted by the National Weather Service.

The Alpine gauging station reached 26,500 cubic feet per second at 12:15 p.m. Friday, roughly 1,000 cfs more than the predicted peak of 25,500 cfs recorded June 25.

Jackson Lake Reservoir reached 85 percent of capacity Friday —  roughly 717,134 acre feet of the 847,000 maximum. That leaves 129,866 acre feet of capacity left in the reservoir.

 

Lewis River Channel Paddling

We haven’t seen the Channel with this much water in it ever!

Wading up the Lewis River Channel during record high water conditions

Palmer wades through chest deep water towing the kayaks in record high water conditions

 

 

Yellowstone Lake still rising

Grant Village Marina under water

Grant Village Marina under water

 

High water at Yellowstone Lake

Yellowstone Lake is so full of water right now that the parking lot in Grant Village is flooded. The hot weather over the past week has sped up the rate at which snow is melting at the upper elevations, causing the lake to overflow. Still completely safe for sea kayaking. Kayaking on the lake is the best way to see the flooded conditions on the shoreline.

 

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