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Acton Lake Acton Lake Pictures Also known as: Hueston Woods 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 ...
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. ...
Alexandria Chain of Lakes Alexandria Chain of Lakes Pictures Also known as: Lake Geneva, Lake Darling, Lake Carlos, Lake Le Homme Dieu, Lake Victoria, Lake Cowdry, Lake Jessie, North Union Lake, Lake Taylor, Lake Stony and Lake Brophy
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 ...
Angostura Reservoir Also known as: Angostura Recreation Area, Lake Angostura, Angostura Lake
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 ...
Ann Lake Ann Lake Pictures 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 ...
Antioch Lake Also known as: Lake Antioch
Antioch Lake is a privately owned lake offering lakeside luxury within commuting distance of Chicago or Milwaukee. Located in Antioch Township in far ...
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 ...
Apple Canyon Lake Apple Canyon Lake Pictures 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 ...
Apple Valley Lake Apple Valley Lake Pictures Tucked away in the gently rolling hills of Knox County in Central Ohio, Apple Valley Lake offers residents almost limitless recreation opportunities. ...
Atwood Lake Atwood Lake Pictures 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, ...
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 ...
Austin Lake Austin Lake Pictures 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. ...
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 ...
Balsam Lake Balsam Lake Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
Barbee Lakes 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 ...
Bass Lake 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 ...
Bass Lake 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 ...
Bass Lake 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 ...
Bass Lake Also known as: Little Bass Lake
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 ...
Battle Lake Also known as: East Battle Lake, West 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 ...
Bay Lake Bay Lake Pictures Also known as: Sisabagama 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 ...
Bear Lake 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. ...
Beaver Dam Lake Beaver Dam Lake Pictures Surrounded by south-central Wisconsin farmland, Beaver Dam Lake on the Beaver Dam River is a beautiful rural getaway. Conveniently located 40 miles northeast ...
Beltrami Lake Also known as: Turtle River Chain of Lakes
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 ...
Berlin Lake Berlin Lake Pictures Also known as: Berlin Reservoir
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 ...
Big Bass Lake Also known as: Bass Lake
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, ...
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 ...
Big Creek Lake Big Creek Lake Pictures 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 of ...
Big Glen Lake Big Glen Lake Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
Big Newton Lake Also known as: 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 ...
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 ...
Big Sand Lake Big Sand Lake Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Big Trout Lake Big Trout Lake Pictures 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 ...
Birch Lake 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 ...
Black Lake Black Lake Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Bluff Lake Also known as: Fox Chain O'Lakes
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 ...
Bodi Lake Bodi Lake Pictures 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 ...
Boulder Lake Boulder Lake Pictures 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 ...
Bowman Haley Lake Also known as: 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 ...
Bowstring Lake Be it fishing, wakeboarding, canoeing or just simply wildlife watching, Bowstring Lake fulfills its visitors every vacation need. Set in Itasca County ...
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 ...
Brainerd Lakes Brainerd Lakes Pictures 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 ...
Branched Oak Lake Branched Oak Lake Pictures Also known as: Dam Site #18
Branched Oak Lake, part of the Branched Oak State Recreation Area, is conveniently located northwest of Lincoln, Nebraska's state capital. Branched Oak ...
Brandenburg Lake Also known as: Lake of the Hollow, Fox Chain O'Lakes
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 ...
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 ...
Brookville Lake 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 ...
Buckeye Lake Buckeye Lake Pictures 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 ...
Buckskin Hills Lake Buckskin Hills Lake Pictures Also known as: Buckskin Hills Reservoir and Buckskin Hills Wildlife Management Area
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 ...
Bull Shoals Lake Bull Shoals Lake Pictures Tucked in the Ozark Mountains, Bull Shoals Lake offers year round opportunities for relaxation and recreation. With over 45,000 surface acres of water ...
Burntside Lake Burntside Lake Pictures 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 ...
Burt Lake Burt Lake Pictures Also known as: Chaboiganing
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 ...
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 ...
Butternut Lake Butternut Lake Pictures 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 ...
Caesar Creek Lake Caesar Creek Lake Pictures 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 ...
Cagles Mill Lake Cagles Mill Lake Pictures Also known as: Cagles Mill Reservoir, Cataract 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 ...
Calamus Reservoir Calamus Reservoir Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
Candlewood Lake 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 ...
Carlyle Lake Also known as: Carlyle Reservoir
Carlyle Lake, located in south-central Illinois, holds dual titles as largest artificial lake and largest body of water wholly contained within the state. ...
Carter Lake Carter Lake Pictures 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 ...
Cass Lake Cass Lake Pictures 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 ...
Cass Lake Cass Lake Pictures 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 ...
Castle Rock Lake Castle Rock Lake Pictures Also known as: Castle Rock Flowage
Castle Rock Lake offers what lake lovers want: a lot of water, an abundance of fish, and countless beautiful views. Castle Rock is the fourth largest ...
Catfish Lake Also known as: Eagle River Chain of Lakes
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. ...
Cecil M. Harden Lake 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. ...
Cedar Lake Cedar Lake Pictures 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 ...
Cedar Lake Also known as: Lake of The Red Cedars
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 ...
Cedar Lake Also known as: Big Cedar Lake, Little Cedar Lake
Surrounded by south west Michigan's Grape Country, Cedar Lake is a year round recreation destination. Spring and summer bring fishing, boating and swimming. ...
Cedar Lake 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 ...
Channel Lake Also known as: Fox Chain O'Lakes
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, ...
Cheney Reservoir Also known as: Cheney Lake
Cheney Reservoir is the premier recreation spot for outdoor activity in south central Kansas. Constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation, it was completed ...
Chetek Chain of Lakes Also known as: Six 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 ...
Chicagon Lake Chicagon Lake Pictures Also known as: Chicaugon 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 ...
Chisago Lakes Chisago Lakes Pictures 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 ...
Cisco Chain of Lakes Cisco Chain of Lakes Pictures Also known as: Little African Lake, Cisco Lake, Thousand Island Lake, Big African Lake, Record Lake, Lindsley Lake, Fishhawk Lake, Morley Lake, Poor Lake, Indian Lake, East Bay Lake, Big Lake, West Bay Lake, Mamie Lake, Clearwater Lake
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 ...
Clam Lake Clam Lake Pictures 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 ...
Clamshell Lake Also known as: Whitefish Chain of Lakes
Peals of laughter are often heard when central Minnesota's Clamshell Lake comes into view. Walking through the trees towards its sandy shoreline reveals ...
Clark Lake Clark Lake Pictures Also known as: Clarklake
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 ...
Clear Lake Clear Lake Pictures 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 ...
Clearwater Lake 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 ...
Clearwater Lake 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 ...
Clinton Lake Also known as: Clinton Reservoir
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 ...
Clinton Lake Clinton Lake Pictures Also known as: Clinton Reservoir
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 ...
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 ...
Coldwater Lake Coldwater Lake Pictures Coldwater Lake, in quiet Southwest Michigan, is the epitome of the traditional Michigan lake vacation destination. Nestled just north of the Indiana state ...
Columbus Lake Columbus Lake Pictures 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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Crane Lake 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 ...
Crane Lake Tucked into the vast and remote wilderness of northeastern Minnesota, Crane Lake is a picture of beauty seemingly taken before the rise of civilization. ...
Crooked Lake 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 ...
Crooked Lake Crooked Lake Pictures 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 ...
Cross Lake Also known as: Whitefish Chain of Lakes
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 ...
Crystal Lake Crystal Lake Pictures Also known as: Cap Lake
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". ...
Crystal Lake Crystal Lake Pictures 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 ...
Crystal Lake Crystal Lake Pictures Crystal Lake, in the Chicagoland Region of Illinois, is a water playground surrounded by a decidedly urban landscape. Located in the Chicago Northwest ...
Cullen Chain of Lakes Also known as: Upper Cullen Lake, Middle Cullen Lake, Lower Cullen Lake
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. ...
