Nevada Lakes by Region
Nevada Lakes and Reservoirs
Nevada Lakes A-Z
Lakes in NV
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
Also known as: Lake Lahontan
Lahontan Reservoir is located about 45 miles northeast of Carson City, Nevada, on the Carson River. The Lahontan Dam was completed in 1915 and impounds ...
|Lake Mead||Lake Mead is the USA's largest man-made reservoir in amount of water it can hold. Although Lake Powell is marginally larger in acreage at full-pond, Lake ...|
|Lake Mohave||Lake Mohave is a man-made reservoir on the Colorado River that spans 28,260 acres. It is a part of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and was created ...|
|Lake Tahoe||Tucked into the Sierra Nevada Mountains and straddling the California-Nevada state line, Lake Tahoe is one of the most famous lakes in the United States. ...|
|Pyramid Lake||Pyramid Lake is a true natural wonder located in the Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Reservation in western Nevada. One of the last remaining salt lakes in ...|
Also known as: Ruby Marsh
Perhaps the last thing one would expect to find in the deserts of northeastern Nevada is a marsh. But Ruby Lake is just that: a 17,125 acre marsh and ...
|Rye Patch Reservoir||Rye Patch Reservoir is located on the Humboldt River in Pershing County, Nevada. The reservoir was completed in 1936 and provides flood control and irrigation ...|
|South Fork Reservoir||South Fork Reservoir is located on the south fork of the Humboldt River about 16 miles south of Elko in northern Nevada. Although the South Fork Dam was ...|
Also known as: Topaz Reservoir
Topaz Lake is a man-made reservoir located on the border of Nevada and California, about 75 miles south of Reno, Nevada. The reservoir was built on the ...
|Walker Lake||Walker Lake is a natural lake located in rural Mineral County, Nevada about 75 miles southeast of Reno, Nevada. It is one of several freshwater terminus ...|
|Washoe Lake||Washoe Lake, along with the smaller Little Washoe Lakes, is located in western Nevada between Carson City and Reno. Nestled in peaceful Washoe Valley, ...|
|Wild Horse Reservoir||Wild Horse Reservoir is located along the Owyhee River in the deserts of northeastern Nevada. The reservoir was originally built in 1937 to provide water ...|