Benedict Lake

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Benedict Lake
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Benedict Lake
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Benedict Lake
Location Boise County, Idaho
Coordinates 43°57′50″N115°03′32″W / 43.963989°N 115.058989°W / 43.963989; -115.058989 Coordinates: 43°57′50″N115°03′32″W / 43.963989°N 115.058989°W / 43.963989; -115.058989
Lake type Glacial
Primary inflows Benedict Creek
Primary outflows Benedict Creek to South Fork Payette River
Basin  countries United States
Max. length0.17 mi (0.27 km)
Max. width0.09 mi (0.14 km)
Surface elevation8,270 ft (2,520 m)

Benedict Lake is a small alpine lake in Boise County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 462. [1]

Benedict Lake is in the Sawtooth Wilderness, and a wilderness permit can be obtained at a registration box at trailheads or wilderness boundaries. Rock Slide Lake and Three Island Lake are upstream of Benedict Lake.

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References

  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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