Lakes in California

7 Lakes in California. Lakes on this page are displayed on the map.

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

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

Salton SeaUnited States

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 accidentally formed on a ... Read more

Lake CachumaUnited States

Lake Cachuma is a reservoir in California’s Central Santa Barbara County, in the Santa Ynez Valley. With its rugged beauty, variety of coves, inlets and wild shores, the lake ... Read more