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Here are the 57 lakes we have listed within USA > Mid-Atlantic - compared by Newest (Youngest) Reservoirs.

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Lake Name Completion year Lake Description
Chateaugay Lakes
(New York, USA)
1992 Chateaugay Lakes Pictures Chateaugay Lakes Message Forums Also known as: Upper Chateaugay Lake, Lower Chateaugay Lake
Sprawling across nearly 3,200 acres near the Canadian border, the Chateaugay Lakes are held dear in the hearts of many northern New Yorkers. Located entirely within the Adirondack Park borders, Upper Chateaugay Lake and Lower Chateaugay Lake are connected by the main channel of the Chateaugay River. ...
Cowanesque Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1990 Peacefully nestled between forested ridges in north central Pennsylvania lies Cowanesque Lake. Located near the New York state line, the name Cowanesque comes from a Native American word for "overrun with briars". Today the area around the lake is groomed and maintained for outdoor adventure and water ...
Manasquan Reservoir
(New Jersey, USA)
1990 Manasquan Reservoir Pictures Also known as: Manasquan County Reservoir
Manasquan Reservoir is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Artifacts found near the reservoir indicate that its land was once occupied by the Lenape Indians, and Manasquan is from the Lenape for "stream of the Island of Squaws." The Manasquan Reservoir was completed in 1990 with the construction ...
Merrill Creek Reservoir
(New Jersey, USA)
1988 Merrill Creek Reservoir Pictures Merrill Creek Reservoir, located in Warren County, New Jersey, is a 650-acre man-made lake completed in 1988. The reservoir project took 13 years of planning and building and an investment of $217 million by a consortium of seven utility companies to reach completion. It was the first engineering project ...
Little Seneca Lake
(Maryland, USA)
1985 Little Seneca Lake Pictures Little Seneca Lake, located near Boyds, Maryland, is the focal point of the Black Hill Regional Park and covers nearly 1/3 of its acreage. It lies in the Piedmont ecoregion, which is located between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic Coastal Plain. Black Hill Regional Park is under the Maryland-National ...
Jennings Randolph Lake
(Maryland, USA / West Virginia, USA)
1982 Jennings Randolph Lake Message Forums 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 between Garrett County, Maryland and Mineral County, West Virginia. The rural lakes and rivers of West Virginia's eastern panhandle and Maryland's ...
Beaverdam Reservoir
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1974 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 ...
Lake Nockamixon
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1973 Lake Nockamixon Pictures Lake Nockamixon, located in the 5,283 acre Nockamixon State Park, is located in southeastern Pennsylvania's Bucks County. The 1,450 acre reservoir is fed by Tohicken Creek, Three Mile Run, and Hacycock Run and is a destination getaway for many travelers, especially those escaping Philadelphia's busy ...
Raystown Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1973 Raystown Lake Pictures Raystown Lake, at 8,300 acres, is the largest lake located entirely within Pennsylvania's borders. The lake is nestled in the southern Allegheny Mountains of Huntingdon County. Its average depth is 80 feet, with a maximum depth of 200 feet. The United States Army Corps of Engineers created Raystown ...
Beltzville Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1971 Beltzville Lake Pictures Beltzville Lake Message Forums Also known as: Beltzville Reservoir
The Pennsylvania Pocono Mountains are spectacular for many reasons, and Beltzville Lake is one of them. Located in the southern foothills of these famous Pennsylvania mountains, Beltzville Reservoir is home to spectacular vistas and myriad activities. In a mountain setting like that of the Poconos, ...
Lake Wilhelm
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1971 Lake Wilhelm Pictures Lake Wilhelm was created in 1971 with the damming of Sandy Creek for flood control purposes. Lake Wilhelm is a shallow lake with a maximum depth of about 24 feet at the dam. It has a surface area of 2,800 acres. Lake Wilhelm is located in Maurice K. Goddard State Park in Mercer County Pennsylvania, ...
Oxford Furnace Lake
(New Jersey, USA)
1971 Oxford Furnace Lake Message Forums Also known as: Furnace Brook Watershed #2 Dam
What was once built for practical purposes of flood and erosion control is now a quiet lake area known as Oxford Furnace Lake in Warren County, New Jersey. Named for the first hot blast furnace in America, Oxford Furnace was also the longest continuous iron producer from 1741-1884 in the United States. ...
Arrowhead Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1970 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 ...
