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Abant Lake

One of Turkey's most scenic lakes, Abant Lake is likely one of the most visited. Part of the 2800-acre Abant Nature Park, this 316-acre lake was formed by a landslide...

Aberdeen Lake

Standing on the top of the limestone bluffs looking down over magnificent Aberdeen Lake, visitors plan the day ahead. There will definitely be fishing in coves that hold big bass....

Abiquiu Lake

Abiquiu Lake, located in Rio Arriba County in North-Central New Mexico, offers recreation areas for swimming, camping, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, water skiing,, hiking and more. Creating in 1963 as...

Abraham Lake

Abraham Lake is Alberta's largest reservoir, gracing the Kootenay Plains area of the Canadian Rockies' front range. The reservoir, created by damming the North Saskatchewan River in western Alberta, stores...

Abyss Lake

Tucked in the mountainous landscape of Southeastern Alaska with its sporadic blotches of tall green aspen trees, there sits a glacial lagoon called Abyss Lake. Brady Glacier is Abyss Lake's...

Achensee

Often called the Tyrolean Fjord, Achensee is the largest lake in Austria's western Tyrol province. Lake Achensee lies 30 miles northeast of Innsbruck and approximately 15 miles south of the...

Acton Lake

Acton Lake, In the Southwest region of Ohio, has provided recreation opportunities to generations of visitors in the 50 years since it was created. Only a few short miles from...

Adams Lake

Located in southern British Columbia amid the Columbia Mountains, Adams Lake is a more remote and less developed neighbor to nearby Shuswap Lake. Covering 34,000 acres with 93 miles of...

Adams-McGill Reservoir

An oasis for birds, waterfowl, fish and wildlife in the midst of Nevada's Great Basin desert surrounds little-known Adams-McGill Reservoir. This nearly 15,000-acre wetland is located in the White River...

Adobe Creek Reservoir

For the true, unhurried western vacation in Southeastern Colorado, make the trip to Adobe Creek Reservoir. The reservoir, also known as Blue Lake presents a welcome surprise oasis in the...

African Great Lakes

The African Great Lakes are a little-known and often misunderstood natural feature. These lakes are not connected, for the most part, and don't even share the same drainage basin. What...

Al Qusais Lake

A new lake that has been the subject of much mystery over the past few years is Al Qusais Lake. This lake, of variable size, doesn't have an official name,...

Alamo Lake

Alamo Lake is an outdoor person's wonderland with great fishing, a unique Sonoran desert landscape and a plethora of desert animals. Wildlife viewing is superb with quail, wild burro, deer,...

Albert Lea Lake

Hikers wake up to the sun filtering through the trees and the chirping of indigo buntings and eastern bluebirds at Albert Lea Lake in southern Minnesota. A quick hop out...

Alder Lake

Vacationers planning to visit Mount Rainer need to fit beautiful Alder Lake into their plans. This reservoir in the Southwest Region of Washington offers over 3000 acres of water fun....

Alexandria Chain of Lakes

A favorite for family vacations in Minnesota's Central Lakes region is the group of lakes known as the Alexandria Chain of Lakes. The lakes nearly surround the small city of...

Aliceville Lake

Aliceville Lake, known to fishing locals as Pickensville Lake, is one of 10 lakes on the 234-mile man-made Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. The Tenn-Tom, as the artificial waterway is popularly called, joins...

Allegheny Reservoir

Flowing across tree-covered hills in northwestern Pennsylvania and southwestern New York, the Allegheny Reservoir's 12,080 acres provide an open invitation to enjoy and explore the great outdoors. Located in Warren...

Alligator Lake

Sometimes referred to as the "Headwaters of the Everglades," Alligator Lake in East Osceola County is part a chain of lakes in south-central Florida. The Alligator Chain of Lakes is...

Alouette Lake

Only an hour away from big-city Vancouver, Alouette Lake provides a wilderness experience and a mountain view of beautiful Golden Ears Provincial Park. Originally named Lillooet Lake, the reservoir was...

Alpine Lake

Nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, Alpine Lake is a private, gated community located near Terra Alta in Preston County, West Virginia. The community surrounds a 148-acre lake...

Alpsee

Beautiful Lake Alpsee in the Bavarian Alps is widely regarded as one of Germany's most picturesque vistas. The lake lies beneath Hohenschwangau Castle, the childhood home of King Ludwig II,...

Alta Lake

Surrounded by one of North America's top ski resorts, Alta Lake is located in the community of Whistler, British Columbia. Reflected on the glistening surface of Alta Lake are Whistler...

Altmuhl Lake

Sprawling across the heart of Bavaria in a land more comfortable measuring time in millennia than years, Altmuhl Lake (Altmuhlsee in German) is a recently added treasure. The lake adds...

American Falls Reservoir

With more than 56,000 acres of water sport, boating and fishing waters, surrounded by choice camping and picnic areas, American Falls Reservoir in southeastern Idaho is an ideal leisure-time destination....

American Lake

Less than three miles inland from Puget Sound, American Lake is one of the lesser known vacation destinations in Washington's Seattle-King County Region. Lovely American Lake is often bypassed for...

Amherst Lake

One of four scenic lakes alongside Route 100, Amherst Lake is a picturesque spot to enjoy a vacation. Every traveler along the main route through the Eastern Vermont Gateway region...

Ammersee

Tucked away in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps in the land of beer, gardens, and fairytale castles, Ammersee (see =lake) shines like a jewel. Covering about 11,600 acres, Ammer...

Amston Lake

Amston Lake is between the towns of Hebron and Lebanon, near the border of Connecticut's Mystic Country and River Valley tourism regions. Jurisdiction of this 186-acre lake was divided between...

Anderson Pond

Anderson Pond is a delightful 57-acre lake located in southeastern Connecticut four miles north of North Stonington. Also known as Blue Lake, and sometimes Anderson's Pond, this rural area of...

Anderson Ranch Reservoir

One of the true gems of the Idaho reservoir system is Anderson Ranch Reservoir. Completed along the South Fork of the Boise River in 1950, this project provides irrigation water...

Andover Lake

Located in the town of Andover in northeastern Connecticut, Andover Lake provides a wonderful sense of community that only private lakes can offer. Andover Lake is surrounded by beautiful New...

Androscoggin Lake

Androscoggin Lake is a freshwater glacial lake of very irregular shape that falls into two geographic regions of Central Maine: the Kennebec and Moose River Valleys region and the Lakes...

Angora Lakes

Tiny Angora Lakes in California's High Sierra region are a delight to the senses. These beautiful twin alpine lakes surrounded by rocky cliffs grace a glacial basin south of Lake...

Angostura Lagoon

Nestled near in the peaceful town of Turrialba in Costa Rica's Central Valley, Cartago Province, Angostura Lagoon constitutes the newest and largest hydroelectric plant in the country. Hydroelectricity, which does...

Angostura Reservoir

At the fringes of the unique Black Hills, or Paha Sapa in the Lakota language, is the Angostura Reservoir. Part of the Black Hills and Badlands western region of South...

Ann Lake

In a land with thousands of lakes, a spot like Ann Lake might be overlooked. But this lake in Minnesota's Central Region might well be the perfect spot for you!...

Antioch Lake

Antioch Lake is a privately owned lake offering lakeside luxury within commuting distance of Chicago or Milwaukee. Located in Antioch Township in far northeastern Illinois, Antioch Lake rests at the...

Anvil Lake

Known as the "Jewel of the Northwoods", Anvil Lake in Vilas County, Wisconsin offers four seasons of outdoor fun and adventure. Situated in the beautiful Nicolet National Forest with clear...

Apache Lake

Surrounded by the stark and rugged beauty of Central Arizona's Superstition Wilderness in the Tonto National Forest, Apache Lake is the perfect destination for anyone who enjoys soaking up breathtaking...

Apple Canyon Lake

Set among the rolling hills and fertile farmland of far northwestern Illinois, life at Apple Canyon Lake is an eternal vacation. Located in scenic Jo Daviess County, this private lake...

Apple Valley Lake

Tucked away in the gently rolling hills of Knox County in Central Ohio, Apple Valley Lake offers residents almost limitless recreation opportunities. With the clear, clean waters of its well-stocked...

Applegate Lake

Reflecting the peaks of the Siskiyou Mountains, Applegate Lake is surrounded by Rogue River National Forest in southwestern Oregon's Jackson County. Long recognized as an angler's paradise, the rivers, streams...

Aquilla Lake

Located in the Prairies and Lakes region of Texas, lake enthusiasts will find a 3,280 acre, V-shaped reservoir called Aquilla Lake. The lake was formed by an earth fill dam...

Aral Sea

Generally, stories about lakes and other bodies of water are stories of peaceful enjoyment and recreation. The story of the Aral Sea however, is one of great loss, serious ecological...

Arbuckle Lake

Oklahoma's Chickasaw National Recreation Area draws over three and a half million visitors a year and their main attraction is Lake of the Arbuckles. Located in southcentral Oklahoma, Arbuckle Lake...

Arcadia Lake

Arcadia Lake is one of the Southwest's newest lakes. In the Frontier Country Region of central Oklahoma, forest meets grassland to create a unique area called the Cross Timbers. This...

Argentino Lake

Argentino Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Argentina, covers a massive 362,255 acres in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz, Argentina. The lake lies within the Los Glaciares National Park,...

Arkabutla Lake

Arkabutla Lake, a popular vacation destination located on the Scenic Loop 304 in Mississippi, is less than a half hour drive from Memphis. Over 2 million visitors each year enjoy...

Arrowhead Lake

Tucked away in the beautiful Pocono Mountains, Arrowhead Lake is a private gated community in the Northeastern Mountains region of Pennsylvania. Loads of recreational amenities and a visitor-friendly attitude set...

Arrowrock Reservoir

One in a string of three major reservoirs built to irrigate the parched Boise Valley, Arrowrock Reservoir has contributed to water recreation in southwestern Idaho for nearly a hundred years....

Ashford Lake

There is a strip of dark land in the corridor between metropolitan Boston and Washington, D.C.; it's "a place where the soft glow of city and town lights doesn't exist."...

Ashley Lake

Ashley Lake is a special treat in Montana's Glacier Country. Several miles of gravel road are required to get to the lake's shore, so it is never overcrowded. The nearest...

Ashmere Lake

Ashmere Lake is a small, quiet lake tucked away in western Massachusetts. The 217-acre lake is surrounded by beautiful rural countryside in the towns of Hinsdale and Peru. Ashmere Lake...

Attersee

For centuries the beauty of Austria's Attersee (see = lake) has been an inspiration to musicians, artists, poets, and authors. Nestled in the foothills of the Alps, Lake Attersee is...

Atwood Lake

Atwood Lake is nestled in the rolling farm landscapes of Ohio's Northeast tourism region. The lake straddles the border of Carroll and Tuscarawas Counties, though the great majority of the...

Au Train Lake

Au Train Lake, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, was of historical significance long before Europeans reached the area. Located only five miles south of Lake Superior, the Au Train River offered...

Aurora Reservoir

If you're looking for a peaceful, activity-oriented Colorado vacation in the Denver Region, you can't go wrong with Aurora Reservoir. This 820-acre city-owned and operated reservoir used to be considered...

Austin Lake

Sitting on a frozen lake, clutching a thermos of hot chocolate in mitten-clad hands, and hovering over a hole in the ice is not everyone's idea of fishing. For those...

Autumn Lake

Autumn Lake is a beautiful 8-acre private lake in Orwell, New York, just a few miles east of Pulaski in Oswego County. The secluded lake offers a peaceful and private...

Baccarac Lake

Lake Baccarac, also known as La Presa de Bacurato, is located in the Northern Pacific tourism region of Mexico, just 20 minutes from the old gold mining town of Bacubirito....

Badin Lake

Badin Lake, a reservoir built in 1917 for hydroelectric power by the Aluminum Company of America, covers 5,350 North Carolina acres with its sparkling clear waters. The lake is part...

Bafa Lake

Bafa Lake has been eyewitness to history since before mankind began recording it. This lake in western Turkey was once a bay of the Gulf of Miletus on the Aegean...

Bala Lake

Bala Lake is nestled in the gentle rolling hills of North Wales and has stunning mountains resting in the background. The lake, called Llyn Tegid in Welsh, means Lake of...

Bald Hill Pond

Bald Hill Pond earns a "3-S" rating! The three 'S's, solitude, silence and serenity, fit this Northeast Kingdom region lake to a 'T'. The small 105-acre pond lies almost entirely...

Baldy Lake

Baldy Lake is located in Alger County, Michigan, and is a part of the state's Upper Peninsula tourism region. Baldy Lake is one or many lakes in the Manistique River...

Balsam Lake

Polk County in Northwest Wisconsin is described as a "Gift of the Glaciers." The phrase certainly applies to Balsam Lake and the town that bears its name. Balsam Lake has...

Band-e-Amir Lakes

Afghanistan has its first national park, and the major attraction is Band-e-Amir Lakes. Once a popular tourist attraction, this chain of six brilliant blue lakes is seen as the promise...

Bangs Lake

Bangs Lake is a natural glacial lake located in northeastern Illinois' Lake County. Bangs Lake is surrounded by the developing northern suburbs of Chicago and found in the Chicagoland Tourism...

Bankhead Lake

Much more like the river it began as than the lake it is now, Bankhead Lake winds it way through the Metropolitan region of Alabama. With twists and turns rimmed...

Banks Lake

Banks Lake is a 27 mile equalizing reservoir and part of the Columbia Basin Project, a major water resource project to provide irrigation water to fertile but arid land in...

Bantam Lake

Bantam Lake is an outdoor wonderland with great fishing, an almost completely forested shoreline and White Memorial Foundation - a nationally known conservation camping, education, hiking and boating facility. Bantam...

Barbee Lakes

Seven interconnected, natural lakes comprise the Barbee Lakes chain in northeastern Indiana's Kosciusko County: Big Barbee Lake, Little Barbee Lake, Kuhn Lake, Irish Lake, Sawmill Lake, Sechrist Lake, and Banning...

Barclay Lake

Barclay Lake plays a larger part in the recreational opportunities of the Seattle and Puget Sound region of Washington than its size would indicate. Just over 10 acres in size,...

Bardwell Lake

Bardwell Lake is a vast, sparkling palate of wet and wild opportunity near Ennis, Texas, not far from the hustle and bustle of Dallas-Fort Worth. The lake is one of...

Bark Lake

Bark Lake sits among the tree-covered hills of Canada's Laurentian Mountain region a short 50-mile drive northwest of Montreal and 100 miles northeast of Ottawa. Located in southwestern Quebec, Bark...

Barren River Lake

Barren River Lake, located in south-central Kentucky, is one of the state's hidden jewels, covering over 10,100 acres. The lake was created by the Louisville Army Corps of Engineers; construction...

Barrett Lake

Tucked away in a solitary fishing hole, a fisherman casts and pulls in a trophy-sized Northern-strain large mouth bass. The opportunity to catch trophy fish is why anglers reserve their...

Bartlett Lake

When driving across Arizona, it is always an amazing experience to come upon a lake. With the desert landscape surrounding the water, the lake jumps out as the sapphire hues...

Bass Lake CA

Snuggled into the heart of the Sierra National Forest and located at the southern entrance of Yosemite National Park, Bass Lake enjoys an ideal California location. This 1165-acre lake has...

Bass Lake IN

Nearly everyone fondly remembers a Bass Lake somewhere. But there are many lakes named Bass Lake, often several per state. This Bass Lake is located in Indiana's Northern Lake Country...

Bass Lake MI

Most of the lakes in the northwest region of Michigan are glacial in origin, and Bass Lake is no exception. The lake has 344 surface acres of water with a...

Bass Lake MN

Sipping coffee on the deck overlooking 220-acre Bass Lake is a gift, a chance to let the stress melt away. As the mist rises off the water, the loons let...

Bass Lake NC

Sitting snug amongst rhododendron trees, white pines and the 3,500-acre Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, Bass Lake is the picture of both tranquility and nobility. Ducks find their way into...

Bass Lake ON

Nestled in the heart of Ontario's lake country, Bass Lake is a popular 1,000-acre recreational lake just west of the town of Orillia. Only 60 miles from Toronto, the lake...

Bass Lake WI

A small gem sparkling in the Chequamegon National Forest, Bass Lake is located in Bayfield County, Wisconsin. At 56 acres, small compared to the more popular and adjacent Lake Owen,...

Bassenthwaite Lake

Bassenthwaite Lake is a scenic peaceful lake located in England's Lake District. In this land of many lakes, Bassenthwaite Lake is the only body of water to actually be called...

Battle Lake

Connected by Battle Creek, West Battle Lake and East Battle Lake sprawl across over 7,500 acres of central Minnesota in Ottertail County. With more than enough water for boating, water...

Baxter Lake

One of the best-kept secrets of New Hampshire's Lakes region is Baxter Lake. This 302-acre lake offers excellent swimming, boating and fishing to those residents and their guests lucky enough...

Bay Lake

Located in the Brainerd Lakes area of Minnesota's Central Region, Bay Lake has been the summer home of generations of Mid-westerners since early in the last century. Noted for fishing...

Bay Springs Lake

Bay Springs Lake, also known as the Jamie L. Whitten Lock and Dam, is the northernmost lake on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Bay Springs Lake is located near Dennis in Mississippi's...

Bay Tree Lakes

Canals reminiscent of Venice weave through the private community of Bay Tree Lakes in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. The manmade canals connect Bay Tree Lake with Horsepen Lake...

Bayou D’Arbonne Lake

Bayou D'Arbonne Lake covers 15,250 acres in northern Louisiana's Sportsman's Paradise tourism region, near the Arkansas and Mississippi borders. Fed mainly by Bayou D'Arbonne, the lake's primary recreational activities are...

Beach Pond

Beach Pond's 459 acres span the south-central Rhode Island-Connecticut state line near the communities of Exeter and Voluntown -- the wooded shoreline is part of Rhode Island's Washington County Region...

Bear Creek Reservoir

Bear Creek Reservoir is an infant as far as reservoirs go; it was completed and dedicated in 2002. In August 2009 anglers and boaters finally had a place to put...

Bear Lake ID

A natural freshwater lake straddling the borders of Utah and Idaho, Bear Lake is a 70,000-acre turquoise jewel that lives up to its moniker of "Caribbean of the Rockies." This...

Bear Lake MN

Sunny days, solitude and shoreline - that's what you'll find at Bear Lake. Located in Minnesota's Central Region, little Bear Lake provides them all. This hidden paradise is a lovely...

Beardsley Lake

Nearly 60 years ago, the effort to provide water to the orchards and farms in California's Central Valley brought about the creation of beautiful Beardsley Lake. The artificial reservoir in...

Beaver Dam Lake

Surrounded by south-central Wisconsin farmland, Beaver Dam Lake on the Beaver Dam River is a beautiful rural getaway. Conveniently located 40 miles northeast of Madison and 60 miles northwest of...

Beaver Lake AR

Majestic limestone bluffs, hidden natural caves, and beautiful crystal clear water combine to make Beaver Lake an outdoor enthusiast's playground. Add a rich history and exceptional fishing, and there is...

Beaver Lake NC

One of the most-visible lakes in the North Carolina Mountain region is unassuming little Beaver Lake. The small man-made reservoir is only about 65 acres in size-and completely private. Framed...

Beaverdam Reservoir

Tucked away in rural Cambria County, in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Mountains and Valleys region, Beaverdam Reservoir provides a welcome natural respite from busy urban life. Sometimes called Beaverdam Run Reservoir, this...

Beaverfork Lake

Beaverfork Lake is at the gateway of the Ozarks in the Central tourism region of Arkansas. It is a great place to catch a breeze and windsurf or throw out...

Becharof Lake

Becharof Lake, the second* largest lake in Alaska, is located on the Alaskan Peninsula. Stretching an incredible 290,000 acres, the lake measures 35 miles long and 15 miles wide and...

Beebe Pond

For a tranquil setting located in the center of abundant outdoor activity, historic locations, and stunning scenery, Beebe Pond in Vermont's Rutland County is a perfect choice. This small lake...

Beech Fork Lake

Nestled in the verdant West Virginia hills off of Interstate 64 in Wayne County, Beech Fork Lake provides endless entertainment for visitors seeking a variety of fun outdoor activities. Located...

Beech Hill Pond

The coffee cup warms her hands as she sits on the dock in the early morning chill, watching a pair of loons glide across the water, their distinctive calls cutting...

Belews Lake

Belews Lake is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in beautiful north central North Carolina. The lake straddles Stokes, Forsyth and Rockingham counties and is surrounded by...

Belgrade Lakes

American writer E.B. White put the Belgrade Lakes Chain on the map with his piece "Once More to the Lake": "Summertime, oh, summertime, pattern of life indelible with fade-proof lake,...

Belton Lake

Imposing bluffs stand tall in the Texas wind, as if serenely surveying Belton Lake's calm, clear waters. An osprey spreads its wings from atop the bluff, gathering speed while descending...

Beltrami Lake

Lake Beltrami is a sparkling body of water situated snugly in Minnesota's Northwest Tourism Region. This crystal clear lake is a part of the Turtle River Chain of Lakes, along...

Beltzville Lake

The Pennsylvania Pocono Mountains are spectacular for many reasons, and Beltzville Lake is one of them. Located in the southern foothills of these famous Pennsylvania mountains, Beltzville Reservoir is home...

Benbrook Lake

Sprawled along the Clear Fork branch of the Trinity River in the Texas Prairies and Lakes region, Benbrook Lake works hard to improve the quality of life for area residents...

Benson Lake

Benson Lake is part of the historic Rideau Waterway in Ontario, Canada. Benson Lake is one of six lakes surrounding Scott's Island. Benson Lake, Clear Lake, Indian Lake, Mosquito Lake,...

Berlin Lake

One of the best-loved spots along northeastern Ohio's Mahoning River is Berlin Lake. The Mahoning River has long done double-duty safeguarding the water levels downstream in Warren and Youngstown and...

Beseck Lake

Found in Connecticut's beautiful Greater New Haven Region, Beseck Lake is a quiet residential lake. Ideally located in Middlefield near the center of the state, Beseck Lake is within easy...

Big Bass Lake PA

Big Bass Lake is one of three lakes in the community of Big Bass Lake. Nestled in the Pocono Mountains, Big Bass Lake is a private gated community in Lackawanna...

Big Bass Lake WI

Big Bass Lake is a shimmering 203-acre lake in Washburn County, Wisconsin. Surrounded by the dense hardwood and pine forests of Wisconsin's Northwoods, the lake offers rest and recreation to...

Big Bear Lake

Located just 100 miles from Los Angeles but wrapped in an entirely different environment, Big Bear Lake is both convenient and escapist. Surrounded by rolling mountain and plunging valleys, Big...

Big Birch Lake

Big Birch Lake lies at the heart of Minnesota. With sparkling water spread across Todd and Stearns County lines, Big Birch Lake is at the geographic center of the "land...

Big Boulder Lake

In winter visitors to Big Boulder Lake can look across the frozen water to the ski slopes beyond. In spring and summer mountain laurel dots the shore, and the clean...

Big Creek Lake AL

Big Creek Lake, located in southwestern Alabama in Mobile County, is a storage reservoir that provides drinking water to thousands of people in the near-sprawling Mobile metropolis. In addition to...

Big Creek Lake IA

Big Creek Lake is located about 11 miles north of Des Moines, Iowa near the town of Polk City. The lake was created in the 1970s by the Army Corps...

Big Glen Lake

Looking down on the surprisingly blue water and sandy shores of Big Glen Lake, she can see why it is called Inspiration Point. The view across the lake and dunes...

Big Lake

There are over 3,000 lakes in the Mat-Su Valley, and Big Lake is one of the largest. The Mat-Su Borough, which is short for Matanuska-Susitna, is 24,000 square miles, about...

Big McKenzie Lake

Big McKenzie Lake in Wisconsin offers great outdoor adventure in a secluded quiet environment. Located in the Northwoods section of Wisconsin, this lake and surrounding area provide back to nature...

Big Newton Lake

For a quiet getaway packed with four seasons of outdoor activity, visit Big Newton Lake near Crivitz, Wisconsin. Located in the northeastern corner of Wisconsin in Marinette County, this 68...

Big Pine Lake

Snowmobiles race through the snow-covered countryside of central Minnesota, darting between Big Pine Lake and the area's other lakes. With the ice huts rising on the lakes like villages, it...

Big Pond

Big Pond in western Massachusetts has been known by many names, including Big Benton Pond, Great Lake, and even Lake Winiscutt. Regardless of its name, Big Pond is a beautiful...

Big Rideau Lake

One of the largest lakes along the route of the Rideau Waterway in Ontario, Canada is Big Rideau Lake. This lake is controlled by a canal system called the Rideau...

Big Sand Lake

One of the many beautiful lakes in Northwest Minnesota is Big Sand Lake with over 1600 acres, providing many opportunities to enjoy water sports of all types. Located 40 miles...

Big Sandy Lake

Big Sandy Lake is located in Minnesota's northeast Aitkin County, home to over one million acres of hardwood forest and 365 lakes. With the majority of the woodlands available to...

Big Stone Lake

Big Stone Lake's sparkling blue water covers 12,360 acres and forms the border between western Minnesota and northeastern South Dakota. This picturesque lake dates back 20,000 years to the last...

Big Trout Lake

One of the prettiest places to watch the sun rise in Central Minnesota is Big Trout Lake. This popular lake on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes is wonderfully clear and...

Big Whiteshell Lake

Manitoba's Big Whiteshell Lake is a shining star among the 200 lakes in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Fourth largest lake in the park, Big Whiteshell Lake covers about 4,200 acres and...

Biggesee

Surrounded by the Ebbegebirge Nature Park, Biggesee (see = lake) is the largest reservoir in Germany's North Rhine- Westphalia region. Bigge Lake was created for water supply, flood control and...

Billy Clapp Lake

Located in north central Washington, two miles northeast of Stratford, Billy Clapp Lake offers visitors year round access to its deep blue waters. Billy Clapp Lake is a part of...

Birch Lake AK

Birch Lake, along the Richardson Highway near Salcha in Alaska's Interior, is a fantastic fishing spot and very accessible. Tucked in among some of the Interior's most majestic mountains, Birch...

Birch Lake MN

Located in St. Louis County Minnesota and the Superior National Forest, Birch Lake is an escape from the hustle and bustle of the concrete civilizations and a step back to...

Birch Lake OK

Birch Lake is nestled into northeast Oklahoma's Green Country. Fall and spring turn the prairie grasses and hardwood tree leaves around the lake into rusted yellows, burnt oranges and boiling...

Black Lake MI

Black Lake is a popular sporting lake located in Cheboygan and Presque Isle counties in Michigan's Lower Peninsula. Surrounded by acres of water and scenic woodlands, Black Lake has become...

Black Lake NY

Known as the best fishing destination in the 1000 Islands Region of upstate New York, Black Lake has been drawing anglers and vacationers to its shores for well over a...

Black River Lake and Cocodrie Lake

The Cocodrie Lake Complex, consisting of Black River Lake and Cocodrie Lake, is one of those places that could only exist in the delta lands of the mighty Mississippi. Changes...

Blackduck Lake

Bald eagles gracefully swoop over elegant sandbars and around the large, peaceful island situated directly in the middle of Blackduck Lake. Located just west of the city of Blackduck, Blackduck...

Blue Cypress Lake

Blue Cypress Lake, located on the Treasure Coast of Florida about 20 miles west of Vero Beach, covers 6,555 prime central Florida acres. Perfectly situated beneath celestial blue skies, the...

Blue Hawk Lake

Surrounded by beautiful scenery, Blue Hawk Lake is located in the Haliburton Highlands region in Ontario, Canada. The Haliburton Highlands region was named in honor of Thomas Chandler Haliburton who...

Blue Lake

Blue Lake, located in the Alaska Panhandle of southeastern Alaska, is for adventure seekers. The County of Sitka is known for its vistas, mountain backdrop and thick forests. Construction of...

Blue Mesa Reservoir

Beautiful mesas, deep canyons, and steep rocky cliffs surround Blue Mesa Reservoir, the second largest lake entirely in Colorado. The clear, blue, mountain water of the fjord-like lake draws anglers,...

Blue Mountain Lake AR

Hearing something too soft for his owner to sense, the dog freezes in a classic point, its head and back forming a straight line and every fiber focused on the...

Blue Mountain Lake NY

Most repeat visitors to the Adirondack Region will eventually make a visit to Blue Mountain Lake. One of the premier vacation destinations in the six million acre Adirondack Park, the...

Blue Ridge Lake

Located some 90 miles north of Atlanta and near Blue Ridge, Georgia, Blue Ridge Lake has all the desirable qualities for lovers of outdoor excitement and adventure. Visitors sightseeing down...

Blue Springs Lake

Located in Jackson County, Missouri, Blue Springs Lake provides a relaxing retreat minutes from Kansas City's urban setting. Lying within Jackson County's Fleming Park, Blue Springs Lake is one of...

Bluebell Lakes

Fishing is serious sport in Great Britain: Bluebell Lakes is one of the favored places to engage in this sport. With few natural lakes, the English countryside is home to...

Bluestone Lake

Amidst the beautiful scenery of southern West Virginia lies the long, narrow Bluestone Lake. This reservoir, the third largest lake in West Virginia, is popular for its fishing and other...

Bluff Lake

Bluff Lake is a part of the Fox Chain O'Lakes in northeastern Illinois' Chicagoland tourism region, just 40 miles northwest of Chicago. This chain of glacial lakes is comprised of...

Bobs and Crow Lakes

A perfect destination to savor the character of the Rideau Lake District is Bobs and Crow Lakes. Located 50 miles north of Kingston, Ontario, the two lakes function as water...

Bodi Lake

Seated in Luce County of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, near the coast of Lake Superior, is the little gem called Bodi Lake. Bodi Lake is surrounded by sand dunes interspersed with...

Bolton Lakes

Bolton Lakes is conveniently located in Connecticut's Tolland County, just 14 miles east of the state's capital city of Hartford. The series of three freshwater lakes are individually known as...

Boone Lake

Boone Lake is one of a series of reservoirs lying among the hills in northeast Tennessee. Completed on March 16, 1953, Boone Lake was constructed, and is maintained, by the...

Boulder Lake

Boulder Lake, in Wisconsin's Lake Superior Northwoods Region, is everything nature lovers could want. Only an hour-and-a-half from either Green Bay or Wausau, Boulder Lake is one of the jewels...

