One Of America's Deepest Lakes Is Right Here In The Heart Of Wyoming
Wyoming is home to so many stunning natural wonders, and sometimes it’s hard to believe all this beauty is in one place. Most people know about Wyoming’s largest lake, the enormous Yellowstone Lake, but did you know that our second-largest lake is one of the deepest you’ll ever see? Read more about Fremont Lake in Wyoming, one of the state’s treasures, below.
Fremont Lake in Wyoming is certainly a wonderful treasure. With its clear water and epic views, a camping or hiking trip is certainly in order. Have you been to Fremont Lake? Share your favorite thing about this area with a comment.
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What are some of the best lakes in Wyoming?
Fremont Lake in Wyoming is definitely one of the nicest lakes in Wyoming. But what are some other Wyoming lakes to enjoy? Here are some of the best lakes in Wyoming for a relaxing lakeside getaway:
- Lake Marie: This beautiful mountain lake in Wyoming is set against Schoolhouse Rock and The Diamond, two mountainous areas near Saratoga, WY. It is a relatively shallow lake at around 40 feet, but it is a wonderful fishing lake for brook trout, cutthroat trout, and rainbow trout.
- Middle Piney Lake: Another wonderful fishing lake (stocked with plenty of trout) set against beautiful mountains. It is located in the Wyoming Range near Afton and Smoot. The camping and hiking around this lake are epic as well.
- Brooks Lake: This secluded alpine lake in the Shoshone National Forest couldn't be any more picturesque. The Wind River Mountains rise up beyond the lake, making a kayak trip on the calm waters quite magical.
- Yellowstone Lake: Another deep lake in Wyoming at around 400 feet, this mountain lake is the largest in Wyoming. You just can't beat Yellowstone National Park for its beauty and this lake is a big contributor to that. Follow the Yellowstone Lake Overlook Trail to see incredible views of the lake.
What are the deepest lakes in the United States?
The United States has some very deep lakes. In fact, it has the second deepest lake in the entire world; Crater Lake. Here are some of the deepest lakes in the U.S.:
- Crater Lake, Oregon (1,949 feet)
- Lake Tahoe, Nevada/California (1,645 feet)
- Lake Chelan, Washington (1,486 feet)
- Lake Superior, Michigan/Wisconsin/Minnesota (1,333 feet)
- Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho (1,150 feet)
- Illiamna, Alaska (988 feet)
- Tustumena, Alaska (950 feet)
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