Lake Arthur
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1970 Lake Arthur Pictures Lake Arthur Message Forums In the warm summer breeze, sailboats dart like flocks of colorful birds across Lake Arthur's clear Pennsylvania waters. Located in Butler County, this picturesque lake is surrounded by Moraine State Park and offers 3,225 acres of water to fish, boat, and explore. With its gently rolling hills, abundant ...
Lake Marburg
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1970 Lake Marburg Pictures Lake Marburg Message Forums Also known as: Codorus Lake
Pennsylvania Dutch Country near Hanover, Pennsylvania holds a spectacular recreational resource called Lake Marburg. This 1,300-acre reservoir combines the needs of local industry with water-based opportunities for area residents. The lake's creation came about in an unusual collaborative effort between ...
Lake Tappan
(New Jersey, USA / New York, USA)
1968 Lake Tappan Pictures Also known as: Tappan Lake, Lake Tappan Reservoir, Tappan Reservoir
Lake Tappan is one of a series of reservoirs that was created to deliver drinking water to the huge population of the New York City metro area. The lake contains about 1250 acres of water, and nearly 12 million gallons are released daily to the downstream Oradell Reservoir. It straddles the border ...
Allegheny Reservoir
(New York, USA / Pennsylvania, USA)
1965 Allegheny Reservoir Pictures Allegheny Reservoir Message Forums Also known as: Kinzua Dam Lake, Kinzua Lake, Lake Kinzua
Flowing across tree-covered hills in northwestern Pennsylvania and southwestern New York, the Allegheny Reservoir's 12,080 acres provide an open invitation to enjoy and explore the great outdoors. Located in Warren and McKean Counties, Allegheny Reservoir is part of the Pennsylvania Wilds Tourism Region. ...
Hemlock Lake
(New York, USA)
1965 Hemlock Lake Pictures Hemlock Lake, at just 7 miles long and a half mile wide, is one of New York's smallest Finger Lakes, and one of two reserved for supplying water to the City of Rochester. The 1,800-acre reservoir is located in southeast Livingston County, just 25 miles south of Rochester, and serves as a quiet example ...
Lake Heritage
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1965 Lake Heritage Pictures Lake Heritage Message Forums One of Pennsylvania Dutch Country's best residential neighborhoods is Lake Heritage, a gated community built around the shores of a 154-acre, private lake. Swimming, boating, fishing and water sports dominate the activities in the community. Only a couple of miles from historic Gettysburg, Lake Heritage ...
Round Valley Reservoir
(New Jersey, USA)
1965 Round Valley Reservoir Pictures Round Valley Reservoir spans 2,350 acres in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. The reservoir fills the valley formed by the ring-shaped Cushetunk Mountain, which was once an active volcano. Named for the circular shape of the valley in which it sits, the reservoir is known for the exceptional clarity of ...
Shenango River Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA / Ohio, USA)
1965 Shenango River Lake Pictures Also known as: Shenango Reservoir
Located mostly in northwestern Pennsylvania between Greenville PA and Sharon PA - and spilling into northeastern Ohio - Shenango River Lake provides flood protection for the Shenango River Valley and for the Beaver and upper Ohio Rivers. Shenango Reservoir also provides water releases during dry ...
Spruce Run Reservoir
(New Jersey, USA)
1963 Spruce Run Reservoir Pictures Spruce Run Reservoir is one of the oldest reservoirs in the state of New Jersey. Constructed in the 1960s to meet an increasing need for water supplies and recreation areas for New Jersey residents, this Hunterdon County reservoir is the third largest in the state. Upon its completion in 1963, the reservoir's ...
Lake Stoneycreek
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1960 Lake Stoneycreek Pictures Lake Stoneycreek Message Forums Tucked away in the Allegheny Mountains of south west Pennsylvania, Lake Stoneycreek is a private mountain jewel. Close enough to enjoy everything the Laurel Highlands have to offer, but private enough to ensure rest and relaxation, Lake Stoneycreek is an ideal destination for either a short term stay ...
Pinchot Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1959 Pinchot Lake Pictures Pinchot Lake Message Forums Also known as: Pinchot Reservoir, Gifford Pinchot State Park, Old Conewago Lake
Only 20 miles south of Harrisburg, in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, 340-acre Pinchot Lake forms a recreational oasis. The reservoir was built in 1959 to provide a recreational lake for area residents to enjoy. The reservoir was constructed by damming Beaver Creek, and the water soon formed a long, narrow ...
Treasure Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1958 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 ...
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