Bow Lake

New Hampshire's Bow Lake is located about 30 miles south of better-known Lake Winnipesaukee in the state's Lakes Region. Bow Lake has its own special set of charms that endears...

Bowman Haley Lake

Bowman Haley Lake, located in Southwestern North Dakota, was once a Sioux hunting ground. Bowman Haley Lake is now a 1,740-acre lake surrounded by rolling grasslands. Year-round recreational opportunities include...

Bowman Lake

Bowman Lake is located in the northwest corner of scenic Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. The crystal clear waters of Bowman Lake reflect the peaks of the Livingston Mountain Range in...

Bowron Lakes

Central British Columbia's Bowron Lakes is one of North America's finest canoe tours. Famous the world over, the Bowron Lakes attract visitors from all over Canada, the United States and...

Bowstring Lake

Be it fishing, wakeboarding, canoeing or just simply wildlife watching, Bowstring Lake fulfills its visitors every vacation need. Set in Itasca County and Minnesota's northeast tourism region, this 9,500-acre body...

Boyd Lake

Boyd Lake is a modern recreational playground covering over 1,700 acres in Larimer County. Located in the northeastern section of the City of Loveland, the reservoir is part of northern...

Boyden Lake

Boyden Lake is located in Maine's Down East & Acadia tourism region, close to the USA-Canada border. Covering 1,759 acres with a shoreline length of 11 miles, Boyden Lake is...

Boyer Lake

Boyer Lake is a scenic, 383-acre lake in western Becker County, Minnesota. With its many small islands, bays, and peninsulas, the lake is a favorite with canoeists and kayakers. Fishing...

Boysen Reservoir

Its gleaming expanse framed by the barren high desert hills of Central Wyoming, Boysen Reservoir offers a welcome respite from the summer heat. Nearly 20,000 acres of water lie behind...

Brainard Lakes

The Brainard Lakes are some of the most heavily visited lakes along Colorado's Front Range. Five small lakes lie within the Brainard Lakes Recreation Area in the east central Indian...

Brainerd Lakes

One of Minnesota's most famous vacation wonderlands is the Brainerd Lakes. Located about two hours northwest of the Minneapolis-St Paul metro-plex, Brainerd is the perfect distance for a weekend or...

Branched Oak Lake

Branched Oak Lake, part of the Branched Oak State Recreation Area, is conveniently located northwest of Lincoln, Nebraska's state capital. Branched Oak Lake is the largest lake in the Army...

Brandenburg Lake

Brandenburg Lake, also known as Lake of the Hollow, is a private, freshwater lake connected to Illinois' Fox Chain of Lakes. This glacial succession includes nine major bodies of water,...

Brandy Lake

Hundreds of lakes are located in the Northwoods region of Wisconsin, and Brandy Lake is among these aquatic gems. Although Brandy Lake is small, covering about 110 acres, it is...

Brantingham Lake

Brantingham Lake is located in Lewis County, New York adjacent to the scenic Adirondack Park Preserve. The local native settlers originally named the area Brantingham and when the white settlers...

Brantley Lake

No place in Southeast New Mexico represents water recreation like Brantley Lake. The relatively new reservoir has a state park along its shores, complete with campground, day use area and...

Bras d’Or Lake

Bras d'Or Lake, translated as Arm of Gold, is a very large somewhat unique water body in central Cape Breton Island, part of Nova Scotia Province in Canada. The 424-square-mile...

Brassua Lake

Sprawling across almost 9,000 acres of the Maine Highlands Region, Brassua Lake is actually little known. The large reservoir was created in 1925 when a dam was built across the...

Bratsk Reservoir

It has been said that one of the most striking things about Siberia is the scale. Just the name conjures images of vast snowy expanses, impossibly thick forests and incredibly...

Braunig Lake

Braunig Lake is a popular fishing spot for San Antonio city dwellers. A leisurely 17-mile drive southeast of the Alamo City takes you to the flat grasslands of south Texas...

Bream Lake

Bream Lake is a 164-acre private lake in Putnam County near the border of Alachua County. The natural spring-fed lake has a sandy bottom and clean water. Named for the...

Brereton Lake

Close to civilized conveniences but in the heart of the wilderness describes Brereton Lake. Located two hours east of Winnipeg just north of Rennie on Provincial Highway 307, beautiful Brereton...

Briery Creek Lake

With his tackle checked and ready and a thermos of coffee to fortify him against the early spring chill, the fisherman climbs into his boat in the pre-dawn glow and...

Broken Bow Lake

Broken Bow Lake is nestled in the Ouachita Mountains of McCurtain County in southeastern Oklahoma. Covering more than 14,200 acres with 180 miles of shoreline, 22-mile long Broken Bow Lake...

Brombachsee

As the largest lake in the man-made Franconian Lake District, Brombachsee--also known as Lake Brombach or Brombachvorsperre--is an impressive and popular destination. This lake covers more than 3,100 acres with...

Brooks Lake

Brooks Lake is a scenic and secluded 234-acre alpine lake tucked away in the Shoshone National Forest in northwestern Wyoming. Surrounded by over 800,000 acres of unspoiled wilderness, recreational possibilities...

Brookville Lake

Nestled in the heart of the Whitewater River Valley, Brookville Lake is a gorgeous body of water providing water storage and many fine recreational activities along its 61 miles of...

Brotherswater

Surrounded by green fields, grazing sheep and scenic hillsides, Brotherswater is found in northwest England's Lake District National Park. At 47 acres there is some controversy as to whether Brotherswater...

Bryant Lake

Slowly, afternoon slips into evening and the light dims on Bryant Lake. Suddenly the still water is broken as trout leap, following the evening hatch of small flies. The fishermen...

Buckeye Lake

Once used for canal transportation, now a year round adventure land, Buckeye Lake in Ohio is a destination worthy of investigation. Located just a short 30 miles east of Columbus...

Buckhorn Lake

Part of the Kawartha Chain of Lakes, Buckhorn Lake is one of the many lakes that make up the famed Trent-Severn Waterway. The waterway connects Lake Ontario at Trenton to...

Buckley Dunton Lake

At first glance, it seems like there is nothing around Buckley Dunton Lake, near Becket in western Massachusetts - that is, nothing but trees and wildlife. It's relatively small, only...

Bucks Lake

A peregrine falcon, perched in the top of a silvery, windswept pine, watches a sailboat tack back and forth across the clear cool water of Bucks Lake. Set against the...

Buckskin Hills Lake

Buckskin Hills Lake is a small prairie lake of about 75 acres located in northeastern Nebraska's Dixon County. Lying four miles southwest of the town of Newcastle, Buckskin Hills is...

Buffalo Bill Reservoir

Buffalo Bill Reservoir is a historic, 8,315-acre lake, six miles from the town of Cody, in Park County, Wyoming. Constructed between the years of 1905 and 1910 on the Shoshone...

Bull Shoals Lake

Tucked in the Ozark Mountains, Bull Shoals Lake offers year round opportunities for relaxation and recreation. With over 45,000 surface acres of water it is the larger of the Ozark...

Bumping Lake

Lying near the shadow of Mt. Rainier, Bumping Lake is the first of six reservoirs owned and operated by the Bureau of Reclamation. Part of the Yakima Project, these reservoirs...

Bunganut Pond

A favored summer location for the southeastern coast region of Maine, Bunganut Pond offers everything the lakelubber wants-even loons. The odd name derives from a Native American term meaning 'place...

Buntzen Lake

Nestled beneath lush green mountains near the British Columbia coastline, beautiful Buntzen Lake offers a wealth of hiking enjoyment to recreation seekers. Located less than 30 miles by car from...

Burns Lake

Surrounded by over 300 fishing lakes in the heart of the Lakes District, he feels like a kid in a candy store. Some of the lakes, like a few of...

Burnsville Lake

Beautiful Burnsville Lake was created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to control flooding along the Little Kanawha River. The Corps began construction of the Burnsville Dam in 1972;...

Burntside Lake

Burntside Lake is an impressive nine-mile long lake in St. Louis County, Minnesota. With a surface area of 7,314 acres and no motor restrictions, Burntside Lake is an extremely popular...

Burt Lake

Twenty miles south of the Straits of Mackinac is the ancient inland waterway from Lake Huron to Lake Michigan. This series of connecting lakes and rivers extends from Lake Huron...

Butte Des Morts Lake

Like all the Winnebago Pool lakes, Lake Butte des Morts is a fantastic place to fish and boat. Add all the amenities of the city of Oshkosh, Wisconsin located between...

Buttermere

Located among the western lakes in England's Lake District, ruggedly beautiful Buttermere is one of a chain of three spectacular lakes. Running from northwest to southeast, Loweswater (148 acres), Crummock...

Butternut Lake

At over three miles long, Butternut Lake in Price County, Wisconsin is a lake lover's paradise and a prime four season vacation destination. Created thousands of years ago by glaciers...

C. J. Strike Reservoir

The C. J. Strike Reservoir in Southwestern Idaho offers a wealth of opportunities to enjoy nature. Formed in 1952 when a hydroelectric dam was built across the Snake and Bruneau...

Caballo Lake

One of the little-known treasures in New Mexico's Southwest region is Caballo Lake. This 11,000-acre reservoir along the Rio Grande River escapes the notice paid to its popular nearby neighbor...

Cachuma Lake

One of the most popular destination lakes along the California Central Coast is 3100-acre Cachuma Lake. In 1953, the federal Bureau of Reclamation constructed a dam across the Santa Ynez...

Caddo Lake

Caddo Lake covers an impressive 26,800 acres and straddles the border of Texas and Louisiana. The lake is a maze of interconnected waterways, heavily forested bayous, sloughs, ox-bows, channels, islands,...

Caesar Creek Lake

Caesar Creek Lake, located in southwestern Ohio, offers vacationers 2830 acres of blue waters and over 40 miles of shoreline. Created in the 1970's when the United States Army Corps...

Cagles Mill Lake

Cagles Mill Lake, also known as Cagles Mill Reservoir and Cataract Lake, is located half in Lieber State Recreation Area and half in Cataract Falls State Recreation Area. It is...

Cahora Bassa

Cahora Bassa is likely one of the best fishing destinations on the African continent. This relatively young reservoir was formed when the Cahora Bassa Dam was built cross the Zambezi...

Calabogie Lake

About 10,000 years ago a glacier retreated across what would become Ontario, leaving over a quarter of a million lakes in its wake. The ice-scour lakes are too numerous to...

Calamus Reservoir

Located in central Nebraska, the Calamus Reservoir is a wonderful place to relax, appreciate the beauty of nature, and enjoy some fun on the water. The reservoir was built by...

Calaveras Lake

Created in 1969 to be a power plant cooling pond, Calaveras Reservoir has developed into one of Texas' premiere bass lakes. The manmade jewel is 20 miles southeast of downtown...

Canada Lake

Set on the southern tip of the Adirondack State Park's six million acres, Canada Lake presents idyllic beauty with a small town feel. Alone, Canada Lake's surface area reaches out...

Canadarago Lake

Reported as one of the cleanest and clearest lakes in New York by the Department of Environmental Conservation, Canadarago Lake located in central New York, offers year round excitement and...

Canadice Lake

The smallest of New York's famous Finger Lakes, Canadice Lake measures just 3 miles long and 1/2 mile wide. Its 640 acres are almost wholly undeveloped, making Canadice Lake appear...

Canadohta Lake

Canadohta Lake is one of the largest natural lakes in Pennsylvania. Its tree-lined shores and spring-fed waters are located in the Keystone State's Great Lakes tourism region. This sportsman's paradise...

Canales Reservoir

Only a few miles east of Grenada, the Canales Reservoir is a relatively new lake in the Andalusia Region of Spain. The new reservoir is a refreshing treat in this...

Canandaigua Lake

Canandaigua Lake, located in Ontario County's "Lake Country," is the fourth largest Finger Lake, stretching out over 15.5 miles in length and 1.5 miles in width. Canandaigua is Iroquois for...

Candlewick Lake

Tucked away in the northern region of Illinois, 60 miles west of Chicago, Candlewick Lake offers respite at the end of a long day or recreation during a brief stay....

Candlewood Lake CT

Candlewood Lake is Connecticut's largest man-made reservoir. The City of Danbury and four other towns (Brookfield, New Milford, Sherman and New Fairfield) all claim Candlewood Lake's 86 miles of mostly...

Candlewood Lake OH

Candlewood Lake is a small, cozy, 1500-acre, private lake resort community situated in Morrow County, central Ohio. Though it is just an hour from the capital city of Columbus, the...

Cane Creek Lake

Timber-filled Cane Creek Lake, tucked into southern Arkansas's aptly-named Timberlands Region, is a 1,675-acre lake beautiful to behold. Wildlife abounds on the lake, and visitors enjoy nature viewing and bird...

Caniapiscau Reservoir

"The money is not as useful as the land was before we lost it." -Chisasibi Cree Native About 9,000 years ago, the glaciers receded on the Laurentian Plateau of the...

Canobie Lake

A pair of loons glide across the surface of Canobie Lake in the Merrimack Valley region of southeastern New Hampshire. Although treasured, it is not that unusual a sight for...

Canton Lake

Canton Lake is an expansive body of water in northwestern Oklahoma's Red Carpet Country (named for its red soil). The United States Army Corps of Engineers constructed Canton Lake in...

Canyon Ferry Lake

For lake lovers who relish the beauty of nature and the wonder of wildlife, there's no better place to relax and have fun than at Canyon Ferry Lake. At 35,181...

Canyon Lake AZ

Within the wild and rugged Arizona Superstition Wilderness lies the awe-inspiring beauty of Canyon Lake. The lake and wilderness are part of the vast Tonto National Forest, the fifth largest...

Canyon Lake TX

Canyon Lake, with a maximum depth of 125 feet, is one of the deepest and most scenic lakes in Texas. Canyon Lake, formerly known as Canyon Reservoir, is on the...

Capilano Lake

One of the most beautiful lakes in British Columbia is uninhabited Capilano Lake. The reservoir was created when Cleveland Dam was built across the Capilano River in 1954 just outside...

Carlyle Lake

Carlyle Lake, located in south-central Illinois, holds dual titles as largest artificial lake and largest body of water wholly contained within the state. Located about 50 miles east of St....

Carroll County Thousand Acre Recreation Lake

The Carroll County Thousand Acre Recreation Lake is the newest addition to water-based fun in West Tennessee. This brand-new lake opened for the first time on the first day of...

Carter Lake CO

Carter Lake is a major source of fun for residents and visitors to the Loveland area of Colorado's Front Range. The reservoir is one of two main storage basins for...

Carter Lake IA

In the late 1800's the Missouri River changed its course, altering the future of the area around Omaha, Nebraska and creating Carter Lake. Spanning parts of the southwest region of...

Carters Lake

Positioned at the south end of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains in North Georgia, Carters Lake is a small, deep lake with a little over 60 miles of shoreline and...

Carvins Cove Reservoir

Nestled among the Blue Ridge Mountains, Carvins Cove Reservoir is a precious natural treasure for the State of Virginia. The reservoir never ceases to bring sheer delight as it offers...

Cascade Lakes

Whether it be a scenic day trip along the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway, a leisurely day hike, or a rugged back country camping trek, the Cascade Lakes of Central Oregon...

Caspian Lake

Tucked into Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, Caspian Lake may well be one of the state's favorite vacation destinations. Set among the northern reaches of the Green Mountains, Caspian Lake has attracted...

Caspian Sea

With the largest volume of any saltwater "lake" on earth, the Caspian Sea holds well over 62 billion acre-feet of saltwater. Many classify the Caspian Sea not as a lake,...

Cass Lake MI

Michigan is fortunate to have many fishing and water sport destination options. Cass Lake, just a 30-mile ride from Detroit, is a popular freshwater lake destination in southeastern Michigan. Located...

Cass Lake MN

Cass Lake is, without a doubt, one of Minnesota's natural treasures. Its scenic beauty is only surpassed by its rich history, unique features and the many ways visitors can enjoy...

Cassadaga Lakes

Cassadaga Lakes, in New York's Chautauqua-Allegheny Region, have attracted a diverse group of residents over the years. Cassadaga is a Native American word meaning 'water under the rocks' and describes...

Castaic Lake

Almost every lake promises something for everyone, but Castaic Lake in Los Angeles County, California delivers. With separate sections of its 2,427 acres of water designated for different uses, there...

Castle Rock Lake

Castle Rock Lake offers what lake lovers want: a lot of water, an abundance of fish, and countless beautiful views. Castle Rock one of Wisconsin's largest inland lakes, covering an...

Catfish Lake

Centerpiece of the Eagle River Chain of Lakes, Catfish Lake holds a special spot in the hearts of visitors to the Lake Superior Northwoods region of Wisconsin. The largest lake...

Cave Run Lake

Cave Run Lake, located in the Eastern Highlands Region of Kentucky, is an 8,270-acre manmade reservoir. Originally built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for flood control in 1973,...

Cayuga Lake

Cayuga Lake, located in western New York, is the second largest Finger Lake in both surface area and volume. Boasting 38.2 miles in length, 1.7 miles in average width, 42,956...

Cazenovia Lake

Glacier-carved Cazenovia Lake is the largest lake in Madison County, New York. Bordered by the Town of Cazenovia and the Village of Cazenovia, this residential lake is a popular tourist...

Cecil M. Harden Lake

Located in west central Indiana, the Cecil M. Harden Lake is a naturalist's delight and lies largely in Parke County and extends into Putnam County. Rich rolling farmland and forest...

Cedar Cliff Lake

Nestled within the dramatic Blue Ridge Mountains, Cedar Cliff Lake is one of North Carolina's most picturesque bodies of water. It is thin and elongated, with a surface area of...

Cedar Creek Lake

Cedar Creek Lake (also known as Cedar Creek Reservoir) is located an hour southeast of Dallas in the Prairie and Lakes region of Texas. Created in 1965 as a water...

Cedar Creek Reservoir

The four reservoirs of the Bear Creek watershed are a recreational paradise for water lovers, and Cedar Creek Reservoir is the largest of the four and the newest. Cedar Creek...

Cedar Lake IL

Cedar Lake is located at the edge of the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois. This 1,750-acre reservoir was created by the City of Carbondale in 1974 by building a...

Cedar Lake IN

Historic Cedar Lake in the North Region of Indiana has figured prominently in Chicago-area resort history. The 794-acre natural lake was the result of a large block of glacial ice...

Cedar Lake MI

Surrounded by south west Michigan's Grape Country, Cedar Lake is a year round recreation destination. Spring and summer bring fishing, boating and swimming. During fall the leaves put on a...

Cedar Lake MN

Visitors never tire of exploring Cedar Lake, Minnesota with its many twists, turns, bays, and coves. Cedar Lake is a spring- and small stream-fed lake with a 1,745-acre surface area,...

Center Hill Lake

Center Hill Lake is almost completely surrounded by the beautiful hardwood forested hills of the Tennessee Eastern Highlands. Center Hill Lake has 18,000 acres of boating, fishing and water recreation...

Chalain Lake

Tucked into a fold between mountains, Lake Chalain is one of the largest natural lakes in the Franche-Comte region of France. Amazingly undeveloped for this popular tourism area, the nearly-600-acre...

Chandra Taal

Chandra Taal. The name evokes visions of a distant and wondrous place, of exotic vistas and a difficult journey. Located high in the Himalayas in the Indian district of Lahul...

Channel Lake

Over 7,000 acres of water make up the lakes in the Fox Chain O'Lakes in northeastern Illinois. With almost 500 shoreline miles lined with vacation rentals, resorts, and restaurants, the...

Chapman Lakes

One of the best kept secrets in the North Indiana region is the Chapman Lakes. The two natural lakes, Big Chapman and connected Little Chapman, have been favored residential locations...

Charleston Lake

A natural haven awaits vacationers in Eastern Ontario along the shores of Charleston Lake. Balanced along the eastern edge of the Frontenac Arch geological formation, Charleston Lake has been the...

Chateaugay Lakes

Sprawling across nearly 3,200 acres near the Canadian border, the Chateaugay Lakes are held dear in the hearts of many northern New Yorkers. Located entirely within the Adirondack Park borders,...

Chatfield Reservoir

Standing in fields of prairie clover looking at blue herons on beautiful Chatfield Reservoir, it's hard to imagine that this spot is just outside the Denver Metro Area. With its...

Chautauqua Lake

Chautauqua Lake, located in idyllic Western New York state, has been a destination for vacationers for more than a century. At 1,308 feet above sea level, Chautauqua Lake is one...

Cheat Lake

A dam built across the Cheat River in 1925 created the scenic reservoir of Cheat Lake. Originally called Lake Lynn, the dam sits nearly at the border between West Virginia...

Cheatham Lake

Middle Tennessee is blessed with a wealth of recreational opportunities created by Cheatham Lake. The lake itself is more properly called a wide spot in the Cumberland River, created by...

Chemong Lake

Chemong Lake is the largest lake in the Kawartha Chain of Lakes, covering more than 5,630 acres. This lake holds historical significance for the residents in and around Peterborough, Ontario....

Chena Lake

If Santa Claus goes fishing, it's at Chena Lake. The small lake on the outskirts of North Pole, Alaska is a very accessible fishery and recreation spot that draws both...

Cheney Reservoir

Cheney Reservoir is the premier recreation spot for outdoor activity in south central Kansas. Constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation, it was completed in 1964. Cheney Reservoir lies on the...

Cherokee Lake

Cherokee Lake: Artists stop at Clinch Mountain Overlook to paint it, and photographers to photograph it, and every year millions of people come from all over to enjoy its beautiful...

Cherry Creek Reservoir

Affectionately called "Denver's Backyard," Cherry Creek Lake and State Park provide recreation opportunities for families from all over. Located in Aurora, Colorado in Arapahoe County, the lake is just ten...

Cherry Lake

Creation of Cherry Lake and the Tuolumne River watershed was a cooperative effort among the city and county of San Francisco, the Modesto and Turlock Irrigation Districts, and the U.S....

Chetek Chain of Lakes

Tucked in the midst of the Wisconsin's Lake Superior Northwoods Region lies the Chetek Chain of Lakes, also known as Six Lakes. Centuries ago, inhabitants of the Ojibway tribe first...

Chewalla Lake

A little pool of heaven in the Mississippi Hills region describes Chewalla Lake. This 260-acre reservoir provides a place for a cooling swim, excellent bass fishing and Forest Service campsites...

Chicago Lakes

One of the more popular destinations within Denver's Mountain Parks system is the trail leading to the Chicago Lakes. This Front Range trail centers around 14,240-foot Mount Evans, with a...

Chicagon Lake

Chicagon Lake lies in Michigan's western Upper Peninsula only a few miles from the Wisconsin state line. The 1000-acre natural lake isn't well-known except for the generations of lakelubbers who...

Chickahominy Lake

A slick brown otter dodges playfully in amongst the clumps of wetland grasses and trees that anchor the Chickahominy River. Gradually, the forest thins as the river swells, giving way...

Chickamauga Lake

Chickamauga Lake is a fabulous recreational reservoir. It is located in southeast Tennessee, 20 miles from Chattanooga, and includes 810 miles of shoreline to enjoy. The name Chickamauga derives from...

China Lake

China Lake is less than 20 miles northwest of Augusta, Maine's state capital. This natural freshwater glacial lake rests in Kennebec County in southwest Maine, in the Kennebec and Moose...

Chippewa Lake

Chippewa Lake in Northeast Ohio is a little natural wonder, formed by retreating glaciers about 12,000 years ago that left a depression along Chippewa Creek. Native inhabitants used the lake's...

Chisago Lakes

About 130 years ago, the Chisago Lakes Chain of Lakes was undivided, linked together as one big lake. The Swedish settlers called the 5,400-acre body of water Big Lake. Over...

Chittenden Reservoir

Eight miles northeast of the town of Rutland, Chittenden Reservoir is a hidden gem. The 750-acre reservoir is surrounded by Green Mountain National Forest in the midst of the Crossroads...

Chiusi Lake

Located in the scenic Tuscan hills, Chiusi Lake lies along the Tuscany-Umbria border in north-central Italy. The nearby community of Chiusi is well situated in the province of Siena, with...

Choke Canyon Lake

Located 65 miles south of San Antonio, Choke Canyon Lake was impounded in 1982 to supply drinking water to Corpus Christi on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Part of the...

Chouteau Lock and Dam

The McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) has 18 locks and dams along its 445-mile waterway. Chouteau Lock and Dam is one of them, impounding 2,270 surface acres on the...

Christina Lake

Consistently rated one of Canada's most popular family vacation destinations, Christina Lake offers some of the warmest lake waters in Canada. Located in the Kootenay's region of south-central British Columbia,...

Cisco Chain of Lakes

One of the lesser-known gems in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is the Cisco Chain of Lakes. This chain of interconnected lakes straddles the border between Michigan and Wisconsin, with the majority...

Clam Lake

Clam Lake sparkles in the midst of northwest Michigan's beautiful countryside. Tucked between Torch Lake and Lake Bellaire, Clam Lake is part of the lower peninsula's Elk River Chain of...

Clamshell Lake

Peals of laughter are often heard when central Minnesota's Clamshell Lake comes into view. Walking through the trees towards its sandy shoreline reveals a sparkling, bright lake chock full of...

Clark Lake

One of Southeast Michigan's long-term favorite places to be in summer is Clark Lake. This natural lake, enhanced in size by a small dam, has been a popular destination for...

Claytor Lake

Claytor Lake is a 4,475 acre impoundment of the New River in southwestern Virginia's Blue Ridge Highlands region. Stretching out over 21 miles in Pulaski County, Claytor Lake was created...

Cle Elum Lake

Providing much needed water to the dry, fertile soil of north-central Washington, Cle Elum Lake is the largest of four irrigation storage reservoirs in the Yakima River Basin. Originally a...

Clear Lake CA

Clear Lake's spectacular 43,785 acres earn it the superlative of largest natural freshwater lake located entirely within the state of California. This unique natural reservoir is also thought to be...

Clear Lake IA

Clear Lake is located in Cerro Gordo County in northern Iowa. At 3,684 acres it is one of the largest natural lakes in the state. Clear Lake is one of...

Clear Lake IN

Long-settled and long-popular, Clear Lake has been called home to thousands of residents over the past 150 years. Nestled in the northeast corner of Indiana near the borders of Michigan...

Clear Lake ON

One of the well-known smaller lakes on Ontario's Rideau Waterway is Clear Lake. Often overshadowed by bigger lakes such as Big Rideau Lake, Clear Lake plays a critical part in...

Clear Lake Reservoir

Located in Modoc County, California near the Oregon border, Clear Lake Reservoir stands statuesque among the surrounding hills and plains. The original earthfill dam was built across the Lost River...

Clearwater Lake ME

Clearwater Lake, also known as Clearwater Pond, is a natural lake tucked away in the woods of Maine's Lakes and Mountains Region. With almost 800 acres of water, anglers and...

Clearwater Lake MN

Just north of Minnesota's small city of Annandale is Clearwater Lake, a popular residential lake in an area with abundant bodies of water. Visitors and residents have 3,158 watery acres...

Clearwater Lake MO

Shining in the middle of the Ozarks in southeastern Missouri, Clearwater Lake offers visitors more than 1,600 acres of water for boating, skiing, swimming and fishing. Originally built for flood...

Clendening Lake

The call of the wild permeates the area surrounding Clendening Lake. The meandering reservoir stretches over 10 miles along Brushy Creek and is enclosed within public lands owned by the...

Clermont Chain of Lakes

Water paradise awaits in East Central Florida: the Clermont Chain of Lakes offers over 9000 acres of water surface with additional miles of canals and rivers. Eleven of the 13...

Cliffside Lake

Surrounded by the breathtaking Nantahala National Forest in the Highlands District of North Carolina, Cliffside Lake is sparkling eight-acre lake in the heart of the Cliffside Lake Recreation Area. The...

Clinton Lake IL

Travel to central Illinois and you'll find Clinton Lake, a 4,900 acre lake just 3 miles east of Clinton. Though the lake was originally built as a cooling tank for...

Clinton Lake KS

Clinton Lake is a 7,000-acre reservoir located in northeastern Kansas, just south of Interstate 70 near Lawrence (between Topeka and Kansas City). Congress authorized the construction of Clinton Reservoir in...

Coast Trail Lakes, Point Reyes National Seashore

One of the most popular day hikes in the California Bay Area is a trek beside the Coast Trail Lakes of Point Reyes National Seashore. Only 45 minutes outside of...

Coastal Dune Lakes

Rare, fragile and mysterious describe Florida's Panhandle East Coastal Dune Lakes. These unusual natural phenomena are found in few places throughout the world-Australia's Queensland, Madagascar, and New Zealand's Northland. Those...

Cobbossee Lake

Cobbossee Lake is a treasured family vacation destination with over 62 miles of shoreline, dotted with many islands, and valued as one of the best lakes in Maine. The lake...

Cochiti Lake

Stretching 7 miles long on the Rio Grande River, Cochiti Lake is located in Sandoval County, New Mexico, about 20 miles west of Santa Fe and 60 miles northeast of...

Cochnewagon Pond

Cozy Cochnewagon Lake is tucked within Kennebec County, about 16 miles southwest of Augusta, Maine's capital city. Also known as Cochnewagon Pond, this stellar body of water spans 394 acres...

Cocolalla Lake

Cocolalla Lake, located in Idaho's Northern Region, is an example of the recreational opportunities the Panhandle has to offer. The 805-acre lake is little-known outside of the Sandpoint, Idaho area;...

Coeur d’Alene Lake

Nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in the Northern Panhandle of Idaho, 30,000-acre Coeur d'Alene Lake (pronounced Core-de-lane) is a spectacular recreational jewel of a lake. The name...

Colby Lake

Situated just southeast of Minnesota's illustrious Twin Cities, the cozy Colby Lake is comprised of 67 acres in Washington County. It features an average depth of seven feet, a shoreline...

Cold Lake

It's hard to believe that a water body named Cold Lake would be a summer water sports paradise, but this large lake on the Alberta-Saskatchewan border is exactly that. Located...

Coldwater Lake MI

Coldwater Lake, in quiet Southwest Michigan, is the epitome of the traditional Michigan lake vacation destination. Nestled just north of the Indiana state line in Branch County, Coldwater Lake forms...

Coldwater Lake WA

Today Coldwater Lake is a peaceful, scenic 750-acre lake, but the violence of Mount St. Helens created the lake in 1980. On May 18, 1980, a 5.1 magnitude earthquake under...

