Baron Lake (Idaho)

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Baron Lake
Baron Lake Idaho.jpg
Baron Lake
Location Boise County, Idaho
Coordinates 44°04′54″N 115°01′59″W / 44.081675°N 115.033008°W / 44.081675; -115.033008Coordinates: 44°04′54″N 115°01′59″W / 44.081675°N 115.033008°W / 44.081675; -115.033008
Type Glacial
Primary outflows Baron Creek to South Fork Payette River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 0.48 mi (0.77 km)
Max. width 0.30 mi (0.48 km)
Surface elevation 8,312 ft (2,533 m)

Baron Lake is an alpine lake in Boise County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. Sawtooth National Forest trail 101 goes to the lake.[1]

Baron Lake is in the Sawtooth Wilderness, and a wilderness permit can be obtained at a registration box at trailheads or wilderness boundaries. Upper Baron Lake is upstream of Baron Lake while Little Baron Lake is downhill, but not in the same sub-basin. Warbonnet Peak at 10,210 ft (3,110 m) is west of the lake.


  1. ^ Sawtooth National Forest. “Sawtooth National Forest” [map].1:126,720, 1”=2 miles. Twin Falls, Idaho: Sawtooth National Forest, United States Forest Service, 1998.

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