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Three of the four lakes (excluding Glacier Lake) in the Four Lakes Basin at lower left with Quiet Lake at right

The Four Lakes are a chain of four small glacial Paternoster lakes in Custer County, Idaho, United States, located in the White Cloud Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lakes are located in the upper portion of the Little Boulder Creek watershed upstream of Quiet Lake and east of Patterson Peak. No trails lead to the Four Lakes Basin.

Four Lakes
Lake Elevation Max. length Max. width Location
Cornice Lake 3,010 m (9,880 ft) 187 m (614 ft) 080 m (260 ft) 44°03′10″N 114°36′26″W / 44.052713°N 114.607164°W / 44.052713; -114.607164 (Cornice Lake)
Emerald Lake 3,020 m (9,910 ft) 214 m (702 ft) 140 m (460 ft) 44°03′05″N 114°36′35″W / 44.051267°N 114.609737°W / 44.051267; -114.609737 (Emerald Lake)
Glacier Lake 3,050 m (10,010 ft) 090 m (300 ft) 075 m (246 ft) 44°03′05″N 114°36′42″W / 44.051267°N 114.611733°W / 44.051267; -114.611733 (Glacier Lake)
Rock Lake 3,025 m (9,925 ft) 120 m (390 ft) 069 m (226 ft) 44°03′00″N 114°36′32″W / 44.049873°N 114.608869°W / 44.049873; -114.608869 (Rock Lake)
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