Green Lake (North Cascades National Park)

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Green Lake
Location North Cascades National Park, Whatcom County, Washington,
United States
Coordinates 48°41′29″N 121°30′15″W / 48.69139°N 121.50417°W / 48.69139; -121.50417Coordinates: 48°41′29″N 121°30′15″W / 48.69139°N 121.50417°W / 48.69139; -121.50417[1]
Lake type Cirque Lake
Primary outflows Bacon Creek
Basin countries United States
Max. length .65 mi (1.05 km)
Max. width .25 mi (0.40 km)
Surface elevation 4,265 ft (1,300 m)[1]

Green Lake is located in North Cascades National Park, in the U. S. state of Washington.[2] Situated 1.5 mi (2.4 km) northeast of Bacon Peak, Green Lake receives some runoff from Green Lake Glacier which empties into the lake after plunging 375 ft (114 m) over Bacon Lake Falls. Another series of waterfalls lie below Green Lake and are known as Green Lake Falls which drop another 979 ft (298 m).[2]


  1. ^ a b "Green Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved June 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Bacon Peak, WA (Map). Topoquest (USGS Quads). Retrieved June 22, 2013.