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Lake Name Lake Summary
Aberdeen Lake Also known as: Aberdeen Reservoir
Standing on the top of the limestone bluffs looking down over magnificent Aberdeen Lake, visitors plan the day ahead. There will definitely be fishing ...
Aliceville Lake Also known as: Pickensville Lake
Aliceville Lake, known to fishing locals as Pickensville Lake, is one of 10 lakes on the 234-mile man-made Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. The Tenn-Tom, ...
Alligator Lake Sometimes referred to as the "Headwaters of the Everglades," Alligator Lake in East Osceola County is part a chain of lakes in south-central Florida. ...
Alpine Lake Nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, Alpine Lake is a private, gated community located near Terra Alta in Preston County, West Virginia. ...
Arkabutla Lake Arkabutla Lake Pictures Arkabutla Lake, a popular vacation destination located on the Scenic Loop 304 in Mississippi, is less than a half hour drive from Memphis. Over 2 million ...
Badin Lake Badin Lake Pictures Badin Lake, a reservoir built in 1917 for hydroelectric power by the Aluminum Company of America, covers 5,350 North Carolina acres with its sparkling ...
Bankhead Lake Much more like the river it began as than the lake it is now, Bankhead Lake winds it way through the Metropolitan region of Alabama. With twists and turns ...
Barren River Lake Barren River Lake Pictures Barren River Lake, located in south-central Kentucky, is one of the state's hidden jewels, covering over 10,100 acres. The lake was created by the Louisville ...
Bass Lake Sitting snug amongst rhododendron trees, white pines and the 3,500-acre Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, Bass Lake is the picture of both tranquility and ...
Bay Springs Lake Also known as: Jamie L. Whitten Lock and Dam
Bay Springs Lake, also known as the Jamie L. Whitten Lock and Dam, is the northernmost lake on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Bay Springs Lake is ...
Bay Tree Lakes Bay Tree Lakes Pictures Canals reminiscent of Venice weave through the private community of Bay Tree Lakes in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. The manmade canals connect ...
Bayou D'Arbonne Lake Bayou D'Arbonne Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake D'Arbonne
Bayou D'Arbonne Lake covers 15,250 acres in northern Louisiana's Sportsman's Paradise tourism region, near the Arkansas and Mississippi borders. Fed mainly ...
Bear Creek Reservoir Also known as: Bear Creek Lake
Bear Creek Reservoir is an infant as far as reservoirs go; it was completed and dedicated in 2002. In August 2009 anglers and boaters finally had a place ...
Beaver Lake Beaver  Lake Pictures One of the most-visible lakes in the North Carolina Mountain region is unassuming little Beaver Lake. The small man-made reservoir is only about 65 acres ...
Beaver Lake Beaver Lake Pictures Majestic limestone bluffs, hidden natural caves, and beautiful crystal clear water combine to make Beaver Lake an outdoor enthusiast's playground. Add ...
Beaverfork Lake Also known as: Beaver Fork Lake, Lake Beaverfork
Beaverfork Lake is at the gateway of the Ozarks in the Central tourism region of Arkansas. It is a great place to catch a breeze and windsurf or throw ...
Beech Fork Lake Nestled in the verdant West Virginia hills off of Interstate 64 in Wayne County, Beech Fork Lake provides endless entertainment for visitors seeking a ...
Belews Lake Belews Lake Pictures Belews Lake is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in beautiful north central North Carolina. The lake straddles Stokes, Forsyth and ...
Big Creek Lake Also known as: Big Creek Reservoir, J.B. Converse Reservoir
Big Creek Lake, located in southwestern Alabama in Mobile County, is a storage reservoir that provides drinking water to thousands of people in the near-sprawling ...
Blue Cypress Lake Also known as: Lake Blue Cypress
Blue Cypress Lake, located on the Treasure Coast of Florida about 20 miles west of Vero Beach, covers 6,555 prime central Florida acres. Perfectly situated ...
Blue Mountain Lake Also known as: Blue Mountain Reservoir
Hearing something too soft for his owner to sense, the dog freezes in a classic point, its head and back forming a straight line and every fiber focused ...
Blue Ridge Lake Also known as: Lake Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge Reservoir
Located some 90 miles north of Atlanta and near Blue Ridge, Georgia, Blue Ridge Lake has all the desirable qualities for lovers of outdoor excitement ...
Bluestone Lake Bluestone Lake Pictures Amidst the beautiful scenery of southern West Virginia lies the long, narrow Bluestone Lake. This reservoir, the third largest lake in West Virginia, ...
Boone Lake Boone Lake Pictures Also known as: Boone Reservoir
Boone Lake is one of a series of reservoirs lying among the hills in northeast Tennessee. Completed on March 16, 1953, Boone Lake was constructed, and ...
Bream Lake It is early morning. Dawn is just a promise on the horizon when he loads his gear into the boat. Even north central Florida is cool this early in the ...
Briery Creek Lake Also known as: Briery Creek Reservoir
With his tackle checked and ready and a thermos of coffee to fortify him against the early spring chill, the fisherman climbs into his boat in the pre-dawn ...
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 ...
Burnsville Lake Burnsville Lake Pictures Also known as: Burnsville Reservoir
Beautiful Burnsville Lake was created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to control flooding along the Little Kanawha River. The Corps began construction ...
Caddo Lake Caddo Lake Pictures Caddo Lake covers an impressive 26,800 acres and straddles the border of Texas and Louisiana. The lake is a maze of interconnected waterways, heavily ...
Cane Creek Lake Timber-filled Cane Creek Lake, tucked into southern Arkansas's aptly-named Timberlands Region, is a 1,675-acre lake beautiful to behold. Wildlife abounds ...
Carroll County Thousand Acre Recreation Lake Carroll County Thousand Acre Recreation Lake Pictures Also known as: Carroll County 1000 Acre Recreation Lake
The Carroll County Thousand Acre Recreation Lake is the newest addition to water-based fun in West Tennessee. This brand-new lake opened for the first ...
Carters Lake Carters Lake Pictures Positioned at the south end of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains in North Georgia, Carters Lake is a small, deep lake with a little over 60 miles of shoreline ...
Carvins Cove Reservoir Also known as: Carvin Cove Reservoir
Nestled among the Blue Ridge Mountains, Carvins Cove Reservoir is a precious natural treasure for the State of Virginia. The reservoir never ceases to ...
Cave Run Lake Cave Run Lake Pictures Cave Run Lake, located in the Eastern Highlands Region of Kentucky, is an 8,270-acre manmade reservoir. Originally built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ...
Cedar Cliff Lake Nestled within the dramatic Blue Ridge Mountains, Cedar Cliff Lake is one of North Carolina's most picturesque bodies of water. It is thin and elongated, ...
Cedar Creek Reservoir The four reservoirs of the Bear Creek watershed are a recreational paradise for water lovers, and Cedar Creek Reservoir is the largest of the four and ...
Center Hill Lake Center Hill Lake Pictures Also known as: Center Hill Reservoir
Center Hill Lake is almost completely surrounded by the beautiful hardwood forested hills of the Tennessee Eastern Highlands. Center Hill Lake has 18,000 ...
Cheat Lake Also known as: Lake Lynn
Located in northeastern Monongalia County, W.Va., Cheat Lake was formed in 1925 by damming the Cheat River to serve the needs of a hydroelectric generating ...
Cheatham Lake Cheatham Lake Pictures Middle Tennessee is blessed with a wealth of recreational opportunities created by Cheatham Lake. The lake itself is more properly called a wide spot ...
Cherokee Lake Cherokee Lake Pictures Also known as: Cherokee Reservoir
Cherokee Lake: Artists stop at Clinch Mountain Overlook to paint it, and photographers to photograph it, and every year millions of people come from all ...
Chewalla Lake Chewalla Lake Pictures A little pool of heaven in the Mississippi Hills region describes Chewalla Lake. This 260-acre reservoir provides a place for a cooling swim, excellent ...
Chickahominy Lake Also known as: Chickahominy Reservoir
A slick brown otter dodges playfully in amongst the clumps of wetland grasses and trees that anchor the Chickahominy River. Gradually, the forest thins ...
Chickamauga Lake Chickamauga Lake Pictures Also known as: Chickamauga Reservoir
Chickamauga Lake is a fabulous recreational reservoir. It is located in southeast Tennessee, 20 miles from Chattanooga, and includes 810 miles of shoreline ...