Cut Foot Sioux Lakes Cut Foot Sioux Lakes Pictures Also known as: Big Cut Foot Sioux Lake, Little Cut Foot Sioux Lake
Few people have heard of the Northeast Minnesota destination of Cut Foot Sioux Lakes. Connected to neighboring Lake Winnibigoshish, the Cut Foot Sioux ...
Cuyuna Lakes, Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Cuyuna Lakes, Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Pictures Also known as: Blackhoof Lake, Mahnomen Lake, Little Mahnomen Lake, Pascoe Lake, June Lake, Portage Lake, Serpent Lake, Sagamore Mine Lake, Huntington Mine Lake, Pennington Mine Lake, Portsmouth Mine Lake, Mahnomen Mine Lakes #1 and #2 and other small lakes
Little known but extra special are the many lakes within the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area in central Minnesota. Nature lovers and recreational ...
Dallas Lake 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 ...
Dam Lake Also known as: Sugar Camp Chain of Lakes
A year round destination in the Northwoods Region of Wisconsin, Dam Lake in Oneida County offers fun, excitement and relaxation to its visitors. Beautifully ...
Deep Lake 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 ...
Deer Lake Also known as: Lake of Changing Colors
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 ...
Delavan Lake Delavan Lake Pictures 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 ...
Delaware Lake Delaware Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Delaware
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 ...
Detroit Lake 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 ...
Devil's Lake Devil's Lake Pictures Also known as: Devils Lake
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 ...
Devil's Lake 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 ...
Devils Kitchen Lake Devils Kitchen Lake Pictures Devils Kitchen Lake is one of three lakes (the other two are Crab Orchard Lake and Little Grassy Lake) that are part of the gigantic Crab Orchard National ...
Devils Lake Devils Lake Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
Diamond Lake 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 ...
Druce Lake Druce Lake Pictures Also known as: Second Lake
Druce Lake, located north of Chicago, is one of those secret locations that blends life in the big city with outdoor amenities. Small Druce Lake, named ...
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 ...
Duck Lake - Muskegon County Duck Lake - Muskegon County Pictures 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 ...
Dunns Lake Also known as: Fox Chain O'Lakes
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 ...
Eagle Lake Eagle Lake is a relatively shallow, but popular recreational lake in Racine County, Wisconsin. A county park on the northern shore and several public ...
Eagle Lake 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 ...
Eagle River Chain of Lakes Eagle River Chain of Lakes Pictures Also known as: Cranberry Lake, Catfish Lake, Voyageur Lake, Eagle Lake, Scattering Rice Lake, Otter Lake, Lynx Lake, Duck Lake, Yellow Birch Lake, Watersmeet Lake.
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 ...
East Fork Lake Also known as: East Fork Reservoir
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 ...
East Okoboji Lake Also known as: East Lake Okoboji
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 ...
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 ...
Eau Claire Lakes Also known as: Upper Eau Claire Lake, Middle Eau Claire Lake, Lower Eau Claire Lake
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 ...
El Dorado Lake El Dorado Lake Pictures 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 ...
Elizabeth Lake Also known as: Lake Elizabeth, Twin Lakes
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 ...
Elk Lake Elk Lake Pictures 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 trout ...
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 ...
Evergreen Lake Evergreen Lake Pictures Also known as: Evergreen Reservoir
One of Central Illinois' best-kept secret lies just north of Bloomington: Evergreen Lake. When the growing city needed additional water supply in 1971, ...
Farm Island Lake Farm Island Lake Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Fletcher Pond Fletcher Pond Pictures Also known as: Fletcher Flooding
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
Fox Chain O'Lakes Fox Chain O'Lakes Pictures Also known as: Fox Chain of Lakes, Channel Lake, Lake Catherine, Lake Marie, Bluff Lake, Petite Lake, Grass Lake, Fox Lake, Nippersink Lake, Pistakee Lake
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 ...
Fox Lake 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 ...
Fox Lake Fox Lake Pictures Also known as: Nippersink Lake, Fox Chain O'Lakes
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 ...
Fremont Lakes Fremont Lakes Pictures Also known as: Fremont State Recreation Area
Fremont Lakes have turned human handiwork into a natural and recreational paradise. These small lakes are the result of groundwater filling sand-mining ...
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 ...
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 ...
Geist Reservoir 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 ...
Gibson Lake Also known as: Broad Pond
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. ...
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, ...
Glen Elder Reservoir Also known as: Waconda Lake
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 ...
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 ...
Governor Bond Lake Also known as: Greenville New City 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 ...
Grand Lake 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. ...
Grand Lake St. Marys Grand Lake St. Marys Pictures Also known as: Grand Lake
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 ...
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 ...
Grass Lake Also known as: Fox Chain O'Lakes
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, ...
Green Lake Green Lake Pictures Also known as: Big Green Lake
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 ...
Green Lake Green Lake Pictures 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 ...
Grindstone Lake Named for the Chippewa word "gajigwanabikokag" meaning grindstone, Grindstone Lake has beautiful, clean water and some exceptionally large fish. Near ...
Griswold Lake Griswold Lake Pictures Also known as: Griswald Lake, Fox Chain O'Lakes
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 ...
Gull Lake Gull Lake Pictures 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 ...
Gull Lake Gull Lake Pictures Also known as: Brainerd Lakes
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, ...
Gun Lake Gun Lake Pictures 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 ...
Gunflint Lake Gunflint Lake Pictures 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 ...
Hamilton Lake 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 ...
Happy Hollow Lake Happy Hollow Lake Pictures 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 ...
Hardy Lake 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 ...
Harlan County Lake Harlan County Lake Pictures 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 ...
Harry S. Truman Lake Harry S. Truman Lake Pictures Also known as: Harry S. Truman Reservoir, 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 ...
Heritage Lake Also known as: Maraldo 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' ...
Hess Lake Also known as: Big Brooks 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 ...
Higgins Lake Higgins Lake Pictures With depths that average 52 feet and range as deep as 141 feet, the azure waters of Higgins Lake assure a remarkable transparency that helped it gain ...
Highland Lake Highland Lake Pictures 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 ...
Hillsdale Lake Also known as: Hillsdale Reservoir
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, ...
Holiday Shores Lake Also known as: Holiday 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 ...
Horseshoe Chain of Lakes Horseshoe Chain of Lakes Pictures Also known as: Horseshoe Chain, Sauk River 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 ...
Horseshoe Lake 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 ...
Horsethief Reservoir Horsethief Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Horse Thief Canyon Reservoir
The newest water playground in Southwest Kansas is Horsethief Reservoir. Named for Horsethief Canyon near the dam, the new reservoir provides both flood ...
Houghton Lake Houghton Lake Pictures 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 ...
Indian Lake Indian Lake Pictures Also known as: Lewistown Reservoir
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, ...
Intermediate Lake Intermediate Lake Pictures Also known as: Central Lake, Elk River Chain of Lakes
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, ...
Iowa Great Lakes Iowa Great Lakes Pictures Also known as: Big Spirit Lake, Little Spirit Lake, West Okoboji Lake, East Okoboji Lake, Gar Lakes, Center Lake, Silver Lake
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 ...
J. Edward Roush Lake 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 ...
Jordan Lake Jordan Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Jordan. Long Lake (historical)
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 ...
Kabekona Lake Kabekona Lake Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
Kanopolis Lake Kanopolis Lake Pictures 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, ...
Kaw Lake Kaw Lake Pictures Also known as: Kaw Reservoir
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 ...
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 ...
Kinkaid Lake Kinkaid Lake Pictures 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 ...
Kiser Lake Kiser Lake Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
Koontz Lake 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 ...
Lac Courte Oreilles Lac Courte Oreilles Pictures Also known as: Lac Coutre Oreilles, Lac Court Oreilles
Known for its "really big muskie," Lac Court Oreilles near Hayward in Sawyer County has been a popular recreation spot with anglers for well over a hundred ...
