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Here are the 124 lakes we have listed within USA > Mid-Atlantic - compared by Highest Altitude/Elevation.

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Lake Name Elevation in feet Lake Description
Deep Creek Lake
(Maryland, USA)
2,461 Deep Creek Lake Pictures Deep Creek Lake is the largest inland body of water in Maryland, covering about 3,900 acres in the Allegheny Mountains of western Maryland. Since its creation in the 1920s, the reservoir has grown into a four-season recreation destination with boating, water sports, swimming, fishing, hiking and whitewater ...
Beaverdam Reservoir
(Pennsylvania, USA)
2,367 Beaverdam Reservoir Pictures Beaverdam Reservoir Message Forums Also known as: Beaverdam Run Reservoir
Tucked away in rural Cambria County, in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Mountains and Valleys region, Beaverdam Reservoir provides a welcome natural respite from busy urban life. Sometimes called Beaverdam Run Reservoir, this water supply impoundment offers quiet fishing and scenic days on the water. The ...
Pinecrest Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
2,032 Pinecrest Lake Message Forums Nestled in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, Pinecrest Lake is a first class private community complete with a championship golf course, a 77-acre lake with a beach and a marina, a tennis complex, a recreation center, 2,200 acres to hike, bike and cross country ski, plus stunning mountain ...
Eagle Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,900 Eagle Lake Message Forums Also known as: Henry Lake
Sparkling Eagle Lake (formerly Henry Lake) is the center of the Eagle Lake Community Association - a campsite and mobile home community located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. A private, gated community, Eagle Lake members and guests can enjoy use of the 70-acre lake, ...
Lake Henry
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,883 Lake Henry Pictures Lake Henry Message Forums Also known as: Maplewood Lake, Blueberry Lake
Located in Pennsylvania's Northeast Mountains, Lake Henry is one of the better-kept secrets of the Poconos. At 310 acres, the lake is known by at least two other titles, thoroughly confusing those asking for directions. Located near the Village of Maplewood, many call it Maplewood Lake. Some of the ...
Big Bass Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,883 Big Bass Lake Message Forums Big Bass Lake is one of three lakes in the community of Big Bass Lake. Nestled in the Pocono Mountains, Big Bass Lake is a private gated community in Lackawanna and Wayne Counties of northeastern Pennsylvania. It is a planned community designed by founder Lars Larsen. With recreational opportunities ...
Lake Placid
(New York, USA)
1,857 Lake Placid Pictures Set among tall pines and white birches in the gorgeous Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York, Lake Placid is a spring-fed, sparkling 2,173-acre lake that offers year round beauty and entertainment for residents and visitors alike. Internationally known for hosting the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic ...
Mirror Lake
(New York, USA)
1,857 Mirror Lake Pictures Mirror Lake Message Forums Mirror Lake is located in the High Peaks area of New York's Adirondacks, just south of the more famous Lake Placid. The Village of Lake Placid surrounds Mirror Lake, with the famed Lake Placid Olympic Center Complex a short distance from the shore. A vital part of the resort community, Mirror Lake's ...
Lake Harmony
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,841 Lake Harmony Pictures Lake Harmony Message Forums People have been fleeing the city for the solitude of Lake Harmony for over a hundred years. With its clear mountain water, natural beauty and wide range of amenities, Lake Harmony still draws people today. The lake is located in Carbon County in the Pocono Mountains region of northeastern Pennsylvania. ...
Blue Mountain Lake
(New York, USA)
1,790 Blue Mountain Lake Pictures Blue Mountain Lake Message Forums Most repeat visitors to the Adirondack Region will eventually make a visit to Blue Mountain Lake. One of the premier vacation destinations in the six million acre Adirondack Park, the Blue Lake region has attracted visitors since the 1800s. The magnates of banking and industry retreated here to their ...
Big Boulder Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,762 Big Boulder Lake Message Forums In winter visitors to Big Boulder Lake can look across the frozen water to the ski slopes beyond. In spring and summer mountain laurel dots the shore, and the clean mountain water is teeming with fish. No matter what the season, Big Boulder Lake has an abundance of recreation opportunities. Combined ...
Raquette Lake
(New York, USA)
1,762 Raquette Lake Pictures Raquette Lake Message Forums Also known as: Racquette Lake
Raquette Lake lies in the center of Adirondacks Park - a natural, unspoiled gem that draws nature enthusiasts from around the world. Raquette Lake (sometimes spelled Racquette Lake) is the largest natural lake in the Adirondacks, with nearly a hundred irregular miles of shoreline, 80% of which is owned ...
Pocono Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,749 Pocono Lake Pictures Pocono Lake Message Forums The majestic Pocono Mountains set the backdrop for the lake that shares its name, Pocono Lake. The manmade Pocono Lake is located in the Northeastern Mountain Region of Pennsylvania in Monroe County. Built for logging in 1867, Pocono Lake is now part of the Pocono Lake Preserve which is a private ...
