Hughes Lake (California)
|Location||Sierra Pelona Mountains,|
Angeles National Forest,
Los Angeles County, California
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface elevation||3,192 ft (973 m)|
The lake is one of a series of sag ponds in the foothills of the Sierra Pelona Mountains, including Elizabeth Lake, and Munz Lakes, all created by the active motion of tectonic plates on the San Andreas Fault. They are part of the northern upper Santa Clara River watershed.
The lake, at 973 m (3192 ft) in elevation, is within the Angeles National Forest.
- Category:Lakes of Los Angeles County, California
- Category:Sierra Pelona Ridge – related topics
- List of lakes in California
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