Here Are 5 Of The Most Spectacular Mountain Lakes In The U.S.
Is there any sight quite as dazzling as clear blue lakes surrounded by mountains? Here in the United States, we have several of these natural wonders to enjoy. Some are accessible with a hike, while others are tucked away in more remote locations. We’ve gathered up a few of our favorites that belong on anyone’s travel bucket list. Take a look at the following photographs of some of the best mountain lakes in the US:
Have you ever been to any of these beautiful lakes surrounded by mountains in the United States or do you have any other favorite alpine lakes? If you are looking for even more of the best mountain lakes in the US, check out these 19 mind-blowing lakes that you likely had no idea were in the U.S. This is such an incredibly gorgeous country with so many natural wonders and one of the best ways to enjoy it is by renting an RV and taking a road trip!
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Lakes In Mountains
What are some more beautiful lakes in the mountains?
A few more beautiful lakes in the mountains include:
We have quite a few alpine lakes in the western half of the country. Nevada even has an Alpine Lakes Loop Trail within Great Basin National Park. This 2.7-mile easy trail will take you past two gorgeous lakes — Stella Lake and Teresa Lake.
What are some of the largest lakes in the United States?
Some of the largest lakes in the United States include:
- Lake Superior, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin
- Lake of the Woods, Minnesota
- Iliamna Lake, Alaska
- Great Salt Lake, Utah
Obviously, the Great Lakes are pretty, well, great, and the five largest lakes in the US. Even though it isn't one of the biggest, you also don't want to miss Lake George: it's known as the Queen of the American Lakes and also has a pretty great town nearby that shares its name.
What are some underrated U.S. lakes that everyone should visit?
Some underrated US lakes everyone should visit include:
- Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire
- Lake Champlain, New York & Vermont
- Norris Lake, Tennessee
- Lake Jocassee, South Carolina
We've actually got a whole list of lakes that are so great they'll make you forget about the coast! Places like New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee are so beautiful that they'll make you realize there's really no need to go to the ocean to see a beautiful shoreline.