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Trinity Lake, California
Trinity Lake Information and Facts
Trinity Lake is a reservoir lake that covers a surface area of 57 km2 (22 mi2), has an average depth of 47 meters (154 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 119 meters (391 feet). Trinity Lake boasts a total water volume of 3 km3 (2,135,421 acre-feet), and has a total shore line of 168 kilometers (105 miles). The lake, which sits at an elevation of 717 meters (2,353 feet), drains a whatershed that covers 1,789 km2 (691 mi2) and has a residence time of 744 days (2 years). Its main inflows are Trinity River, and the lake is drained by Trinity River. The most important settlement on the shores of Trinity Lake is Redding. Trinity Lake's dam was built in 1962 and has a height of 164 meters (539 feet).