Nevada Lakes by Region
Nevada Lakes and Reservoirs
Nevada Lakes A-Z
Lakes in NV
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
Also known as: Wayne E. Kirch Wildlife Management Area, Tule Reservoir, Dacey Reservoir, Cold Springs Reservoir, Haymeadow Reservoir, Sunnyside Reservoir
An oasis for birds, waterfowl, fish and wildlife in the midst of Nevada's Great Basin desert surrounds little-known Adams-McGill Reservoir. This nearly ...
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 ...|