Pyramid Lake (El Dorado County, California)

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This article is about the natural freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada. For the reservoir in Los Angeles, see Pyramid Lake (Los Angeles County, California). For saline terminus of the Truckee River, see Pyramid Lake (Nevada).
Pyramid Lake
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At the base of Pyramid Peak in the Crystal Mountains
Location Desolation Wilderness
El Dorado County, California
Coordinates 38°50′53″N 120°08′28″W / 38.847963°N 120.141020°W / 38.847963; -120.141020Coordinates: 38°50′53″N 120°08′28″W / 38.847963°N 120.141020°W / 38.847963; -120.141020
Type Reservoir
Basin countries United States
Surface elevation 2,459 m (8,068 ft)
References U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pyramid Lake

Pyramid Lake is a lake in the backcountry of the Desolation Wilderness in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of El Dorado County, California.

Pyramid Lake outlet pool in spring

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