Claytor Lake Claytor Lake Pictures Claytor Lake is a 4,475 acre impoundment of the New River in southwestern Virginia's Blue Ridge Highlands region. Stretching out over 21 miles in Pulaski ...
Clermont Chain of Lakes Clermont Chain of Lakes Pictures Also known as: Lake Louisa, Lake Minnehaha, Lake Minneola, Lake Winona, Lake Susan, Lake Hiawatha, Lake Palatlakaha, Wilson Lake, Lake Crescent, Cook Lake, Lake Cherry, Lake Lucy, Lake Emma
Water paradise awaits in East Central Florida: the Clermont Chain of Lakes offers over 9000 acres of water surface with additional miles of canals and ...
Cliffside Lake Surrounded by the breathtaking Nantahala National Forest in the Highlands District of North Carolina, Cliffside Lake is sparkling eight-acre lake in the ...
Compass Lake Compass Lake Pictures Often overlooked as a Florida vacation destination, crystal-clear Compass Lake in the Panhandle-West region is far removed from the hectic recreational ...
Cordell Hull Lake Cordell Hull Lake Pictures Also known as: Cordell Hull Reservoir
One of the premier spots for water-based recreation in the Middle Tennessee region is Cordell Hull Lake. Built by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, ...
Cowpen Lake Many pockets and sinkholes dot the landscape of central Florida. Cowpen Lake is one of the scores of small lakes and marshes of Florida's natural treasures. ...
Crescent Lake Crescent Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Crescent
Crescent Lake, straddling Putnam and Flagler Counties in northeastern Florida, lazes out over an imposing 15,960 acres. Known for its clean water and ...
Cross Lake Cross Lake Pictures Cross Lake is a popular fishing and boating lake near Shreveport in Northwest Louisiana. The 8,575 acre freshwater reservoir supplies water to the city ...
Crown Lake Set in the rolling Arkansas foothills of the magnificent Ozark Mountains is beautiful Crown Lake (shown as Diamond Lake on the map). The lake is part ...
Cypress Lake Also known as: Lake Cypress
Cypress Lake, a 4097 acre expanse in Osceola County, is a prime vacation destination in central Florida.One of the lakes on the Kissimmee Waterway, ...
Dale Hollow Lake Dale Hollow Lake Pictures Also known as: Dale Hollow Reservoir
Dale Hollow Lake, straddling the Kentucky-Tennessee border, is an artificial lake that was formed by damming up the Obey and Cumberland Rivers. As with ...
Deep Lake Fish and other water-loving animals glide just beneath the surface of water that plunges 98 feet deep. Florida royal palms and patches of cypress trees ...
Deer Point Lake Deer Point Lake is located north of Panama City, off of US 331 and SR-77. Primarily used as a public water source, Deer Point Lake is also used for irrigation ...
Deer Springs Lake Located in Clay County an hour southwest of Jacksonville, Deer Springs Lake is a small lake amongst 48 other lakes in the county. Known for its large ...
DeGray Lake DeGray Lake Pictures DeGray Lake is nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, in an area logically known as the Ouachita Mountain Region of Arkansas. This section ...
DeQueen Lake Also known as: Lake DeQueen
DeQueen Lake, proud owner of 32 miles of picturesque shoreline, is nestled in Arkansas's Ouachita Mountains Region. Located in Sevier County on the Rolling ...
Dierks Lake Located on the Saline River, Dierks Lake is easy to access off of Highway 70, and with 1,360 acres of water there is plenty of room for boaters and water ...
Doctors Lake Doctors Lake Pictures Doctors Lake is a 3,500-acre tidal freshwater embayment located on the west side of the St. Johns River in Clay County, Florida, just 37 miles from the ...
Dog River Reservoir Dog River Reservoir, located in the Atlanta Metro Region of Georgia, was built in 1992 and became the largest water improvement project in Douglas County. ...
Douglas Lake Also known as: Douglas Reservoir
Douglas Lake, also known as Douglas Reservoir, stretches out over more than 28,000 acres and 500 shoreline miles in eastern Tennessee. Douglas Lake is ...
Draper Lake Draper Lake Pictures Walton County, Florida, is host to a number of natural attractions that make it a sought-after location for making a home or seeking a long-term vacation ...
Dunford Lake Also known as: Dunford Pond
For the Florida visitor who wants something other than overcrowded beaches and tourist attractions, Dunford Lake may be just the ticket. Small Dunford ...
Eagle Lake Located in the southern end of the Meeman-Shelby State Park near Memphis, Tennessee, Eagle Lake is a secluded and shallow lake surrounded by a stunning ...
East Lake Tohopekaliga Also known as: East Lake Toho
East Lake Tohopekaliga, often called East Lake Toho for short, is located in central Florida south of Orlando. Covering a staggering 11,968 Florida acres, ...
Eastern Lake Eastern Lake Pictures Eastern Lake, located in Florida's Panhandle East Region, brings back long-buried memories even to those who have never come here before. There's something ...
Enid Lake Enid Lake Pictures Enid Lake, located in northern Mississippi's Hill Region, is about an hour's drive south of Memphis, Tennessee. Originally designed for flood control, ...
Falls Lake Falls Lake Pictures In 1978, the United States Army Corps of Engineers began construction on what would become Falls Lake. Formed at the base of the Eno, Flat, and Little ...
Felsenthal Lock and Dam Also known as: Lack Jack Lee
The Felsenthal Lock and Dam, also known as Lake Jack Lee, is located in South Central Arkansas at the confluence of the Ouachita and Saline Rivers. A ...
Finger Lakes of the South Finger Lakes of the South Pictures Also known as: Chilhowie Lake, Calderwood Lake, Cheoah Lake. Chilhowie Reservoir, Calderwood Reservoir, Cheoah Reservoir
Three reservoirs on the Little Tennessee River in northwestern North Carolina and Southeastern Tennessee offer some of the most spectacular wilderness ...
Fishing Creek Reservoir Also known as: Nitrolee Dam, Fishing Creek Lake
Fishing Creek Reservoir, on the Catawba River in the Old English Region of South Carolina is aptly named: the 3112-acre lake provides a steady source ...
Florida's Coastal Dune Lakes Florida's Coastal Dune Lakes Pictures Also known as: Lake Powell, Camp Creek Lake, Deer Lake, Eastern Lake, Western Lake, Alligator Lake, Little Redfish Lake, Big Redfish Lake, Draper Lake, Oyster Lake, Allen Lake, Stallworth Lake, Campbell Lake, Morris Lake and Fuller Lake
Rare, fragile and mysterious describes Florida's Panhandle East Coastal Dune Lakes. These unusual natural phenomena are found in few places throughout ...
Fontana Lake Fontana Lake Pictures Also known as: Fontana Reservoir
Fontana Lake, nestled in western North Carolina's Smoky Mountains, was built by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to provide hydroelectric power to ...
Fort Loudoun Lake Fort Loudoun Lake Pictures Also known as: Fort Loudoun Reservoir
Named for a nearby 18th century British fort, Fort Loudoun Lake draws millions of visitors every year for fishing, boating, and wildlife viewing. Located ...
Fort Patrick Henry Reservoir Fort Patrick Henry Reservoir Pictures Fort Patrick Henry Reservoir is an impoundment of the South Fork Holston River near Kingsport, TN. Extending ten miles upstream from Fort Patrick Henry ...
Gainesville Lake Also known as: Gainesville Reservoir
Gainesville Lake is a long riverine 40-mile lake in Alabama's bustling Metropolitan region. It is in a prime location surrounded by the wooded green ...
Gantt Lake Also known as: Gantt Reservoir
Gantt Lake's location in Alabama's coastal plain gives it an advantage of long summers, humid and warm, and winter temperatures that remain mild. The ...
Gaston Shoals Lake and Ninety-Nine Islands Lake Also known as: Gaston Shoals Reservior and Ninety-Nine Islands Reservoir
Gaston Shoals Lake and Ninety-Nine Islands Lake are the focal points of a 15-mile stretch of the Broad River flowing through the Olde English District ...
Germantown Lake Germantown Lake Pictures Also known as: CM Crockett Park, Germantown Reservoir
He watches his little boy struggle to carry both the fishing rod and tackle box. He could carry it for him, but the boy insisted he could do it himself. ...