Colebrook River Lake

With over 800 acres of boating and fishing waters, with no residential development, Colebrook River Lake - straddling the Connecticut and Massachusetts state line - is an ideal leisure-time destination....

Columbus Lake

Columbus Lake is a hidden gem on the road less taken. The nearly 700-acre lake is just north of Sugar Camp in the Northwoods tourism region of Wisconsin. Columbus Lake...

Commanda Lake

A true jewel in the crown of Ontario's Near-North vacation playground, Commanda Lake is the perfect spot for either an annual vacation or a seasonal home. Located just south of...

Compass Lake

Often overlooked as a Florida vacation destination, crystal-clear Compass Lake in the Panhandle-West region is far removed from the hectic recreational activities of the better-known peninsula. One of a number...

Conchas Lake

Conchas Lake stretches 11 miles southwest along the Conchas River, and about 14 miles along the South Canadian River in eastern New Mexico. Located northwest of Tucumcari, Conchas Lake offers...

Conesus Lake

Livingston County, New York considers Conesus Lake to be its pride and joy, the jewel of the county. Indeed, this Finger Lake's original Seneca name means "Always Beautiful," and with...

Coniston Water

Coniston Water is in England's Lake District, its spectacular landscapes making it an impressive tourist attraction in its own right. However, Coniston Water has an infamous history that makes it...

Conneaut Lake

Conneaut Lake, located in northwestern Pennsylvania, is the largest natural lake in Pennsylvania. Formed by receding glaciers, Conneaut Lake is what remained when left-behind ice blocks melted during the Pleistocene...

Conway Lake

Conway Lake is a hidden treasure nestled in the towns of Conway and Eaton, east of the White Mountains in New Hampshire. Careful conservation efforts and building policies ensure that...

Copake Lake

Copake Lake, the largest lake in Columbia County, New York, offers a wide range of activities both on the water and off water through all four seasons. Inhabited many years...

Copan Lake

Named after a small town situated near its banks in Oklahoma, Copan Lake was completed in 1983. Flood control, water supply, water quality control, recreation and fish and wildlife enhancement...

Copco Lake

Copco Lake is tucked snugly away into the mountainous country of northern California's Shasta Cascade region. The region, named after the indigenous Shasta people who left their marks on the...

Coralville Lake

Star of east-central Iowa's recreation opportunities, Coralville Lake has led the pack for the 60 years of its existence. Originally built to control flooding and regulate fluctuating water levels on...

Cordell Hull Lake

One of the premier spots for water-based recreation in the Middle Tennessee region is Cordell Hull Lake. Built by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the Cordell Hull Dam...

Corey Lake

Corey Lake is a natural 630-acre lake in southwestern Michigan near the community of Three Rivers. Most of Corey Lake is located in St. Joseph County with a small portion...

Cossayuna Lake

For picturesque views of scenic mountain ranges, Cossayuna Lake is your top destination. Located in Washington County, New York, Cossayuna Lake is located between the Adirondack Park Preserve and the...

Cottonwood Lake

Cottonwood Lake, located near the town of Wasilla in the Mat-Su Valley of Alaska, is a year-round destination. The Mat-Su Valley region, short for Matanuska-Susitna, contains over 3,000 lakes and...

Council Bluff Lake

Settled snugly along the eastern edge of the Mark Twain National Forest in southern Missouri, Council Bluff Lake pulls outdoorsy individuals to its quiet shores. Mountain bikers and trail runners...

Coventry Lake

In Connecticut's Mystic Country, farmland, forests, lakes and small quaint villages combine with coastal adventures and exciting cities to create an amazing New England experience. Coventry Lake, also known by...

Cowanesque Lake

Peacefully nestled between forested ridges in north central Pennsylvania lies Cowanesque Lake. Located near the New York state line, the name Cowanesque comes from a Native American word for "overrun...

Cowpen Lake

Many pockets and sinkholes dot the landscape of central Florida. Cowpen Lake is one of the scores of small lakes and marshes of Florida's natural treasures. The lake is in...

Crab Orchard Lake

Crab Orchard Lake is the largest of three reservoirs that are part of the 43,899-acre Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in southwestern Williamson County of Illinois. Located a few miles...

Crag Lough

Set within the southern end of England's Northumberland National Park, Crag Lough is one of three lakes known as the Roman Wall Loughs. The cliffs that rise above Crag Lough's...

Cranberry Lake

The best of the Adirondacks is on full display at Cranberry Lake. Located near the edge of six-million-acre Adirondack Park, Cranberry Lake is one of the least developed lakes in...

Crane Lake MN

Tucked into the vast and remote wilderness of northeastern Minnesota, Crane Lake is a picture of beauty seemingly taken before the rise of civilization. The lake's surface stretches across 3,088...

Crane Lake WI

Crane Lake and neighboring Pickerel Lake are considered the crown jewels of Pickerel, Wisconsin. The 341-acre Crane Lake is connected by a channel to the larger Pickerel Lake. These glacial...

Crater Lake

Crater Lake is on the crest of the Cascade Range in southern Oregon, about 100 miles from the ocean, and is the centerpiece of Crater Lake National Park. Crater Lake's...

Crescent Lake FL

Crescent Lake, straddling Putnam and Flagler Counties in northeastern Florida, lazes out over an imposing 15,960 acres. Known for its clean water and beautiful scenery, the lake hosts many visitors...

Crescent Lake OR

Crescent Lake, aptly named for its shape, lies on the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains, in the northwest corner of Klamath County, Oregon. With 4,008 acres of sparkling blue...

Crooked Lake IL

In a landscape dotted by glacial lakes and wetlands, Crooked Lake is in the aptly named Lake County of Illinois. Situated in the Chicagoland tourist region, it is where nature's...

Crooked Lake IN

Crooked Lake, located five miles north of Angola in Steuben County, Indiana, is one of 101 lakes in Indiana's Northern Lakes Natural Area offering fishermen and boaters a virtual paradise....

Cross Lake LA

Cross Lake is a popular fishing and boating lake near Shreveport in Northwest Louisiana. The 8,575 acre freshwater reservoir supplies water to the city of Shreveport. Cross Lake is partially...

Cross Lake ME

She rented her kayak from one of the outfitters near Cross Lake, the same one that handles some of the lake's vacation rentals. As the mist rises off the 2,470-acre...

Cross Lake MN

Cross Lake is one of 14 lakes in the Whitefish Chain of Lakes, which is the largest chain in the Brained area of Minnesota. Nestled in central Minnesota in the...

Crowley Lake

Crowley Lake is known for excellent trout fishing in California's High Sierras region. Before construction of the Long Valley Dam in 1941, few trout existed in the Owens River. After...

Crown Lake

Set in the rolling Arkansas foothills of the magnificent Ozark Mountains is beautiful Crown Lake (shown as Diamond Lake on the map). The lake is part of Horseshoe Bend, a...

Crystal Lake Boston

Crystal Lake has a long history of being the 'town lake' in Newton, Massachusetts. Located in the Greater Boston area, this small natural lake is one of New England's Great...

Crystal Lake CA

Found in the San Gabriel Mountains of southern California, Crystal Lake is a lake in transition. Since the 1860s there are records of fires, floods and restoration efforts at Crystal...

Crystal Lake Cape Cod

Crystal Lake is a tiny gem nestled within the Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket tourism region of Massachusetts. This body of water is a prime spot for canoeing and...

Crystal Lake CT

Crystal Lake lies in Connecticut's River Valley. A dynamic region of cities and countryside, visitors may experience a fusion of entertainment, culture, history, and the breathtaking beauty of New England...

Crystal Lake IL

Crystal Lake, in the Chicagoland Region of Illinois, is a water playground surrounded by a decidedly urban landscape. Located in the Chicago Northwest suburbs, Crystal Lake is easy to get...

Crystal Lake MI

Crystal Lake, in northwestern Michigan's Benzie County, wouldn't be the beautiful sandy-shored lake it is today without the "Tragedy of Crystal Lake". Originally called Cap Lake, the area was settled...

Crystal Lake MT

Spring-fed Crystal Lake is tucked away in a remote area of Montana's Glacier County with mountains springing up on both sides. The 186-acre body of water is part of the...

Crystal Lake NH

Crystal Lake, in the town of Enfield in Grafton County, New Hampshire, showcases New England's scenic beauty with its clean clear water and picturesque shoreline. Located in a quiet rural...

Crystal Lake NY

Nestled in quiet corner of Jefferson County, New York is a peaceful lake known by three names: Crystal Lake, Little Stony Creek Pond, and Sixtown Pond. It does not matter...

Crystal Lake PA

Crystal Lake is a beautiful 45-acre lake tucked away in the Endless Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. This private, spring-fed lake offers year round recreational opportunities due to its proximity to...

Crystal Lake VT

Crystal Lake is an outstanding jewel in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. For those who are not native to Vermont, hearing that there is a Northeast Kingdom in the state is a...

Crystal Lake WI

Crystal Lake is a very popular fishing lake in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. With 152 acres of deep, blue water and nearly three miles of shoreline, the lake is just the...

Crystal Reservoir

In 1882 the Curecanti needle became the symbol for the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. With its steep cliffs and rock formations, the area around Crystal Reservoir has been inspiring...

Cullen Chain of Lakes

Cullen Chain of Lakes consists of three lakes, Upper Cullen, Middle Cullen, and Lower Cullen, located in Crow Wing County in the Central Region of Minnesota. With over 1,300 acres...

Cultus Lake

Located in Canada's beautiful British Columbia, Cultus Lake shares its shores with Cultus Lake Provincial Park, Cultus Lake Park (District of Chilliwack's municipal park), and Cultus Lake private development. Found...

Culver Lake

Culver Lake is an exclusive, privately owned body of water located in Sussex County New Jersey. The immaculate 555-acre lake has an average depth of 50 feet, along with seven...

Curlew Lake

Nestled in a valley with breathtaking views of Colville National Forest, Ferry National Forest and mountain ranges, Curlew Lake is located 4.8 miles northeast of Republic, Washington. This natural lake's...

Cut Foot Sioux Lakes

Few people have heard of the Northeast Minnesota destination of Cut Foot Sioux Lakes. Connected to neighboring Lake Winnibigoshish, the Cut Foot Sioux Lakes share in all of the fun...

Cuyuna Lakes, Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

Little known but extra special are the many lakes within the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area in central Minnesota. Nature lovers and recreational activity fans, particularly those who enjoy mountain...

Cypress Lake

Cypress Lake, a 4097 acre expanse in Osceola County, is a prime vacation destination in central Florida.One of the lakes on the Kissimmee Waterway, Boat travelers can enjoy 56 miles...

Dal Lake

Dal Lake is located in the heart of Srinagar, the capital of the northernmost Indian administered State of Jammu and Kashmir. At 2700 acres, breath-taking Dal Lake is the second...

Dale Hollow Lake

Dale Hollow Lake, straddling the Kentucky-Tennessee border, is an artificial lake that was formed by damming the Obey and Cumberland Rivers. As with many other lakes in this region of...

Dallas Lake

Dallas Lake in Indiana's Northern Region is the perfect Mid-western lake. Located in a chain of five lakes sometimes called the Indian Lakes Chain, Dallas Lake has been a favored...

Dam Lake

A year round destination in the Northwoods Region of Wisconsin, Dam Lake in Oneida County offers fun, excitement and relaxation to its visitors. Beautifully situated in the Northern Highland-American Legion...

Damariscotta Lake

Damariscotta Lake is a sprawling lake in Lincoln County, Maine. This freshwater lake covers 4,381 acres in surface area and is a mere 51 feet above sea level. Formed more...

Dawn Lake

Dawn Lake sits in the sunny Sonoran Desert of Arizona, in the master-planned development of one of the first and largest retirement communities in the United States: Sun City, Maricopa...

Deal Lake

The largest freshwater coastal lake in New Jersey, Deal Lake is composed of a unique series of shallow ponds and channels clustered together -- as opposed to a typical, single-bodied...

Deep Creek Lake

Deep Creek Lake is the largest inland body of water in Maryland, covering about 3,900 acres in the Allegheny Mountains of western Maryland. Since its creation in the 1920s, the...

Deep Lake FL

Fish and other water-loving animals glide just beneath the surface of water that plunges 98 feet deep. Florida royal palms and patches of cypress trees adorn the shoreline. Big blocks...

Deep Lake IL

Even in a county with hundreds of lakes, Deep Lake stands out. Located in Lake County, in the Chicagoland Region of Illinois, private Deep Lake is noted as one of...

Deer Creek Reservoir

Deer Creek Reservoir is located near Heber, Utah, the home of the historic "Heber Creeper," a train with a steam engine that takes tourists on trips from Heber a couple...

Deer Lake MN

Often called the "Lake of Changing Colors," Deer Lake is a jewel in Minnesota's northwoods country. Located northwest of Grand Rapids in south-central Itasca County, this Deer Lake is not...

Deer Lake WA

Deer Lake, located in Stevens County, Washington, is a spring-fed and snow-fed lake with approximately a 1,150-acre surface in the Colville River watershed. The crystal clear water of Deer Lake...

Deer Point Lake

Deer Point Lake is located north of Panama City, off of US 331 and SR-77. Primarily used as a public water source, Deer Point Lake is also used for irrigation...

Deer Springs Lake

Located in Clay County an hour southwest of Jacksonville, Deer Springs Lake is a small lake amongst 48 other lakes in the county. Known for its large number of vacation...

DeGray Lake

DeGray Lake is nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, in an area logically known as the Ouachita Mountain Region of Arkansas. This section of Arkansas is known for...

Delavan Lake

One of the more popular of Wisconsin lakes is Delavan Lake in the Southern Savanna region. Delavan Lake has had a glorious history: the lake was a favored summer resort...

Delaware Lake

Delaware Lake is a central Ohio reservoir designed and constructed by the Huntington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps' Ohio River Basin plan was sanctioned by...

DeQueen Lake

DeQueen Lake, proud owner of 32 miles of picturesque shoreline, is nestled in Arkansas's Ouachita Mountains Region. Located in Sevier County on the Rolling Fork River, DeQueen Lake is a...

Derwentwater

Cumbria, in northwest England, is home to Lake District National Park, established in 1951. All of the land in England that exceeds an elevation of 3,000 feet (914.4 meters) can...

Desert Harbor Lake

Located in the private community of Desert Harbor, Desert Harbor Lake is just minutes from picturesque Sun City and Phoenix. Part of the Phoenix & Central Arizona Region, the lake...

Detroit Lake MN

Minnesota's Detroit Lake offers visitors an impressive number of things to do, both in and out of the water. The lake offers 3,067 acres of year-round enjoyment, including fishing, wind...

Detroit Lake OR

Conveniently located just 46 miles south of Salem in Oregon's Willamette Valley tourism region lies Detroit Lake, a 3,580-acre artificial freshwater reservoir that provides water for the City of Salem...

Devil’s Lake ND

Spring 2011: Water levels continue to rise with melting snow and spring rains, reaching 1,453 feet above sea level and about 177,000 acres in April. As the largest natural freshwater...

Devil’s Lake WI

Devil's Lake, located in Sauk County, Wisconsin, is the central attraction of the self named Devil's Lake State Park. At over 10,000 acres, this park boasts that more people visit...

Devils Kitchen Lake

Devils Kitchen Lake is one of three lakes (the other two are Crab Orchard Lake and Little Grassy Lake) that are part of the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in...

Devils Lake MI

Devils Lake is a 1,330-acre recreational lake in southeastern Michigan near the Ohio border. Devils Lake lies in a region that was once inhabited by a Native American tribe known...

Devils Lake OR

Far from anything maleficent, Devils Lake is a sweet little wonder lying in the midst of Oregon's attractive Lincoln City. The lake is situated in a unique location on Oregon's...

Dewart Lake

Dewart Lake is a natural lake in northern Indiana's Kosciusko County that was created during the last ice age. This body of water spans 551 acres with an average depth...

Diamond Lake MI

For those who dream of living on a private island, Diamond Lake in southwest Michigan can turn dreams into reality. Diamond Lake, with Diamond Island in the middle, offers residents...

Diamond Lake WA

Situated in the heart Washington's Pend Oreille County, Diamond Lake is one of many sparkling bodies of water belonging to the Evergreen State. Centuries ago, sand and gravel dislodged from...

Diamond Valley Lake

Diamond Valley Lake lies between two mountains in California's Inland Empire tourism region. The 4,500-acre lake is Southern California's newest and largest reservoir. It has only been at full pond...

Diemelsee

The children ran ahead giggling and pushing past each other to race to the top, but she's finally caught up to them, the break in the trees revealing their sandy...

Dierks Lake

Located on the Saline River, Dierks Lake is easy to access off of Highway 70, and with 1,360 acres of water there is plenty of room for boaters and water...

DMAD Reservoir

For an oasis in the middle of the Sevier Desert near Delta, head to DMAD Reservoir (also known as Delta Reservoir), an impoundment of the lower reaches of the Sevier...

Doctors Lake

Doctors Lake is a 3,500-acre tidal freshwater embayment located on the west side of the St. Johns River in Clay County, Florida, just 37 miles from the river's confluence with...

Dog River Reservoir

Dog River Reservoir, located in the Atlanta Metro Region of Georgia, was built in 1992 and became the largest water improvement project in Douglas County. Built to counteract the effects...

Dollar Lake

Beautiful Dollar Lake is one of Nova Scotia's favorite vacation getaways. With over 500 acres of water set within a lush, wooded landscape, Dollar Lake Provincial Park also gets plenty...

Don Pedro Lake

Don Pedro Lake, also known as Don Pedro Reservoir and Lake Don Pedro, is nestled into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. With a surface area of nearly 13,000...

Donnells Reservoir

Donnells Reservoir is one of the Central Sierra's most picturesque lakes. Sometimes called Donnell Lake, it has its own dedicated viewing location and is often seen but seldom visited. The...

Donner Lake

Steeped in the history of America's Emigrant Trail, Donner Lake sits in California's beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains. Found within Nevada County's charming community of Truckee, Donner Lake is a pleasant...

Douglas Lake

Douglas Lake, also known as Douglas Reservoir, stretches out over more than 28,000 acres and 500 shoreline miles in eastern Tennessee. Douglas Lake is conveniently located near the intersections of...

Douthat Lake

50-acre Douthat Lake (that's "DOW-thut") is surrounded by the beautiful Allegheny Mountains in Virginia's 4,545-acre Douthat State Park. It's accessible through year-round cabins (rented by the state park system) and...

Dove Lake

One of Tasmania's most popular natural destinations, Dove Lake greets visitors from around the world. This small glacial lake in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is one of...

Draper Lake

Walton County, Florida, is host to a number of natural attractions that make it a sought-after location for making a home or seeking a long-term vacation rental or summer property....

Drawskie Lake District

In northern Poland, over 250 lakes are showcased in the Drawskie Lake District's environmentally diverse landscape. Mountains tower in their alpine beauty while the clean, clear waters of the Drawa...

Dubawnt Lake

For one of the more challenging fishing experiences of your life, head to Dubawnt Lake in Nunavut, Canada's most northern province. At 350,000 acres, the lake is one of the...

Duck Lake

Duck Lake is an unlikely candidate for one of the best fishing lakes in southwestern Washington but holds its own with the best of contenders! Located within the community of...

Duck Lake – Calhoun County

Located in Calhoun County, Duck Lake is a 629-acre lake near the small community of Springport in south-central Michigan. Listed as one of Michigan's 50 Best Fishing Lakes by the...

Duck Lake – Muskegon County

One of Michigan's newest state parks graces the north shore of Duck Lake in Muskegon County. Lying just a few hundred feet inland from Lake Michigan in the West Central...

Dunford Lake

For the Florida visitor who wants to bypass crowded beaches and tourist attractions, Dunford Lake may be just the ticket. Small Dunford Lake in Florida's Panhandle West Region is not...

Dunns Lake

If a vacation on the Fox River Chain of Lakes appeals to you, Dunns Lake in the Chicagoland Region is just the ticket. This small lake, reached via a short...

Dworshak Reservoir

Dworshak Reservoir is an excellent outdoor recreation site with a great water playground of over 19,000 acres. Located in northern Idaho near the town of Orofino, it extends into the...

Eagle Lake AB

Follow the Trans-Canada Highway 25 miles east of Calgary and you will arrive at the northern shore of Eagle Lake. Surrounded by south-central Alberta's wind-swept grasslands and vast skies, Eagle...

Eagle Lake CA

Eagle Lake, located in Lassen County about 15 miles north of Susanville, California, is one of the largest natural lakes within the state boundaries. At just over 24,000 acres, the...

Eagle Lake ME

Scenic Eagle Lake is nestled within Maine's Acadia National Park. The lake has a surface area of 466 acres and a shoreline length of five miles. With an average depth...

Eagle Lake MI

Sitting on the dock dangling her feet in the water and sipping a glass of local wine has become her favorite way to end the day at the cottage on...

Eagle Lake NY

A quiet lake located in Essex County, New York, Eagle Lake is home to beautiful scenery of the Adirondack area. With its close proximity to many attractions, countless visitors are...

Eagle Lake PA

Sparkling Eagle Lake (formerly Henry Lake) is the center of the Eagle Lake Community Association - a campsite and mobile home community located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of northeastern...

Eagle Lake TN

Located in the southern end of the Meeman-Shelby State Park near Memphis, Tennessee, Eagle Lake is a secluded and shallow lake surrounded by a stunning baldcypress forest. Most of the...

Eagle Lake WI

Eagle Lake is a relatively shallow, but popular recreational lake in Racine County, Wisconsin. A county park on the northern shore and several public boat launches give visitors access to...

Eagle Mountain Lake

Eagle Mountain Lake was created to alleviate two contradictory problems: periodic flooding along the Trinity River and a looming water shortage in Fort Worth. One of a series of flood...

Eagle River Chain of Lakes

The Eagle River Chain of Lakes in far northeastern Wisconsin is known to fishermen as prime Musky water, but the lakes are also a prime vacation destination for the entire...

East Branch Clarion River Lake

East Branch Clarion River Lake, also known as East Branch Lake, is aptly named: it was created by the United States Army Corps of Engineers in 1952 by damming up...

East Canyon Reservoir

Visitors to the Salt Lake City area will want to spend some time at East Canyon Reservoir. This 680-acre reservoir is located about 30 miles northeast of Salt Lake City...

East Fork Lake

East Fork Lake, in the Southern Region of Illinois, is a well-kept secret in a land of many secrets. The southern third of Illinois has been known as Little Egypt...

East Grand Lake

East Grand Lake is a part of the Maine's Chiputneticook chain of lakes, along with North, Palfrey and Spednic Lakes. Lengthwise, it is cut nearly precisely in half by the...

East Lake

East Lake is one of two lakes that sit in the caldera of the Newberry National Volcanic Monument within the Deschutes National Forest in central Oregon. Covering 1,050 acres, this...

East Lake Tohopekaliga

East Lake Tohopekaliga, often called East Lake Toho for short, is located in central Florida south of Orlando. Covering a staggering 11,968 Florida acres, East Lake Tohopekaliga is circular in...

East Okoboji Lake

East Okoboji Lake is one of a chain of lakes known as Iowa's Great Lakes. East Okoboji Lake received its unique name from the Dakota Indians. They called it "Okoboozhy",...

East Silent Lake

East Silent Lake is located in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, with 328 watery acres and a maximum depth of 48 feet. The lake's 4.8-mile sandy shoreline is developed with homes,...

Eastern Lake

Eastern Lake, located in Florida's Panhandle East Region, brings back long-buried memories even to those who have never come here before. There's something in the human psyche that recognizes the...

Eastman Lake

Tucked away in the heart of the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee region just two hours from Boston and minutes from the Vermont border, Eastman Lake is a fantastic year-round destination. With over...

Eau Claire Lakes

Among Wisconsin's more than 15,000 lakes is the Eau Claire Lakes Chain, made up of three larger lakes and eight spring-fed smaller ponds. The Chain including the largest of the...

Echo Lake CO

Echo Lake is one of the Denver metro area's most popular Mountain Parks. Located only an hour west of Denver, Echo Lake Park is the only sub-alpine park in the...

Echo Lake MT

Tiny islands, curving coves and wide bays are part of the allure of northern Montana's Echo Lake. Coupled with mountains, wildlife, and the smell of the fresh outdoors, and this...

Echo Lake NH

He reaches as far above him as he can, searching for a finger hold that will let him pull himself up the cliff face soaring over Echo Lake. Below him,...

Echo Lake VT

Echo Lake has been the summer destination of the discerning resort visitor for over a hundred years. Echo Lake is one of a group of lakes called the Plymouth Lakes...

Echo Reservoir

Echo Reservoir sits almost smack in the middle of the countryside between Salt Lake City and the Utah/Wyoming border. It's hard to miss, as Interstate 80 runs right along its...

Edersee

The jewel of the Hesse Region of Germany, the Edersee (see=lake) draws holiday visitors like a magnet. The large reservoir, created by damming the Eder River near Waldeck, is a...

El Dorado Lake

Completed in 1981, South Central Kansas' El Dorado Lake is an 8,000-acre reservoir bordering the stunning tall grass prairies and rolling mounds of the Flint Hills. The lake boasts an...

El Vado Lake

El Vado Lake, situated in New Mexico's northern mountains, is located west of Tierra Amarilla in Rio Arriba Counnty. Surrounded by acres of mixed juniper and sandstone formations, El Vado...

Electra Lake

The majestic peaks of the San Juan Mountains stand guard over the breathtaking beauty of southwestern Colorado's Electra Lake. Found 25 miles north of Durango in La Plata County, Electra...

Electric Lake

Electric Lake lies like a high-altitude jewel amid one of Utah's most spectacular recreational playgrounds. Bordering both the Panoramaland and Castle Country tourism regions, the reservoir was created in 1974...

Elephant Butte Lake

With limited lake options in New Mexico, Elephant Butte Lake is a popular destination for water enthusiasts and nature lovers alike in the Land of Enchantment. Nearly 40-miles long, it...

Elizabeth Lake

Lake Elizabeth or Elizabeth Lake, as it is more commonly known, has been a vacation getaway for over 150 years. Located in the Northern Region of Illinois and the Lake...

Elk Lake

A visit to Elk Lake is a fisherman's dream come true. The huge lake is nearly 200 ft deep in some areas and is actually deep enough to offer lake...

Elkhart Lake

Elkhart Lake is one of the heartland's oldest resort lakes. Ideally situated just one hour from Milwaukee and two and a half hours from Chicago, the lake lies in the...

Eloika Lake

Eloika Lake is nestled in the foothills of the Selkirk Mountain Range in the northern most part of Spokane County in Washington. The Spokane Indian Nation states that Eloika is...

Embalse de Los Bermejales

Little-noticed among most tourists to the Andalusia area of southern Spain, Embalse de Los Bermejales hides a wide array of charming sights and activities that will soon invariably catch the...

Embden Pond

When you arrive at Embden Pond, you have arrived at an outdoors enthusiast's paradise. The clear waters of Embden Pond, also known as Embden Lake, reflect the scenic hills and...

Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake, the largest lake in British Columbia's Yoho National Park, is also one of the most scenic. The lovely lake nestled in the Emerald Basin below little Emerald Glacier...

Emigrant Lake

The children giggle and squeal sliding like seals down the waterslide at Emigrant Lake and landing with a splash in the water. A few quick strokes to the shore and...

Encelewski Lake

Encelewski Lake, in Alaska's Southcentral Region, is a wilderness adventurer's dream. Neatly tucked away on the Kenai Peninsula, Encelewski Lake is less than three miles inland from Cook Inlet. The...

Enchantment Lakes

The Enchantment Lakes are very different from the type of lake most people envision when thinking of lakefront vacations. There are no boats, no swimming beaches, and no sunbathers. In...

Enid Lake

Enid Lake, located in northern Mississippi's Hill Region, is about an hour's drive south of Memphis, Tennessee. Originally designed for flood control, Enid Lake is now a popular recreational area....

Ennis Lake

In 1905 the Montana Power Company built a dam on the Madison River, creating Ennis Lake. The two and a half mile long lake stretches across Montana's Gold West Country...

Erhai Lake

Known as the Pearl of the Plateau, Yunnan's Erhai Lake has been enchanting both native and foreign visitors for thousands of years. Nestled like a shining gem in a tectonic...

Essex Chain of Lakes

After long months of anticipation and hours of negotiation, the newly-acquired Essex Chain of Lakes opened in New York's Adirondacks region. An 11,600-acre tract of former Finch, Pruyn and Co....

Etosha Salt Pan Dry Lake

Little-known by the world, Namibia's Etosha Salt Pan Dry Lake provides refuge to many varieties of African wildlife. Ensconced within 8,000 square mile Etosha National Park, the huge dry lake...

Eufaula Lake

Spanning 105,000 acres, Eufaula Lake covers much of McIntosh and Pittsburg Counties in eastern Oklahoma. This "Gentle Giant" is the largest lake in surface acres in the state and spans...

Evergreen Lake

One of Central Illinois' best-kept secret lies just north of Bloomington: Evergreen Lake. When the growing city needed additional water supply in 1971, Six Mile Creek was dammed to create...

Faaker See

Lake Faaker is a beautiful alpine lake found in Austria's southern state of Carinthia (Karnten). Tucked against the steep northern slopes of the Karawanken mountain range, the sparkling blue water...

Fairview Lakes

Surrounded by the unspoiled wilderness of the Manti-La Sal National Forest, Fairview Lakes provides a pleasant opportunity for lakefront living in Utah's Panoramaland region. The lakes themselves are private, owned...

Fairy Stone Lake

Virginia's Fairy Stone Lake is home to "fairy stones," unusual staurolite (iron aluminum silicate hydroxide) diamond-shaped crystals. The 168-acre lake is surrounded by 4,741-acre Fairy Stone State Park, created by...

Falcon Lake MB

One of southeastern Manitoba's best vacation hideaways is Falcon Lake. This 3,700-acre lake offers a bit of everything-except crowded cities. Nestled in the far south of Whiteshell Provincial Park, Falcon...

Falcon Lake TX

WARNING - Fall 2010: Texas officials warn Americans visiting and boating on Falcon Lake to stay within USA waters and avoid the international boundary marked by buoys. Drug cartel violence...

Fallen Leaf Lake

Travelers who enjoy the splendor of Lake Tahoe might never be aware of the smaller but very beautiful Fallen Leaf Lake that is located just one mile south in El...

Falls Lake

In 1978, the United States Army Corps of Engineers began construction on what would become Falls Lake. Formed at the base of the Eno, Flat, and Little Rivers, the lake...

