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Fourth of July Lake - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Fourth of July Lake, California, USA

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About Fourth of July Lake

Fourth of July 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 trail 109. This lake is in top form and is one of the areas top producing winter-only lakes for trout fishing. It is a popular destination for fly anglers.


Attractions Near Fourth of July Lake

Round Top Lake
Round Top Lake2km from Fourth of July Lake

Round Top Lake sits below the Sisters, which tower over the lake at 9,000 feet in elevation. Stunning scenery, beautiful wildflowers and it is a good trekking destination.

Winnemucca Lake
Winnemucca Lake3.02km from Fourth of July Lake

Winnemucca Lake is a dry lake bed in northwest Nevada that features the oldest known petroglyphs in North America. This Lake is home to several petroglyphs long believed to be very old. In 2013, researchers dated the carvings to between 14,800 and 10,500 years ago.

Deadwood Peak
Deadwood Peak3.16km from Fourth of July Lake

Deadwood Peak lies in the center of Mokelumne Wilderness across Summit City Creek from Round Top. It is also situated on the shared border of Pierce County and Yakima County in Washington state. Deadwood Peak is set on the crest of the Cascade Range, immediately north of Yakima Peak and Chinook Pass, with the Pacific Crest Trail traversing its east slope.

Elephants Back
Elephants Back4.35km from Fourth of July Lake

Elephants Back is a peak in Alpine County and has an elevation of 9580 feet. Elephants Back is situated south of Frog Lake, and south of Carson Pass. it is one of the iconic location where you can have a good trek and also there are so many other adventure opportunities to explore.

Carson Pass
Carson Pass5.5km from Fourth of July Lake

Carson Pass is located on the south side of Highway 88 at Carson Pass 60 miles east of Jackson in Alpine County. The historic pass was a point on the Carson Trail during the California Gold Rush and was used for American Civil War shipping to California until the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad. The Pacific Crest Trail traverses the Carson Pass summit, which has California Historical Landmark #315 at CA 88 postmile 6.09 where Kit Carson carved his name into a tree.

Carson Pass Sno-Park
Carson Pass Sno-Park5.63km from Fourth of July Lake

The Carson Pass Sno-Park is located near Caples Lake on the south side of Highway 88. It is popular with hikers throughout most of the year, and the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, Tahoe-Yosemite Trail, and the Emigrant Summit Trail have access points at Carson Pass. Several high-elevation lakes can be accessed from Carson Pass.

Where is Fourth of July Lake

Discover More Attractions in Alpine County, Where Fourth of July Lake Is Located

Alpine County
Alpine County
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This is the least populous county in California state. There are no incorporated cities in the county.

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