Gillham Lake Gillham Lake is known as "The Bright Spot of the Cossatot" due to its location on the Cossatot River, a challenging white water stream in Arkansas. The ...
Gillis Pond Putnam County Florida, known for it natural beauty and outdoor adventure, has a quiet little getaway called Gillis Pond. As word has spread, more visitors ...
Glisson Pond For a quiet respite from the busy world, a visit to Glisson Pond near Madison, Florida is recommended. With a location in the deep south where small ...
Grayson Lake He tees up, shoulders square to the ball and swings. The ball sails down the fairway, past the clean, clear water and weathered sandstone cliffs. Any ...
Great Falls Lake Great Falls Lake Pictures Also known as: Great Falls Reservoir, Rock Island Lake
One of the best-kept secret destination lakes in the Middle Tennessee area is Great Falls Lake. The 1800-acre reservoir formed behind Great Falls Dam ...
Great Falls Lake & Rocky Creek Lake Also known as: Great Falls Reservoir, Rocky Creek Reservoir, Stumpy Pond, Cedar Creek Reservoir, Cedar Creek Lake
Some of the most spectacular paddling and fishing water in South Carolina's Olde English District hides in plain sight between Fishing Creek Reservoir ...
Green River Lake The children scrambled after each other, racing up the steps to the slide. Then they were off - sliding and squealing landing with a splash in the waters ...
Greenfield Lake Greenfield Lake Pictures Only those lucky enough to spend time in Wilmington, North Carolina will see Greenfield Lake. That's because the small man-made reservoir is located within ...
Greers Ferry Lake Greers Ferry Lake Pictures People who love the outdoors will love Greers Ferry Lake. The lake offers ample opportunities for hiking, biking, boating, hunting, and world class fishing. ...
Grenada Lake Grenada Lake Pictures Grenada Lake, located northeast of Grenada in Mississippi's Hill Region, is the largest body of water lying completely within the state. With 35,820 acres ...
Guana Lake Also known as: Lake Ponte Vedra
One of Florida's most interesting lakes is Guana Lake. Located between Jacksonville and St Augustine in Florida's North Region, the lake is actually located ...
Hampton Lake The beautiful cypress lake, known as Hampton Lake, is situated between Gainesville and Jacksonville, Florida. This 822-acre natural spring-fed lake is ...
Harris Brake Lake The essence of small-town life is vastly different from one community to the next and in the Arkansas River Valley, Harris Brake Lake gives the tiny town ...
Harris Lake Also known as: Shearon Harris Reservoir
Harris Lake, stretching its watery fingers out over 4,100 North Carolina acres, was created by Carolina Power and Light by impoundment of Buckhorn Creek, ...
Hartwell Lake Hartwell Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Hartwell
So large it covers parts of six counties in two states, Lake Hartwell draws millions of visitors a year to play on its 56,000 acres of water. With plenty ...
Herrington Lake Herrington Lake Pictures Meandering 32 miles across the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky is Herrington Lake. The first large impoundment in Kentucky, Herrington Lake was created in ...
High Falls Lake High Falls Lake Pictures High Falls Lake is a beautiful 650-acre lake hidden in the dense pine woods of Monroe County, Georgia. Located between the cities of Macon and Atlanta, ...
High Rock Lake High Rock Lake Pictures The northernmost of the Uwharrie Lakes, High Rock Lake enjoys its spot as North Carolina's second largest reservoir entirely within the state: its watery ...
Holden Pond Holden Pond is a 51-acre lake southeast of the town of Hawthorne in Alachua County, Florida. Alachua County has numerous small, tucked away lakes and ...
Holt Lake Also known as: Holt Reservoir
Holt Lake is a 3,300-acre reservoir located about five miles northeast of the City of Tuscaloosa in west-central Alabama. Holt Lake is one of six lakes ...
Horn Lake Also known as: "Lakeview"
The Mississippi River has been flowing across North American for hundreds of thousands of years. Over time, however, its course changes or adjusts, sometimes ...
Horseshoe Lake Horseshoe Lake is a 2,362-acre lake located six miles east of the town of Hughes in Crittenden County, Arkansas. Horseshoe Lake was once part of the mighty ...
Hutchinson Lake Two small children burst through the trees and barrel down the beach towards the water, their mother trailing behind them. She reaches the perfect spot ...
Hyco Lake Hyco Lake is a man-made reservoir located in northern North Carolina near the Virginia state line in the Roanoke River Basin. In the early 1960s, the ...
Island Lake Island Lake is a 130-acre spring fed lake in Marion County, Florida. This private lake has no public access, making it a perfect winter or summer retreat ...
J. Percy Priest Lake J. Percy Priest Lake Pictures Also known as: J. Percy Priest Reservoir
One of the most popular recreation sites in the Middle Tennessee region of J Percy Priest lake. Less than 15 minutes from downtown Nashville, the reservoir ...
J. Strom Thurmond Lake J. Strom Thurmond Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Strom Thurmond, J. Strom Thurmond Reservoir, Clarks Hill Lake, Thurmond Lake
J. Strom Thurmond Lake, aka Clarks Hill Lake, holds the title of second largest artificial lake east of the Mississippi River. Straddling the Georgia-South ...
Jennings Randolph Lake Also known as: Jennings Randolph Reservoir, Bloomington Lake
Jennings Randolph Lake is nestled in a scenic valley along the North Branch Potomac River. This portion of the Potomac creates the county and state border ...
John W. Flannagan Reservoir John W. Flannagan Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Flannagan Reservoir
The John W. Flannagan Reservoir is a 1,145-acre lake located in Dickenson County in the southwest Heart of Appalachia region of Virginia. Named in honor ...
Johns Lake Also known as: John's Lake
Johns Lake is a beautiful 2,419-acre lake located halfway between Orlando and Clermont in central Florida. The lake is divided into east (Black Lake) ...
Jordan Lake Jordan Lake Pictures Also known as: B. Everett Jordan Reservoir, New Hope Lake
Jordan Lake, initially called New Hope Lake, is a 13,940-acre reservoir in central North Carolina's Piedmont region, part of the Upper Cape Fear River ...
Kentucky Lake Kentucky Lake Pictures Kentucky Lake is the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi when measured by surface acres at "full pond," the normal water level: 184 miles long, ...
Kerr Lake Kerr Lake Pictures Also known as: Buggs Island Lake, Kerr Reservoir, Buggs Island Reservoir
The 48,900-acre John H. Kerr Reservoir straddles the Virginia-North Carolina border. This impoundment of the Roanoke and Dan Rivers, completed by the ...
Lac Des Allemands Lac Des Allemands is a natural 12,000-acre lake located about 25 miles west of New Orleans. The lake name is French for Lake of the Germans, referring ...
Lake Acworth Also known as: Acworth Lake
Lake Acworth is built for fun! There are three family-friendly parks surrounding Lake Acworth designed for lake enthusiasts to paddle, picnic and play ...
Lake Alice Once the home of orange groves and week-end fishing cabins, Lake Alice is quickly becoming exclusive property in a growing bedroom community. Located ...
Lake Allatoona Lake Allatoona Pictures Also known as: Allatoona Lake
Lake Allatoona, located northwest of Atlanta, is one of the most visited Army Corps of Engineers lakes in the United States. With a shoreline of 270 ...
Lake Anna Lake Anna Pictures Lake Anna, covering 13,000 acres of central Virginia, is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the state. It spans Virginia's Northern and Central tourism ...
Lake Annie Located in central Florida, Lake Annie is 90 miles west of the Atlantic's white sand beaches and 90 miles east of the Gulf of Mexico's parks and resorts. ...
Lake Apopka Lake Apopka Pictures Sixty years ago Lake Apopka was a world class bass fishery. Fishing camps dotted the shore of the spring-fed central Florida lake in Orange and Lake ...
Lake Arrowhead Lake Arrowhead Pictures Imagine verdant forests and alluring mountain peaks reflected off crystal clear, Georgia spring-fed water - and you're picturing Lake Arrowhead. This ...
Lake Barkley Lake Barkley Pictures Lake Barkley is one of the premier recreational destinations in Western Kentucky. The reservoir was created by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1966 for ...
Lake Berkley Lake Berkley is the epitome of a Kissimmee-area vacation resort. Located only 10 miles from the Disney World complex, Lake Berkley contains a resort community ...
Lake Blackshear Lake Blackshear Pictures One of the best-kept secrets in southwest Georgia is Lake Blackshear. Conveniently located two hours south of Atlanta and 99 miles from Florida off I-75, ...
