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Here are the 6 lakes we have listed within USA > West > California > Gold Country - compared by Deepest Lakes.

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Lake Name Maximum depth in feet Lake Description
New Melones Lake
(California, USA)
565 New Melones Lake Pictures Also known as: New Melones Reservoir
Gently placed into the central Sierra Nevada Mountains near Sonora in Calaveras County, New Melones Lake holds the title of fourth largest reservoir by volume in California. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers constructed the New Melones Dam and powerhouse between 1966 and 1979 for flood control on the ...
Donner Lake
(California, USA)
230 Donner Lake Pictures Donner Lake Message Forums Also known as: Truckee Lake
Steeped in the history of America's Emigrant Trail, Donner Lake sits in California's beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains. Found within Nevada County's charming community of Truckee, Donner Lake is a pleasant 100-mile drive east of Sacramento, 17 miles from Lake Tahoe, and less than 40 miles from Reno, ...
Lake Camanche
(California, USA)
150 Lake Camanche Message Forums Also known as: Camanche Reservoir
Lake Camanche is situated on the border of Calaveras and Amador Counties in California's Gold Country tourism region. These two counties played influential roles in the infamous gold rushes of the 1800s. The municipality of Camanche originally went by the name 'Limerick' and then by 'Clay's Bar' before ...
Pine Mountain Lake
(California, USA)
100 Pine Mountain Lake Pictures Pine Mountain Lake Message Forums Pine Mountain Lake is a private lake and community in Tuolomne County California. With amenities that include a golf course, restaurant and stables open to the public, however, it is obvious that Pine Mountain Lake welcomes visitors. The lake was created by the Pine Mountain Dam which falls under ...
Lake Tulloch
(California, USA)
80 Lake Tulloch Pictures Lake Tulloch Message Forums Also known as: Tulloch Lake
An impoundment of the Stanislaus River, Lake Tulloch is part of a much larger water system and provides water for both irrigation and recreation. With its recreational boating, fantastic fishing, and local gold rush history, Lake Tulloch has something for everyone. Created in 1958 with the construction ...
Lake of the Pines
(California, USA)
60 Lake of the Pines Message Forums Also known as: Main Lake, Entrance Pond, Huck Finn Pond, Hazel Lake
Located in the foothills of northeastern California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake of the Pines is a 232-acre private lake surrounded by a gated community. Opened in 1967, the community also includes four-acre Hazel Lake, three-acre Huck Finn Pond and the half-acre Entrance Pond. Of the 1,999 homesites ...


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