Crystal Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,739 Crystal Lake Message Forums Crystal Lake is a beautiful 45-acre lake tucked away in the Endless Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. This private, spring-fed lake offers year round recreational opportunities due to its proximity to Elk Mountain and convenient location between the cities of Scranton, Pennsylvania and Binghamton, ...
Sacandaga Lake & Lake Pleasant
(New York, USA)
1,726 Sacandaga Lake & Lake Pleasant Pictures Sacandaga Lake & Lake Pleasant Message Forums Sacandaga Lake and Lake Pleasant are the crown jewels of Hamilton County, anchor community of central Adirondack Park. The community of Lake Pleasant occupies the strip of land between the two lakes, and becomes 'outdoor central' each summer when park visitors arrive. Located about 60 miles from Utica ...
Fulton Chain of Lakes
(New York, USA)
1,707 Fulton Chain of Lakes Pictures Fulton Chain of Lakes Message Forums Also known as: Fulton Lakes, Fulton Chain
The Fulton Chain of Lakes is a string of eight sparkling lakes located in the scenic Central Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. The chain begins with Old Forge Pond in Herkimer County and ends at Eighth Lake before it reaches Raquette Lake in Hamilton County. All of the lakes in the chain are ...
Oxbow Lake
(New York, USA)
1,706 Oxbow Lake Pictures Oxbow Lake Message Forums A perfect view over a perfect lake: that describes beautiful little Oxbow Lake in the Adirondack region of New York. Other lakes may be bigger than Oxbow's estimated 140 acres, but few are more picturesque and none are cleaner. Spring-fed Oxbow Lake has been adjudged the cleanest lake in the Adirondack ...
East Branch Clarion River Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,670 East Branch Clarion River Lake Pictures Also known as: East Branch Lake, East Branch Reservoir
East Branch Clarion River Lake, also known as East Branch Lake, is aptly named: it was created by the United States Army Corps of Engineers in 1952 by damming up the East Branch of the Clarion River. Authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1944, the lake helps control flooding in the Clarion River Valley, ...
Arrowhead Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,668 Arrowhead Lake Pictures Arrowhead Lake Message Forums Tucked away in the beautiful Pocono Mountains, Arrowhead Lake is a private gated community in the Northeastern Mountains region of Pennsylvania. Loads of recreational amenities and a visitor-friendly attitude set caused Better Homes and Gardens magazine to once name Arrowhead Lake as one of its choice ...
Treasure Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,667 Treasure Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lake Rene
The Pennsylvania Wilds Region is not a place you would expect to find a lake called Treasure Lake. Neither would you expect Bimini Lake or Trinidad Beach. They're all here, however, just north of DuBois in Clearfield County. Treasure Lakes is actually a private residential community, including Treasure ...
Lake Minnewaska
(New York, USA)
1,651 Lake Minnewaska Pictures Lake Minnewaska Message Forums Also known as: Coxing Pond
An unusual world nestles atop the Shawangunk Mountain ridge in New York's Catskills region, and Lake Minnewaska is a vital part of that rare world. The small, 36-acre lake lies between steep cliff walls near the top of the ridge, its waters held in the basin by bedrock and a small manmade dam across ...
Indian Lake
(New York, USA)
1,650 Indian Lake Pictures Indian Lake Message Forums Surrounded by the grandeur of the Adirondack Mountains, Indian Lake, in northern New York's Adirondack Vacation region, is a 4,365-acre lake well known for its year round attractions. With a southwest to northeast orientation in the hamlets of Indian Lake and Lake Pleasant in Hamilton County, Indian ...
Lime Lake
(New York, USA)
1,650 Lime Lake Message Forums Lime Lake is nestled in the remote Chautauqua-Allegheny region of southwestern New York. The Chautauqua-Allegheny tourism region is known as the "Wild West" of New York with scenic trails and serene waters. There are thousands of acres for hiking, biking, cross country skiing, horseback riding, and ...
Long Lake
(New York, USA)
1,627 Long Lake Message Forums Located in the heart of New York State's majestic Adirondack Mountains, 4,077-acre Long Lake is indeed the longest lake in the area stretching for 14 miles through Hamilton County. Over half of the shoreline has been developed, but much still retains its original wilderness setting. The hamlet of Long ...
Canada Lake
(New York, USA)
1,549 Canada Lake Message Forums Set on the southern tip of the Adirondack State Park's six million acres, Canada Lake presents idyllic beauty with a small town feel. Alone, Canada Lake's surface area reaches out across 128 acres, though it is connected to both West Lake and Green Lake, making its total acreage roughly 710 acres. Visitors ...
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