Lakes in North America

63 Lakes in North America. Lakes on this page are displayed on the map.

Lake MichiganUnited States

Lake Michigan is the fourth largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world, after Lake Superior, Lake Victoria and Lake Huron. It is part of the Great Lakes, and is the only ... Read more

Moraine Lake is a glacially-fed lake located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, in Banff National Park. It is nicknamed the lake with the twenty dollar view, since it was featured on ... Read more

Lake TahoeUnited States

Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America and the second deepest lake in the United States after Crater Lake. Tahoe is the sixth largest lake in the country in volume, ... Read more

New Melones LakeUnited States

New Melones Lake is the fourth largest reservoir in California, boasting a total water volume of 3 km3 (about 2.4 million acre-feet). It is located in the central Sierra Nevada ... Read more

Donner LakeUnited States

Donner Lake is a freshwater lake located on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada in Northeast California. The beautiful and historic town of Truckee (population: approximately ... Read more

Beltzville LakeUnited States

Beltzville Lake is a reservoir located in the Beltzville State Park, in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. The lake is 25 miles (40 km) North of Allentown, 1.5 hours away from ... Read more

Lake AlmanorUnited States

Lake Almanor is the eighth largest reservoir in California. Located in northwestern Plumas County in the northeastern part of the state, Lake Almanor has a water volume of 1.61 ... Read more

Lake HavasuUnited States

Lake Havasu is a large reservoir on the Colorado River that straddles the border between California and Arizona. It has a surface area of 79 sq km (30.5 square miles), and boasts a ... Read more

Chilko Lake is one of the largest lakes in the province of British Columbia, Canada, especially because of its great depth. Its main outflow, the Chilko River contains the longest ... Read more

Lake SuperiorUnited States,Canada

Lake Superior is the largest among the 5 North American Great Lakes, and the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area. It is brimming with scenic places and national parks surround it, ... Read more

The Great Bear Lake, with a surface area of 31,153 square kilometers, is the eighth largest lake in the world by surface area, the fourth largest in North America, and the largest ... Read more

Lake Winnipeg is located on the boundary between the low-relief Inferior Plains and the southwestern Canadian Shield. It is the eleventh largest freshwater lake in the world and ... Read more

Lake HuronUnited States,Canada

Lake Huron is the world’s third largest freshwater lake by surface area, after Lake Superior and Lake Victoria. The lake is one of the 5 Great American Lakes and is located ... Read more

Nitinat Lake, located on Vancouver Island, in British Coumbia, Canada, is one of the last remaining pristine and underdeveloped places in the country. Geography and ... Read more

Cowichan Lake, located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, is one of the largest freshwater lakes on the island. The lake is a preferred recreational place for many ... Read more

Great Slave Lake is the second largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada after Great Bear Lake, and is the deepest lake in North America with a maximum depth of 614 ... Read more

Upper Klamath LakeUnited States

Upper Klamath Lake (also known simply as Klamath Lake) is a large freshwater lake located in south-central Oregon, United States. It is the largest lake in Oregon by surface area, ... Read more

Brohm Lake is located within a couple of hours’ drive from Northern Vancouver and merely 15 kilometers north of Squamish. The lake is relatively easy to access, since it lies ... Read more

Summer Lake United States

Summer Lake is a large natural, endorheic, alkali, and hypereutrophic lake in south-central Oregon, United States. It is located in Lake County, 8 kilometers (5 miles) south of the ... Read more

Trillium LakeUnited States

Trillium Lake is located in northern Oregon, south-southwest of the spectacular Mount Hood, which reaches a height of 3,429 meters (11,249 feet). The lake sits at an altitude of ... Read more