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Here are the 12 lakes we have listed within USA > Midwest > Nebraska - compared by Newest (Youngest) Reservoirs.

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Lake Name Completion year Lake Description
Lake Wanahoo
(Nebraska, USA)
2010 Lake Wanahoo Pictures Lake Wanahoo Message Forums Also known as: Wanahoo Reservoir
The newest lake in Nebraska's Metro Region, Lake Wanahoo will officially greet visitors on April 28, 2012. This attractive gem is eagerly anticipated as one of the best fishing and recreation lakes in this part of Nebraska. And, although not publicly seen yet, the Lake Wanahoo Dam has been hard at work ...
Buckskin Hills Lake
(Nebraska, USA)
1980 Buckskin Hills Lake Pictures Buckskin Hills Lake Message Forums Also known as: Buckskin Hills Reservoir and Buckskin Hills Wildlife Management Area
Buckskin Hills Lake is a small prairie lake of about 75 acres located in northeastern Nebraska's Dixon County. Lying four miles southwest of the town of Newcastle, Buckskin Hills is easily accessible from Sioux City, Iowa, 30 miles to the southeast and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 60 miles north. To find ...
Branched Oak Lake
(Nebraska, USA)
1969 Branched Oak Lake Pictures Also known as: Dam Site #18
Branched Oak Lake, part of the Branched Oak State Recreation Area, is conveniently located northwest of Lincoln, Nebraska's state capital. Branched Oak Lake is the largest lake in the Army Corps of Engineers' Salt Valley Project and is a popular vacation destination. Recreational activities include ...
Merritt Reservoir
(Nebraska, USA)
1964 Deep in the heart of the Midwest, in the Sandhills region of Nebraska, lies the 2,906-acre Merritt Reservoir. This secluded lake is a paradise for those who love hunting, fishing, bird watching, and all manner of outdoor activities. Merritt Reservoir was formed by the 108-foot high Merritt Dam, an earth ...
Calamus Reservoir
(Nebraska, USA)
1962 Calamus Reservoir Pictures Located in central Nebraska, the Calamus Reservoir is a wonderful place to relax, appreciate the beauty of nature, and enjoy some fun on the water. The reservoir was built by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation by constructing a dam across the Calamus River. The dam, which was completed in 1986, was originally ...
Sherman Reservoir
(Nebraska, USA)
1961 Sherman Reservoir Pictures Sherman Reservoir Message Forums Also known as: Sherman Lake
Sherman Reservoir adds great recreation value to the Sandhills region of Nebraska in addition to precious irrigation water for thousands of farm acres. Built in 1961 by the Bureau of Reclamation, the dam across Oak Creek was intended to provide flood control and irrigation storage. Since that time, ...
Harlan County Lake
(Nebraska, USA)
1957 Harlan County Lake Pictures Harlan County Lake covers an impressive 13,250 acres in south-central Nebraska's Frontier Trails region. Just seven miles from the Nebraska / Kansas state line, Harlan County Lake stretches seven miles long with 75 miles of shoreline. The entire lake is open to public access and is a recreational delight. ...
Lewis and Clark Lake
(Nebraska, USA / South Dakota, USA)
1957 Lewis and Clark Lake Pictures Stretching 25 miles long and straddling the Nebraska and South Dakota border, 28,000-acre Lewis and Clark Lake is the smallest of the Missouri River reservoirs. Lewis and Clark Lake has become one of the most popular recreational spots in the Great Plains. It is located along Highway 121, near the ...
Lake McConaughy
(Nebraska, USA)
1941 Lake McConaughy Pictures Also known as: Big Mac
Lake McConaughy, commonly called Big Mac, is Nebraska's largest reservoir with 30,500 acres and 76 shoreline miles. Lake McConaughy is conveniently located near Interstate 80 in southwestern Nebraska's Prairie Lakes region near the city of Ogallala, the county seat of Keith County. Although Big Mac ...
Sutherland Reservoir
(Nebraska, USA)
1935 Sutherland Reservoir Pictures Sutherland Reservoir Message Forums Also known as: Sutherland Lake
Sutherland Reservoir is 3,017-acre lake located just south of the town of Sutherland, Nebraska. Located in the Prairie Lakes tourism region, the lake is part of the Nebraska Public Power District's (NPPD) hydropower system, and supplies water to the Gerald Gentleman Power Plant. The Sutherland State ...
Lake Minatare
(Nebraska, USA)
1915 Lake Minatare Pictures In the western strip of Nebraska known as "the Panhandle" lies the 2,158 acre Lake Minatare. This reservoir is located in Nebraska's North Platte Valley and is part of the North Platte Valley Wildlife Refuge. It was formed by the 114-foot tall Minatare Dam, which was built on the Supply Canal River ...
Carter Lake
(Iowa, USA / Nebraska, USA)
1877 Carter Lake Pictures Carter Lake Message Forums In the late 1800's the Missouri River changed its course, altering the future of the area around Omaha, Nebraska and creating Carter Lake. Spanning parts of the southwest region of Iowa and the Metro region of Nebraska, Carter Lake quickly earned the reputation as a fantastic recreation destination. ...
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