Lakes in United States

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Lake Michigan

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 ...
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Lake Tahoe

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 ...
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New Melones Lake

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 ...
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Torch Lake

If you’re looking for a piece of heaven on earth, Torch Lake is the destination for you. It’s located in northwest Michigan, just off Lake ...
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Donner Lake

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 ...
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Beltzville Lake

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 ...
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Lake Almanor

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 ...
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Lake Havasu

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 ...
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Lake Superior

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 ...
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Lake Huron

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 ...
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Upper Klamath Lake

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 ...
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Summer Lake

Summer Lake is a large natural, endorheic, alkali, and hypereutrophic lake in south-central Oregon, United States. It is located in Lake County, 8 ...
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Trillium Lake

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 ...
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Lake Erie

Lake Erie, located on the border of the United States of America and Canada, is the tenth largest lake in the World. It is the southernmost of the Great ...
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Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario is one of the 5 Great Lakes in North America, along with Lake Superior, Michigan, Huron and Erie. The lake complex is an important part of ...
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Great Salt Lake

The Great Salt Lake is the eighth largest endorheic lake in the world and the largest lake in the United States located west of the Mississippi River. ...
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Crater Lake

Crater Lake is a caldera lake located in south-central Oregon, known as the deepest lake in the US and one of the clearest lakes in the ...
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Iliamna Lake

Iliamna Lake is the largest lake in Alaska, and one of the largest in the United States, with a surface area of 2,622 square kilometers. It is considered an ...
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Salton Sea

Salton Sea is a shallow, saline and endorheic rift lake located in California’s San Andreas Fault in the Imperial and Coachella Valleys. The lake ...
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Bowman Lake

Bowman Lake is a natural freshwater lake located in the North-Western part of the 12th largest natural reserve of the United States, Glacier National Park. ...
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Lake McConaughy

Lake McConaughy is a reservoir located on the North Platte River in Nebraska, listed as one of the Top 100 Family Places to Fish and Boat in the U.S. by the ...
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Lake Cachuma

Lake Cachuma is a reservoir in California’s Central Santa Barbara County, in the Santa Ynez Valley. With its rugged beauty, variety of coves, ...
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Milford Lake

Milford Lake is the largest reservoir in the state of Kansas, United States. The reservoir is not only an important safety factor for the inhabitants around ...
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Wilson Lake

Nicknamed “the clearest lake in Kansas”, Wilson Lake is the result of the 40 meter tall dam built in 1964 for flood control on Saline ...
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El Dorado Lake

El Dorado Lake is a reservoir next to the city of El Dorado, on the Walnut River. It lies in the Flint Hills region in Kansas, as part of El Dorado State ...
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Perry Lake

Perry Lake is a reservoir on the Delaware River in the North-Eastern part of Kansas, United ...
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Lake Abert

Lake Abert is a large, shallow, alkaline, endorheic lake in southern Oregon. The lake is located 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) northwest of the unincorporated ...
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Waconda Lake

Waconda Lake, also known as Glen Elder Reservoir, is an artificial lake, offering some of the most spectacular sunsets in the ...
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Clinton Lake

Clinton Lake is a reservoir lake to the southwest of Lawrence, Kansas. Although it was initially built to control the flooding in the area and provide water ...
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Tuttle Creek Lake

The second largest artificial lake in Kansas, Tuttle Creek Lake, is a reservoir located on the Big Blue River, 8 kilometers North of Manhattan. The ...
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Cheney Reservoir

Cheney Lake is located in the South-Central portion of Kansas in the United States of America and is the result of the Cheney Dam being built between 1962 ...
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Hillsdale Lake

Hillsdale Lake is a reservoir located in Miami County in Kansas, 48 kilometers South of Kansas ...
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Lake Talquin

Lake Talquin is a reservoir located a few miles West from the city of Tallahassee – the capital of Florida – and it is considered one of ...
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Kanopolis Lake

Kanopolis Lake is a reservoir in Ellsworth County, in the Smoky Hills of the state of Kansas. It is one of the oldest man-made lakes, built between 1940 and ...
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Crane Prairie Reservoir

Crane Prairie Reservoir is a large, shallow reservoir located in central Oregon on the upper Deschutes River, about 42 miles (or 68 kilometers) southwest of ...
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Lake Parker

Lake Parker is a lake located in the northeastern side of the city of Lakeland (population: 100,710), in central Florida. The lake has a surface area of almost 9 square ...
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Kaw Lake

Kaw Lake is a 69 km2 reservoir with three main arms, located in Oklahoma. Nicknamed “nature’s playground”, it is the 7th ...
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Horsethief Reservoir

Completed in 2010, Horsethief Reservoir is the newest man-made lake in the state of Kansas. It was named after the nearby Horsethief Canyon and was ...