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Yellowstone River
Country United States
Location Iowa and Lafayette counties, Wisconsin
Physical characteristics
Main source Southern Iowa County
794 ft (242 m)
River mouth Pecatonica River
Length 42.0 km (26.1 mi)
Basin features
GNIS ID 1577097

The Yellowstone River is a 42.0-kilometre (26.1 mi) river in Iowa and Lafayette counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The river's source is in rural Iowa County east of Mineral Point, and its mouth is at the Pecatonica River northwest of Argyle.

The river is dammed at Yellowstone Lake, a popular fishing area which is protected as Yellowstone Lake State Park. An additional 4,000 acres (1,600 ha) of its watershed is part of the Yellowstone Wildlife Area.

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