Lake Bogue Homa Lake Bogue Homa Pictures In Jones County of Mississippi's Coastal region, Lake Bogue Homa covers 882 surface acres. A mild and "friendly" climate year round and the comfort of ...
Lake Buena Vista Lake Buena Vista Pictures Also known as: Black Lake
Lake Buena Vista is a magical lake in a magical land. This tiny natural lake in Florida's East Central Region has been transformed by Walt Disney World, ...
Lake Burton Lake Burton Pictures Lake Burton is the first and largest reservoir in a series of lakes managed by Georgia Power Company, called the North Georgia Hydro Group. Its 2,775 ...
Lake Cannon Lake Cannon Pictures Also known as: Winter Haven Chain of Lakes, Southern Chain
If you use your imagination, Lake Cannon's large and circular shape somewhat resembles a one-dimensional cannonball; however, this is simply coincidental. ...
Lake Catherine Lake Catherine Pictures With 1,940 surface acres, Lake Catherine is a relatively small lake, but it has big recreation opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and anglers alike. ...
Lake Catoma Also known as: Catoma Reservoir
Lake Catoma, also known as the Catoma Reservoir, is nestled within the Alabama Mountains tourism region. It boasts a surface area of 536 acres and a normal ...
Lake Chatuge Lake Chatuge Pictures Also known as: Chatuge Lake, Chatuge Reservoir
Beautiful Lake Chatuge (pronounced "sha-toog") spans 7200 acres and two states, stretching 13 miles from Hayesville, North Carolina, to Hiawassee, Georgia. ...
Lake Chesdin With some of the best freshwater sport fishing and recreation in Virginia, it's hard to believe that Lake Chesdin is only 30 minutes from metropolitan ...
Lake Chicot Lake Chicot Pictures In the southeast corner of Arkansas lies a prominent -- though under appreciated -- natural wonder: North America's largest ox-bow lake and Arkansas's ...
Lake Claiborne Lake Claiborne is well known as the "Best Kept Secret in Louisiana." Also referred to as Louisiana's purest lake, the quality of the water makes Lake ...
Lake Columbia Lake Columbia Pictures The Timberlands Region of Arkansas is home to Lake Columbia, a 2,950 acre reservoir situated northwest of Magnolia the country seat of Columbia County. ...
Lake Como Truly stunning to look at, Lake Como is a dazzling body of water in Putnam County Florida. It is considered oligotrohpic, meaning that it is unusually ...
Lake Conway Lake Conway Pictures Lake Conway, located three miles south of the town of Conway in the Central Region of Arkansas, is the largest recreational lake ever constructed by a ...
Lake Crosby Lake Crosby Pictures Lake Crosby is located in the heart of Bradford County, in Florida's North tourism region. It features an average depth of 15 feet, and a consistent water ...
Lake Cumberland Lake Cumberland Pictures Lake Cumberland boasts an impressive 50,250 acres and 1,255 miles of winding shoreline at its normal full pool level of 723 feet above sea level. The ...
Lake Dardanelle Lake Dardanelle Pictures Also known as: Dardanelle Lake
Lake Dardanelle stretches out over more than 34,000 acres in the River Valley region of northwest Arkansas, sandwiched between the Ozark Mountains to ...
Lake Davenport Lake Davenport Pictures Also known as: Old Lake Davenport, North Davenport Lake, Davenport Lake
If you're looking for a Florida lake vacation that's close to the Disney theme parks yet away from the constant hustle around Orlando, Lake Davenport ...
Lake Deeson After spending decades in the north, raising their children and shoveling snow, they knew they wanted to retire someplace warm -- the question was where. ...
Lake Dora Lake Dora Pictures A perfect lake in a perfect area describes Lake Dora in Florida's Eastern Central Region. The Lake Dora area has been a favorite destination of northern ...
Lake Eloise Lake Eloise Pictures Also known as: Winter Haven Chain of Lakes, Southern Chain
Bald cypress trees dripping with Spanish moss reach out of the water near the shore of Lake Eloise. The cottage-dotted shoreline harkens back to a time ...
Lake Erling Lake Erling was built in 1958 by the International Paper Company when they needed more water for its Springhill, Louisiana plant that is located nearby. ...
Lake Eustis Lake Eustis Pictures One of the unsung gems of Central Florida's Lake County is Lake Eustis. Nearly 8,000 acres, Lake Eustis is a central link in the Harris Chain of Lakes, ...
Lake Gaston Lake Gaston Pictures Lake Gaston covers 20,300 acres along 34 miles of Virginia and North Carolina real estate. The lake was created in 1963 by the Virginia Electric and Power ...
Lake Geneva Tucked away in the northeastern Florida, Lake Geneva has over 1,600 acres of clean, clear water to explore. The lake is full of fish with plenty of room ...
Lake George Lake George Pictures Lake George is the second largest lake in Florida, second only to Lake Okeechobee. Lake George is also the largest lake on the St. Johns River, about ...
Lake Georgia Pacific The unspoiled beauty of Lake Georgia Pacific, located 10 miles from Crossett, Arkansas is a naturalist retreat. Visitors of Lake Georgia Pacific can ...
Lake Glenville Lake Glenville Pictures Also known as: Thorpe Reservoir, Glenville Lake
Nestled among the forests and mountain peaks of southwestern North Carolina lies the highest lake east of the Mississippi, Lake Glenville (aka Thorpe ...
Lake Greenwood Lake Greenwood Pictures Lake Greenwood, located in the counties of Greenwood, Laurens, and Newberry, is one of South Carolina's more popular lakes. Stretching 20 miles and with ...
Lake Greeson Lake Greeson Pictures Southwest of Little Rock, Arkansas in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, lies a hidden mountain treasure. Lake Greeson is one of the oldest reservoirs ...
Lake Griffin Lake Griffin Pictures Headwaters of the Ocklawaha River, 9,500-acre Lake Griffin offers a bit of everything to Harris Chain of Lakes visitors. The long, shallow lake is the ...
Lake Guntersville Lake Guntersville Pictures Also known as: Guntersville Lake, Guntersville Reservoir
Alabama's Mountain Region contains the state's largest lake: Lake Guntersville. Cradled in the Appalachian foothills of northern Alabama, Lake Guntersville ...
Lake Hamilton Lake Hamilton Pictures Located on the southern edge of Hot Springs, Lake Hamilton is a premier vacation destination. This beautiful lake was formed in 1932 with the construction ...
Lake Harding Lake Harding Pictures Also known as: Bartlett's Ferry Reservoir, Bartlett's Ferry Lake
Stretching 13 miles along the border between Georgia and Alabama, Lake Harding has almost 6,000 acres of water for boating, water skiing and fishing. ...
Lake Harris Lake Harris Pictures Lake Harris, located in Lake County, sits atop an enviable central Florida location, only 31 miles from Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, and ...
Lake Hatchineha Lake Hatchineha, a 6,665-acre expanse in Osceola County, welcomes both tourists and residents to its beautiful central Florida shores. Lake Hatchineha ...
Lake Hickory Lake Hickory Pictures Lake Hickory, situated in west central North Carolina near the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, is one of several man-made reservoirs in North Carolina's ...
Lake Hiwassee Also known as: Hiwassee Reservoir or Hiwassee Lake
Lake Hiwassee is located in the mountainous region of North Carolina's southwestern Cherokee County. Sitting in the Nantahala National Forest, it is ...
Lake Holly Also known as: Pitts Pond
Although Lake Holly is a small lake consisting of only 20 acres, it provides excellent water skiing in scenic Sparta, Virginia which is located in Caroline ...
Lake Huntley They are sipping tea, watching the sun set across beautiful Lake Huntley and counting their emerging lucky stars. They were looking for a place to stay ...
Lake Iamonia Lake Iamonia, a 5,757 acre lake located northeast of Tallahassee, is a shallow lake with an average depth of 5 feet. Shallow depths, in combination with ...
Lake Istokpoga Lake Istokpoga Pictures Lake Istokpoga, located in Highlands County, is Florida's fifth largest lake and stretches out over 27,692 Florida acres. With a maximum length of 10 ...
Lake Jackson Also known as: Jackson Lake
Lake Jackson's 4,750 surface acres are ideally located some 44 miles southeast of Atlanta, Georgia for a pleasant weekend or longer of fishing and boating. ...
