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Here are the 12 lakes we have listed within USA > Midwest > Nebraska - compared by Longest Shorelines.

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Lake Name Shoreline length in miles Lake Description
Lewis and Clark Lake
(Nebraska, USA / South Dakota, USA)
90 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 and Clark Lake has become one of the most popular recreational spots in the Great Plains. It is located along Highway 121, near the ...
Lake McConaughy
(Nebraska, USA)
76 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 near Interstate 80 in southwestern Nebraska's Prairie Lakes region near the city of Ogallala, the county seat of Keith County. Although Big Mac ...
Harlan County Lake
(Nebraska, USA)
75 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 line, Harlan County Lake stretches seven miles long with 75 miles of shoreline. The entire lake is open to public access and is a recreational delight. ...
Sherman Reservoir
(Nebraska, USA)
68 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. Built in 1961 by the Bureau of Reclamation, the dam across Oak Creek was intended to provide flood control and irrigation storage. Since that time, ...
Merritt Reservoir
(Nebraska, USA)
44 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 who love hunting, fishing, bird watching, and all manner of outdoor activities. Merritt Reservoir was formed by the 108-foot high Merritt Dam, an earth ...
Calamus Reservoir
(Nebraska, USA)
31 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 reservoir was built by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation by constructing a dam across the Calamus River. The dam, which was completed in 1986, was originally ...
Branched Oak Lake
(Nebraska, USA)
16 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 Lake is the largest lake in the Army Corps of Engineers' Salt Valley Project and is a popular vacation destination. Recreational activities include ...
Lake Minatare
(Nebraska, USA)
12 In the western strip of Nebraska known as "the Panhandle" lies the 2,158 acre Lake Minatare. This reservoir is located in Nebraska's North Platte Valley and is part of the North Platte Valley Wildlife Refuge. It was formed by the 114-foot tall Minatare Dam, which was built on the Supply Canal River ...
Carter Lake
(Iowa, USA / Nebraska, USA)
7 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 of the southwest region of Iowa and the Metro region of Nebraska, Carter Lake quickly earned the reputation as a fantastic recreation destination. ...
Lake Wanahoo
(Nebraska, USA)
4 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 as one of the best fishing and recreation lakes in this part of Nebraska. And, although not publicly seen yet, the Lake Wanahoo Dam has been hard at work ...
Buckskin Hills Lake
(Nebraska, USA)
1 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 of Newcastle, Buckskin Hills is easily accessible from Sioux City, Iowa, 30 miles to the southeast and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 60 miles north. To find ...
Fremont Lakes
(Nebraska, USA)
1 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 pits along the Platte River. There are at least 40 lakes in the area created from sandpits, with only a couple larger than 50 acres. Nebraska doesn't ...

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