Low Pass Lake

Last updated
Low Pass Lake
USA Idaho location map.svg
Red pog.svg
Low Pass Lake
Usa edcp relief location map.png
Red pog.svg
Low Pass Lake
Location Elmore County, Idaho
Coordinates 43°56′47″N115°03′00″W / 43.946408°N 115.049961°W / 43.946408; -115.049961 Coordinates: 43°56′47″N115°03′00″W / 43.946408°N 115.049961°W / 43.946408; -115.049961
Type Glacial
Primary outflows Timpa Creek to Middle Fork Boise River
Basin  countries United States
Max. length0.12 mi (0.19 km)
Max. width0.09 mi (0.14 km)
Surface elevation8,920 ft (2,720 m)

Low Pass Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 479 along Timpa Creek or 462 along Lake Ingeborg. [1]

Low Pass Lake is in the Sawtooth Wilderness, and a wilderness permit can be obtained at a registration box at trailheads or wilderness boundaries. Lake Ingeborg is 0.30 mi (0.48 km) from Low Pass Lake, although it is over a pass and in a different sub-basin.

Related Research Articles

Sawtooth Wilderness a wilderness area in the US state of Idaho

The Sawtooth Wilderness is a federally-protected wilderness area that covers 217,088 acres (87,852 ha) of the state of Idaho. Managed by the U.S. Forest Service in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it was designated the Sawtooth Primitive Area in 1937 to preserve the exceptional scenic beauty of the Sawtooth Mountains. On August 22, 1972 Public Law 92-400 designated the Primitive Area as the Sawtooth Wilderness and part of the newly created Sawtooth National Recreation Area. As part of the National Wilderness Preservation System, the Sawtooth Wilderness is an area where human development and use are restricted and people are to remain only visitors. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Sawtooth Wilderness has some of the clearest air in the lower 48 states.

Sawtooth Range (Idaho) mountain range in the US state of Idaho

The Sawtooth Range is a mountain range of the Rocky Mountains in central Idaho, United States, reaching a maximum elevation of 10,751 feet (3,277 m) at the summit of Thompson Peak. It encompass an area of 678 square miles (1,756 km2) spanning parts of Custer, Boise, Blaine, and Elmore counties, and is bordered to the east by the Sawtooth Valley. Much of the mountain range is within the Sawtooth Wilderness, part of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Sawtooth National Forest.

Vernon Lake (Idaho) lake in Idaho

Vernon Lake is an alpine lake in Boise County, Idaho, United States, located high in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is approximately 17 miles (27 km) southwest of Stanley and 14.5 miles (23.3 km) southeast of Grandjean. Located in the remote central Sawtooth Wilderness, Vernon Lake can be reached by trails from many directions, including the Sawtooth Valley (east), Grandjean (northwest), Redfish Lake (north), and Atlanta (south).

Arrowhead Lake (Idaho)

Arrowhead Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 494 along Johnson Creek.

The Hole (lake)

The Hole Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 459 along Johnson Creek.

Johnson Lake

Johnson Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest a cutoff of trail 459 along Johnson Creek.

Island Lake (Idaho)

Island Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. No trails lead to Island Lake although Sawtooth National Forest trails 459, 494, and 458 pass relatively close by.

Diamond Lake (Idaho) lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States

Diamond Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 454 along the Little Queens River.

Triangle Lake (Idaho)

Triangle Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 454 along the Little Queens River.

Slide Lake (Idaho) Small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, US

Slide Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 458 along the Queens River.

Cliff Lake (Idaho)

Cliff Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 458 along the Queens River.

Plummer Lake (Idaho)

Plummer Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 007 via trail 458 along Benedict Creek.

Timpa Lake

Timpa Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 479 along Timpa Creek Creek.

Chickadee Lake small alpine lake in Idaho, USA

Chickadee Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 479 along Timpa Creek.

Confusion Lake

Confusion Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 479 along Timpa Creek or 462 along the Middle Fork of the Boise River.

Lake Ingeborg

Lake Ingeborg is an American small alpine lake in the Sawtooth Mountains of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area in Elmore County, Idaho. It is accessible by Sawtooth National Forest Trail 462.

Spangle Lake

Spangle Lake is a small alpine lake in Elmore County, Idaho, United States, located in the Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is located at the intersection Sawtooth National Forest trails 462, 463, and 460.

Rock Slide Lake

Rock Slide 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.

Three Island Lake

Three Island 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.

Everly Lake

Everly 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 007 from trail 458.

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.

See also