Lake Jackson Lake Jackson Pictures Also known as: Jackson Lake
Florida has many special lakes, but none is more unique than Lake Jackson in the Panhandle East region. The 4,500-acre lake is remarkable for trophy largemouth ...
Lake James Lake James Pictures Nestled into the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lake James is a 6,510 acre lake in western North Carolina with 150 shoreline miles. Duke Power constructed three ...
Lake Jeffords Located within commuting distance from Gainesville and Hawthorne, Lake Jeffords is a private lake in Alachua County. The lake is ringed with residential ...
Lake Jesup Lake Jesup Pictures At 16,000 acres, Lake Jesup is one of central Florida's largest lakes and, indeed, one of the largest lakes in the state. Though not a swimming lake, ...
Lake Jocassee Lake Jocassee Pictures Nestled into the pristine Appalachian mountains of northwestern South Carolina and southwestern North Carolina, Lake Jocassee reaches its watery depths ...
Lake Jordan Also known as: Jordan Lake, Jordan Reservoir
Fun is the name of the game at central Alabama's Lake Jordan. Offering 6,800 acres of water and 188 miles of shoreline, Lake Jordan has become home to ...
Lake June in Winter Lake June in Winter Pictures Also known as: Lake June, Lake Stearns
Lake June in Winter, often referred to simply as Lake June, is a 3,504 acre freshwater lake in the Lake Placid area of south-central Florida. Formerly ...
Lake Keowee Lake Keowee Pictures Lake Keowee is a freshwater lake located in northwestern South Carolina at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The lake supplies water ...
Lake Kerr Also known as: Kerr Lake
Crystal clear, Lake Kerr is one of Florida's sinkhole lakes, formed over time by the erosion of limestone. It is immediately west of the freshwater springs ...
Lake Kincaid Lake Kincaid Pictures Also known as: Kincaid Reservoir or Kincaid Lake
In the Crossroads region of Louisiana, the bayous, wetlands, pine-covered hills and farms meet. So too do the diversity of Cajun, Anglo, French, Creole, ...
Lake Kissimmee Lake Kissimmee Pictures Lake Kissimmee's massive 34,948 acre area earns the lake a spot as Florida's third largest lake, finishing just behind Lake George and Lake Okeechobee. ...
Lake Laceola Surrounded by the attractiveness of wild azaleas, laurel and forest woods, Lake Laceola lies in the mountains of Northeast Georgia in the town of Cleveland. ...
Lake Lanier Lake Lanier Pictures Also known as: Lake Sidney Lanier
Lake Sidney Lanier, better known as Lake Lanier, stretches out over 38,000 acres and 692 miles of shoreline along the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains ...
Lake Lochloosa Lake Lochloosa Pictures Also known as: Lochloosa Lake
A single kayaker paddles out of Cross Creek into the mouth of Little Lochloosa Lake. Beautiful 5,700-acre Lochlossa Lake stretches in front of him with ...
Lake Lure Lake Lure Pictures Snuggled into the emerald mountains of western North Carolina, Lake Lure's 720 acres sparkle in the sunlight. Clean waters and a pristine setting are ...
Lake Malone Lake Malone is situated in the heart of the Kentucky wilderness, part of the "Bluegrass, Blues and Barbecue" tourism region. Shaped like a large sideways ...
Lake Manassas Lake Manassas is nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of Prince William County in Northern Virginia. Created in 1969 by the impoundment of Broad Run ...
Lake Marion Lake Marion Pictures The largest lake in South Carolina at 172 square miles, Lake Marion straddles five counties: Berkeley, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg, and Sumter. It ...
Lake Martin Lake Martin Pictures Also known as: Martin Lake
Lake Martin, located in Central Alabama near Alexander City, stretches out over 44,000 acres with an incredible 750 miles of shoreline. Nestled within ...
Lake Mattamuskeet Lake Mattamuskeet Pictures 40,000-acre Lake Mattamuskeet is located in North Carolina's Coastal tourism region. Although the lake averages only 2-3 feet deep, it is one of the most ...
Lake Maumelle With 70 miles of mostly wooded shoreline, Lake Maumelle is a nature lover's paradise. Lake Maumelle is located in the Central Arkansas Region about 12 ...
Lake Mayers In the Magnolia Midlands of southeastern Georgia, pristine and splendid nature scenes roll on and on. The powerful Altamaha River flows on; farms, southern ...
Lake McMeekin Also known as: McMeekin Lake, Big Lake McMeekin, Little Lake McMeekin
Located in the Cross Florida region, spring-fed Lake McMeekin (also called McMeekin Lake) is actually two lakes- Big Lake McMeekin at 200 acres and Little ...
Lake Monticello Lake Monticello is a rather new lake that was built in 1997. It was originally planned to be a secondary water reservoir for Monticello, Arkansas. ...
Lake Monticello Lake Monticello Pictures Lake Monticello, located amidst the gentle rolling hills of Central Virginia, is a private community with a beautiful 350-acre lake. Within easy distance ...
Lake Moomaw Lake Moomaw Pictures Lake Moomaw is located in western Virginia, just north of Covington in the Shenandoah Valley region. It is nearly surrounded by George Washington National ...
Lake Moultrie Lake Moultrie Pictures Lake Moultrie is located 31 miles north of Charleston in the low country of South Carolina. The lake is renowned for both its fishing and its natural ...
Lake Murray Lake Murray Pictures The kayak slips quietly through the water, dipping in and out of the finger coves that fringe the lake. The sun is just peeking over the horizon. For ...
Lake Nantahala Lake Nantahala Pictures Also known as: Nantahala Lake
Lake Nantahala is one of the most pristine lakes in North Carolina. It lies surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains in Macon County with a surface area ...
Lake Norman Lake Norman Pictures Lake Norman's 32,510 acres garner it the superlative of being North Carolina's largest manmade lake. An impressive 34 miles in length with 520 miles of ...
Lake Nottely Also known as: Nottely Reservoir
Lake Nottely is one of the best kept secrets in Georgia. The small mountain lake with deep clear water is just two hours from Atlanta, yet most water ...
Lake Oconee Lake Oconee Pictures Lake Oconee takes its name from a group of Creek Indians that long ago lived close to Georgia's Oconee River basin. "Oconee" is purported to mean "great ...
Lake of the Woods Nestled between Fredericksburg and Culpeper, Virginia, Lake of the Woods is a private residential community consisting of two lakes. Located in Central ...
Lake Okeechobee Lake Okeechobee Pictures With over 451,000 blue, watery acres, Lake Okeechobee is a lake with many titles. It is, by surface acreage, the largest lake in Florida. It also holds ...
Lake Oliver Located in west central Georgia in the Presidential Pathways region, Lake Oliver is a 2,150-acre lake that has one shoreline in Georgia and the other ...
Lake Omaha Also known as: Omaha Lake
Anyone looking for a lake-focused destination in the middle of the United States would be wise to take more than a passing glance at Lake Omaha. This ...
Lake Otis There's something special about Lake Otis. Florida's West Central Region is wealthy in lakes. Winter Haven in Polk County sits in the middle of a huge ...
Lake Ouachita Lake Ouachita Pictures Also known as: Blakely Mountain Dam Reservoir
Lake Ouachita is completely surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest with limited shoreline development. Ouachita National Forest has over 700 miles ...
Lake Pamona Lake Pamona Pictures How special is little Lake Pamona on Colonels Island in historic Liberty County, Georgia? A freshwater pond, tidal marshes and the Intracoastal Waterway ...
Lake Petit Lake Petit Pictures Also known as: Big Canoe- Lake Petit, Lake Sconti, Lake Disharoon
Lake Petit, Lake Sconti, and Lake Disharoon are located in Georgia's premier mountain community known as Big Canoe. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, ...
Lake Placid Lake Placid Pictures Lake Placid is a large sandy-bottom, freshwater lake located in south central Florida. The lake is ideally located between the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts ...
Lake Pontchartrain Lake Pontchartrain Pictures Lake Pontchartrain technically isn't a lake at all. In scientific circles, it's referred to as an estuary. That's really just a fancy way to say that ...
Lake Rabun Lake Rabun Pictures Also known as: Rabun Reservoir
Lake Rabun is an 834-acre serpentine shaped lake created by the Georgia Railway and Power Company (now Georgia Power) in 1915 for water storage and eventual ...
