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Heart Lake
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Location Lewis and Clark County, Montana, United States
Basin countries United States
Max. length 1,670 feet (510 m)
Max. width 1,053 feet (321 m)
Surface area 32.2 acres (13.0 ha)
Surface elevation 6,434 ft (1,961 m)

Heart Lake is a 32-acre (13 ha) glacial valley lake within the Scapegoat Wilderness of Helena National Forest. Located ten miles (16 km) north of Lincoln, Montana, Heart Lake sits in a cirque five miles west of the Continental Divide. It is home to Arctic grayling and westslope cutthroat trout. The lake is approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) from the Indian Meadows Trailhead. A trail on the east side of the lake goes to Pearl Lake and the top of the divide.

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