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Here are the 31 lakes we have listed within USA > Midwest > Indiana - compared by Deepest Lakes.

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Lake Name Maximum depth in feet Lake Description
Lake Michigan
(Great Lakes / Illinois, USA / Indiana, USA / Michigan, USA / Wisconsin, USA)
923 Lake Michigan Pictures 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 a huge area of 22,400 square miles, making it the largest freshwater lake (by surface area) in the world to be contained ...
Lake Michigan-Huron
(Ontario, Canada / Great Lakes / Illinois, USA / Indiana, USA / Michigan, USA / Wisconsin, USA)
923 Lake Michigan-Huron Pictures 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 by the five-mile-wide Straits of Mackinac. Hydrologically, this makes these "two lakes" a single lake. Some hydrologists designate the ...
Tippecanoe Lake
(Indiana, USA)
122 Also known as: Lake Tippecanoe
Located in northern Indiana, Tippecanoe Lake is the deepest lake in the state. It is part of the Barbee Lakes chain which is made up of seven interconnected natural lakes that were created by glaciers. Tippecanoe Lake, known locally as "Lake Tippy", provides all kinds of recreational options for ...
Brookville Lake
(Indiana, USA)
116 Brookville Lake Pictures Also known as: Brookville Reservoir
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 shoreline. The lake is a short distance above Brookville, Indiana and 36 miles northwest of Cincinnati, Ohio. The area ...
Dallas Lake
(Indiana, USA)
96 Also known as: Third 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 summer fishing and boating spot for over 150 years. This northern area of Indiana resembles its neighbor Michigan to the ...
Lake James
(Indiana, USA)
88 Lake James Pictures 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 features. Lake James is the crown jewel in Northeast Indiana's Chain of Lakes. The entire chain is fed by Follet Creek, ...
Lake Maxinkuckee
(Indiana, USA)
88 Lake Maxinkuckee Pictures Lake Maxinkuckee is a vibrant 1,900-acre lake in the north-central part of Indiana and is the state's second largest natural lake. The oblong-shaped lake is two and a half miles long and one and a half miles wide. Like many northern lakes, Lake Maxinkuckee is glacially formed. The lake is popular ...
Dewart Lake
(Indiana, USA)
82 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 of 16 feet and a maximum depth of 82 feet. Its normal elevation is 868 feet above sea level. Two inlets to the east feed Dewart Lake; ...
Winona Lake
(Indiana, USA)
79 Winona Lake Pictures Winona Lake is a 562-acre recreational, natural lake near the towns of Warsaw and Winona Lake in northern Indiana. The 18,730-acre Winona Lake watershed consists of land used for agriculture, forest, and urban development. Originally called Eagle Lake in 1886, the Beyers brothers purchased acreage on ...
Crooked Lake
(Indiana, USA)
77 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. Named for its gourd-like "crookedness", Crooked Lake is one of the largest of the lakes and covers 802 acres. Steuben ...
Lake Wawasee
(Indiana, USA)
77 Lake Wawasee Pictures Among the gently rolling hills of Amish country you will find Lake Wawasee, Indiana's largest natural lake. Whether you come for the scenery or recreation, the 3000 plus acres of glistening blue-green water will draw you in. Attracting visitors from Chicago to Indianapolis, Lake Wawasee has long been ...
Hamilton Lake
(Indiana, USA)
70 Hamilton Lake Pictures 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 sources consider Hamilton Lake to be a natural lake, even though it does have two dams. The lake's primary purpose ...
Webster Lake
(Indiana, USA)
65 Webster Lake Pictures Also known as: Boydston Lake
For visitors of the Northern Tourism Region of the beautiful state of Indiana, Webster Lake is a wonderful stopover to enjoy the scenery, incredible fishing and small town charm. Located in Kosciusko county, Webster Lake is well-known as a great muskie fishery and is home to the Dixie, Indiana's longest ...
Cecil M. Harden Lake
(Indiana, USA)
62 Also known as: Raccoon 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 filled with maple, walnut, oak and hickory greet lake visitors as they drive though Parke County en route to Cecil M. ...
Monroe Lake
(Indiana, USA)
55 Monroe Lake Pictures Also known as: Monroe Reservoir, Lake Monroe
The largest lake in Indiana, Monroe Lake is also one of the state's most scenic. Set among the rolling wooded hills, limestone bluffs overlook the 10,000+-acre reservoir built to control flooding. The reservoir is the primary water source for the City of Bloomington. Monroe Lake Dam was built across ...
Patoka Lake
(Indiana, USA)
52 Patoka Lake Pictures Patoka Lake lies nestled within the Hoosier National Forest in southern Indiana. Authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1965, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers created the lake by impounding the Patoka River with construction of the Patoka Lake Dam from 1972 to 1979. Built primarily for flood control, ...
Geist Reservoir
(Indiana, USA)
48 Geist Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Geist Lake
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 located on Fall Creek providing drinking water as well as regulating the water levels. Geist Lake is located in the counties ...
Barbee Lakes
(Indiana, USA)
45 Barbee Lakes Pictures Also known as: Big Barbee Lake, Little Barbee Lake, Kuhn Lake, Irish Lake, Sawmill Lake, Sechrist Lake, Banning Lake
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 Lake. The lakes, covering a combined surface area of 855 acres, were formed by retreating ...
Lake Freeman
(Indiana, USA)
45 Lake Freeman Pictures 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 is often referred to as the twin lakes area which is one of the largest summer vacation spots in the Midwest. The majority ...
Morse Reservoir
(Indiana, USA)
43 Morse Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Morse Lake
Located in central Indiana, Morse Reservoir awaits visitors and those looking to relocate to the good life. The lake is just a short drive from Indianapolis and provides all types of water sport activities like boating, water skiing, fishing, swimming and relaxing at the beach. With two parks on its ...
Hardy Lake
(Indiana, USA)
38 Also known as: Quick Creek Reservoir
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 lake. Wildlife is abundant making Hardy Lake a naturalist paradise. Also know as Quick Creek Reservoir, ...
Koontz Lake
(Indiana, USA)
31 Also known as: Woodworth's 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 residents and visitors alike since the mid-1800s. Originally a smaller kettle lake (some say two lakes) ...
Bass Lake
(Indiana, USA)
30 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 Region; 1,400-acre Bass Lake has been considered a 'mystery lake' ever since its discovery by European settlers. Bass ...
J. Edward Roush Lake
(Indiana, USA)
30 Also known as: Huntington 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 several recreational areas providing natural habitat for numerous animals while providing a myriad of activities for ...
Lake Shafer
(Indiana, USA)
30 Lake Shafer Pictures 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 the constant flow of water from the river, the residence time of Lake Shafer is only 3 days. Lake Shafer is ten miles ...

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