Lac La Belle Lac La Belle Pictures Located within Keweenaw County, Michigan, Lake La Belle certainly lives up to its French translation: "Beautiful Lake." It is located on the Keweenaw ...
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 ...
Lac Vieux Desert Also known as: Lac Vieux Lake
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 ...
Lake Andrusia Also known as: Andrusia Lake
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 ...
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 ...
Lake Ashtabula Lake Ashtabula is located among the gentle rolling prairies of southeastern North Dakota. Stretching 27 miles along the Sheyenne River, Lake Ashtabula ...
Lake Bellaire Lake Bellaire Pictures Also known as: Grass Lake
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 ...
Lake Bemidji Lake Bemidji Pictures Also known as: Bemidji Lake
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 ...
Lake Beulah Lake Beulah Pictures 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 ...
Lake Calhoun Lake Calhoun Pictures Also known as: Minneapolis Chain of Lakes
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 ...
Lake Carlinville Also known as: Carlinville Lake, Lake 1 and Lake 2
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 ...
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 ...
Lake Catatoga Lake Catatoga Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
Lake Charlevoix Lake Charlevoix Pictures Also known as: Pine Lake
Lake Charlevoix is one of the most famous of northern Michigan lakes primarily because of its popularity among boaters of all types. Originally called ...
Lake Chetac Also known as: Big Chetac Lake
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 ...
Lake Chippewa Lake Chippewa Pictures Also known as: Chippewa Flowage
Tucked away in Sawyer County in northwest Wisconsin, Lake Chippewa is a rare undeveloped paradise. Called the "Big Chip," Lake Chippewa is Wisconsin's ...
Lake Darling Lake Darling Pictures Lake Darling is the focal point of the Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge located in northwest North Dakota. The Refuge is beautifully situated along ...
Lake Delton Lake Delton Pictures 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 ...
Lake DuBay Also known as: DuBay Flowage
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. ...
Lake Elmo Lake Elmo Pictures 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 ...
Lake Erie Lake Erie Pictures 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. ...
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 ...
Lake Francis Case Lake Francis Case Pictures Lake Francis Case, one of the most popular recreation spots in the Great Plains, is located along the Missouri River in south-central South Dakoga. Lake ...
Lake Freeman 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 ...
Lake Galena Also known as: Galena Lake, Galena Reservoir
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, ...
Lake Geneva Lake Geneva Pictures Also known as: Geneva Lake
A laid-back atmosphere mixed with amazing activities make astoundingly beautiful Lake Geneva one of the most perfect relaxation and recreation destinations ...
Lake Glenn Shoals Also known as: Glenn Shoals Lake
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 ...
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 ...
Lake Harriet Lake Harriet Pictures 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 ...
Lake Huron Lake Huron Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
Lake Iroquois Also known as: Iroquois Lake
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 ...
Lake Jacomo Lake Jacomo Pictures 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 ...
Lake James 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 ...
Lake Kabetogama Lake Kabetogama Pictures Also known as: 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 ...
Lake Keesus Also known as: Keesus Lake
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 Kegonsa Lake Kegonsa Pictures Also known as: Yahara Chain of Lakes
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 ...
Lake Koshkonong Lake Koshkonong Pictures 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. ...
Lake Leelanau Lake Leelanau Pictures Also known as: Carp Lake
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 Lake Lemon Pictures 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 ...
Lake Lida Lake Lida Pictures Also known as: North 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 ...
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 ...
Lake Lou Yaeger Also known as: Lake Lou, Lou Yaeger Reservoir
One of the hidden gems in the central Illinois heartland, Lake Lou Yaeger provides over 1200 acres of recreational enjoyment to residents and visitors ...
Lake Lucerne Lake Lucerne Pictures Also known as: Lucerne Lake
Tucked away in the Lake Superior Northwoods Region of Wisconsin, Lake Lucerne has provided the perfect getaway spot for generations of lakelubbers. The ...
Lake Macatawa Lake Macatawa Pictures Also known as: Black Lake
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 ...
Lake Manitou Lake Manitou Pictures 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 ...
Lake Marie Also known as: Fox Chain O' Lakes
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 ...
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 ...
Lake Mattoon Lake Mattoon Pictures 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 Maxinkuckee 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 McConaughy Lake McConaughy Pictures Also known as: Big Mac
Lake McConaughy, commonly called Big Mac, is Nebraska's largest reservoir with 30,500 acres and 76 shoreline miles. Lake McConaughy is conveniently located ...
Lake McKinley Also known as: McKinley Lake
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 ...
Lake Mendota Lake Mendota Pictures Also known as: Yahara Chain of Lakes
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 ...
Lake Metonga Also known as: Metonga Lake
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 Michigan 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, ...
Lake Michigan-Huron 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 ...
Lake Milton Also known as: Milton Reservoir
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 ...
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 ...
Lake Minnetonka Lake Minnetonka Pictures Lake Minnetonka's 14,000 acres contain many bays and coves, resembling a collection of smaller lakes. "Minnetonka" comes from the Sioux language meaning ...
Lake Minnewaska Also known as: Minnewaska Lake
Perfectly positioned in Minnesota's Central region for easy access, Lake Minnewaska offers the best of everything in lake-based recreation. Over 7,000 ...
Lake Minocqua Lake Minocqua Pictures Also known as: Minocqua Chain, Minocqua Lake
Summer vacation to many in the Midwest means Lake Minocqua. The time-honored tradition of 'going up North' connotes different destinations to different ...
Lake Monona Lake Monona Pictures Also known as: Yahara Chain of Lakes
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 ...
Lake Nebagamon Lake Nebagamon Pictures Tucked away in the Northwoods region of Wisconsin's Douglas County, 914-acre Lake Nebagamon offers residents and visitors almost limitless recreational ...
Lake Nokomis 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 ...
Lake Nokomis Lake Nokomis Pictures 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 ...
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. ...
Lake Oahe Lake Oahe Pictures 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, ...
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 ...
Lake of the Ozarks Lake of the Ozarks Pictures Also known as: Lake Ozark
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 ...
Lake of the Woods Lake of the Woods Pictures 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, ...
Lake Onalaska Lake Onalaska Pictures Lake Onalaska is a popular year-round recreation destination on the upper Mississippi River, located between La Crosse, Wisconsin and La Crescent, Minnesota. ...
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'. ...
Lake Owasso & Lake Josephine Lake Owasso & Lake Josephine Pictures Twin residential lakes in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, Lake Josephine and Lake Owasso offer a welcome recreational respite from the bustling cities ...
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 ...
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. ...
Lake Pepin Lake Pepin Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
Lake Petersburg Also known as: Petersburg Lake, Petersburg Reservoir
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 ...
Lake Plantagenet Lake Plantagenet Pictures Also known as: Plantagenet Lake
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 ...
Lake Poygan Also known as: Poygan Lake
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 exactly ...
Lake Puckaway Also known as: Puckaway Lake
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 ...
Lake Red Rock Lake Red Rock Pictures Also known as: Red Rock Lake, Red Rock Reservoir
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 ...
Lake Ripley Lake Ripley Pictures 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 ...
Lake Saint Clair Lake Saint Clair Pictures Also known as: Lake St. 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, ...
Lake Saint Helen Also known as: Lake St. 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 ...
Lake Sakakawea Lake Sakakawea Pictures The second-largest reservoir by surface acreage in the United States (and third-largest in volume), Lake Sakakawea stretches 178 miles from Garrison Dam ...
Lake Sara Lake Sara Pictures Also known as: Sara Reservoir
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 ...
Lake Shafer 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 ...
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 ...
Lake Shelbyville Also known as: Shelbyville Lake, Shelbyville Reservoir
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, ...
Lake Shetek Lake Shetek Pictures 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Lake Springfield Lake Springfield Pictures Lake Springfield at Springfield, Illinois is the largest municipally owned lake in Illinois at 4,234 acres. City Water, Light & Power built the reservoir ...
