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Here are the 16 lakes we have listed within USA > Mid-Atlantic > Pennsylvania - compared by Largest Lakes - Water Volume.

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Lake Name Volume in acre-feet Lake Description
Lake Erie
(Ontario, Canada / Great Lakes / New York, USA / Pennsylvania, USA / Michigan, USA / Ohio, USA)
391,987,200 Lake Erie Pictures Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes of North America, straddles the borders of Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Michigan, and the Canadian province of Ontario. The lake is named after the Native American tribe that inhabited its shores before being killed off by the Iroquois League for aiding their enemy, ...
Allegheny Reservoir
(New York, USA / Pennsylvania, USA)
579,840 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. ...
Pymatuning Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA / Ohio, USA)
188,000 Pymatuning Lake Pictures Also known as: Pymatuning Reservoir
Pymatuning Lake, located in northwestern Pennsylvania and spilling over into northeastern Ohio, is a lake of superlatives: Clocking in at 17,088 acres in area, 17 miles in length, and 1.6 miles in width, it is the largest lake in Pennsylvania aside from Lake Erie. Pymatuning Lake is also one of North ...
Beltzville Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
41,250 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 Nockamixon
(Pennsylvania, USA)
39,900 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 ...
Lake Arthur
(Pennsylvania, USA)
37,000 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 ...
Cowanesque Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
32,600 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 ...
Shenango River Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA / Ohio, USA)
29,920 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 ...
Harveys Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
23,835 Harveys Lake Pictures Harveys Lake Message Forums Also known as: Harvey's Lake
With a surface area of 658 acres, Harveys Lake is Pennsylvania's largest natural lake by total volume of water. Located in the Northeastern Mountain Region of Pennsylvania, Harveys Lake was named for its discoverer, Benjamin Harvey. An early settler of the Wyoming Valley and member of the Sons of Liberty, ...
Lake Wilhelm
(Pennsylvania, USA)
17,825 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, ...
Indian Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
10,495 Indian Lake Message Forums Indian Lake is a freshwater man-made lake shaped like a horseshoe, located in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. It is part of the state's Laurel Highlands, an elevated region known for its extraordinary mountain landscapes and hilly terrain. As a private lake, only vacationers, property owners and their ...
Beaverdam Reservoir
(Pennsylvania, USA)
7,672 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 ...
Canadohta Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
3,138 Canadohta Lake Pictures Canadohta Lake is one of the largest natural lakes in Pennsylvania. Its tree-lined shores and spring-fed waters are located in the Keystone State's Great Lakes tourism region. This sportsman's paradise is famous for its year-round fishing and the tournaments it hosts, in particular the ice fishing tournament ...
Big Boulder Lake
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,971 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 ...
Lake Naomi
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,492 Lake Naomi Pictures Lake Naomi Message Forums Lake Naomi, located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania, offers residents and visitors alike four seasons of recreation. During every summer weekend, sailboats glide across the clean mountain water. In winter snow frosts the mountains, and skiers take off for the nearby slopes. Lake ...
Lake Stoneycreek
(Pennsylvania, USA)
1,320 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 ...

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