Idaho is known for its large gorgeous lakes that span many miles and attract thousands of visitors every year. However, did you know that there are some beautiful lakes hidden around the Gem State where you can avoid the crowds, enjoy the water, and surround yourself with natural beauty? One of these hidden lakes in Idaho is Baker Lake. Tucked away in the Sawtooth National Forest and near Ketchum, this body of water is breathtaking, but to enjoy it, you’ll need to put forth a little effort.

Have you ever hiked to Baker Lake? What did you think of this hidden lake in Idaho? We’d love to hear about your experiences in the comments!

If you love to hike, there are small towns all over the Gem State that are truly a hiker’s paradise. Check out just nine of these small towns near some of the best hiking trails in Idaho.

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