Lake Superior Lake Superior Pictures Skipping over state and country borders, Lake Superior, the largest, deepest, coldest, cleanest, least developed, and most pristine of the Great Lakes, ...
Lake Sylvia Also known as: West Lake Sylvia, East Lake Sylvia, Twin Lake, Greater Lake Sylvia
The kayaker slips into the water a paddles slowly out into West Lake Sylvia. It is barely light, and there is no one awake but the fishermen and loons. ...
Lake Taneycomo Lake Taneycomo Pictures Boasting the best trout fishing in the nation, Lake Taneycomo is an irresistible lure for anglers. Add all the amenities and recreation opportunities ...
Lake Taylorville Completed in 1962 by the City of Taylorville, Illinois, Lake Taylorville is the city's source of water and a major recreation facility. The reservoir ...
Lake Thompson Also known as: Thompson Lake
Located in the beautiful Northwoods region of Wisconsin, Lake Thompson is a sparkling 382-acre lake located southeast of Rhinelander in Oneida County. ...
Lake Thunderbird A snowy wonderland greets the winter traveler as he shuffles through the soft layers, away from his lakehouse retreat near Lake Thunderbird, nestled in ...
Lake Traverse Lake Traverse straddles the border of Minnesota's Central tourism region and South Dakota's northeastern Great Lakes and Prairie region. Covering more ...
Lake Vermilion Lake Vermilion Pictures Known as "Lake of the Sunset Glow" by its ancient Ojibwe inhabitants, northeastern Minnesota's sunny Lake Vermilion is a positively ideal getaway. This ...
Lake Waconia Lake Waconia Pictures Also known as: Clearwater Lake (historic)
Lake Waconia is one of the lesser-known large lakes in the Minneapolis Metro Region. At nearly 3100 acres, the lake offers plenty of play space for water ...
Lake Wanahoo Lake Wanahoo Pictures Also known as: Wanahoo Reservoir
The newest lake in Nebraska's Metro Region, Lake Wanahoo will officially greet visitors on April 28, 2012. This attractive gem is eagerly anticipated ...
Lake Washington Lake Washington Pictures Lake Washington is a uniquely-shaped body of water situated just northeast of the Mankato Regional Airport, in Minnesota's Southern tourism region. While ...
Lake Waubesa Lake Waubesa Pictures Also known as: Yahara Chain of Lakes
Dane County in south central Wisconsin has plenty of water for recreation. There are 37 lakes and 475 miles of streams and rivers including 14 miles ...
Lake Waveland Lake Waveland Pictures Nestled in the southwest corner of Montgomery County sits Lake Waveland, one of the county's greatest assets. The 360-acre lake is bordered by 248-acre ...
Lake Wawasee 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, ...
Lake Wee-Ma-Tuk Lake Wee-Ma-Tuk, located southwest of Peoria, Illinois, is a shining example of thoughtful land restoration. The 154-acre lake is part of an upscale residential ...
Lake Wildwood 'Build it and they will come' is the true story behind Lake Wildwood in Central Illinois. As the population grew in the 1960s and 1970s, developers found ...
Lake Wingra Lake Wingra Pictures Lake Wingra is a 320-acre lake in the Yahara River Chain of Lakes that flows through Wisconsin's Southern Savannah Region. Located in the heart of downtown ...
Lake Winnebago Lake Winnebago Pictures American white pelicans skim across the surface of the water, fishing alongside the anglers below. Birds and fishermen alike flock to the beautiful waters ...
Lake Winneconne The Winneconne Chamber of Commerce describes its town as a "hidden treasure," and the same can be said of Lake Winneconne. The excellent fishing and ...
Lake Winnibigoshish Also known as: Lake Winnie
Lake Winnibigoshish is a legend among Minnesota lakes. The lake's impressive size, covering more than 58,500 acres, reaches into both the Northwest and ...
Lake Winter Lake Winter is a 676-acre lake hidden in the shadow of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Sawyer County, Wisconsin. Created by an impoundment ...
Lake Wisconsin Lake Wisconsin Pictures The bald eagle soars overhead its flight following the path of the Wisconsin River below. The river winds across the bottom of the state swelling gradually ...
Lake Wissota Also known as: Wissota Lake
If you are a Titanic (the movie) fan, you might remember Jack Dawson saying that he grew up in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. He also mentioned that he used ...
Lake Zurich Lake Zurich Pictures Also known as: Cedar Lake
Lake Zurich is a charming private lake conveniently located 35 miles northwest of Chicago, Illinois and approximately 50 miles south of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ...
Lakes of Custer State Park Lakes of Custer State Park Pictures Also known as: Stockade Lake, Bismarck Lake, Legion Lake, Sylvan Lake, Center Lake
Recreational travelers in South Dakota's Black Hills, Badlands and Lakes Region will find the vacationland of their dreams among the five lakes dotted ...
Landing Lake Landing Lake is a sparkling 220-acre lake on the Wisconsin side of the Wisconsin-Michigan border. Connected to 131-acre Mill Lake, the two lakes offer ...
Lauderdale Lakes Also known as: Green Lake, Middle Lake, Mill Lake, Lauderdale Chain of Lakes
The Lauderdale Lakes consist of a chain of three lakes - Green Lake, Middle Lake, and Mill Lake - located in scenic north-central Walworth County, Wisconsin. ...
Leach Lake A hidden treasure awaits at Leach Lake. This small lake lies in the Southwest Region of Michigan and is often overshadowed by larger, more well-known ...
Leech Lake Leech Lake Pictures With over 120,000 acres of water and 316 miles of shoreline, Leech Lake is the third largest lake in Minnesota, the "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Leech Lake ...
Lewis and Clark Lake Lewis and Clark Lake Pictures Stretching 25 miles long and straddling the Nebraska and South Dakota border, 28,000-acre Lewis and Clark Lake is the smallest of the Missouri River reservoirs. ...
Lewis Lake Deep within eastern Minnesota's wilderness sits an enticing body of water known as Lewis Lake. This body of water was naturally formed from the most recent ...
Little Bear Lake Burnett County, in Wisconsin's great Northwoods region, was once buried under massive Glacial Lake Grantsburg. As the glacier slowly retreated, over 500 ...
Little Boy Lake Paradise comes at very little cost while guests look upon Little Boy Lake's shimmering waters in northern Minnesota. This 1,372-acre lake is moments away ...
Little Cedar Lake Little Cedar Lake, located near West Bend, Wisconsin is a glacier-formed, 246-acre lake in the Kettle Moraine area of Washington County. Kettle Moraine ...
Little Crooked Lake Little Crooked Lake is 153-acre lake just northwest of Boulder Junction in Vilas County, Wisconsin. In a region already overflowing with natural splendor, ...
Little Glen Lake White sand beaches and strikingly blue water to rival the Caribbean don't instantly call northwest Michigan to mind, but for Little Glen Lake it's true. ...
Little Grassy Lake Little Grassy Lake Pictures Surrounded by watchful forest trees and open grasslands, the Little Grassy Lake is a quiet body of water sitting in the middle of a Southern Illinois ...
Little Spider Lake Little Spider Lake Pictures Little Spider Lake covers 223 acres in Wisconsin's Lake Superior Northwoods Region. Located in Vilas County, Little Spider shares a landscape dotted with ...
Little Swan Lake Little Swan Lake is a private community tucked away in the quiet atmosphere of rural Warren County in west central Illinois. Property owners and their ...
Long Lake Long Lake Pictures There are 59 lakes in Wisconsin named Long Lake, but only one has the state designation of "Walleye Capital of Wisconsin." Long Lake near Sarona in southeast ...
Long Lake Long Lake Pictures Also known as: Fox Chain O'Lakes
Located 40 miles northwest of Chicago, the Fox Chain O'Lakes is one of the most popular inland water sport destinations in the state of Illinois. The ...
