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Here are the 9 lakes we have listed within USA > Mid-Atlantic > New Jersey - compared by Newest (Youngest) Reservoirs.

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Lake Name Completion year Lake Description
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Upper Greenwood Lake
(New Jersey, USA)
1932 Upper Greenwood Lake Pictures Upper Greenwood Lake Message Forums Once a private summer resort lake, Upper Greenwood Lake is now home to full-time residents who enjoy lake living in north central New Jersey. Located in Hewitt, Sussex County, Upper Greenwood Lake offers many recreational activities. Upper Greenwood Lake should not be confused with the larger nearby ...
Lake Mohawk
(New Jersey, USA)
1927 Lake Mohawk Pictures Lake Mohawk Message Forums Nestled in the town of Sparta, Lake Mohawk will take visitors and residents back in time with Tudor style architecture dotted around the lake. Although a private lake community in the northwest region of New Jersey, there are restaurants and shopping open to the general public and with the view of ...
Highland Lakes
(New Jersey, USA)
1872 Highland Lakes Pictures Highland Lakes Message Forums Also known as: Lake Wawayanda, Lake Glenwood, Lake Pochung, Lake Wallkill, Pleasant Valley Lake, Tall Timbers Lake, Lake Panorama, Louemma Lake, Scenic Lakes, Highland Lake, East Highland Lake, Upper Highland Lake, Upper West Highland Lake, Lake Wanda
The Highland Lakes in New Jersey's Skylands region have always been special. The Highland Lakes area includes the Vernon Valley, known as some of New Jersey's most productive farmlands since Colonial times. Most lakes are the result of streams flowing from Pochuck and Wawayanda Mountains and dammed ...

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