Top 10 swimming lakes in us
Lake Chelan:The largest natural lake in Washington, Lake Chelan, is a beautiful swimming lake with an extensive shoreline stretching out over 100 miles.
Newfound Lake:Stretching over 4,000 acres and 22 miles of shoreline, there are plenty of other nearby attractions to explore on this beautiful lake, including lighthouses, nature preserves.
Flathead Lake: Because of its proximity to the cold climate, the best time to visit for a dip is usually late spring through early fall, when the temperature of the water is good enough for swimming.
Lake Crescent:in the temperate rainforest of the Olympic National Park in Washington. The park has about 100 houses and there’s even a fairly flat trail for hikers to cool off when swimming.
Lake Santeetlah: is a freshwater swimming lake located near the Indian Lakes Scenic Byway, with about 80% of the 76 miles of its shoreline within the Nantahala National Forest.
Lake of the Ozarks:It is a man-made lake located among the Ozark mountain range with over 1,000 miles of shoreline stretching out in every direction, which makes it an ideal swimming lake.
Rainy Lake:Minnesota, “the land of lakes” boasts of at least 10,000 lakes. One of the state’s most beautiful lakes is located within the popular Voyageurs National Park.
Lake Texoma:Grab the chance to swim in two states on the same day by visiting Lake Texoma, a large body of water that stretches from the southern edge of Oklahoma into the state of Texas.
Crater Lake:A crater created by a massive volcano that erupted thousands of years ago eventually formed the deepest lake in the United States, the Crater Lake, which reaches a depth of about 1943 ft.
Lake Tahoe:The largest alpine lake in North America, Lake Tahoe is not just another picturesque destination, it is also a perfect spot for a relaxing swim.