Lake Rhodhiss Lake Rhodhiss Pictures Also known as: Rhodhiss Lake
Lake Rhodhiss spans 3,060 acres in Burke and Caldwell Counties of west central North Carolina, lying between Lake James and Lake Hickory. A view of surrounding ...
Lake Robinson Lake Robinson Pictures Also known as: Lake H.B. Robinson
Lake Robinson spreads out over 2,250 acres in Chesterfield and Darlington Counties near Hartsville, South Carolina. Lake Robinson is long and narrow, ...
Lake Rosalie Lake Rosalie Pictures Snowbird paradise. That describes Lake Rosalie in southern Polk County. This area in West Central Florida is the kind of place the northern transplant ...
Lake Rousseau Lake Rousseau Pictures He guides his boat carefully over the submerged cypress stumps; it's just barely light and he doesn't want to risk hitting anything. The sunken timber ...
Lake Royale Also known as: Lake Sagamore
Situated in the plains, valleys and gentle hills of North Carolina's Piedmont region is a private lake resort community called Lake Royale. As its name ...
Lake Saint John One of the hottest bass fishing lakes in Louisiana is Lake Saint John located in Concordia Parish. With stands of cypress trees lining its banks, this ...
Lake Santeetlah Lake Santeetlah Pictures Also known as: Santeetlah Reservoir or Santeetlah Lake
High up in the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina's largely wild, westerly Graham County is Lake Santeetlah. Owned by Brookfield Renewable Energy ...
Lake Sebring Lake Sebring Pictures Also known as: Sebring Lake
Lake Sebring in Highlands County has been a Florida tourism destination since 1912. Wealthy businessman George Sebring came here from Ohio on a fishing ...
Lake Seed Also known as: Seed Lake, Lake Nacoochee
If you're looking for the perfect spot for a getaway vacation in the Northeast Georgia Mountain region, you need look no farther than Lake Seed. It's ...
Lake Seminole Lake Seminole Pictures Lake Seminole divides its 37,500 watery acres between Georgia and Florida. The lake is conveniently located about 40 miles northwest of Tallahassee, Florida ...
Lake Sequoyah Also known as: Sequoyah Lake
Set in the foothills of the eastern Ozarks, Lake Sequoyah is one of seven private lakes set within the Arkansas community of Cherokee Village. From the ...
Lake Sinclair Lake Sinclair Pictures Also known as: Sinclair Lake
With 15,330 acres of sparkling water against the backdrop of the Oconee National Forest, Lake Sinclair in Georgia is an outdoor enthusiast's premier destination. ...
Lake Sovereign Lake Sovereign, in Georgia's Historic High Country Region , is more than a lake; it's a way of life. Thirty-eight-acre Lake Sovereign is the centerpiece ...
Lake Spivey Lake Spivey Pictures One of the most sought-after addresses in the Atlanta Metro Region is Lake Spivey. The approximately 500-acre lake east of Jonesboro originated in 1957 ...
Lake Talquin Lake Talquin, 8,800 acres of sparkling Florida water, is conveniently located just a few miles west of Tallahassee. The Florida Power Corporation created ...
Lake Tangipahoa Lake Tangipahoa Pictures Also known as: Percy Quin Reservoir, Tangipahoa Reservoir
Lake Tangipahoa is usually a quiet, unassuming little lake nestled within Percy Quin State Park in Mississippi's Capital-River region. The 554-acre lake ...
Lake Tara Lake Tara Pictures Also known as: Treasure Lake
Lake Tara near Villa Rica, Georgia in Carroll County is only 30 minutes west of Atlanta. Although many maps and some older residents refer to it as Treasure ...
Lake Tarpon Lake Tarpon Pictures Also known as: Tarpon Lake, formerly Lake Butler
In the West Central Region of Florida, there is no finer lake than Lake Tarpon. The 2529-acre lake, often called the 'Jewel of Pinellas County' is only ...
Lake Tchukolako Lake Tchukolako in Ivey, Georgia is a privately owned lake that is known for its peacefulness, beautiful scenery, and friendly neighbors. The name Tchukolako, ...
Lake Tillery Lake Tillery Pictures Also known as: Tillery Reservoir
Less than an hour's drive from Charlotte, Lake Tillery is one of the best-kept secrets of the Piedmont Region of North Carolina. One of the reservoirs ...
Lake Tobesofkee Colorful sailboats dot a watery landscape as bright splashes of reds, yellows and blues weave gently through the waters at Lake Tobesofkee. Boaters enjoy ...
Lake Tohopekaliga Lake Tohopekaliga Pictures Also known as: Lake Toho
Lake Tohopekaliga is world renowned for its bass fishing and loved for its natural beauty. It is located in Osceola County, Florida, at the headwaters ...
Lake Toxaway Lake Toxaway Pictures Tucked away amidst the ancient Appalachian Mountains is the largest private lake in North Carolina - Lake Toxaway. Lake Toxaway, spanning 640 acres, ...
Lake Trafford Lake Trafford Pictures Lake Trafford, a 1500-acre lake in Florida's southwest region, is an example of ecological revitalization; its demise was arrested and reversed in just ...
Lake Tuscaloosa Located five miles north of the cities of Tuscaloosa and Northport in western Alabama (Metropolitan Region), Lake Tuscaloosa is a 5,885-acre reservoir ...
Lake Waccamaw Lake Waccamaw in southeastern North Carolina is estimated to have formed around 250,000 years ago, although the exact origin of its formation is uncertain. ...
Lake Wales Ridge and Crooked Lake Lake Wales Ridge and Crooked Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Caloosa
Remnants of desert sea islands 2.3 million years old host the hundreds of lakes along Florida's Lake Wales Ridge. This large area encompasses a broad ...
Lake Walton Tucked away in Georgia's Historic Heartland Region, Lake Walton typifies the kind of understated elegance that Georgia does so well. A relatively new ...
Lake Washington Lake Washington Pictures Even in a state with thousands of lakes, Lake Washington stands out. This lake, one of three large lakes along the Saint Johns River Upper Basin, is one ...
Lake Washington Lake Washington Pictures Star of Mississippi's Delta region, Lake Washington is an emblem of the 'old' South. Lake Washington is an oxbow lake, formed when the mighty Mississippi ...
Lake Wateree Also known as: Wateree Lake
Lake Wateree lies 30 miles northeast of Columbia, South Carolina near Interstate 77. Duke Energy created the lake in 1920 by building a dam on the Catawba ...
Lake Wedowee Lake Wedowee Pictures Also known as: R. L. Harris Reservoir, Harris Lake
Lake Wedowee, also known as the R. L. Harris Reservoir, is tucked in the foothills of the Talladega and Appalachian Mountains. The lake is an impoundment ...
Lake Weir Lake Weir Pictures Sprawling live oaks dripping with Spanish moss next to beautiful white sand beaches combine with exceptional fishing to make Lake Weir an enchanting Marion ...
Lake Weohyakapka Also known as: Lake Walk-in-Water
In Polk County Florida lies a lake shrouded in a little bit of secrecy, known as Lake Weohyakapka. It is a quiet lake -- though getting more and more ...
Lake Wildwood For more than 35 years the waters of Lake Wildwood have been the center of life in the oldest private gated community in Bibb County, Georgia. This family-friendly ...
Lake Windsor Lake Windsor is one of seven lakes in the Bella Vista Village in Northwest Arkansas. The Bella Vista lakes are private lakes and only members and their ...
Lake Wylie Lake Wylie Pictures Also known as: Lake Wylie Reservoir
Spanning the North Carolina-South Carolina border, Lake Wylie is the oldest reservoir on the Catawba River. First dammed in 1904, the dam was rebuilt ...
Lakes of Hot Springs Village Lakes of Hot Springs Village Pictures Also known as: Lake DeSoto, Lake Coronado, Lake Balboa, Lake Cortez, Lake Estrella, Lake Grenada, Lake Isabella, Lake Maria, Lake Pineda, Lake Segova, Lake Sophia
In one of the nation's largest gated communities, the eleven man-made lakes of Hot Springs Village provide scenic recreational lakeside living. Begun ...
Lambert Lake Lambert Lake is a 40-acre private lake in Marion County located in the Chattahoochee Valley of west-central Georgia. Lake privileges are limited to homeowners ...
Laurel River Lake Laurel River Lake was created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1974 to provide flood control and hydroelectric power to its neighboring areas, but ...
