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Here are the 10 lakes we have listed within USA > Mid-Atlantic > New Jersey - compared by Largest Lakes - Water Volume.

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Lake Name Volume in acre-feet Lake Description
Round Valley Reservoir
(New Jersey, USA)
168,788 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 ...
Lake Hopatcong
(New Jersey, USA)
48,209 Lake Hopatcong Pictures Lake Hopatcong is the largest lake in New Jersey, at about nine miles long with 45 miles of shoreline and covering 2,560 acres. Only 45 miles from New York City, the lake runs between the borders of Sussex and Morris Counties tucked in the mountains in the northern part of New Jersey. Lake Hopatcong ...
Merrill Creek Reservoir
(New Jersey, USA)
48,075 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 ...
Spruce Run Reservoir
(New Jersey, USA)
33,758 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 ...
Manasquan Reservoir
(New Jersey, USA)
14,470 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 ...
Lake Tappan
(New Jersey, USA / New York, USA)
10,741 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 ...
Lake Owassa
(New Jersey, USA)
3,437 Lake Owassa Pictures Lake Owassa Message Forums A privately-owned association lake, Lake Owassa is located in Sussex County in the Culvers Gap Area of the Skyland Region. The lake is only 275-acres with its deepest point being 24 feet. First known as "Long Pond" in an original verified deed dated 1693, the lake name was changed to Lake Owassa in ...
Lake Carnegie
(New Jersey, USA)
1,906 Lake Carnegie Pictures Lake Carnegie Message Forums Also known as: Carnegie Lake
Although steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie is remembered for his library donations, one of his lesser-known gifts to society is Lake Carnegie, also known as Carnegie Lake. Constructed in the Delaware River area on Princeton University's southern end, Lake Carnegie was built to provide ...
Oxford Furnace Lake
(New Jersey, USA)
1,440 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. ...
Lake Aeroflex
(New Jersey, USA)
360 Lake Aeroflex Pictures Lake Aeroflex Message Forums Also known as: New Wawayanda Lake
Tucked away within New Jersey's Skylands region, Lake Aeroflex is the crown jewel of the Kittatinny Valley State Park. Sometimes called New Wawayanda Lake, Aeroflex is considered the deepest natural lake in the State of New Jersey. That distinction brings with it some benefits as a fishery, as the New ...

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