Long Lake Long Lake Pictures Settled along the outskirts of Minneapolis resides quiet Long Lake. This natural lake offers a suburban setting for those not wishing to stray too far ...
Long Lake-Cheboygan County Long Lake-Cheboygan County Pictures When searching for Long Lake in Michigan, many lakes might fit the bill. More than two dozen lakes in this state bear the same name, scattered among more ...
Long Lake-Grand Traverse County Long Lake-Grand Traverse County Pictures Long Lake, near Traverse City in Grand Traverse County, is a popular vacation destination with activities and vistas that lighten the soul. Whether your ...
Lost Lake Lost Lake is a sparkling 541-acre lake just north of Saint Germain in Vilas County, Wisconsin. Bordered on the south by the American Legion State Forest ...
Lower Kaubashine Lake Located on what is called the "Quiet Side of the Northwoods", 187-acre Lower Kaubashine Lake is a beautiful, family oriented resort lake near Hazelhurst ...
Lyman Lake Nestled in the Northwoods region of Douglas County, Wisconsin, 403-acre Lyman Lake offers visitors and residents a picture perfect vacation spot for fishing, ...
Madison Lake Madison Lake is a natural, freshwater lake situated in Minnesota's Blue Earth County. It is a rather large lake, with a surface area of 1,113 acres and ...
Magician Lake Also known as: Silver lake
Magician Lake. . .the name holds an air of mystery. One envisions foggy evenings and a haunted island. But in truth, the only mystery about Magician Lake ...
Maiden Lake With a premier setting in the beautiful Nicolet National Forest, Maiden Lake in Oconto County, Wisconsin, is a sparkling lake amid towering trees and ...
Manistique Lakes Manistique Lakes Pictures Also known as: Big Manistique Lake, North Manistique Lake, South Manistique Lake, Millecoquins Lake, Milakokia Lake, Lake Ann Louise
Manistique Lakes! Just the name is enough to evoke bouts of nostalgia in millions of past visitors. The lakes - North Manistique Lake at 1,722 acres, ...
Manitowish Chain of Lakes Manitowish Chain of Lakes Pictures Also known as: Manitowish Chain O Lakes, Manitowish Chain, Manitowish Lakes
Located in the heart of scenic Vilas County, the Manitowish Chain of Lakes is truly a northern Wisconsin vacation paradise. The chain consists of ten ...
Manitowish Lake Also known as: Manitowish Chain of Lakes
Tucked into the middle of the Manitowish Waters Chain in Vilas County Wisconsin, Manitowish Lake is one of 10 lakes: Little Star Lake, Island Lake, Rest ...
Manson Lake Located in the scenic Northwoods region of Wisconsin, Manson Lake is a beautiful 236-acre, spring-fed lake northwest of the city of Rhinelander in Oneida ...
Maple Lake, MN Maple Lake, MN Pictures The peaceful body of water known as Maple Lake is tucked into Minnesota's Metro tourism region, about 45 miles northwest of Minneapolis. The lake is situated ...
Marindahl Lake Marindahl Lake Pictures Also known as: Marindahl Reservoir
Marindahl Lake, in South Dakotas's Southeast Region, isn't the kind of lake you'll find on lists of the world's greatest lakes. Indeed, you may not be ...
Mark Twain Lake Mark Twain Lake Pictures Mark Twin Lake spreads out over 18,600 acres in Ralls and Monroe Counties of northeastern Missouri. The lake and the 2,775-acre Mark Twain State Park ...
Matthews Lake Surrounded by spreading aspen, oaks and pines of Wisconsin's Northwoods, Matthews Lake offers relaxation and recreation to those who come to her shores. ...
Medicine Lake Medicine Lake Pictures Medicine Lake, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metro Region, is an example of how a concerned community takes care of their natural resources. The 936-acre ...
Merritt Reservoir Deep in the heart of the Midwest, in the Sandhills region of Nebraska, lies the 2,906-acre Merritt Reservoir. This secluded lake is a paradise for those ...
Middle Lake Middle Lake Pictures Also known as: Lauderdale Lakes, Lauderdale Chain of Lakes
Middle Lake is a 259-acre lake in the center of the Lauderdale Lakes chain. The three-lake chain (Green Lake, Middle Lake, and Mill Lake) covers 807 acres ...
Milford Lake Milford Lake Pictures Also known as: Milford Reservoir
Milford Lake is the largest reservoir in Kansas with 163 shoreline miles and 16,000 surface acres. The lake offers abundant recreational opportunities ...
Mill Lake Mill Lake Pictures Also known as: Waterloo Recreation Area
The Waterloo Recreation Area in Southeast Michigan has so many lakes, it's hard to pick a place to begin. Small Mill Lake is a natural starting point ...
Mille Lacs Lake Mille Lacs Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Mille Lacs
Mille Lacs Lake imposes a commanding presence in the Central Region of Minnesota. At 132,000 acres, Lake Mille Lacs is Minnesota's second largest inland ...
Minneapolis Chain of Lakes Minneapolis Chain of Lakes Pictures Also known as: Lake Harriet, Lake Calhoun, Lake of the Isles, Cedar Lake, Brownie Lake
The Minneapolis Chain of Lakes is an urban recreation gem of five lakes: Lake Harriet, Lake Calhoun, Lake of the Isles, Cedar Lake, and Brownie Lake. ...
Mississinewa Lake Also known as: Mississinewa Reservoir
Visitors to north central Indiana will find a plethora of recreational activities, surrounded by unspoiled, scenic beauty at Mississinewa Lake. This ...
Monroe Lake 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 ...
Moose Lake The passage of time often brings change and development to certain areas, but northern Minnesota's Moose Lake rests quietly in its remote setting. With ...
Morse Reservoir 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 ...
Mosquito Creek Lake Mosquito Creek Lake Pictures Also known as: Mosquito Creek Reservoir, Mosquito Lake
Mosquito Creek Lake is one of the highlights of Northeast Ohio. At 7850 acres, it is the second largest inland lake in the state. Also known as Mosquito ...
Mullett Lake Mullett Lake Pictures Mullett Lake is Michigan's fifth largest lake, covering 17,360 acres with 28 shoreline miles. Sitting at the center of Michigan's Inland Waterway, Mullett ...
Muskegon Lake Muskegon Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Muskegon
One of Michigan's little-known vacation hotspots is Muskegon Lake. Lake Muskegon, as it is sometimes called, has been a major port on the eastern Lake ...
Namekagon Lake Namekagon Lake Pictures Surrounded on all sides by the beautiful Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Lake Namekagon is a great Wisconsin Northwoods getaway in Bayfield County. ...
Nelson Lake With its undeveloped shoreline and beautiful water, Nelson Lake joins the other Hayward Lakes as a fantastic Wisconsin destination. Historically there ...
Norfork Lake Norfork Lake Pictures Locals describe Norfork Lake as "unspoiled, uncrowded, and unforgettable." It is an apt description for this beautiful lake hidden in the Ozark Region ...
North Long Lake North Long Lake Pictures Also known as: Brainerd Lakes
Covering almost 6,000 acres, North Long Lake is one of the largest and most popular of the Brainerd Lakes. North Long Lake is located in the Central ...
Norway Lake Norway Lake Pictures Norway Lake is nestled in Kandiyohi County on the southern border of Minnesota's Central tourism region. It is part of the Wilmar Lakes Area which includes ...
Oak Lake As a kayaker slides into Wisconsin's Oak Lake, he notices the dense mix of hardwood pines surrounding the lake's edge. The thick tree line separates the ...
Okamanpeedan Lake Also known as: Tuttle Lake
Located in Martin County, Minnesota and Emmet County, Iowa, Okamanpeedan Lake is also known as Tuttle Lake. Okamanpeedan is Native American for "nesting ...
Okauchee Lake Okauchee Lake is a 1,187-acre lake located in northern Waukesha County, Wisconsin. One of the larger "Lake Country" lakes, Okauchee Lake's meandering ...