Lay Lake Lay Lake Pictures Lay Lake is an impressive 12,000-acre reservoir stretching for 48 miles through the counties of Talladega, Shelby, Coosa, and Chilton in east-central ...
Leesville Lake Leesville Lake Pictures Also known as: Leesville Reservoir
The 3000+ acre Leesville Lake is another of Virginia's prolific fishing and outdoor recreation reservoirs. It is part of the Smith Mountain Lake hydropower ...
Lewis Smith Lake Lewis Smith Lake Pictures Also known as: Smith Lake
Lewis Smith Lake is a perfect place for an outdoor adventure. Tucked into a corner of the Bankhead National Forest in northern Alabama's Mountain Region, ...
Little Bear Creek Reservoir Also known as: Little Bear Reservoir
Little Bear Creek Reservoir, located 13 miles southwest of Russellville in Franklin County in the Mountains Region of northwestern Alabama, is a 1,560-acre ...
Little Creek Reservoir Nestled in the center of the James City County Parks and Recreation system is the 996-acre Little Creek Reservoir. With 40 miles of shoreline and an average ...
Little Orange Lake North central Florida is blessed with a number of pristine lakes. Within a ten-mile radius of the city of Hawthorne, there are approximately 380 bodies ...
Logan Martin Lake Logan Martin Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Logan Martin
Logan Martin Lake, located about 30 miles east of Birmingham in east central Alabama, is a 15,263-acre reservoir popular for boating, fishing, and other ...
Long Pond Long Pond is one of over 20 lakes nestled in the city of Lake Park in southern Georgia. Lake Park was incorporated in 1890 and was named for the many ...
Mayo Lake Mayo Lake Pictures Also known as: Mayo Reservoir or Lake Mayo
Mayo Lake, set in a landscape of gently rolling hills and farmlands, was formed when Carolina Light and Power Company (now Progress Energy) needed cooling ...
Melton Hill Reservoir Melton Hill Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Melton Hill Lake
Melton Hill Reservoir, also known as Melton Hill Lake, is an impoundment of the Clinch River. Located near Oak Ridge, TN, the reservoir extends 57 miles ...
Millwood Lake Millwood Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Millwood
Millwood Lake is massive. It boasts 29,500 shallow surface acres, waters in which multitudes of fish thrive, giving the lake its glorious reputation as ...
Miromar Lakes Miromar Lakes Pictures Also known as: Lake Maggiore, Lake Como
Only at Miromar Lakes can you enjoy Florida's white sand beaches, topaz blue water, luxury villas, spa-like amenities and be sitting on a lake shore. ...
Mitchell Lake Also known as: Lake Mitchell
Centrally located Mitchell Lake (also known as Lake Mitchell) is only 45 miles from Montgomery and 55 miles from Birmingham in the Metropolitan region ...
Mountain Island Lake Mountain Island Lake Pictures Also known as: Mountain Island Reservoir
Anyone looking for lakefront property in the Charlotte, North Carolina area will want to look at Mountain Island Lake. Lakes in the Piedmont area of the ...
Mountain Lake Mountain Lake Pictures Perched on Salt Pond Mountain in Giles County, Virginia, Mountain Lake is the lake that should not exist. With its amazing geological history and a recreation ...
Neely Henry Lake Neely Henry Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Neely Henry
Neely Henry Lake, located about 60 miles northeast of Birmingham in north central Alabama, is an 11,200-acre reservoir popular for boating, fishing, and ...
Newnans Lake Newnans Lake Pictures Also known as: Newnan's Lake, Lake Newnan
An alligator slips silently into the water as cormorants look on from their perches in the bald cypress trees that ring Newnans Lake. With the Spanish ...
Nickajack Lake Nickajack Lake Pictures Also known as: Nickajack Reservoir
Set against the spectacular scenery and steep walls of the Tennessee River Gorge, Nickajack Lake is the perfect place to relax on the water, fish, or ...
Nimrod Lake Nimrod Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Nimrod
Arkansas's State Scenic 7 Byway travels from the timberlands in southern Arkansas at the old oil boom town of El Dorado, and ascends through the mountains ...
Nolin River Lake Nolin River Lake Pictures Tucked into the hills of south central Kentucky, 5,795 acre Nolin River Lake shares residence among Edmonson, Grayson, and Hart counties. Created by the ...
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 ...
Normandy Reservoir Normandy Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Normandy Lake, Lake Normandy
Situated in south central Tennessee near Manchester, Normandy Lake draws anglers, campers and boaters from all over. With its proximity to nearby Tims ...
Norris Lake Norris Lake Pictures Also known as: Norris Reservoir
Just 25 miles north of Knoxville, Tennessee, Norris Lake is the first reservoir created by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Named for Senator George Norris, ...
Oak Hollow Lake Also known as: Highpoint Reservoir
Tucked in between Winston-Salem and Greensboro, North Carolina, sparkling 810-acre Oak Hollow Lake is the primary water supply for the City of High Point, ...
Occoquan Reservoir Occoquan Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Occoquan River Reservoir or Lake Occoquan
In the dialect of the Native American Dogue tribe, "occoquan" means "at the end of the water." The Dogue tribe occupied Northern Virginia up until the ...
Okatibbee Lake Okatibbe Lake, located a few miles northwest of Meridian in the Pines Region of eastern Mississippi, is a nature lover's retreat and water enthusiast's ...
Okhissa Lake Okhissa Lake Pictures Okhissa Lake, the first Bill Dance Signature Lake, opened to the public on November 7, 2007 with huge success. The 1,000-acre lake was created to encourage ...
Old Hickory Lake Old Hickory Lake Pictures Only half an hour outside of Nashville, Old Hickory Lake offers outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors to the middle region of Tennessee ...
Oliver Lake Also known as: William Bacon Oliver Lake
Oliver Lake is the smallest of six lakes formed by a series of locks and dams on the Black Warrior River near Tuscaloosa in west central (Metropolitan ...
Orange Lake Orange Lake Pictures Both wading birds and airboats are at home amongst the mats of floating aquatic plants on beautiful Orange Lake in Alachua County, Florida. With its abundant ...
Ozark Lake Formed by the completion of the Ozark-Jeta Taylor Lock and Dam and Powerhouse in 1969, Ozark Lake is a 10,600-acre lake located between the Ozark and ...
Paintsville Lake Sharing acreage of both Johnson and Morgan counties in eastern Kentucky, Paintsville Lake has been a recreational staple since its creation in 1983. The ...
Parksville Lake Parksville Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Ocoee, Ocoee Lake
Parksville Lake, also known as Ocoee Reservoir, is one of three reservoirs in Polk County near Cleveland,TN. Together the reservoirs run through some ...
Peckerwood Lake Also known as: Peckerwood Reservoir
Peckerwood Lake is a 4,000-acre private lake in Prairie County, Arkansas. The lake was formed in 1942 by a dam constructed on the Big La Grue Bayou for ...
Philpott Lake Philpott Lake Pictures Also known as: Philpott Reservoir
Snuggled into the Blue Ridge Mountains, the 2,880-acre Philpott Lake resides in southwestern Virginia's Franklin, Henry, and Patrick Counties. The irregular-shaped ...
Pickwick Lake Pickwick Lake Pictures Also known as: Pickwick Reservoir
Pickwick Lake is a 43,100-acre reservoir created by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) with construction of Pickwick Landing Dam across the Tennessee ...
Randleman Lake Randleman Lake Pictures Also known as: Randleman Regional Reservoir
Randleman Lake is the Piedmont Region of North Carolina's newest lake and recreational hotspot. Although originally proposed by the US Army Corps of Engineers ...
Reelfoot Lake Reelfoot Lake Pictures Reelfoot Lake makes its home in northwestern Tennessee and extends into southern Kentucky. The lake is young: popular history says that after the New ...
Richard B. Russell Lake Richard B. Russell Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Russell
Richard B. Russell Lake, sometimes nicknamed Lake Russell, claims 26,650 sparkling acres and 540 miles of shoreline on the Georgia-South Carolina state ...
Ross Barnett Reservoir Ross Barnett Reservoir Pictures Also known as: The Rez
Ross Barnett Reservoir, known locally as The Rez, has found its way into the hearts of the Capital River region of Mississippi. The 33,000-acre reservoir ...