Farm Island Lake

With over 2000 acres of water hidden behind an unassuming name, Farm Island Lake is sheer Central Minnesota delight. The lake is named for the largest of its three small...

Fateh Sagar

A shining jewel in the crown of lakes surrounding the Rajasthan city of Udaipur is Fateh Sagar. This 988-acre artificial lake serves as a water supply to the city but...

Felsenthal Lock and Dam

The Felsenthal Lock and Dam, also known as Lake Jack Lee, is located in South Central Arkansas at the confluence of the Ouachita and Saline Rivers. A small portion of...

Fen Drayton Lakes

Just north of the tiny village of Fen Drayton in Cambridgeshire, East Anglia, a series of small ponds called the Fen Drayton Lakes anchors the Fen Drayton Lakes Reserve. Located...

Fence Lake

Fence Lake is an impressive 3,555-acre lake near the town of Minocqua in Vilas County, Wisconsin. Surrounded by the dense hardwood and pine forests of Wisconsin's beautiful Northwoods region, the...

Fenton Lake

Tucked away in the Jemez Mountains of Northwest New Mexico, little Fenton Lake carries a large part of the recreational opportunities in the area. Less than 40 acres in size,...

Ferguson Lake

If you've ever had a yen for an Ontario Cottage Country vacation without the commercialization and crowds, then Ferguson Lake is for you! Only seven miles northwest of better-known Calabogie...

Fern Ridge Lake

Fern Ridge Lake is the largest of thirteen flood control reservoirs in Oregon's Williamette Valley. With 9000 acres of water, Fern Ridge Lake is a premier recreational destination for the...

Findley Lake

Findley Lake is a friendly hideaway in New York's Chautauqua-Allegheny Region. This 292-acre lake was created in 1815 when Revolutionary War veteran Alexander Findley built a small dam over a...

Finger Lakes

The Finger Lakes Region of New York is one of the nation's favorite recreation and vacation destinations. The series of eleven long, narrow lakes are the result of ancient small...

Finger Lakes of the South

Three reservoirs on the Little Tennessee River in northwestern North Carolina and Southeastern Tennessee offer some of the most spectacular wilderness scenery in the eastern United States. The Finger Lakes...

First Connecticut Lake

New Hampshire's Connecticut Lakes, located in the state's Great North Woods region, are comprised of four lakes: First Connecticut Lake, Second Connecticut Lake, Third Connecticut Lake, and Fourth Connecticut Lake....

Fish Lake

Fishlake National Forest is a glittering emerald jewel in the heart of Utah's normally dry and desolate countryside. And in the National Forest is the lake that gives the forest...

Fish River Chain of Lakes

For big-lake fishing, Aroostook County's Fish River Chain of Lakes is the destination of choice. Home of Maine's best landlocked salmon fishery, the lakes are somewhat remote, located near the...

Fish Trap Lake

A pure Minnesotan jewel, the sparkling 1,175-acre Fish Trap Lake is situated in the state's central tourism region. Located in Morrison County just two hours north of the Twin Cities,...

Fishercap Lake

Fishercap Lake is a secluded, almost secret spot in Montana's remote Glacier National Park wilderness. Spectacular jagged mountains surround this tiny 12-acre lake on all sides, the lake's crystalline surface...

Fishhawk Lake

Fishhawk Lake is a rare find in the Oregon Coastal Region. The lake is private, a reservoir developed expressly for pristine lakefront living amid some of Oregon's prettiest scenery. The...

Fishing Creek Reservoir

Fishing Creek Reservoir, on the Catawba River in the Old English Region of South Carolina is aptly named: the 3112-acre lake provides a steady source of water to Chester County,...

Five Flower Lake

China's Jiuzhaigou National Park is a protected nature reserve with a beautiful and pristine collection of natural wonders. Among those are many placid and sparkling lakes, including Five Flower Lake,...

Flaming Gorge Reservoir

With more than 42,000 acres of boating and fishing waters, surrounded by choice camping and picnic areas, Flaming Gorge Reservoir - straddling the Wyoming and Utah state line - is...

Flathead Lake

Carved out by the historic glaciers of the last ice age approximately 11,000 years ago, Flathead Lake is one of the largest natural freshwater lakes in the western United States....

Fletcher Pond

Fletcher Pond, also known as the Fletcher Flooding, is an impoundment first created in 1935 when the Alpena Power Company dammed the Upper South Branch of the Thunder Bay River...

Florence Lake

Florence Lake is special to Seattle and Puget Sound residents. Local tribes were familiar with Anderson Island long before its 'official' discovery in 1841. Anderson Island has served as farm...

Folly Lake

Deglaciation smoothed out the rough-edged mountains of central Nova Scotia and created the cool, clear pond known as Folly Lake. The glaciers left behind a pristine body of water surrounded...

Folsom Lake

Folsom Lake lays magnificently nestled along the American River at the base of the Sierra foothills. It is surrounded by an abundance of striking scenic views and rolling hills. The...

Fontana Lake

Fontana Lake, nestled in western North Carolina's Smoky Mountains, was built by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to provide hydroelectric power to the surrounding area. It includes the tallest dam...

Forbes Lake

What started as a humble two acre lake in a twenty acre park has grown into one of southern Illinois' best fishing lakes and a great family destination. Stephen A....

Forest Lake

A clear summer day finds many visitors and locals enjoying the weather at Forest Lake, where a 200-foot white beach is covered with sunning families and sandy towels. From the...

Fort Cobb Lake

Fort Cobb Lake is in the beautiful Great Plains Country region of southwestern Oklahoma surrounded by plains, prairies and hills. The Great Plains, significant to America's frontier days, is an...

Fort Loudoun Lake

Named for a nearby 18th century British fort, Fort Loudoun Lake draws millions of visitors every year for fishing, boating, and wildlife viewing. Located at the headwaters of the Tennessee...

Fort Patrick Henry Reservoir

Fort Patrick Henry Reservoir is an impoundment of the South Fork Holston River near Kingsport, TN. Extending ten miles upstream from Fort Patrick Henry Dam to Boone Dam, the reservoir...

Fort Peck Lake

Fort Peck Lake, located 20 miles southeast of Glasgow, Montana on Montana Highway 24, is the 5th-largest man-made reservoir by volume in the United States and is Montana's largest lake....

Fort Supply Lake

With 1,800 acres of clear water, Fort Supply Lake in Woodward County, Oklahoma is an outdoor enthusiast's ideal recreational area. The lake is located one mile south of the town...

Fountain Lake

Fountain Lake is a sparkling 521-acre southern Minnesota lake, featuring three prominently-placed water fountains. Its shores surround the city of Albert Lea and connect to its southern sister, Albert Lea...

Fox Chain O’Lakes

The Fox Chain O'Lakes is a collection of 15 navigable lakes on the Fox River, each with its own flavor. Called the "Key West of the Midwest," the Chain has...

Fox Lake IL

Located north of Chicago in the Chicagoland Region of Illinois, Fox Lake is part of the Fox River Chain of Lakes. The Fox River Chain consists of nine large and...

Fox Lake WI

The Winnebago Indians, the area's first inhabitants called it Hosh-a-rac-ah-tah or "good land." Later it was known as "Waushara" or "fish spear," and finally as Fox Lake in tribute to...

Franklin Pierce Lake

Franklin Pierce Lake in New Hampshire's Monadnock Region is a relatively unknown gem. Also known as Jackman Reservoir, the 520-acre lake sits on the outskirts of historic Hillsborough and is...

Fremont Lake

One of the best-kept secret lake destinations in Northwestern Wyoming is spectacular Fremont Lake. Formed by nature when glaciers gouged out a deep trench along the western slope of the...

Fremont Lakes

Fremont Lakes have turned human handiwork into a natural and recreational paradise. These small lakes are the result of groundwater filling sand-mining pits along the Platte River. There are at...

Frisian Lakes

Sailors the world over have heard of the Frisian Lakes. The most famous of these is the Sneekermeer. This group of about 30 lakes are man-made, the result of peat...

Fuji Five Lakes

Famous Mount Fuji and its five scenic lakes are the biggest tourist attractions in the Chuba Region of Japan. The five lakes ringing the northern slopes of Mount Fuji were...

Fulton Chain of Lakes

The Fulton Chain of Lakes is a string of eight sparkling lakes located in the scenic Central Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. The chain begins with Old Forge Pond...

Fuschlsee

Fuschlsee (see=lake) is one of a small chain of lakes found in Austria's Salzkammergut Lake District. This small but popular holiday destination is a sightseeing gem dotted with charming villages,...

Fyre Lake

A musical artist may have made Fire Lake famous, but he didn't know about Fyre Lake! Located in the Western Region of Illinois a few miles south of the Quad...

Gages Lake

Gages Lake, in the Chicagoland Region of Illinois, is the perfect example of why those "in the know" love Lake County. USNews recently listed the Gages Lake area as one...

Gainesville Lake

Gainesville Lake is a long riverine 40-mile lake in Alabama's bustling Metropolitan region. It is in a prime location surrounded by the wooded green of rural localities but just a...

Gantt Lake

Gantt Lake's location in Alabama's coastal plain gives it an advantage of long summers, humid and warm, and winter temperatures that remain mild. The lake's 2,747 surface acres is used...

Garden Bay Lake

Garden Bay Lake is located just off the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Canada. The Lake is one of four that rest along the edges of Pender Harbour. The lake...

Garden Lakes

Can Garden Lakes provide lakefront living in Arizona? Near Phoenix? Yes, it's entirely possible to find lakefront homes in one of the urban lakes of the Phoenix and Central Region....

Gardner Lake

Gardner Lake spreads its shoreline through Bozrah, Montville, and Salem, Connecticut where many residents call the lakefront home. Although the shoreline is heavily developed with private homes, visitors gain access...

Gaston Shoals Lake and Ninety-Nine Islands Lake

Gaston Shoals Lake and Ninety-Nine Islands Lake are the focal points of a 15-mile stretch of the Broad River flowing through the Olde English District of northern South Carolina. A...

Gatun Lake

Gatun Lake, in the Colon Province of the Republic of Panama, constitutes nearly half of the Panama Canal waterway. Created by damming the Chagres River, the man-made lake is a...

Geist Reservoir

Originally built in 1944 as a water supply reservoir for Indianapolis, Geist Reservoir has become a much desired place to live. The City of Indianapolis controls the dam that is...

Georgetown Lake

A perfect example of an engineered water supply, Georgetown Lake covers nearly 1,300 acres along the North Fork of the San Gabriel River. Part of the Brazos River system, Georgetown...

Germantown Lake

He watches his little boy struggle to carry both the fishing rod and tackle box. He could carry it for him, but the boy insisted he could do it himself....

Gibson Lake

Gibson Lake, located in southwestern Indiana just north of Interstate 64, holds the record for the largest lake built completely above ground in the state. It covers 3,500 acres and...

Gile Flowage

Tucked away in Wisconsin's Northwoods, Gile Flowage is a lovely wilderness getaway. With its undeveloped shoreline and all the amenities of nearby Hurley, Gile Flowage has something for everyone. Iron...

Gillham Lake

Gillham Lake is known as "The Bright Spot of the Cossatot" due to its location on the Cossatot River, a challenging white water stream in Arkansas. The calm waters surrounded...

Gillis Pond

Putnam County Florida, known for it natural beauty and outdoor adventure, has a quiet little getaway called Gillis Pond. As word has spread, more visitors are enjoying this secluded piece...

Glen Elder Reservoir

Glen Elder Reservoir, also known as Waconda Lake, is one of the most scenic and popular outdoor attractions in Kansas. Located in north central Kansas in the Solomon River Valley,...

Glen Lake

Glen Lake, a quiet relatively uncrowded lake, is located in Warren County, New York. The beauty of this destination is enhanced by its close proximity to amenities and attractions that...

Glisson Pond

For a quiet respite from the busy world, a visit to Glisson Pond near Madison, Florida is recommended. With a location in the deep south where small town hospitality is...

Goshorn Lake

An undiscovered gem among Michigan lakes is Goshorn Lake. This tiny 26-acre lake lies nestled behind the dunes in Michigan's Southwestern Tourism Region between Saugatuck and Holland. Conveniently, Goshorn Lake...

Gosselsdorfer See

Gosselsdorfer See is a tranquil 79-acre (.32 square kilometer) lake lying within a 476-acre (2 square kilometer) conservation area. Found in the municipality of Eberndorf in southeast Carinthia, Austria, Gosselsdorfer...

Gouin Reservoir

When the directions say 'turn off the paved road', you know you're on your way to Gouin Reservoir. Visitors can drive to the lake, but most opt to fly. Although...

Governor Bond Lake

Governor Bond Lake is proclaimed to be one of Greenville, Illinois best kept secrets. A water supply reservoir built in the late 1960's has become a top recreation in the...

Grand Lake CO

Nestled in the Rocky Mountains and filled with water from melting snow, Grand Lake is the headwaters of the Colorado River and one of the state's treasures. With its majestic...

Grand Lake MI

Grand Lake is steeped in history, rich in beauty and loaded with ways to enjoy the area. Grand Lake is in the Northeastern Tourism Region of Michigan. In addition to...

Grand Lake NL

Grand Lake is one of those often-overlooked gems that has much to offer. Located in the province of Newfoundland, Grand Lake is a natural lake dammed for hydroelectric power early...

Grand Lake O’the Cherokees

Grand Lake O' the Cherokees stands out as a sapphire jewel tucked into the northeastern Oklahoma landscape. Created in 1940, the reservoir stretches for 46,500 acres and offers explorers more...

Grand Lake St. Marys

With its sail billowing in the wind, the sailboat glides in front of the lighthouse. It's a rare scene for an inland lake, but Grand Lake St. Marys is a...

Grand Teton Lakes

Wildlife, majestic peaks and pristine waters are the signature attributes of the Grand Teton Lakes. Snuggled within Grand Teton National Park, three lakes in particular offer scenery, easy trail hikes...

Grande Lago

Grande Lago, Portugal is Europe's largest artificial lake. Created in 2002 to provide electricity and irrigation to Portugal's Alentejo Region, Grande Lago is transforming the sleepy Portuguese countryside by becoming...

Granite Lake

Granite Lake is an awesome natural treasure situated on the western edge of Minnesota's Metro tourism region. Composed of 353 acres of surface area and a four-mile shoreline length, the...

Grapevine Lake

Located in Texas' Prairies and Lakes tourism region lies Grapevine Lake, one of the most picturesque and welcoming reservoirs in the state. Although certain facilities are leased out to cities...

Grass Lake

Grass Lake is one of nine lakes linked by channels to form the Fox Chain O'Lakes in northern Illinois. The combination of lakes is the largest inland, recreational waterway in...

Grayson Lake

He tees up, shoulders square to the ball and swings. The ball sails down the fairway, past the clean, clear water and weathered sandstone cliffs. Any day spent playing golf...

Great Bear Lake

Great Bear Lake is located in the Northwest Territories of Canada. It is a natural lake, encircled by wilderness, and the largest lake completely in Canada. Great Bear Lake is...

Great Central Lake

One of the most popular spots on a hot summer day on Vancouver Island is Great Central Lake. Long and narrow, nestled beneath low mountains, Great Central Lake stretches over...

Great East Lake

Great East Lake is a paradise for anyone who enjoys a relaxing time. With over 1700 acres of water and 12 miles of shoreline, Great East Lake is known for...

Great Falls Lake

One of the best-kept secret destination lakes in the Middle Tennessee area is Great Falls Lake. The 1800-acre reservoir formed behind Great Falls Dam offers 120 miles of shoreline and...

Great Falls Lake & Rocky Creek Lake

Some of the most spectacular paddling and fishing water in South Carolina's Olde English District hides in plain sight between Fishing Creek Reservoir and Lake Wateree. Great Falls Lake and...

Great Herring Pond

Nestled just minutes from Massachusetts' southeastern coastline, Great Herring Pond is a cozy body of water with a surface area of 376 acres. Most of the lake is located in...

Great Moose Lake

Vacations are a time to sleep in. She knows that. She just can't help herself. Mornings are so beautiful at Great Moose Lake she has been waking up early to...

Great Pond

Great Pond, in Maine's Kennebec and Moose River Valleys Region, is the largest of seven lakes in the Belgrade Lakes Chain. These seven lakes are part of the Kennebec River...

Great Sacandaga Lake

Great Sacandaga Lake, located in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, is a reservoir built to control flooding on the Hudson River and the Sacandaga River. But the functionality of...

Great Salt Lake

Sometimes called "America's Dead Sea," the Great Salt Lake occupies approximately 1,700 square miles of Utah's real estate. It is the second largest lake (by surface area) that is wholly...

Great Salt Plains Lake

With over 8,600 acres of water and 41 miles of shoreline, Great Salt Plains Lake in northern Oklahoma's Red Carpet Country is an outdoor enthusiast's ideal destination. Great Salt Plains...

Great Slave Lake

Great Slave Lake is the fifth-largest lake (by acreage) in North America and, following Great Bear Lake, is the second-largest in Canada. A natural lake, it is located in south-central...

Green Hill Pond

Green Hill Pond is part of the Salt Ponds Region along Rhode Island's southern shore. The pond is located between the communities of South Kingstown and Charlestown in Washington County....

Green Lake AUT

Exquisite yet fleeting are the words that describe Austria's Green Lake. The tiny lake, ringed by pines and reflecting the massive Hochschwab Mountains, exists for only a few short months...

Green Lake MN

Minnesota's moniker is the 'Land of 10,000 Lakes,' and 5,560-acre Green Lake became known as the 'Gem of 10,000 Lakes' during its development in the early 1900s. This glacial lake,...

Green Lake WI

Green Lake, also known as Big Green Lake, is exceptional, and it has the statistics to prove it. It's Wisconsin's deepest natural inland lake: only Lake Wazee, a man-made lake...

Green Lakes NY

Two little-known lakes in the Finger Lakes region of New York offer a geological mystery inviting the attention of scientists around the world. Green Lakes State Park holds small Green...

Green Lakes OR

One of Central Oregon's most popular hiking destinations is Green Lakes Trail. This popular hike offers views of both South Sister Mountain and Broken Top Mountain that tower over three...

Green Mountain Reservoir

Thousands of tourists and recreational guests come to the Colorado Rockies each year, never knowing that Green Mountain Reservoir is only a short distance away. This little-known lake is only...

Green River Lake

The children scrambled after each other, racing up the steps to the slide. Then they were off - sliding and squealing landing with a splash in the waters of Green...

Green Valley Lake

She stretches out on her towel on the dock at Green Valley Lake and feels the sun sink into her skin and her tension melt away. The only sound she...

Greenfield Lake

Only those lucky enough to spend time in Wilmington, North Carolina will see Greenfield Lake. That's because the small man-made reservoir is located within this Coast Region city and an...

Greenleaf Lake

Greenleaf Lake is nestled in Oklahoma's Green Country tourism region, an area that is home to over half of Oklahoma's state parks. This artificial freshwater lake is located in Muskogee...

Greenlee Lough

Located in Northumberland National Park, Greenlee Lough is Northumberland County's largest natural lake. Considered one of the Roman Wall Loughs, Greenlee sits in close proximity to Hadrian's Wall, one of...

Greenwood Lake

Formerly known as "Long Pond", Greenwood Lake is a natural reservoir that straddles the New York/New Jersey border. The lake is the largest freshwater body in Orange County, New York....

Greers Ferry Lake

People who love the outdoors will love Greers Ferry Lake. The lake offers ample opportunities for hiking, biking, boating, hunting, and world class fishing. With nearby shopping, multiple golf courses,...

Grenada Lake

Grenada Lake, located northeast of Grenada in Mississippi's Hill Region, is the largest body of water lying completely within the state. With 35,820 acres of surface water and 148 miles...

Grindon Lough

Grindon Lough is a beautiful country lake found among the hills and dales of North East England. Set within the southern boundary of Northumberland National Park, Grindon Lough is managed...

Grindstone Lake

Named for the Chippewa word "gajigwanabikokag" meaning grindstone, Grindstone Lake has beautiful, clean water and some exceptionally large fish. Near Hayward and the Town of Bass in Sawyer County Wisconsin,...

Grinnell Lake

Grinnell Lake is the reward at the end of the Grinnell Lake Trail. And what a reward it is! The entire trail, although considered one of the easiest hikes in...

Griswold Lake

Griswold Lake is located in the Chicagoland Region of Illinois near Holiday Hills. The northern shore of Griswold Lake was first developed in the 1930s and featured rustic cabins that...

Grundlsee

Grundlsee (see = lake) is one of a small cluster of lakes surrounding the peaceful Austrian community of Bad Aussee. Located in upper Styria Province (also known as Steiermark), Bad...

Guana Lake

One of Florida's most interesting lakes is Guana Lake. Located between Jacksonville and St Augustine in Florida's North Region, the lake is actually located on one of the barrier islands...

Gull Lake AB

Surrounded by Alberta's wide-open spaces and endless Canadian skies, Gull Lake is located in Alberta's Central tourism region. Well situated between Edmonton and Calgary in south-central Alberta, Gull Lake attracts...

Gull Lake MI

Gull Lake is a picturesque 2,030-acre natural lake in southwestern Michigan. The lake most likely got its name from the large number of seagulls that occasionally fly inland from Lake...

Gull Lake MN

Gull Lake, located in the Central Region of Minnesota's "Land of 10,000 Lakes", boasts 9,418 surface acres and 38 miles of pristine shoreline. The deep, crystal clear waters of Gull...

Gun Lake

Beautiful Gun Lake, located off US 131 north of Kalamazoo, Michigan, has been a vacation and boating destination for well over a hundred years. Originally five small natural lakes, 2,680-acre...

Gunflint Lake

Gunflint Lake holds a special spot in the hearts of outdoors fans in Minnesota's Northeastern Region. Almost 30 miles northwest of Grand Marais 'as the crow flies', Gunflint Lake calls...

Gunnison Bend Reservoir

Gunnison Bend Reservoir gets its name from the nearby town of Gunnison (it lies to the East of the lake), and from the big bend in the middle. It should...

Gunnison Reservoir

Like most of the lakes in Utah, Gunnison Reservoir is man-made. Also known as Sugar Kids Pond, the reservoir is an impoundment of the San Pitch River. If you've never...

Gurudongmar Lake

One of the highest elevation lakes in the world and the second-highest in Sikkim province, Gurudongmar Lake is nearly inaccessible to the average Indian traveler and officially off-limits to those...

Gutierrez Lake

Surrounded by stunning Patagonian mountainsides and forested landscapes, Lake Gutierrez, or Lago Gutierrez in Spanish, is a sliver-shaped glacial lake located in a valley just seven miles southwest of the...

Hague Lake

White sand beaches, the scent of toasting sunblock-covered bodies, warm water for swimming, and virgin old growth Douglas fir trees all set against the backdrop of the Coastal Mountain Range's...

Halfmoon Lake

Sprawling across the border between the towns of Barnstead and Alton, Halfmoon Lake is a beautiful, quiet lake in New Hampshire's Lakes Region. Halfmoon Lake was originally known as Crescent...

Haliburton Lake

Haliburton Lake is located in Ontario, Canada in a region called the Haliburton Highlands. The name was given due to the beautiful scenery that resembles the Scottish Highlands and the...

Hallstatter See

Lake Hallstatter (Hallstatter See or Hallstattersee in German) is one of the best known lakes in Austria's Salzkammergut resort area. A popular lake for scuba diving, scenic cruises and fishing,...

Hamilton Lake

Located in Northeast Indiana's beautiful Steuben County, Hamilton Lake is the fourth largest lake in the state. In 1832, several small lakes were dammed to create the current lake. Most...

Hampton Lake

The beautiful cypress lake, known as Hampton Lake, is situated between Gainesville and Jacksonville, Florida. This 822-acre natural spring-fed lake is a relaxing place to enjoy peaceful getaways or exciting...

Happy Hollow Lake

Knox County in western Illinois is home to private Happy Hollow Lake. Built in 1963, Happy Hollow Lake offers 30 acres of cool, refreshing water. Very close by is another...

Harding Lake

Harding Lake is the largest, deepest, and most easily reached of the four road-accessible lakes within two hours of Fairbanks (Birch Lake, Quartz Lake, and Chena Lake are the others)....

Hardy Lake

Hardy Lake is located in south eastern Indian known as the southern plains and lowlands region. Wetlands, ponds, mudflats, deciduous woodlands and grasslands make up the diverse habitat surrounding the...

Harlan County Lake

Harlan County Lake covers an impressive 13,250 acres in south-central Nebraska's Frontier Trails region. Just seven miles from the Nebraska / Kansas state line, Harlan County Lake stretches seven miles...

Harris Brake Lake

The essence of small-town life is vastly different from one community to the next and in the Arkansas River Valley, Harris Brake Lake gives the tiny town of Perryville much...

Harris Lake

Harris Lake, stretching its watery fingers out over 4,100 North Carolina acres, was created by Carolina Power and Light by impoundment of Buckhorn Creek, part of the Cape Fear River...

Harris Lake and Lake Nicol

When the City of Tuscaloosa created Harris Lake and Lake Nicol for water supply, little did city officials realize that these two reservoirs would become popular recreation lakes in the...

Harrison Lake

Found in Canada's beautiful Fraser Valley, Harrison Lake is the largest body of fresh water in southwestern British Columbia. Located 75 miles (120 kilometers) east of Vancouver, the lake and...

Harry S. Truman Lake

It looks a like a reel of film perched on a bluff; it is the visitor center overlooking Truman Lake. The round wall of windows offers a panoramic view of...

Hartwell Lake

So large it covers parts of six counties in two states, Lake Hartwell draws millions of visitors a year to play on its 56,000 acres of water. With plenty of...

Harveys Lake PA

With a surface area of 658 acres, Harveys Lake is Pennsylvania's largest natural lake by total volume of water. Located in the Northeastern Mountain Region of Pennsylvania, Harveys Lake was...

Harveys Lake VT

Harveys Lake may be one of the best-kept water secrets in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. The 350-acre lake has no publicly advertised amenities, making its main users the property owners and...

Hauser Lake

Hauser Lake is located at the southernmost edge of the Selkirk Mountains in northern Idaho. Like many lakes in the Panhandle area, Hauser Lake was formed by ancient floods that...

Hayden Lake

Hayden Lake is located in the scenic panhandle of North Idaho in Kootenai County. With its sparkling water, pristine sandy beaches and timbered shoreline, 3800-acre Hayden Lake is one of...

Heavenly Lake

One of the most beautiful spots in northwest China's Xinjiang Province, Heavenly Lake-Tian Chi-is aptly named. A natural lake high in the Heavenly Mountains, the pristine waters lie in the...

Hebgen Lake

Anglers will find some of Montana's best stillwater trout fishing at Hebgen Lake. The 12,500-acre reservoir lies conveniently just outside the western entry to Yellowstone National Park. An artificial reservoir...

Hells Canyon Reservoirs

The three Hells Canyon Reservoirs are one of southwest Idaho's most scenic locations. Idaho can't claim this national treasure alone, however as it shares this Snake River canyon with eastern...

Hemlock Lake

Hemlock Lake, at just 7 miles long and a half mile wide, is one of New York's smallest Finger Lakes, and one of two reserved for supplying water to the...

Henrys Lake

Hidden in the far north corner of Eastern Idaho, just over the border from both Montana and Wyoming, Henrys Lake attracts thousands of visitors every year. At approximately 6500 acres,...

Heritage Lake

Originally named Maraldo Lake, Heritage Lake is a private 85-acre, man-made lake located just east of the town of Mackinaw on the border of Illinois' western and central tourism regions....

Herrington Lake

Meandering 32 miles across the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky is Herrington Lake. The first large impoundment in Kentucky, Herrington Lake was created in 1925 by damming the Dix River three...

Hess Lake

Hess Lake is a natural freshwater lake in the West Central tourism region of Michigan. Located in Newaygo County in Brooks Township, just southeast of the village of Newaygo, this...

Heyburn Lake

In the Green Country of northeastern Oklahoma, Heyburn Lake lies in a setting of gently sloping hills with a thickly wooded area that celebrates each season with a new backdrop...

Hidden Lake

Tucked away in the Routt National Forest in the northwest Colorado Rockies, Hidden Lake offers some fantastic camping for those desiring a smaller campground away from the beaten path. At...

Higgins Lake

With depths that average 52 feet and range as deep as 141 feet, the azure waters of Higgins Lake assure a remarkable transparency. Such crystalline waters, formed during the retreat...

High Falls Lake

High Falls Lake is a beautiful 650-acre lake hidden in the dense pine woods of Monroe County, Georgia. Located between the cities of Macon and Atlanta, adjoining High Falls State...

High Rock Lake

The northernmost of the Uwharrie Lakes, High Rock Lake enjoys its spot as North Carolina's second largest reservoir entirely within the state: its watery fingers reach out over 15,180 acres....

Highland Lake (Bridgton)

Located in the Lakes and Mountains Region of Southwestern Maine, Highland Lake has long been a favored freshwater getaway. Once called Crotched Pond, the lake has spent several generations perfecting...

Highland Lake (Westbook)

Located in the Portland-Casco Bay region of southern Maine, Highland Lake is well-used and well-loved. The 623-acre lake was originally called Duck Pond in the early 1700s and somehow evolved...

Highland Lake CT

Highland Lake is a 444-acre lake nestled in the Berkshire Mountains of Litchfield County near the city of Winsted, Connecticut. Known as a resort lake due to well developed upscale...

Highland Lake IL

If you've ever dreamed of leaving the city on Friday night and quickly arriving at a lakefront piece of heaven, then Highland Lake is just the place for you. Part...

Highland Lakes

The Highland Lakes in New Jersey's Skylands region have always been special. The Highland Lakes area includes the Vernon Valley, known as some of New Jersey's most productive farmlands since...

Hillsdale Lake

The boat glides slowly over the tops of the submerged trees. Carefully he stalks them, intent as any predator. It's early summer on Hillsdale Lake, and he's come for the...

Hitchcock Lake

She wakes up and jumps out of bed. It takes her a moment to realize it's Saturday, and she doesn't have to be at work. She smiles to herself but...

Hoan Kiem Lake

Hoan Kiem Lake is one of the best-known cultural features in Hanoi, capital of Vietnam. Located in the historical center of the city, Hoan Kiem Lake, or Lake of The...

Holden Pond

Holden Pond is a 51-acre lake southeast of the town of Hawthorne in Alachua County, Florida. Alachua County has numerous small, tucked away lakes and ponds, but most are private...