Opal Lake Opal Lake Pictures Sitting on the dock watching the colors of the sunset setting the blue lake on fire, it's easy to see why this lake is named Opal Lake. White sand beaches ...
Orchard Lake Orchard Lake is a 788-acre natural lake in southeastern Michigan, just three miles from the city of Pontiac and 25 miles from Detroit. This residential ...
Otsego Lake A plane's deep droning in the distance becomes louder and louder as visitors at Otsego Lake look up towards the sky. Those new to the scene quickly realize ...
Otter Lake Otter Lake is located among the beautiful waterways and breathtaking scenery of Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA). This isolated lake lies ...
Otter Lake Also known as: Eagle River Chain of Lakes
Otter Lake is one of more than 1,300 lakes, 73 rivers and streams, and a half million acres of forest found within northeastern Wisconsin's Vilas County. ...
Otter Tail Lake With over 13,000 acres of water and 22 miles of shoreline, Otter Tail Lake is the largest lake in Otter Tail County and is located in the Central tourism ...
Paradise Lake Paradise Lake Pictures Also known as: Carp Lake, Lake Paradise
Paradise Lake is truly a lakelubber's paradise. This 1900-acre lake in Michigan's Northwest region has been a paradise for countless numbers of cottage ...
Patoka Lake 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 ...
Paw Paw Lake Paw Paw Lake. Just the name invokes lazy, hot summer days in a secluded country setting. Situated in Southwest Michigan, 891-acre Paw Paw Lake is a country-like ...
Pelican Lake Oneida County in Wisconsin's Northwoods has over a thousand lakes and over 68,000 acres of water making it one of the largest concentrations of water ...
Pelican Lake-Crow Wing County Pelican Lake-Crow Wing County Pictures Long a traditional vacation lake in Minnesota's Central region, Pelican Lake is the second-largest lake in the Brainerd Lakes area. Over 8,000 acres of ...
Pelican Lake-Otter Tail County Pelican Lake is a 3,925-acre lake located in northwestern Otter Tail County approximately 7 miles north of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. Pelican Lake is ...
Pelican Lake-St. Louis County Pelican Lake-St. Louis County Pictures Pelican Lake lies adjacent to the small town of Orr in St. Louis County, Minnesota. Pelican Lake has 54 miles of shoreline and is peppered with 53 islands. ...
Pentwater Lake Pentwater Lake Pictures Also known as: Pent Water Lake
Oceana County, Michigan, is home to Pentwater Lake, a 483-acre natural freshwater lake with a very irregular shape. Pentwater Lake's shoreline is 8.6 ...
Perch Lake Sipping wine on the dock at Perch Lake with nothing to break the quiet but the chorus of bullfrogs, time slows down - settling into a new rhythm. Peaceful ...
Perry Lake Perry Lake Pictures Also known as: Perry Lake Reservoir
Tucked neatly into the northeast region of Kansas about 40 miles west of Kansas City, Perry Lake Reservoir provides tons of fun for those lucky enough ...
Pewaukee Lake Pewaukee Lake Pictures Named from the Potawatomi word "Pee-wauk-ee-wee-nick" for "lake of shells," Pewaukee Lake is a beautiful spring-fed lake. Just 20 miles from Milwaukee ...
Phalen Chain of Lakes Phalen Chain of Lakes Pictures Also known as: Lake Phalen, Round Lake, Lake Keeler, Lake Gervais, Spoon Lake, Kohlman Lake
Lake Phalen and the Phalen Chain of Lakes provide the City of St. Paul with a major source for water-based fun. The lakes officially included in the chain ...
Pickerel Lake Pickerel Lake Pictures Minnesota's northwest region is draped in majestic forests and dotted with some of the state's most pristine lakes including Pickerel Lake. Surrounded ...
Pickerel Lake Pickerel Lake is a pristine 1,272-acre lake in Forest County and Langlade County, Wisconsin. With over ten miles of shoreline and a maximum depth of 19 ...
Pickerel Lake Pickerel Lake Pictures Pickerel Lake, in Michigan's Northwest Region, is a nature lover's delight. Part of the headwaters of the famed Inland Waterway, Pickerel Lake covers ...
Pike Lake (Washington County) Pike Lake (Washington County) Pictures Pike Lake, located near Hartford, Wisconsin in Washington County, is a natural glacial-formed lake with 522 acres of water. Although Pike Lake is a natural ...
Pike Lake Chain of Lakes Pike Lake Chain of Lakes Pictures Also known as: Pike Lake, Round Lake, Amik Lake, Turner Lake, Tucker Lake
The Pike Lake Chain of Lakes is a group of four fully navigable, spring-fed lakes, two creeks and a fifth lake accessible by a short portage. Located ...
Pimushe Lake He's been out on Pimushe Lake since dawn and hasn't seen anything. Ready to give up, he's walking down an abandoned logging road heading back to the ...
Pine Lake Pine Lake Pictures Located in rural Barry County, Michigan, Pine Lake is actually four lakes connected by small navigable channels. With Kalamazoo a short 30-mile drive ...
Pipestem Lake Pipestem Lake stretches five and a half miles long on Pipestem Creek in south-central North Dakota, just a few miles north of Jamestown. With 840 acres ...
Pistakee Lake Also known as: Lake Pistakee, Fox Chain O'Lakes
Pistakee Lake is a well-known destination to generations of Chicago area Lakelubbers. Located on the famous Fox River Chain of Lakes in the Chicagoland ...
Pleasant Hill Lake Also known as: Pleasant Hill Reservoir
Crisp clean air, glistening blue water, and miles of picturesque nature describe the majestic beauty of Pleasant Hill Lake. Located near Perrysville, ...
Pleasant Lake Pleasant Lake is a small family-friendly lake tucked away in southeast Michigan. The 269-acre all sports lake in Jackson County has more than enough ...
Pokegama Lake Also known as: Lake Pokegama
Pokegama Lake has been a premier vacation destination for over 100 years. Located on the southwestern side of Grand Rapids, Minnesota in Itasca County, ...
Pontiac Lake Pontiac Lake Pictures Long a recreational playground in southeast Michigan, Pontiac Lake never fails to enchant visitors. The lake was created in 1927 when the state built ...
Portage Lake Portage Lake Pictures Portage Lake is a fantastic stop for the Lake Michigan traveler. The lake is connected to Lake Michigan by a channel and is a great lake for sailing. ...
Prairie Lake Also known as: Chetek Chain of Lakes
Prairie Lake is the northernmost lake in the Chetek Chain of Lakes located in Wisconsin's Lake Superior Northwoods region. The Chetek Chain of Lakes consists ...
Prior Lake Prior Lake Pictures Also known as: Lower Prior Lake, Upper Prior Lake
Thousands of years ago, when glaciers crept through the part of North America that is now Minnesota, they left behind a series of natural features that ...
Punderson Lake Punderson Lake Pictures A widely-kept secret in the northeastern region of Ohio is the beautiful surroundings and recreation available at Punderson Lake. Completely enclosed ...
Pymatuning Lake Pymatuning Lake Pictures Also known as: Pymatuning Reservoir
Pymatuning Lake, located in northwestern Pennsylvania and spilling over into northeastern Ohio, is a lake of superlatives: Clocking in at 17,088 acres ...
Rainy Lake Rainy Lake Pictures Rainy Lake's sprawling 221,000 acres straddle the border of United States and Canada. Known as a water sports lover's paradise, Rainy Lake is located ...
Rathbun Lake Also known as: Lake Rathbun
One of the largest lakes in the state of Iowa, Rathbun Lake is located in Appanoose County and is a perfect place to enjoy water sports, fishing, and ...
Red Cedar Lake Located in the beautiful rolling hills of northwest Wisconsin, Red Cedar Lake in Barron County welcomes everyone to come for a visit in any season for ...
