Glacier Lake (Elmore County, Idaho)

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Glacier Lake
Location Elmore County, Idaho
Coordinates 43°56′35″N 115°07′52″W / 43.94305°N 115.131242°W / 43.94305; -115.131242Coordinates: 43°56′35″N 115°07′52″W / 43.94305°N 115.131242°W / 43.94305; -115.131242
Lake type Glacial
Primary outflows Johnson Creek to Middle Fork Boise River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 0.20 mi (0.32 km)
Max. width 0.08 mi (0.13 km)
Surface elevation 8,610 ft (2,620 m)

Glacier Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. There are no trails that lead to Glacier Lake, although Sawtooth National Forest trails 459, 494, and 458 are relatively close by.[1]

Glacier Lake is in the Sawtooth Wilderness, and a wilderness permit can be obtained at a registration box at trailheads or wilderness boundaries. The lake is 0.12 mi (0.19 km) upstream of, and 200 ft (61 m) higher than the Hole.


  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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