Holiday Shores Lake

Holiday Shores Lake is a sprawling 430-acre, man-made lake in Madison County, Illinois. Formed by the damming of Joulters Creek in 1965, this unique lake offers 17 miles of pristine...

Holt Lake

Holt Lake is a 3,300-acre reservoir located about five miles northeast of the City of Tuscaloosa in west-central Alabama. Holt Lake is one of six lakes that comprise the 457-mile...

Holy Lakes of India

India is filled with holy places to the pious Hindu. Many of the most important are holy lakes to which pilgrimages are made to cleanse the sins of believers and...

Honeoye Lake

Honeoye Lake, one of New York state's famous Finger Lakes, is located in beautiful Ontario County. Clean and pristine, this minor Finger Lake is the county's blue jewel, providing residents...

Hopeville Pond

137-acre Hopeville Pond is a beautiful and peaceful impoundment on the scenic Pachaug River that flows through Hopeville Pond State Park in Griswold, Connecticut. The first visitors drawn to this...

Horn Lake

The Mississippi River has been flowing across North American for hundreds of thousands of years. Over time, however, its course changes or adjusts, sometimes quickly as a result of geologic...

Hornindalsvatnet

Considered the deepest lake in Europe, Norway's Hornindalsvatn Lake is perfectly placed to host a western Norway holiday. Surrounded by mountains, glaciers and fjords, Hornindalsvatn Lake, like the steep fjords...

Horsefly Lake

Horsefly Lake is a 34-mile long lake winding gently through the Cariboo Regional District in south central British Columbia. Located approximately one hour northeast of the community of Williams Lake,...

Horseshoe Chain of Lakes

The Horseshoe Chain of Lakes in Central Minnesota has been a well-loved vacation destination for many years. The chain of over a dozen lakes along the Sauk River has long...

Horseshoe Lake AB

One of the hidden gems in Alberta's Jasper National Park is stunning Horseshoe Lake. This small lake is hemmed by towering cliffs along much of its shoreline and displays sparkling...

Horseshoe Lake AR

Horseshoe Lake is a 2,362-acre lake located six miles east of the town of Hughes in Crittenden County, Arkansas. Horseshoe Lake was once part of the mighty Mississippi River. As...

Horseshoe Lake IL

Horseshoe Lake is an "oxbow" lake in west-central Illinois, created more than 3,000 years ago when a section of the mighty Mississippi River was cut off from the main river...

Horseshoe Lake WA

One of three lakes in Washington state of the same name, Kitsap County's Horseshoe Lake is the tiniest - and arguably the most beautiful - of them all. The lake...

Horseshoe Reservoir

Horseshoe Reservoir, in the Arizona Central Region, is a seldom-visited surprise. Horseshoe Lake, as it is often called, was created in 1946, when a dam was built across the Verde...

Horsethief Reservoir

The newest water playground in Southwest Kansas is Horsethief Reservoir. Named for Horsethief Canyon near the dam, the new reservoir provides both flood control and recreational opportunities to Kansas visitors....

Horsetooth Reservoir

On the high, arid ridges and plains of Colorado's Front Range, Horsetooth Reservoir delights the visitor and refreshes the senses. Developed as a storage basin for that symbol of ingenious...

Houghton Lake

Houghton Lake is a shallow, marshy lake with a sandy, gravely bottom. Warm in the summer, freezing over during the winter months, and staying cool during the spring, the lake...

Houston County Lake

One of the best-kept secrets in the Texas Piney Woods region is Houston County Lake. The reservoir was created in 1966 to supply water to the towns of Crockett, Grapeland,...

Hovey Lake

At the tip of Indiana's 'big toe', hiding in the wild and swampy bends of the Ohio River, Hovey Lake holds a unique position in Indiana's public lands. Formed from...

Hubbard Lake

Summer in Michigan's Northeast region is synonymous with a place like Hubbard Lake. Less than 20 miles inland from Lake Huron's 'sunrise coast', Hubbard Lake has hosted many summer residents...

Hudson Lake

Hudson Lake is located in the Green Country of northeastern Oklahoma in the city of Bartlesville. This scenic lake is owned and operated by the city of Bartlesville as a...

Hugo Lake

Over 8,000 acres of open water await you at Hugo Lake, Oklahoma. Located in the beautiful Kiamichi Country of southeastern Oklahoma, this outdoor paradise lies in and around the Kiamichi...

Hulah Lake

Nestled in emerald hills, Hulah Lake and its surrounding lands are an outdoor enthusiast's dream location. Located in Osage County, in northeastern Oklahoma's Green Country, Hulah Lake is an Army...

Hume Lake

Fifty miles east of busy Fresno, California, Hume Lake awaits. One of the best-loved scenic lakes within the Sequoia National Forest, little Hume Lake has been welcoming visitors since it...

Hungry Horse Reservoir

Hungry Horse Reservoir in Montana's Glacier Country offers a wealth of recreational opportunities to northwestern Montana visitors. The nearly 24,000-acre lake provides flood control and hydroelectric power to the area...

Hungry Mother Lake

Surrounded by mountain vistas, the 108-acre Hungry Mother Lake is the recreational centerpiece of southwestern Virginia's 2,180-acre Hungry Mother State Park, in Smyth County near Marion. Its beach attracts swimmers,...

Huntington Lake

Huntington Lake is located high in the Sierra Mountain Range, just below the Alpine level, at 6,950 feet. The lake covers 1,435 acres and extends 4 miles long and 1/2...

Huron River Chain of Lakes

One of the best places for lakeside living in Southeastern Michigan is along the lakes and canals of the Huron River Chain of Lakes. Called 'pontoon heaven' by waterway fans,...

Hussain Sagar Lake

Defining the borders of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, Hussain Sagar Lake forms a direct link between South India's past and present. The largest artificial lake in Asia,...

Hutchinson Lake

Two small children burst through the trees and barrel down the beach towards the water, their mother trailing behind them. She reaches the perfect spot and gratefully sets down her...

Hyco Lake

Hyco Lake is a man-made reservoir located in northern North Carolina near the Virginia state line in the Roanoke River Basin. In the early 1960s, the lake was constructed by...

Ilawa Lakeland

Situated in northern Poland, the Ilawa Lakeland has over 40 lakes and nearly 65 miles of trails. The Ilawa Lake District is well known for having sparkling lakes, enchanting forests,...

Iliamna Lake

Iliamna Lake, also known as Lake Iliamna, is the largest lake in Alaska and the second largest freshwater lake contained wholly within the United States (after Lake Michigan). This glacial...

Independence Lakes

Independence Lakes in Idaho's Sawtooth National Forest are at the end of one of south central Idaho's most popular hiking trails in the Albion Mountains. The four tiny alpine lakes...

Indian Lake NY

Surrounded by the grandeur of the Adirondack Mountains, Indian Lake, in northern New York's Adirondack Vacation region, is a 4,365-acre lake well known for its year round attractions. With a...

Indian Lake OH

Indian Lake is a 5,800-acre water playground in central Ohio's Logan County. Named after several Native American tribes that used to inhabit this area, the lake is fed by the...

Indian Lake ON

Every North American chain of lakes seems to have an Indian Lake; Ontario's Rideau Waterway is no exception. The name no doubt came from the original inhabitants of the natural...

Indian Lake PA

Indian Lake is a freshwater man-made lake shaped like a horseshoe, located in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. It is part of the state's Laurel Highlands, an elevated region known for its...

Indian Pond

The leaves are turning color, setting the countryside on fire with patches of gold, amber, and red. It's not as cold as winter, but the air is alive with the...

Inks Lake

Inks Lake is located about an hour northwest of Austin in the picturesque Texas Hill Country. Measuring just 4.2 miles long and 3000 feet at its widest point, this reservoir...

Inner and Outer Alster Lakes

Feet pounding the pavement, she hits her stride running towards the dawn as the light turns from gray to the first clear light of day. Grassy parks and small still...

Intermediate Lake

Intermediate Lake, in Antrim County is one of the main lakes in the Elk River Chain of Lakes which include Beals, Scotts, Six Mile, St. Clair, Ellsworth, Wilson, Benway, Hanley,...

Iowa Great Lakes

Most of the world equates Iowa with corn fields and election-year Straw Polls and has never heard of Iowa's Great Lakes. Nestled in the Northwest Region of the state just...

Island Lake

Island Lake is a 130-acre spring fed lake in Marion County, Florida. This private lake has no public access, making it a perfect winter or summer retreat for those who...

Island Park Reservoir

Just half an hour southwest of west Yellowstone, MT, Island Park Reservoir hosts a recreational paradise all its own. The roughly 7000-ace reservoir is formed by the dam built across...

Island Pond

One of Vermont's northernmost lakes is Island Pond. Tucked in the Northeast Kingdom Region, Island Pond is only 15 miles south of the Canadian border. Because of the distances to...

Issyk Kul

Little-known Lake Issyk Kul in Kyrgyzstan is poised to become Central Asia's most famous tourism destination. Popular among citizens of the former USSR, the new and refurbished resorts and health...

J. Edward Roush Lake

J. Edward Roush Lake is one of three Upper Wabash Valley lakes and is situated in Huntington and Wells counties. The northeastern Indiana shoreline is surrounded by mixed woodlands and...

J. Percy Priest Lake

One of the most popular recreation sites in the Middle Tennessee region of J Percy Priest lake. Less than 15 minutes from downtown Nashville, the reservoir receives over seven million...

J. Strom Thurmond Lake

J. Strom Thurmond Lake, aka Clarks Hill Lake, holds the title of second largest artificial lake east of the Mississippi River. Straddling the Georgia-South Carolina border, the lake encompasses a...

Jackson City Reservoir

Jackson City Reservoir, commonly called Hammertown Lake, is open for business in Southeastern Ohio...and that business is fun. Hammertown is one of the largest and deepest lakes in this area...

Jackson Lake

Jackson Lake is located in northwestern Wyoming, just south of Yellowstone National Park. It is in the heart of Grand Teton National Park, one of the most spectacularly picturesque Parks...

Jaisamand Lake

One of India's largest artificial lakes, Jaisamand Lake was created in 1685 when Rana Jai Singh of Udaipur built a marble dam across the Gomati River. The reservoir, originally called...

Jellyfish Lake

Small but spectacular, Jellyfish Lake on Eil Malk Island in the tiny nation of Palau draws thousands of visitors each year. There are no resorts at Jellyfish Lake; the sole...

Jennings Randolph Lake

Jennings Randolph Lake is nestled in a scenic valley along the North Branch Potomac River. This portion of the Potomac creates the county and state border between Garrett County, Maryland...

Joe Pool Lake

When summer heat leaves residents of the Dallas-Fort Worth area longing for cool breezes, many of them head for Joe Pool Lake. This reservoir was created in 1985 for water...

Joe’s Valley Reservoir

Joe's Valley Reservoir is a 1,200-acre lake tucked away in the Manti-La Sal National Forest (Emery County). At an elevation of 7,000 feet, the lake is the favorite of sportsmen...

John Martin Reservoir

Standing among the large boulders on the gravel shore watching bald eagles soar over the water, it's easy to believe that John Martin Reservoir is an oasis in the surrounding...

John W. Flannagan Reservoir

The John W. Flannagan Reservoir is a 1,145-acre lake located in Dickenson County in the southwest Heart of Appalachia region of Virginia. Named in honor of the ninth Virginia District...

Johns Lake

Johns Lake is a beautiful 2,419-acre lake located halfway between Orlando and Clermont in central Florida. The lake is divided into east (Black Lake) and west (Clear Lake) lakes with...

Johnson Valley Reservoir

Johnson Valley Reservoir is a 700-acre lake just three miles northeast of Fish Lake in the heart of Utah's Fishlake National Forest. The reservoir was created in 1899, ten years...

Johnson’s Pond

Johnson's Pond, also known as Flat River Reservoir, is a recreational gem located in Kent County. Damming the south branch of the Pawtuxet River near where it is joined by...

Jordan Lake NC

Jordan Lake, initially called New Hope Lake, is a 13,940-acre reservoir in central North Carolina's Piedmont region, part of the Upper Cape Fear River Basin. The lake was created by...

Jordan Lake WI

Jordan Lake is a 213-acre residential lake in Wisconsin's Central Sands Prairie Region, just 15 miles from the famous Wisconsin Dells. Once called Long Lake, Jordan Lake invites residents and...

Jordanelle Reservoir

Jordanelle Reservoir is one of the newest reservoirs in Utah. The Jordanelle Dam was constructed on the Provo River by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1992, and the reservoir filled...

Josephine Lake

Located on the east side of Anderson Island, Josephine Lake is a residential paradise. Anderson is a large island located in Puget Sound, a waterway with numerous channels and branches....

Jumbo Reservoir

Jumbo Reservoir is a 1,200-acre lake located in the northeast corner of Colorado. In the summer of 2006, severe drought drained the reservoir and all fish that could not be...

June Lake

With Yosemite to the west, Kings Canyon to the south, Lake Tahoe to the north and Nevada to the east, there is no place to vacation like June Lake. Located...

Junior Lake

North central Florida is blessed with a number of pristine lakes. One such sparkling body of water is Junior Lake, a 75-acre lake that is also part of an extensive...

Kabekona Lake

They start almost every day this way, sitting on the deck, and watching the loons glide across Kabekona Lake. When they were ready to retire they knew they wanted to...

Kabetogama Lake

Located just a few miles from the Canadian border in St. Louis County, Minnesota's Kabetogama Lake is every bit as unique as its name implies. This freshwater glacial body is...

Kachess Lake

"Kachess" means "more fish," a name that aptly describes Lake Kachess in North Central region of Washington. The lake is full of fish, and anglers can pit themselves against the...

Kagerplassen

One of the most popular waterways in the Netherlands is the Kagerplassen or Kaag Lakes. This series of ten lakes is connected by canals which make the entire system accessible...

Kai Iwi Lakes

About 10,000 years ago, while the Tasman Sea was rising and the islands that would become New Zealand were being reshaped, depressions in the late Pleistocene sand compacted and filled...

Kanas Lake

One of the most interesting and beautiful tourist destinations in China's far northwest region is Kanas Lake. Located in the Altay Mountains, the glacially-carved lake forms a kidney-shaped gem along...

Kangaroo Lake

If you've ever had a yearning for the traditional Door County summer, Kangaroo Lake is what your dreams are made of. White birch, sandy-bottom swimming and trophy walleye are what...

Kanopolis Lake

Kanopolis Lake is a man-made reservoir located near Ellsworth, Kansas. The lake is the result of a dam constructed from 1940-1948 on the Smoke Hill River, making it one of...

Karakul Lake

Mysterious, remote and beautiful describes Lake Karakul in the Pamir Region of Tajikistan. The highest lake in the country and the highest saltwater lake in Central Asia, Karakul Lake formed...

Katherine Lake

Calling a place "The Venice of the North on the Sunshine Coast" sets expectations very high. Fortunately, Pender Harbour in British Columbia more than exceeds expectations. Its rocky coastline, charming...

Katmai Crater Lake

Little known and seldom seen, Katmai Crater Lake is an example of nature's handiwork at its most impressive. Located on the Alaskan Peninsula within Katmai Park and Wilderness, the crater...

Kaw Lake

Kaw Lake is a large lake covering an area of 17,000 acres. Its three fingerlike "arms" lie in two midwestern states, Oklahoma and Kansas. Kaw Lake is fairly new; it...

Kawartha Lakes

The Kawartha Lakes are a band of beautiful lakes in south-central Ontario, Canada that form the upper watershed of the Trent River. Although 14 lakes combine to form the famous...

Keechelus Lake

It is a picture postcard - snow capped mountains mirrored back in clean, clear, mountain water. Set against the backdrop of Washington's Cascade Mountains, Keechelus Lake is a picture come...

Kelimutu Tri-Colored Lakes

No trip to the exotic islands of Indonesia would be complete without a visit to Flores Island and the Kelimutu Lakes. Part of the Lesser Sunda Islands, the Island of...

Kellart Lake

For a select and lucky few, Kellart Lake is a scenic and peaceful retreat. An hour and a half from Chicago, 45 minutes from Bloomington, Champaign and Kankakee, and two...

Kelly Lake BC

Kelly Lake has secrets. But the biggest secret is a secret no more - and has put small Kelly Lake on the international radar. Both NASA and the Canadian Space...

Kelly Lake CA

Take a scenic 95-mile drive south of San Francisco and you will arrive at the exclusive Kelly Lake properties in the community of Watsonville. Kelly Lake is a quiet 70-acre...

Kenai Lake

One of the largest glacial lakes in the Kenai River System, Kenai Lake is a beautiful lake in a road-accessible area of Alaska. The backdrop of the majestic Kenai Mountains...

Kennebunk Pond

Just a short drive from beautiful beaches and rocky shores of the Atlantic Ocean, southern Maine is a popular destination for anglers in search of trout and other sport fish....

Kennisis Lake

A true jewel in the crown of Ontario's Cottage Country, 3500-acre Kennisis Lake has been the prefect vacation getaway for generations of Canadian cottagers. Located in the area popularly known...

Kents Lakes

Three popular little lakes in Utah's Panoramaland Region are the three Kents Lakes: Upper Kents Lake, Lower Kents Lake, and Kents Lake. These small reservoirs lie in close proximity along...

Kentucky Lake

Kentucky Lake is the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi when measured by surface acres at "full pond," the normal water level: 184 miles long, 2 miles wide, 160,309...

Keri Lake

The rocky coastline gives way to a pebbly beach that meets the clear, turquoise water of Keri Lake. Although not actually a lake at all, Keri Lake, or Limni Keriou...

Kerid Crater Lake

Kerid Crater Lake proves that Southern Iceland isn't all 'fire and ice' as many people believe. Located near the capital city of Reykjavik, Kerid is a regular stop for tourists...

Kerr Lake

The 48,900-acre John H. Kerr Reservoir straddles the Virginia-North Carolina border. This impoundment of the Roanoke and Dan Rivers, completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1952, was...

Keuka Lake

Keuka Lake, nicknamed Lady of the Lakes for its vast natural beauty, boasts two unique characteristics that set it apart from its sister Finger Lakes: First, rather than being long...

Keystone Lake

Keystone Lake is an impressive 26,000-acre recreational gem located in north-central Oklahoma, just 15 miles west of Tulsa. Natural beauty surrounds the diverse 330-mile shoreline with sandstone bluffs, sandy beaches,...

Kezar Lake

Kezar Lake is set in wondrous scenery with the eastern shores facing New Hampshire's White Mountains Presidential Range. Crystal clear Kezar Lake is also one of the cleanest lakes in...

Kinderhook Lake

In the early 1900's, travelers rode the train for hours to play along the shores of Kinderhook Lake. Getting to the lake in New York's Berkshires requires much less effort...

Kinkaid Lake

Kinkaid Lake is a scenic 2,350-acre reservoir surrounded by sandstone bluffs and rolling hills of oaks and hickories on the edge of the Shawnee National Forest in southwestern Illinois. The...

Kintla Lake

One of the most remote campgrounds that can be reached by car in Glacier National Park graces the shore of Kintla Lake. Beautiful Kintla Lake lies in the far northwest...

Kiser Lake

A surprise awaits visitors to Southwest Ohio when they see Kiser Lake. Nearly 400 acres of water created especially for recreation greet visitors to Kiser Lake State Park. The lake...

Kitsap Lake

One of 101 lakes in Kitsap County, Washington, Kitsap Lake is conveniently located just three miles west of the city of Bremerton. This lake, which is considered a part of...

Klinger Lake

Klinger Lake in Saint Joseph County has been a top recreation and fishing spot in western lower Michigan for well over 150 years. Located less than three miles north of...

Knickerbocker Lake

Knickerbocker Lake, in Maine's Mid-Coast Region, is a picture of north country serenity. Less than five miles from well-known Boothbay Harbor, Knickerbocker's tranquil waters belie the busy seaports just a...

Konawa Lake

Located in south central Oklahoma's Arbuckle Country, Konawa Lake is a world class bass fishing lake that is open for fun and enjoyment all year. Constructed and owned by OG&E...

Konigssee

For an authentic Bavarian Alps holiday, nothing quite compares to the Konigssee. Stretched below the east face of the famed Watzmann mountain range, narrow, deep and crystal-clear Konigssee offers spectacular...

Koontz Lake

A jewel among the rolling fields of the Indiana prairie, Koontz Lake is a much-loved destination for generations of visitors. Located in Indiana's Northern Region, Koontz Lake has been delighting...

Kootenay Lake

Kootenay Lake's deep, clear waters stretch over 60 miles and 96,000 acres, reflecting the icy peaks of Kokanee Glacier. The lake is beautiful, ringed with the Selkirk and Purcell Mountain...

Kuybyshev Reservoir

The Kuybyshev Reservoir or Kuybyshevskoye Reservoir is a 1,593,823-acre lake in the middle of the Volga and lower Kama rivers in west central (Middle Volga Region) Russia. The reservoir was...

Lac Bleu

Lac Bleu is a charming mountain lake in the Midi-Pyrenees region of Southwestern France. It is also known as Lac Bleu de Lesponne, because it overlooks the Lesponne Valley. Lac...

Lac Courte Oreilles

Known for its "really big muskie," Lac Courte Oreilles near Hayward in Sawyer County has been a popular recreation spot with anglers for well over a hundred years. The fertile...

Lac d’Allos

Lac d'Allos, also known as Allos Lake, is situated in the middle of the Reserve de Chasse du Mercantour (Mercantour National Park) in the Provence-Alps-Cote d'Azur region on southeastern France....

Lac d’Hourtins-Carcans

Beautiful Lac d'Hourtins-Carcans is nestled within France's Aquitaine region. One of the longest and largest bodies of water in the country, it has a surface area of 14,085 acres and...

Lac de Guerledan

Lac de Guerledan is the largest lake in Western France's Brittany tourism region, situated deep within the Argoat forest. The artificial lake is a family-friendly destination formed where the Blavet...

Lac de Joux

Switzerland's Lac de Joux is located high up in the Jura Mountains in the Canton of Vaud. Located at an altitude of nearly 3300 feet, Lac du Joux is ideally...

Lac de Laouzas

Located in the Tarn in Southern France, the 828-acre Lake of Laouzas is surrounded by forests, mountains, and rivers in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of Haut Lanquedoc....

Lac de Sainte Croix

With its seemingly endless expanse of spectacular turquoise waters and pristine white sand beaches, Lac de Sainte Croix is one of the most beautiful lakes in southern France. It is...

Lac de Serre-Poncon

Lac de Serre-Poncon in the Provence Region of France proves that mankind can create a treasure of nature while solving a problem. Building a dam across the Durance River created...

Lac de Tignes

Nestled snugly within the Parc National de la Vanoise in France's Rhone Alps tourism region, Lac de Tignes is a small glassy lake known for its surreal reflections, dramatic mountain...

Lac Des Allemands

Lac Des Allemands is a natural 12,000-acre lake located about 25 miles west of New Orleans. The lake name is French for Lake of the Germans, referring to the early...

Lac des Chats

Lac des Chats is more than a 'wide spot' on the Ottawa River. Champlain and other explorers remarked on the abundance of catfish along the waterway, so the lake became...

Lac des Montagnes

Lac des Montagnes, also known as Barrage des Montagnes, is a small artificial reservoir in the Midi-Pyrenees region of France, close to the Spanish border. It has a surface area...

Lac des Trois Montagnes

She clips the carabineer onto the metal ring drilled into the rock. Reaching out with her foot she teeters between metal steps walking the "iron road." It would be less...

Lac Desmarais

St. Francis of Assisi, in the Roman Catholic pantheon of saints, was the patron saint of animals and the environment. It is not surprising then that Lac Desmarais, or Lake...

Lac La Belle

Located within Keweenaw County, Michigan, Lake La Belle certainly lives up to its French translation: "Beautiful Lake." It is located on the Keweenaw Peninsula, a finger-shaped portion of land that...

Lac qui Parle

Thousands of feathered creatures gather here, nesting, breeding and chattering about things only birds would know about. For the myriad sounds the birds make, the Dakota people called the water...

Lac Saint-Jean

Follow Quebec's Saguenay River to Lake Saint John and you will follow a path carved by time and the impressive power of nature. The two waterways are the premiere features...

Lac Seul

The second-largest lake entirely within Ontario, Lac Seul has somehow escaped the notice of the casual vacationer looking for a northwoods getaway. That hardly means, however, that no one visits...

Lac Vieux Desert

Lac Vieux Desert is the French name for this 4,260-acre lake of Michigan and Wisconsin. The name was given by French fur trappers who were among the first Euro-Americans to...

Lady Bird Lake

Lady Bird Lake is a beautiful 468-acre reservoir in the capital city of Austin, Texas. The lake is the easternmost lake in a chain of reservoirs on the Colorado River....

Ladybower Reservoir

The hunter waits patiently for the birds to emerge at Ladybower Reservoir. There is a rustle then the grouse break cover, their wings thrumming and beating their escape. Unable to...

Lago de Ilopango

With nearly 18,000 acres of shimmering water, Lago de Ilopango is one of El Salvador's best-kept secrets. Created 15 centuries ago when the caldera of a Holocene-era volcano collapsed, the...

Lago General Carrera

Indisputably one of the world's most beautiful natural wonders, the Marble Cathedral of Lago General Carrera is one that most people will never see. This large turquoise lake is in...

Lago O’Higginsch

Reaching Lago O'Higgins on the Chile/Argentina border takes some effort. Lago O'Higgins is known as Lago San Martin on the Argentina side. Located in the Patagonian Aisen (or Aysen) Region,...

Lago Pehoe

Located at the southern end of Chile, at the edge of the Andes Mountains, Lago Pehoe is a spectacular sight. The scenic lake is visited by thousands every year-most of...

Lago San Pedro

Lago San Pablo is Ecuador's second-largest lake but rapidly approaching first-place in popularity. Located less than two hours north of Quito, Lake San Pablo lies less than five miles from...

Lagos Chirripo

Seldom seen except by dedicated high-altitude hikers, the Lagos Chirripo or Chirripo Lakes are the highest in Central America. Located just below the summit of Cerro Chirripo, the series of...

Laguna Bacalar

Laguna Bacalar boasts bright tropical birds that chatter overhead in coconut palms draped in orchids so exotic that they are reserved for special occasions in most parts of the world....

Laguna Colorada

One of the world's most unique lakes, Laguna Colorada occupies an unusual ecological niche in southwestern Bolivia. The nearly 15,000-acre salt lake is less than three feet deep and a...

Laguna de Apoyo

She has fallen asleep in the hammock by Laguna de Apoyo, her book resting open on her chest. A soft breeze coming off the turquoise water ruffles her hair while...

Laguna de Bay

Laguna de Bay is the crown jewel of the Philippines. Set in Luzon, the largest island in the Philippine archipelago, this 240,000-acre freshwater lake is the largest in the Philippines...

Laguna Milagros

Laguna Milagros, the Lagoon of Miracles, is located on the south side of Highway 186, in the town of Huay Pix, 12 kilometers west of Chetumal, Quintana Roo. (Coordinates: 18...

Laguna Quilotoa

A special treat awaits travelers who venture off the beaten track to visit Laguna Quilotoa. This amazing turquoise lake lies in the caldera of a dormant volcano. The last major...

Lagunas de Ruidera

Often called the most beautiful waterscape in Spain, the Lagunas de Ruidera (Ruidera Lakes) hold a special spot in both literature and in the Castile-La Mancha Region. Parts of this...

Lahontan Reservoir

Lahontan Reservoir is located about 45 miles northeast of Carson City, Nevada, on the Carson River. The Lahontan Dam was completed in 1915 and impounds a portion of the Carson...

Lak Lake

One of the few places in the world where visitors can meet the elusive M'nong people of Vietnam is beautiful Lak Lake. Here in the Central Highlands, several minority ethnic...

Lake Abitibi

Nearly 250,000 acres of water delight visitors to Lake Abitibi on the Ontario/Quebec border. This huge lake is actually two lake basins connected by a short channel. Located about 600...

Lake Acworth

Lake Acworth is built for fun! There are three family-friendly parks surrounding Lake Acworth designed for lake enthusiasts to paddle, picnic and play the day away. Located in the community...

Lake Aeroflex

Tucked away within New Jersey's Skylands region, Lake Aeroflex is the crown jewel of the Kittatinny Valley State Park. Sometimes called New Wawayanda Lake, Aeroflex is considered the deepest natural...

Lake Agmar

Everyone in the northeast knows the Poconos of Pennsylvania where thousands of vacationers flock to get away from the buzz of city living; there you will find Lake Agmar in...

Lake Agnes

Set in the mountains of north central Colorado, Lake Agnes is an exclusive private lake surrounded by the aspen, alder and pines of the Routt and Arapaho National Forests. Not...

Lake Aiguebelette

Nestled in the heart of the Rhone-Alps region of France, Lake Aiguebelette has a well-deserved reputation as a natural treasure. The lake is privately-owned and protected as a wildlife preservation...

Lake Alan Henry

Lake Alan Henry, also known as Alan Henry Reservoir, is located in the Texas Panhandle Plains Region, about 45 miles south of Lubbock and four miles east of Justiceburg. Managed...

Lake Albano

Sitting on the patio of the restaurant overlooking 472-acre Lake Albano with the week stretching in front of her, she can hardly believe she is finally here celebrating her holiday...

Lake Alexander

No place invites lakefront dreaming quite like Lake Alexander. Located in the Lincoln Lakes area of Central Minnesota, this beautiful lake has it all: vivid sunsets, nearly 3,000 acres of...

Lake Alexandrina & Lake Albert

Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert are important lakes south of Adelaide in South Australia. Often called the lower lakes of the Murray River, the two freshwater natural lakes have played...

Lake Alice

Once the home of orange groves and week-end fishing cabins, Lake Alice is quickly becoming exclusive property in a growing bedroom community. Located in the community of Odessa, Florida, Lake...

Lake Allatoona

Lake Allatoona, located northwest of Atlanta, is one of the most visited Army Corps of Engineers lakes in the United States. With a shoreline of 270 miles, visitors may enjoy...

Lake Almanor

One of the largest artificial lakes in the state, Lake Almanor lays claim to approximately 28,000 acres of northeastern California. The lake was created when Great Western Power built a...

Lake Alpine

A lovely gem set among California's High Sierra mountains, Lake Alpine beckons the outdoor fan looking for solitude. The lake is a reservoir created when the Lake Alpine Dam was...

