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Not to be confused with Independence Lakes.
See also: Lake Independence (disambiguation)
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Independence Lake
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Independence Lake and Twining Peak
Location Pitkin County, Colorado,
United States
Lake type Glacial
Primary outflows Roaring Fork River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 0.23 mi (0.37 km)
Max. width 0.09 mi (0.14 km)
Surface elevation 12,497 ft (3,809 m)

Independence Lake is an alpine lake in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States, located high in the Sawatch Range in the Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness of White River National Forest. It is the source of the Roaring Fork River and is located south and over a pass from Lost Man Lake and north of Twining Peak. The lake is accessible via a trail from State Highway 82 west of Independence Pass.

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