Rend Lake Rend Lake Pictures Rend Lake, located in southern Illinois, is a fantastic place to enjoy all sorts of outdoor recreational activities. This reservoir, the second largest ...
Rest Lake Also known as: Manitowish Chain of Lakes
Located in Wisconsin's Vilas County, Rest Lake is part of the Manitowish Waters Chain which includes 10 beautiful lakes: Manitowish Lake, Little Star ...
Richmond Lake Also known as: Richmond Reservoir
Richmond Lake turned 75 years old in 2012. Built near Aberdeen during the Dust Bowl and Great Depression of the 1930s, Richmond Lake was one of 657 lakes ...
Roosevelt Lake Also known as: Crooked Lake -historical
Roosevelt Lake is the kind of place that evokes generations of memories. Located about 45 miles north of Brainerd, Roosevelt Lake is at the north end ...
Round Lake Round Lake Pictures Nestled in Wisconsin's Northwoods, Round Lake in Sawyer County is a fantastic place to boat and fish. Part of the Hayward Lakes that include Grindstone ...
Round Lake Round Lake Pictures Fireworks burst in the sky over Round Lake lighting up the skyline of Charlevoix. The city encircles the lake holding it like a treasure, the best natural ...
Rush Lake Rush Lake is a conservation success story in the making and a testament to what can happen when diverse groups are willing to put aside their differences ...
Rush Lake Rush Lake Pictures Rush Lake is a 5,338-acre natural lake located in central Otter Tail County in the Central Region of Minnesota. Rush Lake is part of the Otter Tail River ...
Saganaga Lake The 13,832 acres of Saganaga Lake straddle the border of Northeastern Minnesota and Ontario, Canada. Part of the well known Boundary Waters Canoe Area ...
Salamonie Lake Salamonie Lake Pictures Also known as: Salamonie Reservoir
Salamonie Lake is a large, unspoiled reservoir spanning the border of both Huntington and Wabash Counties in north central Indiana. The lake is part ...
Salt Fork Lake Salt Fork Lake Pictures Salt Fork Lake is a 3,000-acre recreational gem nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Guernsey County in Ohio's Southeast tourism region. ...
Saylorville Lake Saylorville Lake Pictures Also known as: Saylorville Reservoir
Saylorville Lake is a man-made reservoir located on the Des Moines River bordering the town of Polk City, about 11 miles north of Des Moines, Iowa. The ...
Sea Gull Lake Sea Gull Lake Pictures Sea Gull Lake is at the end of Gunflint Trail, one of Northeast Minnesota's best known and most loved Scenic Byways. The trail provides 57 miles of near-wilderness ...
Senecaville Lake Senecaville Lake Pictures Also known as: Seneca Lake
Senecaville Lake, also known as Seneca Lake, is the third largest inland lake in Ohio with 3,550 acres. Senecaville Lake is conveniently located in southeastern ...
Shawano Lake Shawano Lake Pictures Tucked in the beautiful country of eastern Wisconsin, Shawano Lake is a hidden gem of beauty and splendor. This lake has an area of 6,178 acres, and has ...
Shell Lake Some of Wisconsin's best fishing is in the clean, clear water of beautiful Shell Lake. Tucked away in rural northwest Wisconsin, Shell Lake and the city ...
Shenango River Lake Shenango River Lake Pictures Also known as: Shenango Reservoir
Located mostly in northwestern Pennsylvania between Greenville PA and Sharon PA - and spilling into northeastern Ohio - Shenango River Lake provides flood ...
Sherman Reservoir Sherman Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Sherman Lake
Sherman Reservoir adds great recreation value to the Sandhills region of Nebraska in addition to precious irrigation water for thousands of farm acres. ...
Silver Lake Silver Lake Pictures Silver Lake, a natural glacial lake spanning 1,041 acres, is located in northwestern Iowa bordering the town of Lake Park. It is one of the chain of lakes ...
Silver Lake Pushing her kayak out into the water of Silver Lake, she glides through the early morning mist rising off the surface of the water. With steady, strong ...
Silver Lake During a typical summer evening at Silver Lake in northern Wisconsin, visitors spend their evenings seemingly a world away from civilization. A steady ...
Siseebakwet Lake Also known as: Sugar
Sitting atop a brightly-colored towel and looking across Siseebakwet Lake's crystalline, vividly blue waters might bring up images of the Caribbean or ...
Smithville Lake Smithville Lake, located in the City of Smithville in northwest Missouri, is a recreational wonderland. With nearly 7,200 surface acres of water, Smithville ...
Snowbank Lake Snowbank Lake Pictures Remote Snowbank Lake in northeast Minnesota borders the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and serves as a gateway to this popular outdoor adventure-land. ...
South Long Lake South Long Lake Pictures Also known as: Upper South Long Lake, Lower South Long Lake, Brainerd Lakes
South Long Lake near Brainerd, Minnesota in Crow Wing County offers 2,115 acres of scenic beauty with a shoreline surrounded by rolling hills covered ...
Spider Lake With more than 50 lakes in Grand Traverse County alone, Michigan is a wonderful state for lake lovers to explore. Spider Lake, in the Northwest tourism ...
Spirit Lake Spirit Lake Pictures Also known as: Big Spirit Lake
Spirit Lake is one of a chain of lakes known as Iowa's Great Lakes. Also called Big Spirit Lake, this natural body of water was named by the Dakota Native ...
Spirit Lake The small town of Menahga, Minnesota wraps itself around sparkling, 115-acre Spirit Lake. This popular recreation lake stays busy year round, especially ...
Spring Lake Spring Lake Pictures Spring Lake is a 1,300-acre bayou in west central Michigan that flows into the Grand River, which in turn empties into Lake Michigan. Access to Spring ...
Squaw Lake Squaw Lake Pictures One of the better-kept secrets in Wisconsin's Lake Superior Northwoods Region is Squaw Lake. This 785-acre lake hides in plain sight across the borders ...
Star Lake Star Lake is a 4,721-acre lake located in north-central Otter Tail County approximately four miles west of Dent, Minnesota. The lake's name was derived ...
Star Lake Shaped more like a horseshoe than a star, Star Lake is a largely undeveloped 1,206-acre lake 10 miles north of Saint Germain in Vilas County, Wisconsin. ...
Stockton Lake Stockton Lake Pictures Stockton Lake is a popular recreational reservoir covering 24,900 acres on the western edge of the scenic Missouri Ozarks. Though perhaps not as widely ...
Stone Lake Stone lake is a beautiful 525-acre, glacier formed lake located near the town of Hayward in Washburn County, Wisconsin. The quiet community of Stone Lake ...
Storm Lake Storm Lake Pictures Storm Lake is located in Buena Vista County in northern Iowa. At 3,097 acres, the lake is one of the largest natural lakes in the state. On the northern ...
Sugar Camp Chain of Lakes Also known as: Chain Lake, Dam Lake, Echo Lake, Sand Lake, Stone Lake
Crossing back and forth around the Sugar Camp Chain of Lakes, the snowmobiles roar across the frozen lake breaking the snow muffled peace of Wisconsin's ...
Sutherland Reservoir Sutherland Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Sutherland Lake
Sutherland Reservoir is 3,017-acre lake located just south of the town of Sutherland, Nebraska. Located in the Prairie Lakes tourism region, the lake ...
Table Rock Lake Table Rock Lake Pictures Branson, Missouri has the saying "Someone you love is playing here." When you visit nearby Table Rock Lake, the person playing is sure to be you. With ...
Tappan Lake Tappan Lake Pictures Also known as: Tappan Reservoir
Tappan Lake is a 2,350-acre reservoir in Northeast Ohio, one of a series of lakes managed by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District. The U.S. Army ...
Ten Mile Lake Also known as: Tenmile Lake
Ten Mile Lake is a 5,046-acre spring-fed lake located near Hackensack, in the northwest region of Minnesota. With 25 miles of shoreline and a maximum ...