Lake Altus-Lugert

Lake Altus-Lugert is a 6,260-acre reservoir nestled in the Great Plains region of Southwest Oklahoma. The lake is located 17 miles north of the town of Altus on the former...

Lake Amistad

The Spanish word "Amistad" translates to "Friendship" in English ... little wonder, then, that west Texas' Lake Amistad is one of the Lone Star State's most inviting water resources. Indeed,...

Lake Andrusia

The "Mighty Mississippi River," made legendary in songs and novels, travels 2,552 miles from its start to its delta at the Gulf of Mexico. The headwaters of this mighty river...

Lake Anna

Lake Anna, covering 13,000 acres of central Virginia, is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the state. It spans Virginia's Northern and Central tourism regions. Virginia Electric and Power...

Lake Annecy

Paragliders sail like bright balloons over the clean mountain water of Lake Annecy, while hikers standing on the massive rock of Roc de Che`re look on. The hike through the...

Lake Annette & Lake Edith

Two small lakes just outside of the Town of Jasper, Lake Annette and Lake Edith are favorites of local lake lovers. Although the lakes aren't quite as spectacular as some...

Lake Annie

Located in central Florida, Lake Annie is 90 miles west of the Atlantic's white sand beaches and 90 miles east of the Gulf of Mexico's parks and resorts. It is...

Lake Apopka

Sixty years ago Lake Apopka was a world class bass fishery. Fishing camps dotted the shore of the spring-fed central Florida lake in Orange and Lake Counties, and anglers came...

Lake Arapuni

In Maori one of the meanings of "ara puni" is "blocked path" making Arapuni Lake an appropriate name for the man made reservoir on the North Island of New Zealand....

Lake Arbuckle

A rarity among West-Central Florida lakes, Lake Arbuckle is a natural lake without shoreline development. The lake is not dammed, with the only outflow into Arbuckle Creek which empties into...

Lake Arbutus

Nestled in the northwest corner of the Black River State Forest near scenic Hatfield, Wisconsin, 839-acre Lake Arbutus offers visitors and residents excellent opportunities for fishing and recreation. Located in...

Lake Arenal

Lake Arenal, flanked by lush rainforest and the magnificent Arenal Volcano, is a world-class destination lake. Known for its feisty rainbow bass and incredible winds, the lake is a favorite...

Lake Ariel

For over 150 years people have been making their way to the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania to enjoy the beautiful waters of Lake Ariel. Originally known as Jones Lake...

Lake Arlington

Located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Lake Arlington does double duty for the citizens of the metro-plex. Originally planned for flood control and water supply, Lake Arlington quickly became a...

Lake Arrowhead CA

In 1891 a group of Ohio businessmen formed a company to construct a reservoir to provide water to irrigate the southern California lowlands. Lake Arrowhead, the resulting reservoir, is much...

Lake Arrowhead GA

Imagine verdant forests and alluring mountain peaks reflected off crystal clear, Georgia spring-fed water - and you're picturing Lake Arrowhead. This private lake is tucked in the outskirts of Metro-Atlanta's...

Lake Arrowhead TX

Lake Arrowhead boasts nearly 15,000 acres and 106 miles of shoreline in the North Central Plains of Texas, just 14 miles southeast of Wichita Falls near the Oklahoma border. Built...

Lake Arthur

In the warm summer breeze, sailboats dart like flocks of colorful birds across Lake Arthur's clear Pennsylvania waters. Located in Butler County, this picturesque lake is surrounded by Moraine State...

Lake Ashi

One of Japan's most popular holiday destinations is Lake Ashi. Ashi-no-ko, as it is also called, is a crater lake nestled along the southwest wall of the Mount Hakone caldera...

Lake Ashtabula

Lake Ashtabula is located among the gentle rolling prairies of southeastern North Dakota. Stretching 27 miles along the Sheyenne River, Lake Ashtabula offers visitors a wide range of recreation opportunities...

Lake Athabasca

Lake Athabasca is a 1,939,776-acre lake with a maximum depth of 410 feet making it the largest and deepest lake in both Alberta and Saskatchewan. Approximately 30% of the lake...

Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan, in the Guatemalan Highlands, is reputed by its visitors and residents to be one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Lake Atitlan gets its name from...

Lake Austin

Scenic Lake Austin snakes its way through the Austin Hill Country on the Colorado River in Central Texas. It is the sixth lake down the chain of the Highland Lakes,...

Lake Avandaro

He had traveled a long way to reach Lake Avandaro in Mexico, flapping tissue paper wings and riding gentle air currents following the summer south. He was almost home, but...

Lake Baikal

Russia's national treasure, Lake Baikal, is the world's deepest lake and is our planet's largest freshwater lake measured by water volume. Its bottom is 4,215 feet below sea level. Lake...

Lake Balaton

For thousands of vacationers, holiday means Lake Balaton. Located in Hungary's trans-Danube region, Lake Balaton is Central Europe's largest lake. The Zala River is its main water source. Less than...

Lake Bangweulu

"Where The Water Meets The Sky" is an apt description of Lake Bangweulu in northern Zambia. The lake and wetland area is one of the most interesting water systems in...

Lake Barkley

Lake Barkley is one of the premier recreational destinations in Western Kentucky. The reservoir was created by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1966 for flood control, hydroelectric power, and...

Lake Bellaire

Michigan has a bounty of beautiful lakes, and those found in Antrim County are no exception. Lake Bellaire is situated to the east of Lake Michigan; this 1,793-acre all-sports lake...

Lake Bemidji

A cornucopia of soothing sound, rejuvenating sights and the invigorating scents of nature at work, Lake Bemidji is one of Minnesota's natural gems. A destination in any season, the lake...

Lake Berkley

Lake Berkley is the epitome of a Kissimmee-area vacation resort. Located only 10 miles from the Disney World complex, Lake Berkley contains a resort community of luxury villas set among...

Lake Berryessa

Lake Berryessa, nestled into the heart of California's wine country, is the largest lake in Napa County. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation built the Monticello Dam on Putah Creek in...

Lake Beulah

One of the prime lakes for Inland Lake sailing is Lake Beulah, Wisconsin. This 834-acre lake lies less than two hours north of Chicago. All water sports are welcome here,...

Lake Biel-Bienne

Lake Biel-Bienne leads the parade of three lakes at the foot of the Jura Mountains region of Switzerland. Located in the Bern and Neuchatel cantons (states) of West Switzerland, Lake...

Lake Biwa

Lake Biwa, sometimes known as Biwa-ko, is Japan's largest lake with more than 165,000 acres. Lake Biwa is located in Japan's Kansai region in the Shiga Prefecture. Believed to have...

Lake Blackshear

One of the best-kept secrets in southwest Georgia is Lake Blackshear. Conveniently located two hours south of Atlanta and 99 miles from Florida off I-75, Lake Blackshear is a sports...

Lake Bled

Lake Bled, in the majestic Julian Alps, is a fairytale vision come to life. This small glacial lake, crowned with a picture-book island, is a vacation destination worth planning for....

Lake Bob Sandlin

How does a state like Texas, with few natural lakes, become a well-respected bass fishing destination? A look at Lake Bob Sandlin explains the paradox. Named after the president of...

Lake Bogoria

Lake Bogoria in Kenya's East Rift Valley has several natural phenomena that make it an ideal destination for eco-tourists. The extremely salty lake has a saline content about twice the...

Lake Bogue Homa

In Jones County of Mississippi's Coastal region, Lake Bogue Homa covers 882 surface acres. A mild and "friendly" climate year round and the comfort of countryside greenery make the lake...

Lake Bohinj

Slovenia's largest permanent lake, Lake Bohinj is little known outside of the country. (Lake Cerknica is larger than Lake Bohinj during the flood season, but disappears entirely during dry seasons)....

Lake Bolsena

Held in the volcanic crater like a jewel in its setting, 28,032-acre Lake Bolsena sparkles in central Italy. Over hundreds of thousands of years the crater's walls have softened gradually,...

Lake Bomoseen

Lake Bomoseen is the most prominent lake in Vermont's Lake Region, located in the west-central part of the state. Stretching almost 9 miles long and one mile wide and covering...

Lake Bonham

Lake Bonham is a 1,020-acre recreation destination in the Prairies and Lakes Region of northern Texas, just south of the Texas-Oklahoma border in Fannin County. The lake was created in...

Lake Bourget

The jewel of the Rhone-Alps Region, Lake Bourget is France's largest natural lake by volume and spans almost 11,000 acres. The attributes of Lake Bourget have been recognized since before...

Lake Bracciano

Flocks of sailboats glide across the surface of Lake Bracciano in the Lazio region of Italy. The sails, ranging from pristine white to bright colors worthy of spring dresses, fill...

Lake Bratan

Lake Bratan's water temple, the Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, is one of the most-photographed cultural features on the Island of Bali. The Hindu temple, built in 1663, appears to float...

Lake Brienz

Lake Brienz (Brienzersee in Swiss) displays beautiful turquoise and emerald hues, colors often associated with shallow Caribbean waters. However, Lake Brienz is not shallow, plunging to depths of around 800...

Lake Brunner

Moana Kotuku is what the Maori call Lake Brunner, naming it after the beautiful and rare white herons (kotuku) sometimes seen on the lake's shores. The lake's English name was...

Lake Buchanan

Lake Buchanan, the oldest and northernmost of the Highland Lakes, is known as "Big Buc" to the locals and anglers who regularly visit the area. It is located 60 miles...

Lake Buena Vista

Lake Buena Vista is a magical lake in a magical land. This tiny natural lake in Florida's East Central Region has been transformed by Walt Disney World, it's latest owner....

Lake Burton

Lake Burton is the first and largest reservoir in a series of lakes managed by Georgia Power Company, called the North Georgia Hydro Group. Its 2,775 acres and 62 miles...

Lake Buyan and Lake Tamblingan-Bali’s Twin Lakes

Travelers wanting to experience the wild rainforests of Bali's central highlands will make the trek to Lake Buyan and Lake Tamblingan. The two crater lakes are located within the caldera...

Lake Calhoun

Thousands of people come to Minneapolis' Chain of Lakes every year. The five beautiful lakes (Lake Harriet, Cedar Lake, Brownie Lake, Lake of the Isles and Lake Calhoun) are connected...

Lake Camanche

Lake Camanche is situated on the border of Calaveras and Amador Counties in California's Gold Country tourism region. These two counties played influential roles in the infamous gold rushes of...

Lake Cannon

If you use your imagination, Lake Cannon's large and circular shape somewhat resembles a one-dimensional cannonball; however, this is simply coincidental. Dr. John Westcott, a pious Episcopalian, first surveyed this...

Lake Carezza

Often called 'The Pearl of the Dolomites', Lake Carezza is one of the must-see sights in the Trentino-Alto Adige region of northern Italy. Located at the foot of the Latemar...

Lake Carlinville

Located in the Central region of Illinois, Lake Carlinville (also known as Carlinville Lake) is a 355-acre lake used for drinking water and recreation for the City of Carlinville and...

Lake Carlton

One small lake in Southeastern Oklahoma, Lake Carlton provides a giant-sized helping of recreational opportunities. Not to be confused with larger Carlton Lake west of Oklahoma City, this Kiamichi Country...

Lake Carmi

Lake Carmi represents the mental picture most have of a northern New England 'camp' lake. Hidden just south of the Canadian border in Vermont's Islands and Farms Region, Lake Carmi...

Lake Carnegie

Although steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie is remembered for his library donations, one of his lesser-known gifts to society is Lake Carnegie, also known as Carnegie Lake. Constructed in...

Lake Carroll

Lake Carroll is a sparkling freshwater lake located in Carroll County, in the northwest corner of Illinois. This private body of water sits in the middle of an exclusive residential...

Lake Cascade

Lake Cascade (Cascade Reservoir) is the fourth largest lake in Idaho, creating an extensive and diverse recreation site for visitors. Its nearly 30,000 surface acres of water attract over 300,000...

Lake Catatoga

Illinois' peaceful Lake Catatoga is situated between St. Louis and Springfield, just 15 miles west of the city of Litchfield. This sparkling body of water features a surface area of...

Lake Catherine

With 1,940 surface acres, Lake Catherine is a relatively small lake, but it has big recreation opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and anglers alike. With its proximity to the resort town...

Lake Catoma

Lake Catoma, also known as the Catoma Reservoir, is nestled within the Alabama Mountains tourism region. It boasts a surface area of 536 acres and a normal elevation of 742...

Lake Cavanaugh

The snowy peaks of the Northern Cascades complement the multitude of evergreens that surround 844-acre Lake Cavanaugh. Located in Skagit County in Northwest Washington, Lake Cavanaugh is remarkably secluded. Visitors...

Lake Celilo

Beautiful and serene Lake Celilo is located off of I-84 about an hour and a half east of Portland, Oregon. Lake Celilo stretches 24 miles long and straddles the border...

Lake Centralia

Illinois' Lake Centralia is an alluring 400-acre body of water that was constructed in 1910. It is located in the heart of Marion County, a region named after Revolutionary War...

Lake Champlain

Lake Champlain, straddling New York and Vermont in the USA, and Quebec in Canada, is a natural freshwater lake seated 96 feet above sea level. Briefly designated a Great Lake...

Lake Chapala

Lake Chapala, Mexico's largest freshwater lake, is renowned for its mild weather, picturesque villages and incredible sunsets. Located on a large plateau in the Sierra Madre mountain range and 25...

Lake Charlevoix

Lake Charlevoix is one of the most famous of northern Michigan lakes primarily because of its popularity among boaters of all types. Originally called Pine Lake, it was renamed Lake...

Lake Chatuge

Beautiful Lake Chatuge (pronounced "sha-toog") spans 7200 acres and two states, stretching 13 miles from Hayesville, North Carolina, to Hiawassee, Georgia. From the Cherokee for "land where the waters meet,"...

Lake Chelan

From the Salish Indian word for "deep notch", Lake Chelan is the third deepest lake in the United States with a maximum depth of almost 1500 feet. Lake Chelan is...

Lake Cherokee

Strong community values, a solid commitment to neighborhood prosperity, access to convenience and comfort, and year-round fun are the terms that describe this private community lake. Lake Cherokee is located...

Lake Chesdin

With some of the best freshwater sport fishing and recreation in Virginia, it's hard to believe that Lake Chesdin is only 30 minutes from metropolitan Richmond. Just ten minutes from...

Lake Chetac

To escape from the hustle and bustle of a daily routine, visit Lake Chetac in the Northwoods Region of Wisconsin in Sawyer County. Also known as Big Chetac Lake, the...

Lake Chicot

In the southeast corner of Arkansas lies a prominent -- though under appreciated -- natural wonder: North America's largest ox-bow lake and Arkansas's largest natural lake. Shaped like a "C",...

Lake Chiemsee

Lake Chiemsee is the crown jewel of Bavaria's tourist region. Located about half-way between Munich and Salzburg, Austria, Lake Chiemsee has been a favored destination since the days of Roman...

Lake Chippewa

Tucked away in Sawyer County in northwest Wisconsin, Lake Chippewa is a rare undeveloped paradise. Called the "Big Chip," Lake Chippewa is one of Wisconsin's largest inland lakes and tops...

Lake Chivero

The Lake Chivero reservoir serves as the main water supply for Zimbabwe's capital city, Harare. Although only half a century old, Lake Chivero has already become a vital part of...

Lake Claiborne

Lake Claiborne is well known as the "Best Kept Secret in Louisiana." Also referred to as Louisiana's purest lake, the quality of the water makes Lake Claiborne the best that...

Lake Clark

Lake Clark is located about 150 miles southwest of Anchorage in southern Alaska. The lake spans 128 square miles, making it the seventh* largest freshwater lake in the state. The...

Lake Clearwater

When the winds are not blowing hard from off the mountains, Lake Clearwater holds images like a broad mirror. In it you can see reflections of the snow-capped Southern Alps...

Lake Cleburne

Lake Cleburne does far more than provide water for the City of Cleburne, Texas. The reservoir in the Prairies and Lakes region also provides local residents and visitors with recreational...

Lake Coatepeque

Considered one of the world's most beautiful lakes, Lake Coatepeque is found in a caldera among a chain of volcanic peaks in northwest El Salvador. Surrounded by lush landscape and...

Lake Cochichewick

One of the earliest of Massachusetts' iconic Great Ponds, beautiful Lake Cochichewick anchors the Town of North Andover to both its past and its future. Originally named the Great Pond,...

Lake Cochituate

Lake Cochituate in the Greater Boston region of Massachusetts is a popular recreational lake just a short distance from the city. The lake, less than 20 miles from Boston Harbor,...

Lake Coleridge

Nestled snugly between two mountain ranges and surrounded by lush green farming valleys, Lake Coleridge's clear blue waters are a breathtaking wonder in New Zealand's South Island. Set in the...

Lake Columbia

The Timberlands Region of Arkansas is home to Lake Columbia, a 2,950 acre reservoir situated northwest of Magnolia the country seat of Columbia County. Constructed in 1986, Lake Columbia is...

Lake Combie

Lake Combie is an impoundment of the Bear River flowing along the Placer and Nevada County line in northwestern California's Gold Country. Also known as Combie Lake, Van Giesen and...

Lake Como FL

Truly stunning to look at, Lake Como is a dazzling body of water in Putnam County Florida. It is considered oligotrohpic, meaning that it is unusually clear and blue in...

Lake Como ITA

One of the most recognizable and visited European lakes, Lake Como -- also known as the Lago di Como -- snuggles into the mountains and valleys of the Lombardy region...

Lake Conroe

Houstonians often enjoy weekend getaways at Lake Conroe, a beautiful manmade lake in the Piney Woods region of eastern Texas. Lake Conroe is home to numerous lake-loving families and an...

Lake Constance

Lake Constance is a 132,448-acre lake situated in the northern foothills of the Alps between Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The third-largest lake in central Europe in terms of total area,...

Lake Conway

Lake Conway, located three miles south of the town of Conway in the Central Region of Arkansas, is the largest recreational lake ever constructed by a state wildlife agency and...

Lake Cootharaba

International visitors to Queensland's famous Sunrise Coast usually don't suspect an entirely different kind of watery delight awaits at Lake Cootharaba. Less than two miles from the beaches of the...

Lake Corpus Christi

Lake Corpus Christi in Texas's Gulf Coast region is just miles away from the coastline and the big coastal city of Corpus Christi. It is an impoundment of the Nueces...

Lake Couchiching

Lucky cottagers at Lake Couchiching have the best of all worlds. As a part of the famed Trent-Severn Waterway, Lake Couchiching is the perfect home base for boating enthusiasts. For...

Lake Crescent

Lake Crescent is a majestic glacial lake located at the northern tip of the Olympic National Forest in Clallam County, Washington. Glaciers during the last ice age carved a deep...

Lake Crosby

Lake Crosby is located in the heart of Bradford County, in Florida's North tourism region. It features an average depth of 15 feet, and a consistent water level that rarely...

Lake Cumberland

Lake Cumberland boasts an impressive 50,250 acres and 1,255 miles of winding shoreline at its normal full pool level of 723 feet above sea level. The lake covers parts of...

Lake Cushman

Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Olympic Mountains, Lake Cushman is known for its clear, blue water and alpine beauty. With 23 miles of shoreline, visitors can enjoy all...

Lake Cypress Springs

Lake Cypress Springs is a beautiful 3,461-acre reservoir located eight miles southeast of Mount Vernon in the rolling hills and "Piney Woods" area of Franklin County in Northeast Texas. The...

Lake Dardanelle

Lake Dardanelle stretches out over more than 34,000 acres in the River Valley region of northwest Arkansas, sandwiched between the Ozark Mountains to the north and the Ouachita Mountains to...

Lake Darling

Lake Darling is the focal point of the Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge located in northwest North Dakota. The Refuge is beautifully situated along a narrow band of river bottom...

Lake Davenport

If you're looking for a Florida lake vacation that's close to the Disney theme parks yet away from the constant hustle around Orlando, Lake Davenport may be just the spot....

Lake Deeson

After spending decades in the north, raising their children and shoveling snow, they knew they wanted to retire someplace warm -- the question was where. It had to be somewhere...

Lake Delton

Lake Delton, whose name is derived from the French word Dalles meaning gorge, is one of the Midwest's most popular vacation areas. Along with the nearby Wisconsin Dells, the area...

Lake Diefenbaker

Lake Diefenbaker, the largest reservoir in southern Saskatchewan, is developing a reputation as a favorite vacationland for visitors from all over Canada and the United States. The 106,000-acre lake provides...

Lake Dillon

Nestled in the middle of some of Summit County's best skiing, Lake Dillon is the perfect year round getaway. With its rich history, fantastic sport fishing, and easy access to...

Lake District

Holiday in England's Lake District, and you will find sparkling lakes set amidst stunning mountain scenery, wild heather carpeting gently rolling hills, and green fields surrounding pastoral farmland and historic...

Lake Dora

A perfect lake in a perfect area describes Lake Dora in Florida's Eastern Central Region. The Lake Dora area has been a favorite destination of northern retiree 'snowbirds' for nearly...

Lake DuBay

Located in central Wisconsin near Stevens Point, Lake DuBay is a great place to boat, fish and explore. Lake DuBay straddles Portage and Marathon Counties. It is an impoundment of...

Lake Dunlap

Lake Dunlap is one of several lakes formed by impounding the Guadalupe River with construction of dams along its course. Lake Dunlap is located near New Braunfels on the border...

Lake Dunmore

Lying at the base of central Vermont's Mt. Moosalamoo, Lake Dunmore is the gateway to Green Mountain National Forest. This sparkling lake is the perfect answer to the family argument...

Lake Eden

Vermont is home to some stunning lakes, including Lake Eden, named after a town with the same name. The Town of Eden was chartered to 72 Green Mountain Boys who...

Lake Elementaita

One of the lesser-known 'soda lakes' in Kenya's East Rift Valley, Lake Elementaita is becoming a major eco-tourism destination. As one of the three saline lakes that make up the...

Lake Ellsworth ATA

In December of 2012 the scientific world shared in the disappointment when the British expedition to investigate sub-glacial Lake Ellsworth was called off due to technical difficulties. The UK's Natural...

Lake Ellsworth OK

Lake Ellsworth is a 5,600-acre reservoir nestled in the Great Plains region of Southwest Oklahoma. The City of Lawton completed Ellsworth Dam in 1962, creating Lake Ellsworth to provide water...

Lake Elmo

Shining like a jewel in an oasis of green, Lake Elmo is located along the eastern city limits of St. Paul, Minnesota. This 281-acre lake has been offering visitors and...

Lake Elmore

The local slogan, "Beauty Spot of Vermont," suits Lake Elmore to a 'T'. This lovely lake nestles beneath Mt. Elmore in the Stowe/Smugglers' Notch region of Vermont, drawing nature lovers...

Lake Eloise

Bald cypress trees dripping with Spanish moss reach out of the water near the shore of Lake Eloise. The cottage-dotted shoreline harkens back to a time much more in tune...

Lake Elsinore

Cradled at the foot of the Ortega Mountains and at the entrance to the Cleveland National Forest, Lake Elsinore enjoys an ideal location. At about 3,300 acres, the lake also...

Lake Enriquillo & Etang Saumatre

The mysteries of Lake Enriquillo and Etang Saumatre (also called Lac Azuei) on the Island of Hispaniola continue to grow-as do the two lakes. Hispaniola, the most populous island in...

Lake Entiat

No trip to the north central part of Washington would be complete without a visit to Lake Entiat and the Rocky Reach Dam. Lake Entiat is a 9,100 acre reservoir...

Lake Erie

Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes of North America, straddles the borders of Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Michigan, and the Canadian province of Ontario. The lake is named after...

Lake Erling

Lake Erling was built in 1958 by the International Paper Company when they needed more water for its Springhill, Louisiana plant that is located nearby. The company built the Lake...

Lake Erskine

Erskine Lake is the prized possession of a proud private community. Sitting in the Ramapo Mountains of New Jersey in the Gateway Region, Lake Erskine is surrounded by adventure, beauty,...

Lake Eucha

Lake Eucha is a 2,860-acre reservoir with 48 miles of shoreline located in Delaware County of northeastern Oklahoma. This tourism region is called "Green Country" due to the emerald hills...

Lake Eustis

One of the unsung gems of Central Florida's Lake County is Lake Eustis. Nearly 8,000 acres, Lake Eustis is a central link in the Harris Chain of Lakes, a key...

Lake Everett

Nestled in the northern section of the beautiful Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, 35-acre Lake Everett's sparkling waters invite people of all ages to enjoy the stunning scenery of the Northwoods region...

Lake Eyre

Lake Eyre is the largest lake in Australia and the world's saltiest lake. Located in South Australia, Lake Eyre draws tourists due to its unusual patterns of water capacity. The...

Lake Fairlee

Lake Fairlee is a lake where memories are made. The 450-acre lake in the Eastern Vermont Gateways region is a natural lake, enlarged by damming a tributary of Ompompanoosuc River...

Lake Ferry

Lake Ferry, also known as Lake Onoke, sits at the southern tip of New Zealand's North Island. The waves of the Tasman Sea crash against a narrow gravel barrier, the...

Lake Fork

Lake Fork (also called Lake Fork Reservoir) covers an impressive 27,264 acres in northeast Texas, on the border of the Piney Woods and Prairies and Lakes tourism regions. The Sabine...

Lake Fort Gibson

Fort Gibson is a historic place in United States military history. It was significant to many military expeditions; it was a site of negotiations, interactions, and confrontations with Native Americans;...

Lake Francis Case

Lake Francis Case, one of the most popular recreation spots in the Great Plains, is located along the Missouri River in south-central South Dakota. Lake Francis Case is one of...

Lake Freeman

Nestled in the northern Indiana, Lake Freeman is one of two man-made lakes located just outside of Monticello. With the creation of the Lake Freeman and Lake Shafer the region...

Lake Fryer

The romantic rugged images of the Old West are probably what come to mind when most people think of Texas. Rolling plains that stretch for miles, big blankets of a...

Lake Galena

Tucked in a corner of the Northern Region of Illinois, Lake Galena presents one of the finest examples of a well-planned manmade lake. Galena Reservoir, as it is also known,...

Lake Garda CT

Shortly after World War I Harry Battistoni left his home in Italy and immigrated to New Britain, Connecticut. He prospered in his new home and in the 1920's bought two...

Lake Garda ITA

Lake Garda, or Lago di Garda in Italian, is the largest lake in Italy, sprawling over 90,000 acres with beautiful vistas. To the north, the lake is graced by the...

Lake Gaston

Lake Gaston covers 20,300 acres along 34 miles of Virginia and North Carolina real estate. The lake was created in 1963 by the Virginia Electric and Power Company (now Dominion...

Lake Geneva FL

Tucked away in the northeastern Florida, Lake Geneva has over 1,600 acres of clean, clear water to explore. The lake is full of fish with plenty of room for both...

Lake Geneva FRA

Shaped like a crescent moon, Lake Geneva is cradled in the Alps Mountain Range with two-thirds of its 104 shoreline miles in Switzerland and the other third in France. Lake...

Lake Geneva WI

A laid-back atmosphere mixed with amazing activities make astoundingly beautiful Lake Geneva one of the most perfect relaxation and recreation destinations in Wisconsin. Lake Geneva is located in southeastern Wisconsin's...

Lake George FL

Lake George is the second largest lake in Florida, second only to Lake Okeechobee. Lake George is also the largest lake on the St. Johns River, about 12 miles long,...

Lake George NY

Sitting pretty at the base of New York's majestic Adirondack Mountains, Lake George's nickname is "Queen of American Lakes." The 28,000-acre glacial lake is dotted with islands and notable rock...

Lake Georgia Pacific

The unspoiled beauty of Lake Georgia Pacific, located 10 miles from Crossett, Arkansas is a naturalist retreat. Visitors of Lake Georgia Pacific can enjoy the rolling hills and the rugged...

Lake Glenn Shoals

Lake Glenn Shoals, also known as Glenn Shoals Lake, is located near Hillsboro, Illinois. The City of Hillsboro built the lake for flood control and water supply purposes but over...

Lake Glenville

Nestled among the forests and mountain peaks of southwestern North Carolina lies the highest lake east of the Mississippi, Lake Glenville (aka Thorpe Reservoir) at 3,492 feet. Lake Glenville, popular...

Lake Gogebic

Lake Gogebic, located at the western tip of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP) is a hidden gem, far undervalued in the outdoor sports world. Lake Gogebic (pronounced Go-GIBB-ick) is a Native...

Lake Golcuk

A favorite day trip for residents and visitors to Bolu, Lake Golcuk is one of the most scenic sights in the north-western region of Turkey. Created in 1958 when a...

Lake Granbury

One of only three lakes that dam the Brazos River, Lake Granbury was created in 1969 to provide storage capacity for flood and storm waters for municipalities, industries, and agriculture....

Lake Granby

Nestled in the shadows of the majestic Rocky Mountains near the headwaters of the Colorado River, Lake Granby is a great place for a mountain getaway. With its fishing, boating,...

Lake Greenwood

Lake Greenwood, located in the counties of Greenwood, Laurens, and Newberry, is one of South Carolina's more popular lakes. Stretching 20 miles and with a shoreline of 212 miles, Lake...

Lake Greeson

Southwest of Little Rock, Arkansas in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, lies a hidden mountain treasure. Lake Greeson is one of the oldest reservoirs in Arkansas. Although relatively undiscovered,...

Lake Gregory

Lake Gregory is a recreational retreat situated almost 5,000 feet above sea level in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California. Surrounded by the the San Bernardino National Forest's majestic...

Lake Greifensee

Only 7 miles southeast of Zurich, Lake Greifensee has become a favored destination for holidays away from the big city. Located in the Canton of Zurich, Lake Greifensee has escaped...

Lake Griffin

Headwaters of the Ocklawaha River, 9,500-acre Lake Griffin offers a bit of everything to Harris Chain of Lakes visitors. The long, shallow lake is the terminus of the chain which...

Lake Groton

Nestled snugly among heavily forested mountains, Lake Groton has been a favorite summer getaway for generations of 'camp' owners. Over 400 acres of water enclosed within nearly six miles of...

Lake Guntersville

Alabama's Mountain Region contains the state's largest lake: Lake Guntersville. Cradled in the Appalachian foothills of northern Alabama, it's located between Bridgeport and Guntersville, stretching 75 miles into Tennessee (near...

Lake Guri

Lake Guri, in the Guiana Highlands region of Bolivar Province, Venezuela, is the dream fishing destination for many a fisher folk. Guri Dam provides water to the Simon Bolivar Hydroelectric...

