Washington Lake (Idaho)

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Washington Lake
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Washington Lake
Location Custer County, Idaho
Coordinates 44°01′56″N 114°37′17″W / 44.032118°N 114.621369°W / 44.032118; -114.621369Coordinates: 44°01′56″N 114°37′17″W / 44.032118°N 114.621369°W / 44.032118; -114.621369
Type Glacial
Primary outflows Washington Lake Creek to Germania Creek to East Fork Salmon River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 440 m (1,440 ft)
Max. width 275 m (902 ft)
Surface elevation 2,855 m (9,367 ft)

Washington Lake is an alpine lake in Custer County, Idaho, United States, located in the White Cloud Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trails 109 and 203.[1]

Washington Lake is south of Patterson Peak and southeast of Fourth of July Lake, although it is in a separate basin.


  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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