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Fort Loudoun Lake, Tennessee, USA: Lakefront Cabins at Fort Loudoun Lake

Fort Loudoun Lake

(Tennessee, USA)

14,600 acres

379 miles of shoreline

78 feet max. depth

813 feet above sea level

Named for a nearby 18th century British fort, Fort Loudoun Lake draws millions of visitors every year for fishing, boating, and wildlife viewing. Located at the headwaters of the Tennessee River, Fort Loudoun Lake extends 55 miles from Lenoir City to Knoxville. It is the first in a chain of nine reservoirs that form a continuous navigable channel to Paducah, Kentucky, approximately 652 miles away. ... Read full review

Fort Loudoun Lake, Tennessee, USA: Lakefront Cabins at Fort Loudoun Lake

Fort Loudoun Lake

(Tennessee, USA)

14,600 acres

379 miles of shoreline

78 feet max. depth

813 feet above sea level

Named for a nearby 18th century British fort, Fort Loudoun Lake draws millions of visitors every year for fishing, boating, and wildlife viewing. Located at the headwaters of the Tennessee River, Fort Loudoun Lake extends 55 miles from Lenoir City to Knoxville. It is the first in a chain of nine reservoirs that form a continuous navigable channel to Paducah, Kentucky, approximately 652 miles away. ... Read full review

Lake Hamilton, Arkansas, USA: Lake Hamilton Kayaking

Lake Hamilton

(Arkansas, USA)

7,200 acres

198 miles of shoreline

60 feet max. depth

400 feet above sea level

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 of the Carpenter Dam on the Ouachita River. The Dam is named after Flave Carpenter, the pioneer peace officer who discovered the site while tracking down outlaws along the Ouachite River. Ouachita is a Native American word that means "good hunting ... Read full review

Hussain Sagar Lake, Andhra Pradesh, India: Dusk on Hussain Sagar Lake

Hussain Sagar Lake

(Andhra Pradesh, India)

862 acres

9 miles of shoreline

32 feet max. depth

1,759 feet above sea level

Defining the borders of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, Hussain Sagar Lake forms a direct link between South India's past and present. The largest artificial lake in Asia, Hussain Sagar was built by Hazrat Hussain Shah Wali in 1562 to serve as a water supply for the two cities. A levee, called locally a bund, forms the dam across a tributary of the River Musi, creating a lake that was ... Read full review

Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA: Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team - Jump Team

Wonder Lake

(Illinois, USA)

830 acres

7 miles of shoreline

13 feet max. depth

803 feet above sea level

Wonder Lake is the 830-acre centerpiece of a planned lakefront community in the Chicagoland area of Illinois. That was the vision of developers in 1929 when they built a small dam across Nippersink Creek 50 miles northwest of the Loop. The lake is home to several thousand residents and their guests along the seven-mile shoreline. The community of Wonder Lake is served by public transportation, and ... Read full review

Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, USA: Sunset over Southern Shore of Lake Pontchartrain

Lake Pontchartrain

(Louisiana, USA)

403,200 acres

351 miles of shoreline

15 feet max. depth

1 feet above sea level

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 it's a coastal body of water that either has an open connection, or is somehow connected to a sea. Lake Pontchartrain is bound by land, but one side is a marsh, which connects it to the Gulf of Mexico. It is considered a salt lake, though on the ... Read full review

Lake Kegonsa, Wisconsin, USA: Boat Trip Over Lake Kegonsa

Lake Kegonsa

(Wisconsin, USA)

3,140 acres

10 miles of shoreline

31 feet max. depth

844 feet above sea level

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 Madison, Wisconsin and along with Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Waubesa, makes up the Yahara Chain. Linked by the Yahara River, all the Yahara Lakes formed during the last Ice Age. One of the glaciers that covered Wisconsin left behind boulders, ... Read full review

Kentucky Lake: Moors Resort and Marina

Kentucky Lake

(Kentucky, USA - Tennessee, USA)

160,309 acres

2,380 miles of shoreline

60 feet max. depth

359 feet above sea level

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, 2 miles wide, 160,309 surface acres, and 2,380 miles of shoreline! The lake stretches south across the western tip of Kentucky into Tennessee. Kentucky Lake was created in 1944 by the Tennessee Valley Authority for navigation, flood control, ... Read full review

Bull Shoals Lake: Shore View of Bull Shoals Lake

Bull Shoals Lake

(Missouri, USA - Arkansas, USA)

45,440 acres

740 miles of shoreline

204 feet max. depth

654 feet above sea level

Tucked in the Ozark Mountains, Bull Shoals Lake offers year round opportunities for relaxation and recreation. With over 45,000 surface acres of water it is the larger of the Ozark Twin Lakes (Norfolk Lake being the other), extending from northern Arkansas into southern Missouri. Its rocky shoreline, ample fishing, and clear water make Bull Shoals Lake the perfect spot for a mountain getaway. Construction ... Read full review

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