Shelf Lake facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsShelf Lake
|Location||Custer County, Idaho|
|Primary outflows||Little Boulder Creek to East Fork Salmon River|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Max. length||902 ft (275 m)|
|Max. width||579 ft (176 m)|
|Surface area||7.8 acres (3.2 ha)|
|Surface elevation||8,943 ft (2,726 m)|
Shelf 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 named for a distinct rock shelf extending around the south and west shores of the lake.
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