Hook Lake

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Hook Lake
Location Custer County, Idaho
Coordinates 44°06′17″N 114°36′27″W / 44.104628°N 114.607614°W / 44.104628; -114.607614Coordinates: 44°06′17″N 114°36′27″W / 44.104628°N 114.607614°W / 44.104628; -114.607614
Lake type Glacial
Primary outflows Big Boulder Creek to East Fork Salmon River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 150 m (490 ft)
Max. width 70 m (230 ft)
Surface elevation 3,025 m (9,925 ft)

Hook Lake is an alpine lake in Custer County, Idaho, United States, located in the White Cloud Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. No trails lead to the lake, but it can be most easily accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 601.[1]

Hook Lake is east of D. O. Lee Peak in the Big Boulder Lakes Basin along with Cove, Sapphire, and Cirque Lakes.


  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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