Lake Hamilton

Located on the southern edge of Hot Springs, Lake Hamilton is a premier vacation destination. This beautiful lake was formed in 1932 with the construction of the Carpenter Dam on...

Lake Harding

Stretching 13 miles along the border between Georgia and Alabama, Lake Harding has almost 6,000 acres of water for boating, water skiing and fishing. Also known as Bartlett's Ferry Lake...

Lake Harmony

People have been fleeing the city for the solitude of Lake Harmony for over a hundred years. With its clear mountain water, natural beauty and wide range of amenities, Lake...

Lake Harriet

Part of the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes, Lake Harriet is located in the southwest part of Minneapolis. This 353-acre lake, which has a maximum depth of 25 feet, is a...

Lake Harris

Lake Harris, located in Lake County, sits atop an enviable central Florida location, only 31 miles from Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, and all Orlando has to offer. One...

Lake Hatchineha

Lake Hatchineha, a 6,665-acre expanse in Osceola County, welcomes both tourists and residents to its beautiful central Florida shores. Lake Hatchineha is one of the lakes in the Kissimmee Waterway...

Lake Havasu

Lake Havasu's 20,400 acres, formed behind Parker Dam on the Colorado River, is a boating paradise. Around Lake Havasu City, the most recognizable sight is the London Bridge, completely moved...

Lake Hawea

Surrounded by towering mountains in Central Otago of New Zealand's South Island, Lake Hawea is a lake that was formed by glaciers thousands of years ago. It is in the...

Lake Hayes

Picturesque when the poplars and willows adorning the lake are aglow with brilliant golds, Lake Hayes is a satisfying subject for photographers and nature enthusiasts alike. The lake is located...

Lake Hayward

He unloads the station wagon carrying carefully packed boxes to his wife in the house. The kids are already next door reacquainting themselves with the friends they made last summer....

Lake Hefner

The Hefner Dam was completed in 1947, creating a lake with a surface area of 2,500 acres and an 18 mile long shoreline. Located in northwest Oklahoma City, Lake Hefner...

Lake Hemet

Not far from the famed San Jacinto Peak in California's Inland Empire, Lake Hemet Reservoir offers plenty of nature-focused recreation to lucky visitors. The reservoir, built along the San Jacinto...

Lake Henry

Located in Pennsylvania's Northeast Mountains, Lake Henry is one of the better-kept secrets of the Poconos. At 310 acres, the lake is known by at least two other titles, thoroughly...

Lake Heritage

One of Pennsylvania Dutch Country's best residential neighborhoods is Lake Heritage, a gated community built around the shores of a 154-acre, private lake. Swimming, boating, fishing and water sports dominate...

Lake Heron

Located in the Christchurch/Canterbury Region of the South Island of New Zealand, Lake Heron is the largest of the Ashburton lakes at 1556 acres. With a shoreline of 12 miles...

Lake Heviz

The Red Indian water lilies stretch on thin stems to reach above the surface of 11-acre Lake Heviz. Introduced to Hungary in 1898, the fuchsia teacup-shaped flowers have become the...

Lake Hickory

Lake Hickory, situated in west central North Carolina near the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, is one of several man-made reservoirs in North Carolina's largest river system, the Catawba River Basin....

Lake Hiwassee

Lake Hiwassee is located in the mountainous region of North Carolina's southwestern Cherokee County. Sitting in the Nantahala National Forest, it is almost completely surrounded by wilderness and is fed...

Lake Holly

Although Lake Holly is a small lake consisting of only 20 acres, it provides excellent water skiing in scenic Sparta, Virginia which is located in Caroline County. Owned by the...

Lake Hopatcong

Lake Hopatcong is the largest lake in New Jersey, at about nine miles long with 45 miles of shoreline and covering 2,560 acres. Only 45 miles from New York City,...

Lake Hortonia

Lake Hortonia, in the Crossroads of Vermont Region, inhabits a special place in the history of Vermont and Rutland County. Although the original pond may have been natural, the outlet...

Lake Houston

Lake Houston is located about 20 miles northeast of Houston and serves as the city's primary water supply. The lake's proximity to the big-city attractions of Houston and the George...

Lake Hoytiainen

Lake Hoytiainen, also known as the Sea of Karelia, is a 72,402-acre freshwater lake located in the North Karelia region of eastern Finland. Whether visiting in summer or winter, the...

Lake Huntington

Tucked away in the Catskills region of New York, Lake Huntington is just a few miles from the long and winding Delaware River and the border of Pennsylvania. Visitors find...

Lake Huntley

They are sipping tea, watching the sun set across beautiful Lake Huntley and counting their emerging lucky stars. They were looking for a place to stay in the Lake Placid...

Lake Huron

A glacial lake of epic proportions, Lake Huron is the second largest of the five Great Lakes by surface area, boasting 23,010 square miles and an incredible 3,825-mile shoreline. The...

Lake Iamonia

Lake Iamonia, a 5,757 acre lake located northeast of Tallahassee, is a shallow lake with an average depth of 5 feet. Shallow depths, in combination with some of the local...

Lake Idro

Set against the backdrop of medieval villages, sailboats glide across the surface of 2,768-acre Lake Idro. No engines over 10HP are allowed on the beautiful northern Italian lake in the...

Lake IJssel

Lake IJssel, also known as Lake Yssel and Lake IJsselmeer, stretches approximately 296,500 acres across the north central region of the Netherlands. Lake IJssel borders several provinces including Flevoland, North...

Lake Imja

One lake receiving worldwide attention in the last few years is Lake Imja, Nepal. Also known as Imja Tsho, this glacial lake in eastern Nepal lies across the valley that...

Lake Inari

Lake Inari, in the Lapland area of northern Finland, is a hot fishing destination. Also called Lake Inarijarvi, the huge lake near the northern tip of Finland is well-known as...

Lake Independence

Tucked up against Lake Superior, 1,860-acre Lake Independence is an exceptional recreation destination on Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Fed primarily by the Yellow Dog River, Lake Independence is a natural lake...

Lake Irene

Lake Irene is a great place to plant vacation roots in Minnesota's Central region. This 640-acre lake is in an area with dozens of lakes large and small left over...

Lake Iroquois

Three little boys scramble out of the fishing boat while their nervous father says a silent prayer that the boat won't tip over. It is a ritual they have repeated...

Lake Isabella

Lake Isabella is an 11,200 acre reservoir in Kern County, California, about 35 miles northeast of Bakersfield. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers created the lake, also known as Isabella...

Lake Iseo

A ferry glides across 15,271-acre Lake Iseo to arrive at the dock on Monte Isola. Passengers with packages and bicycles climb off the ferry; curiously absent, however, are cars. No...

Lake Istokpoga

Lake Istokpoga, located in Highlands County, is Florida's fifth largest lake and stretches out over 27,692 Florida acres. With a maximum length of 10 miles and a maximum width of...

Lake Itasca

The headwaters of the mighty Mississippi River originate at 1,162-acre Lake Itasca. Wild and impressive, this beautiful lake is surrounded entirely by Itasca State Park. What isn't well known, however,...

Lake Izabal

Guatemala's largest lake, Lake Izabel beckons the nature-seeking world traveler. Covering more than 145,000 acres, the massive lake provides sustenance for thousands of native Guatemalans and offers a sailor's paradise...

Lake Jackson FL

Florida has many special lakes, but none is more unique than Lake Jackson in the Panhandle East region. The 4,500-acre lake is remarkable for trophy largemouth bass, a fact known...

Lake Jackson GA

Lake Jackson's 4,750 surface acres are ideally located some 44 miles southeast of Atlanta, Georgia for a pleasant weekend or longer of fishing and boating. It is one of the...

Lake Jacomo

Fifty years old and going strong would be a good motto for artificial Lake Jacomo. Located about 15 miles east of Kansas City in the Northwest Missouri region, Lake Jacomo...

Lake James IN

Roughly 10,000 years ago the same receding glaciers that filled the Great Lakes created kettle holes in Northeast Indiana that resulted in a chain of lakes, bogs, and other morainal...

Lake James NC

Nestled into the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lake James is a 6,510 acre lake in western North Carolina with 150 shoreline miles. Duke Power constructed three dams between 1916 and 1923...

Lake Jeffords

Located within commuting distance from Gainesville and Hawthorne, Lake Jeffords is a private lake in Alachua County. The lake is ringed with residential development and neighborhoods. There is real estate...

Lake Jesup

At 16,000 acres, Lake Jesup is one of central Florida's largest lakes and, indeed, one of the largest lakes in the state. Though not a swimming lake, due to its...

Lake Jocassee

Nestled into the pristine Appalachian mountains of northwestern South Carolina and southwestern North Carolina, Lake Jocassee reaches its watery depths down 300 feet and out over 7,500 acres. Burying underwater...

Lake Jordan

Fun is the name of the game at central Alabama's Lake Jordan. Offering 6,800 acres of water and 188 miles of shoreline, Lake Jordan has become home to numerous fishing...

Lake Josephine

One of the prettiest lakes in Many Glaciers Valley is Lake Josephine. This glacier-fed lake covers 137 acres upstream from better-known Swiftcurrent Lake and receives numerous visitors over the course...

Lake June in Winter

Lake June in Winter, often referred to simply as Lake June, is a 3,504 acre freshwater lake in the Lake Placid area of south-central Florida. Formerly known as Lake Stearns,...

Lake Kalamalka

Sitting at the edge of the cliff, he watches the water swirl in ribbons of color from pale blue-green to indigo. Overhead, the sunset turns the sky lavender, salmon, and...

Lake Kanasatka

Lake Kanasatka is a clear, 371-acre freshwater lake set among New Hampshire's towering trees and surrounded by sloping hillsides. The lake was once named Red Hill Pond for the hill...

Lake Kaniere

At 5,436 acres, Lake Kaniere is the second largest lake among the West Coast lakes of the South Island of New Zealand. With 12 miles of shoreline and water as...

Lake Karapiro

A 1,920-acre reservoir, Lake Karapiro is home to the New Zealand National Rowing teams. Located on the North Island of New Zealand in the Waikato Region, the lake is best...

Lake Kariba

The mighty Zambezi River is the source of Lake Kariba, which spans an impressive 1.38 million acres in the southern African nations of Zimbabwe and Zambia. Hydroelectricity produced by Kariba...

Lake Kashiba

One of the most unusual lakes in Zambia is Lake Kashiba. This mysterious, 8.5-acre lake is a 'sunken lake'-a sinkhole that lies about 30 feet below the surface of the...

Lake Kaweah

Lake Kaweah, located about halfway between the City of Visalia and Sequoia National Park in California's Central Valley region, is an engineering marvel and an enigma to many casual observers....

Lake Keesus

Lake Keesus is in the Southern Savanna region of Wisconsin, where suburbia in the east meets rural life in the west. Northwest of Waukesha County, where Lake Keesus is located,...

Lake Kegonsa

Lake Kegonsa gets its name from "Ke-go-e," the Chippewa word for fish, and it has been called the "Lake of Many Fishes." The lake is in Dane County near Madison,...

Lake Keitele

Lake Keitele spans an impressive 122,000 acres in Central Finland's Lakeland District. The lake is connected to Lake Paijanne (271,800 acres) via the Keitele-Paijanne Canal. Completed in 1993, the 25-mile...

Lake Keowee

Lake Keowee is a freshwater lake located in northwestern South Carolina at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The lake supplies water to the nearby town of Seneca and...

Lake Kerkini

FlocksFlocks of pelicans, grebes and ducks cluster in pockets and bob on Kerkini Lake in Central Macedonia in northern Greece. In the shallows around the lake, flamingos and storks step...

Lake Kerr

Crystal clear, Lake Kerr is one of Florida's sinkhole lakes, formed over time by the erosion of limestone. It is immediately west of the freshwater springs of Salt Springs in...

Lake Khovsgol

Often referred to as "The Dark Blue Pearl", Lake Khovsgol is Mongolia's largest and deepest lake. Located in the northernmost province and surrounded by wooded mountains, Lake Khuvsgul is 84...

Lake Kincaid

In the Crossroads region of Louisiana, the bayous, wetlands, pine-covered hills and farms meet. So too do the diversity of Cajun, Anglo, French, Creole, African, Native American, and Spanish influences...

Lake Kipawa

Sprawled across one of western Quebec's most beautiful environments, Lake Kipawa offers nearly 75,000 acres of pristine water stretching into countless coves, arms and bays. This beautiful lake winds among...

Lake Kissimmee

Lake Kissimmee's massive 34,948 acre area earns the lake a spot as Florida's third largest lake, finishing just behind Lake George and Lake Okeechobee. The Kissimmee Waterway consists of a...

Lake Kivu

Lake Kivu is one of the youngest of the African Great Lakes. Located in the Rift Valley, Lake Kivu is thought to be only 15,000 years old. Forming part of...

Lake Koocanusa

In the far north of the United States, tucked into the northwestern end of Montana, is the long, narrow Lake Koocanusa. This lake is actually a man-made reservoir, created by...

Lake Koshkonong

Sprawled across southern Wisconsin, just a few miles down the Rock River from Fort Atkinson, Lake Koshkonong is a fantastic place to boat and fish. The Southern Savanna Region lake...

Lake Kournas

Legends of water nymphs combing their hair by moonlight and water shifting through a dozen shades of aquamarine over the course of the day enhance the magical feeling of 143-acre...

Lake Krosino

Lake Krosino is a gem of a lake on the Drava River in Poland's West Pomeranian Voivodeship (administrative district). A part of the Drawsko Lakeland area, the entire region is...

Lake Laberge

A famous poem by Robert Service forever immortalizes Lake Laberge and the wonders of the Yukon Territory. "There are strange things done 'neath the midnight sun By the men who...

Lake Laceola

Surrounded by the attractiveness of wild azaleas, laurel and forest woods, Lake Laceola lies in the mountains of Northeast Georgia in the town of Cleveland. Adjacent to the Yonah Wilderness...

Lake Ladoga

Located 25 miles north of St. Petersburg, Russia's Lake Ladoga is the largest freshwater body in Europe with a surface area of 4,481,238 acres. The amazing lake stretches for 136...

Lake Lanao

Although the second-largest lake in the Philippines and considered one of 17 ancient lakes of the world, Lake Lanao is little known and seldom visited by tourists. Covering over 84,000...

Lake Lanier

Lake Sidney Lanier, better known as Lake Lanier, stretches out over 38,000 acres and 692 miles of shoreline along the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in northeast Georgia. The...

Lake Lappajarvi

Lake Lappajarvi is different from most other lakes in Finland. The depression the lake lies in is actually a meteorite crater! An estimated 73 million years ago, a large meteorite...

Lake Lawtonka

Lake Lawtonka is a 2,400-acre reservoir with just under 20 miles of shoreline located in Comanche County, part of Great Plains Country in southwestern Oklahoma. The city of Lawton constructed...

Lake Leelanau

Michigan is a bounty of natural resources - a place where every town is less than two hours from a body of water. Among these bodies of water, Lake Leelanau...

Lake Lemon

Located in the beautiful rolling hills of southern Indiana, Lake Lemon can be found just a few miles northeast of Bloomington, Indiana. The natural splendor of Lake Lemon invites city...

Lake Lewisville

Lake Lewisville, a favorite spot in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for water sport enthusiasts, offers visitors a variety of recreational pursuits including fishing, swimming, water skiing, jet skiing, sailing, sail...

Lake Lida

Located in the Central Region of Minnesota, Lake Lida (also known as North Lake Lida) is a 5,564-acre lake known for its prime walleye fishing. With a maximum depth of...

Lake Lillinonah

With more than 1500 acres of boating and fishing waters, bordered by a wide variety of shoreline vistas, Lake Lillinonah in southwestern Connecticut is a great outdoor enjoyment destination. The...

Lake Limestone

One of the best-kept secret destinations in the Prairies and Lakes Region of Texas is Lake Limestone. The reservoir was created in 1978 when the Brazos River Authority built the...

Lake Livingston

Sometimes referred to as a "water wonderland," Lake Livingston is the second largest lake contained entirely within Texas. With over 450 miles of shoreline, it covers 83,000 acres and runs...

Lake Lizzie

Located six miles northeast of Pelican Rapids in Otter Tail County, Lake Lizzie is a 4,035-acre lake connected to Pelican Lake and Prairie Lake via the Pelican River in the...

Lake Llanquihuech

One of the largest lakes in South Chile, Lake Llanquihue (Lago Llanquihue in Spanish) covers over 200,000 acres. This picturesque lake, second only in size to General Carrera Lake, lies...

Lake Lochloosa

A single kayaker paddles out of Cross Creek into the mouth of Little Lochloosa Lake. Beautiful 5,700-acre Lochlossa Lake stretches in front of him with moss-draped cypress lining the sandy...

Lake Lou Yaeger

One of the hidden gems in the central Illinois heartland, Lake Lou Yaeger provides over 1200 acres of recreational enjoyment to residents and visitors alike. Built in 1966 for flood...

Lake Louise AB

Snuggled into Banff National Park, Lake Louise is a small lake in Alberta, Canada framed by the Rocky Mountains. The lake's 200 acres may not seem impressive on paper, but...

Lake Louise AK

Lake Louise is located in the exciting Matanuska-Susitna Borough (Mat-Su for short) in Alaska. Lake Louise which connects to Susitna Lake boasts that it is one of the largest lake...

Lake Lucerne CHE

With a shoreline that rises steeply into the mountains to a height of more than 4,900 feet, Lake Lucerne is the fourth largest lake in Switzerland. Its 28,000 acres spread...

Lake Lucerne WI

Tucked away in the Lake Superior Northwoods Region of Wisconsin, Lake Lucerne has provided the perfect getaway spot for generations of lakelubbers. The thousand-acre natural lake has served many families...

Lake Lucille

Located in the Mat-Su Valley in the heart of scenic Alaska, Lake Lucille is a small lake with a rich history. Most of Lake Lucille's shore is privately owned and...

Lake Lugano

Lake Lugano, which curls through southeastern Switzerland just south of the Swiss Alps and borders northern Italy, features the best of both of these countries and cultures. The lake region...

Lake Lungern

Beautiful Lake Lungern is 2,460 feet above sea level in the highest part of the canton (state) of Obwalden, Switzerland. At the southern end of the lake is Lungern, the...

Lake Lure

Snuggled into the emerald mountains of western North Carolina, Lake Lure's 720 acres sparkle in the sunlight. Clean water, beautiful scenery, and rural charm are some of the many reasons...

Lake Lyndon B. Johnson

Lake Lyndon B. Johnson, also called Lake LBJ, is a 6,449 acre lake located in Llano and Burnet counties of the Texas Hill Country. The third of seven lakes in...

Lake Macatawa

The Ottawa tribe of Native Americans called Lake Macatawa "Ma-Ca-Ta-Wa" or Black Lake. The water, like many lakes in northern states, was dark from tannin released by decaying vegetation. Tributaries...

Lake Macbride

One of east central Iowa's best recreation lakes is Lake Macbride. Construction of the lake was first recommended in 1932, with the project adopted by the State Conservation Board. A...

Lake Madrone

Lake Madrone might be small at just 25 acres, but it is anything but scant on looks. The lake is a phenomenal beauty surrounded by a gated mountain community in...

Lake Maggiore

Lake Maggiore, also known as Verbano, is Italy's second largest lake. Although not quite as popular as the well-known Lake Como, the beautifully romantic Lake Maggiore has charms all of...

Lake Malawi

Located in the East African Rift Valley system between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania, Lake Malawi -- also known as Lake Nyasa, Lake Nyassa, Lake Niassa, and Lago Niassa -- is...

Lake Malone

Lake Malone is situated in the heart of the Kentucky wilderness, part of the "Bluegrass, Blues and Barbecue" tourism region. Shaped like a large sideways "Y," Lake Malone spans Logan,...

Lake Managua

Deep blue lagoons, rumbling volcanos, a bustling city and the pull of the ocean not far from the shores of Nicaragua's Lake Managua are what make this lake one adventure...

Lake Manassas

Lake Manassas is nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of Prince William County in Northern Virginia. Created in 1969 by the impoundment of Broad Run River, the 800 acres of...

Lake Maninjau

A desire to take the road less traveled takes many West Sumatra tourists to Lake Maninjau. The 22-mile route from Bukittinggi-the nearest town-is a single lane containing 44 hairpin curves....

Lake Manitoba

Lake Manitoba is located in central Manitoba about 45 miles northwest of the city of Winnipeg. It is one of the best fishing and outdoor natural lakes in Canada. Lake...

Lake Manitou

Lake Manitou is an oasis in the small bustling city of Rochester, Indiana. Surrounded by a park and nature preserves, the spring-fed lake covers 775 acres and provides recreation and...

Lake Manyara

Relive childhood memories in luxury by vacationing in a tree house overlooking beautiful Lake Manyara in Tanzania. This stunning lake and surrounding landscape are the setting that inspired Ernest Hemingway...

Lake Maraetai

Lake Maraetai in the Taupo Region of New Zealand's North Island is a little-known vacationer's dream. The 1013 acre reservoir just 33 miles north of Lake Taupo is a new...

Lake Marble Falls

Lake Marble Falls, in the central Texas Hill Country, is the 4th and the smallest lake in the Highland Lakes chain. It was created by the Lower Colorado River Authority...

Lake Marburg

Pennsylvania Dutch Country near Hanover, Pennsylvania holds a spectacular recreational resource called Lake Marburg. This 1,300-acre reservoir combines the needs of local industry with water-based opportunities for area residents. The...

Lake Marie

Fresh water bog, river bluff and gently sloping hills characterize the land around Lake Marie. Cherry elm, birch, sumac and spruce are beautiful in the fall and wildflowers bloom in...

Lake Marion

The largest lake in South Carolina at 172 square miles, Lake Marion straddles five counties: Berkeley, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg, and Sumter. It is located in the Santee Cooper Country Tourism...

Lake Markermeer

Markermeer is a lake that was not meant to stay; however, it is now a popular vacation getaway and nature reserve. The nearly 173,000 acre lake was once known as...

Lake Martin

Lake Martin, located in Central Alabama near Alexander City, stretches out over 44,000 acres with an incredible 750 miles of shoreline. Nestled within scenic Tallapoosa County, Elmore County, and Coosa...

Lake Mary

Covering 2,371 acres, Lake Mary is one of the larger lakes in the Alexandria Lakes Area in Douglas County, Minnesota. Although certain areas of the lake are heavily developed, over...

Lake Mashu

Akan National Park, established in 1934 on the island of Hokkaido, Japan, is a pristine and wild landscape. The park is known for its vibrant blue, clear caldera lakes and...

Lake Massaciuccoli

A lone kayaker glides across the water of 1,680-acre Lake Massaciuccoli, his boat cutting through the white water lilies that grow thick around the shore. He shares the shallow coastal...

Lake Massawippi

Lake Massawippi is a 4,448-acre recreational wonderland in southern Quebec near the Vermont border. It has a maximum depth of 281 feet and an average depth of 136 feet, making...

Lake Matano

One of the world's ten deepest lakes,* Lake Matano on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia is also one of the most unique. The picturesque, spring-fed lake covers 44,500 acres with...

Lake Matheson

The only way to approach Lake Matheson on the south island of New Zealand is on foot. Visitors to the South Westland lake park their cars, then start down the...

Lake Mattamuskeet

40,000-acre Lake Mattamuskeet is located in North Carolina's Coastal tourism region. Although the lake averages only 2-3 feet deep, it is one of the most beautiful lakes in Hyde County,...

Lake Mattoon

Surrounded by farmlands in the Central region of Illinois is Lake Mattoon. A quiet and tranquil retreat for many Illinoisans and out-of-towners, the lake is also a dynamic and lively...

Lake Maumelle

With 70 miles of mostly wooded shoreline, Lake Maumelle is a nature lover's paradise. Lake Maumelle is located in the Central Arkansas Region about 12 miles northwest of Little Rock....

Lake Maxinkuckee

Lake Maxinkuckee is a vibrant 1,850-acre lake in the north-central part of Indiana and is the state's second largest natural lake. The oblong-shaped lake is 2.6 miles long and 1.6...

Lake Mayers

In the Magnolia Midlands of southeastern Georgia, pristine and splendid nature scenes roll on and on. The powerful Altamaha River flows on; farms, southern cooking, intriguing museums and respiteful lakes...

Lake McConaughy

Lake McConaughy, commonly called Big Mac, is Nebraska's largest reservoir with 30,500 acres and 76 shoreline miles. Lake McConaughy is conveniently located near Interstate 80 in southwestern Nebraska's Prairie Lakes...

Lake McDonald

It's barely daylight and his family is still sleeping in their lakeside cabin on Lake McDonald. He was so eager; he couldn't wait. Nothing breaks the quiet of the morning...

Lake McKenzie

Located on Fraser Island off the coast of Queensland, Australia, Lake McKenzie's crystal clear water and sparkling white sand combine to rank this lake among the most beautiful beaches in...

Lake McKinley

Located in a region that has been called the "Roads to Relaxation", McKinley Lake in Washburn County, Wisconsin offers visitors a quiet respite to relax and enjoy the beauty of...

Lake McMeekin

Located in the Cross Florida region, spring-fed Lake McMeekin (also called McMeekin Lake) is actually two lakes- Big Lake McMeekin at 200 acres and Little Lake McMeekin at 50 acres....

Lake McQueeney

Located in the Guadalupe River watershed, Lake McQueeney is about 7 miles southeast of New Braunfels in the Prairies and Lakes Region of Texas. Managed by the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority...

Lake Mead

Lake Mead is the USA's largest man-made reservoir in amount of water it can hold. Although Lake Powell is marginally larger in acreage at full-pond, Lake Mead holds more water...

Lake Megantic

Lake Megantic is little-known outside of eastern Quebec, but its recreational reputation is growing. The 6500-plus acre lake garnered little common awareness after its discovery in 1646 by Father Gabriel...

Lake Melissani

The light streams in overhead, turning the water of Lake Melassani aquamarine. The small rowboats filled with tourists float on a lake of clear, blue light. Birds flit between the...

Lake Memphremagog

A perfect reflection of brightly colored mountains among a blue backdrop is cast upon Lake Memphremagog's smooth, motionless surface. A kayaker, sitting peacefully among his surroundings, opens his eyes to...

Lake Mendocino

With the gateway to the redwoods on one side and California's wine country on the other, Lake Mendocino is an extraordinary vacation destination. The lake offers year-round camping, hiking, and...

Lake Mendota

Sometimes called the "City of 4 Lakes," Madison in Dane County is the capital of Wisconsin and its second largest city. Its "Lake, City, Lake" trademark is very appropriate. Madison...

Lake Meredith CO

Water sports reign supreme on Lake Meredith, which covers more than 5,500 acres in Southeastern Colorado's Crowley County. Boating, jet skiing, fishing, camping, and bird watching are just some of...

Lake Meredith TX

Lake Meredith is an impressive 16,441-acre reservoir in the Texas Plains Region of the Texas Panhandle, about 30 miles northeast of Amarillo. Managed by the National Park Service and the...

Lake Metigoshe

One of the best spots for water recreation in North Dakota's North Central region is Lake Metigoshe. Often called the 'Jewel of the Turtle Mountains', the 1500-acre lake extends into...

Lake Metonga

She looks up and freezes, the coffee cup halfway to her mouth. Standing in front of her in the grasses and shallow water of the lake is the biggest creature...

Lake Michigamme

Located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Lake Michigamme's name derives from the Ojibway word for 'big water', the same Native American word that gives the state its name. With over 4,300...

Lake Michigan

As the only Great Lake nestled completely within the boundaries of the United States, Lake Michigan is the pride and joy of Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. The lake boasts...

Lake Michigan-Huron

Lake Michigan and Lake Huron - two of North America's Great Lakes - are contiguous and they share the same elevation of 577 feet above sea level. They are connected...

Lake Midway

There is rich history rooted at Lake Midway in Nova Scotia, where witches dabbled in the past and ships wrecked along the coast near this lake. While this lake's history...

Lake Milton

Mahoning County's Lake Milton in the Northeast Region of Ohio holds a century's-worth of history along its picturesque shores. The area was part of the Connecticut Western Reserve, a 120-mile-wide...

Lake Minatare

In the western strip of Nebraska known as "the Panhandle" lies the 2,158 acre Lake Minatare. This reservoir is located in Nebraska's North Platte Valley and is part of the...

Lake Minnetonka

Lake Minnetonka's 14,000 acres contain many bays and coves, resembling a collection of smaller lakes. "Minnetonka" comes from the Sioux language meaning "big waters." Many Native Americans, including the Dakota,...

Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka holds the distinction of being the largest lake in Banff National Park. The 17-mile-long lake lies between scenic mountain ranges and supports a wealth of wildlife along its...

Lake Minnewaska MN

Perfectly positioned in Minnesota's Central region for easy access, Lake Minnewaska offers the best of everything in lake-based recreation. Over 7,000 acres of water offer fishing, boating, water sports, nature...

Lake Minnewaska NY

An unusual world nestles atop the Shawangunk Mountain ridge in New York's Catskills region, and Lake Minnewaska is a vital part of that rare world. The small, 36-acre lake lies...

Lake Minocqua

Summer vacation to many in the Midwest means Lake Minocqua. The time-honored tradition of 'going up North' connotes different destinations to different people, but usually means somewhere in northern Minnesota,...

Lake Mistassini

Lake Mistassini in Quebec's James Bay region is the stuff fishing legends are made of. Located 220 miles east of James Bay and over 400 miles north of Montreal, Lake...

Lake Misurina

One of the most scenic destinations in Italy's Dolomite Mountains, Lake Misurina is a timeless treasure. The largest natural lake in the Caldore District of the Trentino-Alto Adige Tourist Region,...

Lake Mjosa

Lake Mjosa is Norway's largest lake, covering 89,500 acres. Located about 35 miles north of Oslo, the fjord lake is long and narrow, a drowned valley dug by the action...

Lake Mohave

Lake Mohave is a man-made reservoir on the Colorado River that spans 28,260 acres. It is a part of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and was created by the...

Lake Mohawk

Nestled in the town of Sparta, Lake Mohawk will take visitors and residents back in time with Tudor style architecture dotted around the lake. Although a private lake community in...

Lake Monomonac

The wind fills the sails, pushing the sailboats across Lake Monomonac. A bewitching combination of pristine white sail cloth and billowing bright colors glide like flocks of birds over the...

