Echo Lake (California)

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Echo Lakes
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Upper and Lower Echo Lake, California
Location of Echo Lake in California, USA.
Location of Echo Lake in California, USA.
Echo Lakes
Location of Echo Lake in California, USA.
Location of Echo Lake in California, USA.
Echo Lakes
LocationEl Dorado County, California, U.S.
Coordinates38°50′34″N 120°04′32″W / 38.84278°N 120.07556°W / 38.84278; -120.07556 (Upper Echo Lake)
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. depth303 ft (92 m)
Surface elevation2,260 m (7,410 ft)

Echo Lake, is the name of a glacial lake—summer reservoir located in El Dorado County, eastern California, United States.

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Echo Lake is in the Sierra Nevada, and within the El Dorado National Forest. The lake is approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) from Highway 50 at Echo Summit.

The lake is divided into two sections; an Upper lake, and a Lower lake. The elevation of Echo lake is maintained in summer months with a dam at 7,414 feet (2,260 m) above sea level.[1]

Lower Echo Lake, California

There has been little development beyond lakeside cabins.

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