Rough River Lake Straddling the Grayson, Breckinridge, and Hardin County lines in south central Kentucky, Rough River Lake is a 5,100 acre reservoir completed in 1951 ...
Sandy River Reservoir A kayaker slips into a secluded cove and ducks under the rock overhang. On the main body of the lake, a fishing boat carrying a family passes by, the ...
Santa Fe Lake Santa Fe Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Santa Fe
Santa Fe Lake, also known as Lake Santa Fe, is a sparkling 5,850-acre expanse that lies in northeastern Alachua County, Florida. Actually divided into ...
Sardis Lake Sardis Lake Pictures Sardis Lake is a popular visitor destination with over 5 million people flocking to the water each year. Located in the counties of Panola, Lafayette ...
Saxon Lake Also known as: Lake Saxon
Saxon Lake is the go-to spot for water skiing in Florida. Although Land O Lakes in Pascoe County holds over a hundred lakes, most are small - too small ...
Sleepy Hollow Lake Sleepy Hollow Lake is a sparkling, seven-acre private lake located near the town of Hedgesville in Berkeley County, West Virginia. The lake is an impoundment ...
Smith Mountain Lake Smith Mountain Lake Pictures With emerald green shores, sapphire blue skies, and topaz blue waters, it's clear why Smith Mountain Lake is nicknamed "Jewel of the Blue Ridge." Nestled ...
South Holston Lake South Holston Lake Pictures Also known as: South Holston Reservoir
An impoundment of the South Fork Holston River, South Holston Lake is an exceptional place to fish and boat. Straddling the Virginia and Tennessee state ...
Star Lake-Putnam County Star Lake is a 234-acre spring-fed lake in the rural southwest corner of Putnam County, Florida. The spring is stable, so Star Lake has not been affected ...
Stonecoal Reservoir Also known as: Stonecoal Lake
Stonecoal Reservoir is a 550-acre lake nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains between the cities of Weston and Buckhannon, West Virginia. ...
Stonewall Jackson Lake Stonewall Jackson Lake Pictures Stonewall Jackson Lake, a young West Virginia lake that only finished completion in 1990, was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide flood ...
Summersville Lake Summersville Lake Pictures Also known as: Summersville Reservoir
Scenic Summersville Lake is the largest lake in West Virginia. The reservoir was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for flood control on the Gauley ...
Swift Creek Lake Swift Creek Lake Pictures Just 20 miles from Richmond, Virginia in Chesterfield County, Swift Creek Lake offers a respite for weary city dwellers and plenty of fish and wildlife ...
Swift Creek Reservoir Swift Creek Reservoir Pictures Surrounded by secluded communities, beautiful Swift Creek Reservoir is the perfect respite in the suburban jungle. Just 20 minutes southwest of Richmond ...
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 ...
Taylorsville Lake Taylorsville Lake Pictures Located in central Kentucky just 25 miles southeast of Louisville is 3,050 acre Taylorsville Lake. Created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1983 ...
Tellico Reservoir Tellico Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Tellico Lake
About 30 minutes south of Knoxville, nestled in the mountains of eastern Tennessee, Tellico Lake is the lake that almost wasn't. Extending 33 miles along ...
Tims Ford Lake Tims Ford Lake Pictures Also known as: Tims Ford Reservoir
Nestled in south central Tennessee between Tullahoma and Winchester, the clear, deep water of the Elk River meets the wooded sloped shores of Tims Ford ...
Toledo Bend Reservoir Toledo Bend Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Toledo Bend Lake
A grand experience is assured in visiting Toledo Bend Reservoir, renowned as the largest man-made aquatic body in the southern United States. Cradled ...
Tuckertown Reservoir Tuckertown Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Tuckertown Lake
The Tuckertown Reservoir in North Carolina's Piedmont region is a stunning example of how hydroelectric power generation can mesh with habitat preservation ...
Tygart Lake Tygart Lake Pictures The wilderness song of Tygart Lake calls to fishing enthusiasts, boaters, campers, hikers, writers and artisans. Located near the beautiful Appalachian ...
Upper Bear Creek Reservoir Also known as: Upper Bear Reservoir
Tucked away in the Mountains Region of northern Alabama, Upper Bear Creek Reservoir awaits visitors with trophy sized bass fishing, boating, swimming, ...
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir W. Kerr Scott Reservoir Pictures Also known as: W. Kerr Scott Lake
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir is a 1,475-acre reservoir located near Wilkesboro, North Carolina in the Mountains tourism region. Built by the U.S. Army Corps ...
Walter F. George Lake Also known as: Eufaula Lake, Walter F. George Reservoir, Lake Chattahoochee
Walter F. George Lake straddles 85 miles of the Georgia/Alabama border along the Chattahoochee River. Visitors will see varying names for the lake depending ...
Warrior Lake Also known as: Warrior Reservoir
Warrior Lake is part of the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Lake system located in the diverse Metropolitan Tourism Region of Alabama. Six miles southeast of ...
Watauga Lake Watauga Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Watauga
Watauga Lake exudes independence, solitude, and nature's bounty. If these traditional American values appeal to you, then you need to visit pristine Watauga ...
Watts Bar Lake Watts Bar Lake Pictures Also known as: Watts Bar Reservoir
Midway between Knoxville and Chattanooga, Watts Bar Lake has been called "King of the Southern Great Lakes." Watts Bar Lake is an impoundment of the ...
Weiss Lake Weiss Lake Pictures The self proclaimed "Crappie Capital of the World," Weiss Lake is a fantastic destination for anglers and the entire family. The lake is in Cherokee ...
West Point Lake West Point Lake Pictures West Point Lake, located on the Alabama-Georgia border just north of I-85, stretches 35 miles along the Chattahoochee River. The 25,900-acre reservoir ...
Western Branch Lake Also known as: Western Branch Reservoir
Western Branch Lake, near Suffolk, Virginia, is one of five water supply reservoirs owned by the City of Norfolk that allows fishing. At 1,265 acres, ...
Western Lake Western Lake Pictures Western Lake is an unusual lake. Located in the Florida Panhandle East Region, Western Lake is one of Florida's coastal dune lakes. Found in only a few ...
Wheeler Lake Wheeler Lake Pictures Also known as: Wheeler Reservoir
Wheeler Lake in northern Alabama's Mountain Region is the state's second-largest lake at 67,100 acres. The Tennessee Valley Authority created Wheeler ...
White Lake White Lake Pictures A rare treasure in the North Carolina Coast region, White Lake invites visitors to its sandy shores. One of only a few intact 'Carolina Bay' lakes, White ...
White Oak Lake Also known as: White Oak Reservoir
Towering trees frame White Oak Lake, a reservoir located in the Timberlands Tourism Region of Arkansas. Rolling hills provide a scenic backdrop for ...
Wildcat Lake In 1932 construction of a dam on Wildcat Creek impounded 13-acre Wildcat Lake. Originally created as a reservoir for the hydroelectric plant and an emergency ...
William 'Bill' Dannelly Reservoir Also known as: Lake Dannelly, Millers Ferry, Dannelly Reservoir, Millers Ferry Reservoir, Millers Ferry Lake
Along the Alabama River in the River Heritage region of the state, visitors will find the William "Bill" Dannelly Reservoir. Located an hour southwest ...
Wilson Lake Wilson Lake Pictures Also known as: Wilson Reservoir
Once known as the "Smallmouth Capital of the World," outdoor enthusiasts enjoy Wilson Lake for its fishing, boating, hiking, and exploring the natural ...
Winter Haven Chain of Lakes Winter Haven Chain of Lakes Pictures The Winter Haven Chain of Lakes is a very special place. These natural, spring-fed lakes in Florida's West Central region have delighted residents and ...
Winter Park Chain of Lakes Winter Park Chain of Lakes Pictures Also known as: Lake Mizell, Lake Minnehaha, Lake Osceola, Lake Virginia, Lake Maitland
The Winter Park Chain of Lakes has been a major feature contributing to quality of life in Winter Park, Florida for well over a hundred years. The City ...
Woods Reservoir Located on Arnold Air Force Base between Nashville and Chattanooga in Tullahoma, Tennessee, Woods Reservoir is a fantastic place to fish. Its unique ...
Yatesville Lake Also known as: Yatesville Lake State Park
The newest star in the Kentucky Appalachians region is Yatesville Lake. Very young as lakes go, Yatesville Lake was created in 1991 when the US Army Corps ...

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