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Here are the 14 lakes we have listed within USA > West > Idaho - compared by Newest (Youngest) Reservoirs.

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Lake Name Completion year Lake Description
American Falls Reservoir
(Idaho, USA)
1978 With more than 56,000 acres of water sport, boating and fishing waters, surrounded by choice camping and picnic areas, American Falls Reservoir in southeastern Idaho is an ideal leisure-time destination. American Falls Reservoir provides many excellent outdoor opportunities, including recreation areas ...
Priest Lake
(Idaho, USA)
1978 Priest Lake Pictures Located in the most northern portion of Idaho's Panhandle, Priest Lake is within 30 miles of the Canadian Border. Priest Lake was naturally created at the end of the last ice age, some 10,000 years ago. Priest Lake environs were used by the Kalispel and Kootenai Indian tribes as one of their food gathering ...
Dworshak Reservoir
(Idaho, USA)
1972 Dworshak Reservoir Pictures Dworshak Reservoir is an excellent outdoor recreation site with a great water playground of over 19,000 acres. Located in northern Idaho near the town of Orofino, it extends into the Bitterroot Mountains for beautiful scenic vistas. While log handling facilities exist today, Dworshak Reservoir is primarily ...
Hells Canyon Reservoirs
(Idaho, USA / Oregon, USA)
1959 Hells Canyon Reservoirs Pictures Hells Canyon Reservoirs Message Forums Also known as: Brownlee Reservoir, Oxbow Reservoir, Hells Canyon Reservoir
The three Hells Canyon Reservoirs are one of southwest Idaho's most scenic locations. Idaho can't claim this national treasure alone, however as it shares this Snake River canyon with eastern Oregon; in fact, it marks the border between the two states. There is plenty of recreation to go around, however. ...
Palisades Reservoir
(Idaho, USA / Wyoming, USA)
1957 Palisades Reservoir Pictures Palisades Reservoir is set in southeast Idaho, east of Idaho Falls in a beautiful river valley. The southern end of the reservoir extends into Wyoming, south of Yellowstone National Park. Hillsides covered with forests and topped with majestic mountains, provide gorgeous scenic vistas surrounding the ...
Lake Pend Oreille
(Idaho, USA)
1955 Lake Pend Oreille Pictures Also known as: Albeni Falls Dam
Set in a valley carved by glaciers from Canada, Lake Pend Oreille (pond-a-RAY) is surrounded by mountains with altitudes exceeding 6,000 feet. It's 94,600 surface acres - 148 square miles - plunge to depths reaching 1,152 feet, making it one of the largest and deepest natural lakes in the western United ...
Lucky Peak Lake
(Idaho, USA)
1955 Lucky Peak Lake Pictures Lucky Peak Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lucky Peak Reservoir
Home of Idaho's most visited state park, Lucky Peak Lake (sometimes called Lucky Peak Reservoir) covers over 3,000 acres just outside of the capital city of Boise in southwestern Idaho. The last reservoir built in a series of three reservoirs along the Boise River, Lucky Peak Lake provides flood control ...
C. J. Strike Reservoir
(Idaho, USA)
1952 C. J. Strike Reservoir Pictures C. J. Strike Reservoir Message Forums The C. J. Strike Reservoir in Southwestern Idaho offers a wealth of opportunities to enjoy nature. Formed in 1952 when a hydroelectric dam was built across the Snake and Bruneau Rivers, the impoundment grew along both rivers to a considerable distance, forming multiple pools in the canyons that the ...
Anderson Ranch Reservoir
(Idaho, USA)
1950 Anderson Ranch Reservoir Pictures Anderson Ranch Reservoir Message Forums One of the true gems of the Idaho reservoir system is Anderson Ranch Reservoir. Completed along the South Fork of the Boise River in 1950, this project provides irrigation water for local Southwest Idaho farms, with hydroelectric power generation a secondary purpose. Long needed as a way to store water ...
Lake Cascade
(Idaho, USA)
1948 Lake Cascade Pictures Also known as: Cascade Reservoir
Lake Cascade (Cascade Reservoir) is the fourth largest lake in Idaho, creating an extensive and diverse recreation site for visitors. Its nearly 30,000 surface acres of water attract over 300,000 outdoor enthusiasts annually for boating, fishing, camping, horseback riding, hiking, wildlife viewing and ...
Island Park Reservoir
(Idaho, USA)
1939 Island Park Reservoir Pictures Island Park Reservoir Message Forums Just half an hour southwest of west Yellowstone, MT, Island Park Reservoir hosts a recreational paradise all its own. The roughly 7000-ace reservoir is formed by the dam built across Henry's Fork, a Snake River tributary. The dam, completed in 1939, allows for water storage to provide irrigation waters ...
Arrowrock Reservoir
(Idaho, USA)
1937 Arrowrock Reservoir Pictures Arrowrock Reservoir Message Forums One in a string of three major reservoirs built to irrigate the parched Boise Valley, Arrowrock Reservoir has contributed to water recreation in southwestern Idaho for nearly a hundred years. Arrowrock Dam was the tallest concrete arch structure in the world at 348 feet when completed in 1915, a title ...
Henrys Lake
(Idaho, USA)
1923 Henrys Lake Pictures Henrys Lake Message Forums Also known as: Henry's Lake Reservoir
Hidden in the far north corner of Eastern Idaho, just over the border from both Montana and Wyoming, Henrys Lake attracts thousands of visitors every year. At approximately 6500 acres, Henrys Lake is a natural lake formed by glaciers and fed by several inflowing streams and springs. Less than 10 miles ...
Coeur d'Alene Lake
(Idaho, USA)
1906 Coeur d'Alene Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Coeur d'Alene
Nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in the Northern Panhandle of Idaho, 30,000-acre Coeur d'Alene Lake (pronounced Core-de-lane) is a spectacular recreational jewel of a lake. The name Coeur d'Alene comes from early French traders who named their trading post for the shrewd trading practices ...

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