Thunder Lake Thunder Lake in Michigan can mean two things: a 63-acre lake in Mason County or a 340-acre lake in Schoolcraft County. In this article, Schoolcraft County's ...
Tichigan Lake Tichigan Lake Pictures Also known as: Waterford Impoundment
Tichigan Lake is a portion of the Waterford Impoundment on the Fox River in Wisconsin's Lake Michigan Region. It offers private lakefront living to a ...
Tippecanoe Lake 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 ...
Tittabawassee Lakes Tittabawassee Lakes Pictures Also known as: Secord Lake, Sanford Lake, Smallwood Lake, Wixom Lake
The Tittabawassee River is one of Michigan's main river systems, draining lands in the Northeast and East Central Michigan regions into the Saginaw River ...
Tomahawk Lake Oneida County is known as the place "Where nature lingered longer." With over a thousand lakes, 68,447 acres of water and tens of thousands of acres ...
Torch Lake Torch Lake Pictures Torch Lake holds the dual distinction as Michigan's longest inland lake (18 miles) and its second largest inland lake (18,770 acres). The lake's unparalleled ...
Trout Lake Trout Lake Pictures Also known as: North Trout Lake, South Trout Lake
Hiding in plain sight behind a relatively common name, Trout Lake in Wisconsin's Vilas County offers nearly 4,000 acres of clear, cool water. Even in ...
Turtle-Flambeau Flowage Turtle-Flambeau Flowage Pictures Called the "Crown Jewel of Wisconsin," Turtle-Flambeau Flowage is a beautiful undeveloped getaway. Its quiet water, plentiful fish and wildlife and private ...
Tuttle Creek Lake Also known as: Tuttle Creek Reservoir
When construction of Tuttle Creek Dam began in 1952, the premise was that Tuttle Creek Lake would be a "dry dam" passing water on through to the river ...
Twin Lake Twin Lake Pictures Horace Greeley may have advised, "Go west" but, if he had been in Muskegon, he might have said, "Go east" instead - to Twin Lake. A few miles east of ...
Upper Herring Lake Upper Herring Lake is a modestly sized naturally occurring freshwater lake in the Traverse City Lakes area of Michigan, located in the northwestern part ...
Upper Red Lake Nestled in the Northwest Region of Minnesota, Upper Red Lake has an incredible comeback story and is becoming a popular vacation place for the second ...
Van Etten Lake Ice huts dot the frozen surface of Van Etten Lake in northeast Michigan. Inside the huts anglers sip thermoses of coffee and pull strings of perch from ...
Wabana Lake Also known as: Wabana Chain of Lakes
Trilling their distinctive call, loons glide across the surface of Wabana Lake, dodging in and out of the mist rising from the exceptionally clear water. ...
Wall Lake One of 300 lakes found among the rolling grasslands and open fields of Michigan's Southwest tourism region, Wall Lake is a private residential lake. Located ...
Walloon Lake Walloon Lake Pictures Walloon Lake - Hemmingway's Michigan. Ernest Hemmingway was born here, spent 22 youthful summers here and came back to the lake for his honeymoon. The ...
Walnut Lake Walnut Lake Pictures Also known as: Black Walnut Lake
Walnut Lake is a suburban secret. Sometimes, the best lakes are found in the most unexpected places. Walnut Lake, in the Southeast Region of Michigan ...
Wamplers Lake Wamplers Lake Pictures The favorite destination of many summer visitors, 750-acre Wamplers Lake has delighted countless generations seeking water-based fun. Nestled in the picturesque ...
Wappapello Lake Wappapello Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Wappapello
Wappapello Lake is a Missouri gem, located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in the southeastern region of the state. Although some larger Missouri ...
Waubay Chain of Lakes Waubay Chain of Lakes Pictures Also known as: North Waubay Lake, South Waubay Lake, Hillebrands Lake, Spring Lake, Rush Lake, Bluedog Lake, Little Rush Lake, Minnewasta Lake
Waubay Chain of Lakes, in the Glacial Lakes & Prairies Region of northeast South Dakota, is a stunning example of nature's triumph over human settlement. ...
Wazee Lake Wazee Lake is a 146-acre lake east of Black River Falls, Jackson County, in the Mississippi-Chippewa Rivers Region of Wisconsin. The lake is the deepest ...
Webster Lake 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 ...
West Branch Lake West Branch Lake Pictures Also known as: Michael J. Kirwan Reservoir
West Branch Lake is set in Northeast Ohio's glaciated land, where large boulders of ice left marshy wetlands in their recession thousands of years ago. ...
West Okoboji Lake West Okoboji Lake Pictures Also known as: West Lake Okoboji
West Okoboji Lake is one of Iowa's eight Great Lakes located in Dickinson County. It was named "Minnetonka" by the Sioux Indians meaning "Great Waters." ...
West Twin Lake West Twin Lake is situated in Montmorency County in the northeastern region of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. This 1,313-acre lake is paired geographically ...
White Bear Lake White Bear Lake Pictures White Bear Lake is both a lake and a lakefront community in Ramsey County, Minnesota which attracts year round visitors from across the country. Just ...
White Iron Lake White Iron Lake is part of a chain of lakes in St. Louis County, Minnesota that also includes Garden Lake, Farm Lake, and South Farm Lake. Part of the ...
White Lake White Lake Pictures Will White Lake again become the economic driver for the cities of Whitehall and Montague in Michigan's West Central Region? That's entirely possible ...
White Sand Lake White Sand Lake Pictures The sound of laughter emanates from within a dense pine forest in the Northwoods region of Wisconsin at White Sand Lake. Bare feet from a group of children ...
Whitefish Chain of Lakes Also known as: Pine River Reservoir
Whitefish Chain of Lakes, also known as the Pine River Reservoir, is one of six Mississippi River Headwater Reservoirs in central Minnesota. Located ...
Whitefish Lake Whitefish Lake Pictures Also known as: Upper Whitefish Lake and Lower Whitefish Lake, Whitefish Chain of Lakes
The natural beauty of Whitefish Lake will leave visitors spellbound and ready to leave the cares of the world behind. Nestled in the Central Region of ...
Whitefish Lake Whitefish Lake Pictures Surrounded by beautiful scenery, Whitefish Lake is a remote and picturesque area in Wisconsin's Sawyer County. Its quiet surroundings are home to towering ...
Wild Rice Lake Also known as: Manitowish Chain of Lakes
Secluded by wilderness in the center of Wisconsin's Vilas County, Wild Rice Lake is one of 10 magnificent lakes in the Manitowish Waters Chain of Lakes ...
Wildcat Lake Wildcat Lake Pictures Bundled in boots and a warm coat, sipping a steaming thermos of coffee, a woman steps off her back porch and treads through a barely visible path towards ...
Wilson Lake Wilson Lake Pictures Also known as: Wilson Reservoir
Nicknamed the "Clearest Lake in Kansas", Wilson Lake is located in the heart of the Smoky Hills of central Kansas. This reservoir is an unexpected jewel ...
Winona Lake 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 ...
Wolf Lake Wolf Lake Pictures With Chicago, Illinois on one side and Hammond, Indiana on the other, Wolf Lake is a pocket of green offering respite to the weary city dweller. The water ...
Woman Lake Chain Also known as: Child Lake, Girl Lake, Little Woman Lake, Woman Lake, Squaw Lake
The Woman Lake Chain in northwest Minnesota includes four lakes and covers 5,502 acres. Sprawling across Cass County slightly south of the Chippewa National ...
Yahara Chain of Lakes Yahara Chain of Lakes Pictures Also known as: Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, Lake Kegonsa, Lake Waubesa
When ice leaves the Wisconsin Southern Savannah Region, nature lovers head to Dane County and the Yahara Chain of Lakes. This lovely chain of lakes bisects ...
Yellow Lake Every lake boasts about the size of their fish, but Yellow Lake in Burnett County of northwest Wisconsin doesn't need to boast. It has the record to ...

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