Lake Monona

Originally called "Tchee-ho-bo-kee-xa-te-la" or Teepee Lake by the Winnebago Indians who lived in the area, Lake Monona is one of the lakes bordering Madison, Wisconsin. Madison is Wisconsin's capital city...

Lake Monticello AR

Lake Monticello is a rather new lake that was built in 1997. It was originally planned to be a secondary water reservoir for Monticello, Arkansas. Now the 1,520 acre lake...

Lake Monticello VA

Lake Monticello, located amidst the gentle rolling hills of Central Virginia, is a private community with a beautiful 350-acre lake. Within easy distance to Charlottesville and Richmond, Lake Monticello is...

Lake Moomaw

Lake Moomaw is located in western Virginia, just north of Covington in the Shenandoah Valley region. It is nearly surrounded by George Washington National Forest, in the heart of the...

Lake Morey

Located in one of Vermont's oldest and most historic areas, Lake Morey has been a summer camp getaway for generations. Just west of the Connecticut River in the Eastern Vermont...

Lake Morton

Lake Morton is a small wilderness haven with city amenities nearby, located about 30 miles southeast of Seattle in King County. With snow-capped Mt. Rainier set in the backdrop, Lake...

Lake Moultrie

Lake Moultrie is located 31 miles north of Charleston in the low country of South Carolina. The lake is renowned for both its fishing and its natural beauty. Lake Moultrie...

Lake Muritz

The jewel of Germany's Mecklenburg Lake District, Muritz is the largest inland lake entirely within the country. The 29,000-acre lake was formed at the same time as the other hundreds...

Lake Murray OK

Lake Murray, in southcentral Oklahoma's Arbuckle Country, is a 5,728-acre reservoir completely surrounded by the pristine beauty of Lake Murray State Park, Oklahoma's oldest and largest state park. Near the...

Lake Murray SC

The kayak slips quietly through the water, dipping in and out of the finger coves that fringe the lake. The sun is just peeking over the horizon. For a few...

Lake Musconetcong

In the early 1800's, the Morris Canal and Banking Company was tasked with building a canal to help move freight across the New Jersey. In order to supply the Morris...

Lake Muskoka

Lake Muskoka, located in Ontario's Muskoka Lakes Region, is one of Canada's most famous lakes. Actually a chain of lakes, Muskoka joins Lake Joseph and Lake Rosseau, along with several...

Lake Mweru

Beautiful but remote describes Lake Mweru, located on the border of Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (CRC). Mweru means lake in the local language. Covering 1,265,178 acres, Lake...

Lake Nacimiento

Located in central California in northern San Luis Obispo County, Lake Nacimiento is truly a sight to see. This 18.6 mile long beauty received the nickname "Dragon Lake" because of...

Lake Nacogdoches

Lake Nacogdoches, located in the Piney Woods region of Texas, is known for excellent fishing, wildlife viewing, boating, and all types of water sports: swimming, sailing, kayaking, water skiing, jet...

Lake Naivasha

Rare in Kenya's east Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha is the country's second largest freshwater lake. Long the traditional territory of the Maasai people, Lake Naivasha became popular in the colonial...

Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru is the most-visited lake in the country of Kenya. That might seem odd once people realize that this alkaline lake in Kenya's East Rift Valley isn't known for...

Lake Naomi

Lake Naomi, located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania, offers residents and visitors alike four seasons of recreation. During every summer weekend, sailboats glide across the clean mountain water....

Lake Nasser

Lake Nasser, in Egypt's Upper Region, is a modern technological marvel with ancient roots. In Egypt's extremely arid climate, the Nile and its annual floods have provided fertile sediments since...

Lake Nasworthy

In the heart of Texas, Lake Nasworthy is a cool place in the heat of summer. This lake provides a welcome spot of relief, beckoning visitors to submerge themselves in...

Lake Natron

Lake Natron in northern Tanzania is a very special lake. Lying close to the Kenya border in the eastern branch of Africa's Rift Valley, Lake Natron is the world's largest...

Lake Nebagamon

Tucked away in the Northwoods region of Wisconsin's Douglas County, 914-acre Lake Nebagamon offers residents and visitors almost limitless recreational opportunities. With its sparkling, well-stocked waters and the surrounding community's...

Lake Needwood & Lake Frank

Lake Needwood and its little neighbor, Lake Bernard Frank, offer a quiet respite from the busy, noisy metropolitan Washington DC landscape. The little lakes, Lake Needwood with 75 acres and...

Lake Nemi

As small and sweet as the wild strawberries that crowd its hillsides, 410-acre Lake Nemi is a hidden jewel tucked away in the Alban Hills. Treasured for thousands of years...

Lake Neuchatel

Lake Neuchatel is the largest lake entirely within the borders of Switzerland, spanning almost 54,000 acres and reaching into four Swiss cantons (states): Neuchatel, Bern, Vaud and Fribourg. This region...

Lake Nicaragua

Lake Nicaragua, the largest lake in Central America, is so large that it has many sea or ocean characteristics. Lago Cocibolca, the native name for the freshwater lake that means...

Lake Niegocin

Located in an area dubbed "a land of a thousand lakes," Lake Niegocin is one of more than 2,000 lakes in the Masurian Lake District of northeastern Poland. Lake Niegocin...

Lake Ninevah

Lake Ninevah is a well-kept secret in the Eastern Vermont Gateway region. Only about a dozen cottages grace the shore of the 170-acre lake. The rest is protected land under...

Lake Nipigon

Located in Ontario Canada's Sunset Country, Lake Nipigon is a destination into a remote area of pristine wilderness and the largest lake entirely within the boundaries of Ontario. With towering...

Lake Nipissing

Located in the Near North region of Ontario, Lake Nipissing is the fifth largest lake in Ontario excluding the Great Lakes. This relatively shallow 211,200-acre lake is situated between the...

Lake Nockamixon

Lake Nockamixon, located in the 5,283 acre Nockamixon State Park, is located in southeastern Pennsylvania's Bucks County. The 1,450 acre reservoir is fed by Tohicken Creek, Three Mile Run, and...

Lake Nocona

Lake Nocona, also known as Farmer's Creek Reservoir, is located in the Prairies and Lakes region of Texas near the Oklahoma border. Managed by the North Montague County Water Supply...

Lake Nokomis MN

Tucked away in the heart of Minneapolis, 204-acre Lake Nokomis is settled snugly between two conjoining rivers and a number of quiet neighborhoods. Located in Hennepin County, Lake Nokomis has...

Lake Nokomis WI

It is no accident that Oneida County's motto is "Where nature lingered longer." Wisconsin's Northwoods are truly inspiring. With over a thousand lakes Oneida County has one of the largest...

Lake Noquebay

Lake Noquebay spans more than 2,400 acres in northeastern Wisconsin. Located in Marinette County, Lake Noquebay is part of Wisconsin's Lake Michigan Region. The name, Noquebay, as with Bay de...

Lake Norman

Lake Norman's 32,510 acres garner it the superlative of being North Carolina's largest manmade lake. An impressive 34 miles in length with 520 miles of shoreline, Lake Norman is fondly...

Lake Nottely

Lake Nottely is one of the best kept secrets in Georgia. The small mountain lake with deep clear water is just two hours from Atlanta, yet most water enthusiasts have...

Lake Nuangola

Lake Nuangola, also known as Nuangola Lake, is located in Luzerne County in the Northeastern Mountain Region of Pennsylvania. At just over 1165 feet in elevation, this heart-shaped lake is...

Lake O’ the Pines

For many people in the Texas Piney Woods region, 'let's go to the lake!' means Lake O' The Pines. This extraordinary reservoir was built primarily for flood control and water...

Lake Oahe

Lake Oahe, named after an Oahe Indian Mission, roughly translates "a foundation" or "a place to stand on." Spanning 231 miles from Pierre, South Dakota to Bismarck, North Dakota, and...

Lake Oconee

Lake Oconee takes its name from a group of Creek Indians that long ago lived close to Georgia's Oconee River basin. "Oconee" is purported to mean "great waters." It is...

Lake of Egypt

She settles herself into the kayak and pushes away from the shore. The small boat cuts through the fog rising from the surface of the lake, and she turns gliding...

Lake of the Ozarks

Painting plains of central Missouri a liquid blue, Lake of the Ozarks snakes its way through the landscape. Just 180 miles from St. Louis and 170 miles from Kansas City,...

Lake of the Pines

Located in the foothills of northeastern California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake of the Pines is a 232-acre private lake surrounded by a gated community. Opened in 1967, the community also...

Lake of the Woods MB

Spanning the border from Minnesota into the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba, Lake of the Woods is an enormous body of water over 68 miles long, 59 miles wide,...

Lake of the Woods OR

Beautiful Lake of the Woods is one of southern Oregon's favorite recreation destinations. A natural lake with over 1,250 acres, Lake of the Woods has attracted nature lovers' interest for...

Lake of the Woods VA

Nestled between Fredericksburg and Culpeper, Virginia, Lake of the Woods is a private residential community consisting of two lakes. Located in Central Virginia's Orange County, Lake of the Woods offers...

Lake Ohau

Lake Ohau, in the Mackenzie Basin of the Waitaki District, South Island is an often overlooked lake and mountain paradise. The smallest of three parallel glacial lakes serving as water...

Lake Ohrid

Lake Ohrid is one of Europe's oldest and deepest lakes, with estimates placing its age between four and ten million years old. Lake Ohrid spans about 88,500 acres between Albania...

Lake Okareka

One of four small crater lakes lying between Lake Tarawera and Lake Rotorua in the Rotorua District of the Bay of Plenty, Lake Okareka has always been known for its...

Lake Okeechobee

With over 451,000 blue, watery acres, Lake Okeechobee is a lake with many titles. It is, by surface acreage, the largest lake in Florida. It also holds the distinction of...

Lake Oliver

Located in west central Georgia in the Presidential Pathways region, Lake Oliver is a 2,150-acre lake that has one shoreline in Georgia and the other in Alabam's River Heritage region....

Lake Omaha

Anyone looking for a lake-focused destination in the middle of the United States would be wise to take more than a passing glance at Lake Omaha. This small man-made lake...

Lake Onalaska

Lake Onalaska is a popular year-round recreation destination on the upper Mississippi River, located between La Crosse, Wisconsin and La Crescent, Minnesota. When Thomas G. Rowe stood on a Wisconsin...

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario, one of the world's five Great Lakes, weaves over state and country borders, delighting Americans, Canadians, and visiting tourists with its deep, clear, clean waters. Proudly home to...

Lake Opinicon

Opinicon Lake is part of a chain of lakes known as the Rideau Waterway in Ontario, Canada. The lake is connected to others by a canal system called the Rideau...

Lake Oroville

Lake Oroville, snuggled into the Sierra Nevada Foothills about 75 miles north of Sacramento, is one of northern California's favorite playgrounds. Boasting the tallest earthen dam in the United States...

Lake Orta

Described by 19th century French novelist Honere Balzac as a "grey pearl in a green jewel box," Lake Orta in the Piedmont region of Italy has been the muse of...

Lake Osakis

Lake Osakis, stretched across the prairie in the Central Region of Minnesota, has been a vacation destination for several generations of 'lake lubbers'. Located just two hours northwest of Minneapolis-St...

Lake Osoyoos

Lake Osoyoos spans more than 5,700 acres and straddles the border of British Columbia, Canada and Washington state in the United States. The Okanagan River flows into Lake Osoyoos in...

Lake Otis

There's something special about Lake Otis. Florida's West Central Region is wealthy in lakes. Winter Haven in Polk County sits in the middle of a huge number of small lakes;...

Lake Ouachita

Lake Ouachita is completely surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest. It's the largest lake located entirely within the state of Arkansas. More than 200 islands can make your own private...

Lake Ouderkerk

Lake Ouderkerk graces the Amsterdam 'Green Belt' of Amstelland like a shimmering mirage. This lovely man-made lake was dug during sand extraction for highway building on one of the famed...

Lake Oulujarvi

Lake Oulujarvi, located in the Kajaani region of Finland's Lakeland District, is the perfect holiday destination all year round. Called the 'Kainuu Sea', the lake is not actually a sea...

Lake Overholser

Constructed in 1919, Lake Overholser is the oldest and smallest of three reservoirs that serve Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Connected to nearby Lake Hefner by a canal, this 1,500 acre lake...

Lake Owassa

A privately-owned association lake, Lake Owassa is located in Sussex County in the Culvers Gap Area of the Skyland Region. The lake is only 275-acres with its deepest point being...

Lake Owasso & Lake Josephine

Twin residential lakes in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, Lake Josephine and Lake Owasso offer a welcome recreational respite from the bustling cities around them. Tucked into the northern limits...

Lake Owen

Nestled in the heart of Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest near Drummond, Wisconsin, 1,323-acre Lake Owen stretches for nine miles through scenic rolling hills and towing pines. A great place to camp,...

Lake Ozette

Nestled in dense forest just a few miles from the Pacific Coast, Lake Ozette sits snuggled into Washington's Olympic Peninsula tourism region, on the coastal strip of Olympic National Park....

Lake Paijanna

Lake Paijanne is the second largest lake in Finland and probably the most popular with holiday makers. Located only a couple of hours from Helsinki, Lake Paijanne is the main...

Lake Palestine

Just 10 miles from Tyler, Texas (the Rose Capital of World) is Lake Palestine, a water playground dedicated to recreation, water conservation, and wildlife preservation. This 25,000+ acre lake was...

Lake Pamona

How special is little Lake Pamona on Colonels Island in historic Liberty County, Georgia? A freshwater pond, tidal marshes and the Intracoastal Waterway are all within shouting distance. Only the...

Lake Pardee

Lake Pardee is a private, residential, 206-acre lake in Iron County, near Mercer, Wisconsin. The lake area of Mercer is known for its vast, pristine beauty. Much of Wisconsin has...

Lake Patzcuaro

Lake Patzcuaro, in the State of Michoacan in Central Mexico plays a key role in the history of Michoacan and indeed all of Mexico. The large volcanic lake has been...

Lake Pauline

Lake Pauline is a great example of creating an asset out of a by-product of technology. This small lake in Vermont's Southern Windsor County region was created as a reservoir...

Lake Pend Oreille

Set in a valley carved by glaciers from Canada, Lake Pend Oreille (pond-a-RAY) is surrounded by mountains with altitudes exceeding 6,000 feet. Its 85,960 surface acres - 148 square miles...

Lake Pepin

Lake Pepin is the largest lake on the Mississippi River, formed about 9,500 years ago by the backup of water behind sediments where the Chippewa River empties into the Mighty...

Lake Petenwell

Thirty miles north of the famous Wisconsin Dells near Monroe Center, Lake Petenwell is a hidden treasure. The largest manmade inland lake in the state and the second largest overall,...

Lake Petersburg

Something in human nature seems to require a water body to feel complete: Lake Petersburg fills that need. The people of Petersburg on the border between Illinois' Central and Western...

Lake Petit

Lake Petit, Lake Sconti, and Lake Disharoon are located in Georgia's premier mountain community known as Big Canoe. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Big Canoe was called the Enchanted...

Lake Pichola

A watery surprise awaits visitors to Udaipur in India's semi-arid Rajasthan region: beautiful Lake Pichola. The first of a series of man-made lakes, Lake Pichola is the foundation on which...

Lake Piediluco

A quick peek at the shoreline of Lake Piediluco, also known as Lago di Piediluco, reveals wide, seemingly-unending curves around towering mountains in central Italy. The views suggest a quiet...

Lake Pielinen

Lake Pielinen, in Finland's Lakeland District, is a well-known vacation getaway to native Finns. The huge lake is dotted with islands, one of which is inhabited. Less than 15 miles...

Lake Pillsbury

Surrounded by the Mendocino National Forest and approachable only by gravel roads, Lake Pillsbury in Lake County, California is an exciting destination offering a tranquil get away and back to...

Lake Pinatubo

Lake Pinatubo was created in the aftermath of the second largest volcanic eruption in the 20th century. Located in the crater of Mount Pinatubo in the Tarlac province of central...

Lake Placid FL

Lake Placid is a large sandy-bottom, freshwater lake located in south central Florida. The lake is ideally located between the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts and less than two hours from...

Lake Placid NY

Set among tall pines and white birches in the gorgeous Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York, Lake Placid is a spring-fed, sparkling 2,173-acre lake that offers year round beauty and...

Lake Placid TX

Lake Placid is a small reservoir on the Guadalupe River one mile southwest of Sequin, Texas in the Prairies and Lakes Region. Operated by the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Lake Placid...

Lake Plantagenet

Lake Plantagenet holds a special place in the hearts of fishermen in Northwest Minnesota. Where else can you find fighting muskie with a four-foot size limit? Fish like this are...

Lake Plastira

Lake Plastira, brought into existence in 1960 when the Tavropos Dam was built, has quickly developed into an international playground for visitors looking for a true Greek experience. The dam...

Lake Pleasant

One of the finest water recreation areas in Arizona, Lake Pleasant is true to its name - a pleasant oasis in a desert setting. Lake Pleasant's 9,200 surface acres offer...

Lake Pocotopaug

Lake Pocotopaug in Connecticut's River Valley Region is relatively unknown to most lake explorers. The 516-acre lake is entirely private and a delight to the lakefront property owners who live...

Lake Pontchartrain

Lake Pontchartrain technically isn't a lake at all. In scientific circles, it's referred to as an estuary. That's really just a fancy way to say that it's a coastal body...

Lake Powell

Lake Powell is located in one of Southern Utah's most picturesque red-rock desert areas and in Arizona's Navajo Indian Reservation. It is one of the USA's most scenic reservoirs. At...

Lake Powhatan

Just outside of Asheville in North Carolina's Mountains region, little Lake Powhatan offers a refreshing change of pace to the city. The reservoir lies completely within the Pisgah National Forest...

Lake Poygan

The heron wades slowly through the reeds at the edge of the lake, stalking his prey. On the other side of the reeds, the man in the boat is doing...

Lake Prespa

"Three Countries, Two Lakes, One Future" is the motto of Prespa Park, the transnational park protecting Prespa Lake. The words provide balm for a region that underwent political unrest in...

Lake Puckaway

Lake Puckaway spans more than 5,000 acres in Green Lake County, part of Wisconsin's Central Sands Prairie Region. The family hungering for an old-fashioned Wisconsin lake get-away will find their...

Lake Pueblo

Lake Pueblo is located west of Pueblo, Colorado and was formed when the Arkansas River was dammed as a part of the Fryingpan/Arkansas project of the Bureau of Reclamation. Today...

Lake Pukaki

Lake Pukaki in the Canterbury region of the South Island is a scenic delight. One of three glacial lakes that lie nearly parallel, the lake gets water from the Tasman...

Lake Purgatory

Set in the middle of a winter wonderland, Lake Purgatory is a private, alpine lake found in beautiful southwestern Colorado. Property owners and their guests enjoy canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding,...

Lake Quinault

Located in northwest Washington's Olympic Peninsula tourism region, Lake Quinault is a clear, deep lake lying just west of the Olympic Mountains. Twelve miles of shoreline enclose this majestic 3,700-acre...

Lake Quinsigamond

Worcester, Massachusetts is well known for many things: John Adams taught school here before becoming the second President of the United States. Songwriter Cole Porter attended Worcester Academy. Before English...

Lake Quivera

There is no prettier lake than Lake Quivera in Colorado's Front Range Region. Tucked high into the Rockies west of Idaho Springs, Lake Quivera and its twin, Silver Lake, hold...

Lake Rabun

Lake Rabun is an 834-acre serpentine shaped lake created by the Georgia Railway and Power Company (now Georgia Power) in 1915 for water storage and eventual hydroelectric power generation. It...

Lake Raponda

Occupying a prime spot in the recreational haven of the Southern Vermont Region, Lake Raponda has welcomed generations of visitors to its pleasant shores. The natural lake was entertaining resort-goers...

Lake Ray Hubbard

Everything is bigger in Texas, and Lake Ray Hubbard is no exception. Less than twenty minutes east of Dallas, the reservoir that serves "Big D" offers big spaces for fishing,...

Lake Red Rock

Lake Red Rock is a reservoir in south-central Iowa created by the Army Corps of Engineers. This Marion County lake was constructed over the course of nine years in a...

Lake Redman & Lake Williams

Two reservoirs in quick succession in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Lake Redman and Lake Williams provide tons of fun and outdoor recreation to residents in the York, Pennsylvania area. The two...

Lake Rescue

An early morning mist settles over Lake Rescue, a quiet Vermont lake, as a dog bounds through a dense barrier of trees along the shoreline. A tennis ball skitters into...

Lake Retba

One of the world's most spectacular lakes, Lake Retba-or Lac Rose as it is known in French-lies gleaming among the sand dunes of western Africa. Unusual as it is to...

Lake Rhodhiss

Lake Rhodhiss spans 3,060 acres in Burke and Caldwell Counties of west central North Carolina, lying between Lake James and Lake Hickory. A view of surrounding mountain peaks and wildlife,...

Lake Ripley

Lake Ripley is beautiful 423-acre lake located just outside the historic town of Cambridge, in Jefferson County, Wisconsin. A public beach and park within walking distance of downtown make this...

Lake Robinson

Lake Robinson spreads out over 2,250 acres in Chesterfield and Darlington Counties near Hartsville, South Carolina. Lake Robinson is long and narrow, about 4.5 miles long and less than a...

Lake Roosevelt

Lake Roosevelt, located approximately 90 miles northwest of Spokane, Washington, covers 82,000 acres with a shoreline of 630 miles. Lake Roosevelt, also known as Lake Franklin D. Roosevelt, was formed...

Lake Rosalie

Snowbird paradise. That describes Lake Rosalie in southern Polk County. This area in West Central Florida is the kind of place the northern transplant dreams of when planning the Florida...

Lake Rotoehu

For the truly traditional New Zealand holiday, one must spend a week or two at Lake Rotoehu! Located in the Rotorua District of the Bay of Plenty Region, North Island,...

Lake Rotoiti

Lake Rotoiti, in the Tasman Region of New Zealand is a favorite spot for vacations and holidays. Located within the Nelson Lakes National Park, the deep glacial lake is a...

Lake Rotoma

Lake Rotoma is a remarkable lake. The lake is the easternmost in a chain of three lakes northeast of Lake Rotorua. Here in the Rotorua Region of the Bay of...

Lake Rotomahana

The Eighth Wonder of the World was the description conferred upon Lake Rotomahana's geothermal "Pink and White Terraces." The terraces were New Zealand's most famous attraction for intrepid tourists in...

Lake Rotorua

What greeting will you hear when you come to Lake Rotorua on New Zealand's North Island? Kia ora!! Kia ora means 'Be healthy' or 'well' in the Maori language, and...

Lake Rousseau

He guides his boat carefully over the submerged cypress stumps; it's just barely light and he doesn't want to risk hitting anything. The sunken timber is a challenge for boats,...

Lake Royale

Situated in the plains, valleys and gentle hills of North Carolina's Piedmont region is a private lake resort community called Lake Royale. As its name more than hints, Lake Royale...

Lake Sacajawea

Named after the Shoshone woman, Sacajawea, who was a member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, Lake Sacajawea is located in south-central Washington. Lake Sacajawea, a 32 mile long reservoir...

Lake Saimaa

Lake Saimaa, in Finland's Lakeland Region, is a lake you could spend a lifetime exploring! Nearly 1700 square miles of water and over 13,500 islands make the Saimaa Lake District...

Lake Saint Clair

Heart-shaped Lake Saint Clair is the smallest body of water in the Great Lakes system. Tucked between Lake Huron to the north and Lake Erie to the south, 275,200-acre Lake...

Lake Saint Helen

Lake Saint Helen is located in Roscommon County of northern Michigan near Interstate 75 and right next to the town of St. Helen - Charlton Heston's childhood town. The spring-fed...

Lake Saint John

One of the hottest bass fishing lakes in Louisiana is Lake Saint John located in Concordia Parish. With stands of cypress trees lining its banks, this lake is as beautiful...

Lake Sakakawea

The second-largest reservoir by surface acreage in the United States (and third-largest in volume), Lake Sakakawea stretches 178 miles from Garrison Dam northwest to Williston, North Dakota, and has a...

Lake Salem

Salem Lake is nestled in Vermont's breathtaking Northeast Kingdom and consists of Big Salem Lake and Little Salem Lake. Hayward Road Bridge spans the channel between the two lakes. Located...

Lake Sammamish

At just under 5,000 acres, Lake Sammamish is one of the major recreational lakes in the state. The lake provides activities for fishermen, boaters, jet skiers, water skiers, swimmers, picnickers,...

Lake San Cristobal

Surrounded by ghost towns and a rich mining history and in the shadows of some of the tallest mountains in the county, Lake San Cristobal is a beautiful place to...

Lake Sanabria

Say "hola" to Lake Sanabria, Spain's largest lake, which was formed thousands of years ago by glaciers crossing the continent. Today, you will be captivated by the breathtaking views of...

Lake Santeetlah

High up in the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina's largely wild, westerly Graham County is Lake Santeetlah. Owned by Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners, the lake was impounded on the Cheoah...

Lake Sara

Lake Sara - a refreshing oasis in central Illinois! What does a community like Effingham Illinois do when they run out of water? They build a reservoir like Lake Sara....

Lake Sebring

Lake Sebring in Highlands County has been a Florida tourism destination since 1912. Wealthy businessman George Sebring came here from Ohio on a fishing trip and decided to buy the...

Lake Seed

If you're looking for the perfect spot for a getaway vacation in the Northeast Georgia Mountain region, you need look no farther than Lake Seed. It's all here: beautiful mountain...

Lake Seminole

Lake Seminole divides its 37,500 watery acres between Georgia and Florida. The lake is conveniently located about 40 miles northwest of Tallahassee, Florida and 20 miles from Bainbridge, Georgia. The...

Lake Sequoyah

Set in the foothills of the eastern Ozarks, Lake Sequoyah is one of seven private lakes set within the Arkansas community of Cherokee Village. From the shores of Lake Sequoyah...

Lake Seymour

Breathtaking autumns and vibrant springs await visitors and residents of Lake Seymour, also known as Seymour Lake. Located in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, with 1,769 surface acres of water, Lake Seymour...

Lake Shafer

Lake Shafer is the summer destination of many Indiana families. Located just outside of Monticello, Indiana, Lake Shafer is one of two man-made lakes on the Tippecanoe River. Due to...

Lake Sharpe

Lake Sharpe, located on South Dakota Highways 50 and 47 near Chamberlain, and Reliance, is one of the four reservoirs constructed along the Missouri River in South Dakota. (The other...

Lake Shelbyville

Seventeen miles and thousands of acres of water stretch out in front of power boaters leaving the dam at Lake Shelbyville. In addition to its wide expanses, Shelbyville Lake is...

Lake Shetek

Located near the southwestern corner of the state, Lake Shetek is one of the best known of Minnesota Southern Region Lakes. Shetek means pelican in the Ojibway language; indeed, lakes...

Lake Shishebogama

Located in the beautiful Northwoods region of Wisconsin, Lake Shishebogama is a sparkling 716-acre lake located northwest of the town Minocqua. Shishebogama translates to "lake with many bays" which aptly...

Lake Simcoe

Spectacular Lake Simcoe is one of the most visited vacation spots in Ontario's south-central region. Just over an hour north of Toronto, Lake Simcoe provides 287 square miles of water...

Lake Sinclair

With 15,330 acres of sparkling water against the backdrop of the Oconee National Forest, Lake Sinclair in Georgia is an outdoor enthusiast's premier destination. Located in both the Historic Heartland...

Lake Singkarak

One of West Sumatra's prettiest lakes is Lake Singkarak. Located at an elevation of nearly 1200 feet in the highlands east of Padang, Lake Singkarak's shoreline is cool and inviting...

Lake Sinissippi

Located in Dodge County just north of Hustisford in the midst of Wisconsin farmland, Sinissippi Lake is a beautiful pastoral escape. Surrounded by gently rolling hills and home to both...

Lake Sniardwy

Lake Sniardwy is located in the Masurian Lake District of northeastern Poland and is the largest lake in the country. With 27,182 acres of crystal blue water, Lake Sniardwy offers...

Lake Sonoma

In 1983 the US Army Corps of Engineers completed the Warm Springs Dam, and the almost limitless recreation opportunities of Sonoma County California expanded to include Lake Sonoma. With its...

Lake Sovereign

Lake Sovereign, in Georgia's Historic High Country Region , is more than a lake; it's a way of life. Thirty-eight-acre Lake Sovereign is the centerpiece of a lovely upscale community...

Lake Spivey

One of the most sought-after addresses in the Atlanta Metro Region is Lake Spivey. The approximately 500-acre lake east of Jonesboro originated in 1957 when Dr Walter Spivey and his...

Lake Spokane

Lake Spokane, a 24 mile long reservoir, is so named because of its close proximity to Spokane, Washington. However, some people call it Long Lake, after its dam, Long Lake...

Lake Springfield

Lake Springfield at Springfield, Illinois is the largest municipally owned lake in Illinois at 4,234 acres. City Water, Light & Power built the reservoir primarily as a source of drinking...

Lake St. Catherine

Lake St. Catherine is a 930-acre lake located in the Crossroads of Vermont tourism region, along Route 30 south of the Town of Poultney. Lake St Catherine is actually a...

Lake St. Francis

Lake St. Francis is part of the 2,340 mile system of locks, canals, and channels that link the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River known...

Lake St. Joseph

Lake St. Joseph in northwestern Ontario is the kind of lake a fisherman's dreams are made of. Famous all over North America as a prime fishery for northern pike and...

Lake St. Peter

Lake St. Peter is a 578-acre lake located in rural McClure township, Ontario, Canada. Its beautiful sandy beaches, scenic hiking trails, camping facilities, and water related recreational activities make it...

Lake Stanley Draper

Lake Stanley Draper is a big city lake in the big city! Formed in 1963 to provide a water source for Oklahoma City, Lake Draper has also proved to be...

Lake Starnberg

Lake Starnberg, located in the Five-Lakes Region of Bavaria, plays a major role in the recreational plans of Munich residents. Located only 12 miles from Munich, the historic lake is...

Lake Stoneycreek

Tucked away in the Allegheny Mountains of south west Pennsylvania, Lake Stoneycreek is a private mountain jewel. Close enough to enjoy everything the Laurel Highlands have to offer, but private...

Lake Sunapee

Lake Sunapee has been a popular vacation destination since the heyday of passenger railroads and steamships. The lake's clear waters and beautiful scenery hold many attractions, and for those who...