top 10 cleanest lakes in the united states
Lake Chelan, Washington: reaches a maximum depth of 1,486 feet at the deepest part of the Wapato and Lucerne basins, created by glaciers during the Ice Age.
Newfound Lake, New Hampshire:in the Lakes Region of central New Hampshire. Eight subterranean springs refill the lake twice a year making it one of the most beautiful and cleanest lakes in the state.
Deer Lake, Minnesota:Deer Lake, located about twelve miles north of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, is fed much of its water by springs underneath the ground and by rainwater.
Crater Lake, Oregon: At 1,943 feet deep, Crater Lake is the result of an 8,000-year-old volcanic eruption that produced a crater that slowly filled with rain and snow over millennia.
Hanging Lake, Colorado:One of the most beautiful and cleanest lakes in the US is Hanging Lake, located just outside of Glenwood Springs on the cliffs of Glenwood Canyon.
Lake Michigan, Michigan:The shoreline of Lake Michigan stretches over four states and it is the only one that doesn’t touch Canada. Chicago is one of the largest cities along Lake Michigan.
Lake Tahoe, California: in the Sierra Nevada mountains is North America’s largest alpine lake. The crystal-clear waters of Lake Tahoe reach a maximum depth of 1,645 feet at a height of 6,225 feet.
Lake George, New York:Lake George, known as the “Queen of American Lakes,” is 32 miles long and widely considered one of the country’s most beautiful and cleanest lakes.
Flathead Lake, Montana:There are almost 185 miles of coastline on Flathead Lake, making it the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi. A few miles northwest of Glacier National Park.
Lake Coeur d’Alene, Idaho:Prehistoric Ice Age glaciers left behind more than 55 lakes in the Coeur d’Alene region of Idaho.