Shallow Lake

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Shallow Lake
Shallow L with Devil's Staircase on horizon.jpg
Shallow Lake
Location Custer County, Idaho
Coordinates 44°03′48″N 114°35′57″W / 44.063415°N 114.599180°W / 44.063415; -114.599180Coordinates: 44°03′48″N 114°35′57″W / 44.063415°N 114.599180°W / 44.063415; -114.599180
Type Glacial
Primary outflows Little Boulder Creek to East Fork Salmon River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 260 m (850 ft)
Max. width 96 m (315 ft)
Surface elevation 2,940 m (9,650 ft)

Shallow Lake is an alpine lake in Custer County, Idaho, United States, located in the White Cloud Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. While no trails lead to the lake, it can be accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 047.[1]

Shallow Lake is northeast of Merriam Peak and upstream of Baker Lake, Noisy Lakes, and Scree 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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