Which Country Has the Most Lakes?

Lakes are defined as large bodies of water surrounded by land. Earth has millions of lakes big and small across every continent. Canada is the country with the most lakes as there are approximately 879,800 lakes throughout the northern tundra. Russia, the United States, China, and Sweden round out the top five countries with the … Read more

The 30 Largest Lakes in the United States

The world is full of natural wonders – and among them are lakes. Did you know that the earth has over 300 million lakes, from big to red to man-made? In the United States, there are about 245 natural freshwater lakes and about 53,119 artificial lakes. Out of thousands of lakes in the US, this … Read more

Which US state has the most lakes?

Alaska has the most naturally formed lakes in the US, with 3,197 officially named lakes and more than 3 million unnamed lakes. A large number of the lakes don’t have names due to Alaska’s sheer size and isolation. It’s widely believed that Minnesota is home to the most lakes in the country. Known as the … Read more

The 10 Largest Man-Made Lakes in the United States

The United States is home to many natural wonders, but there are also quite a few breathtaking locations that are actually man-made.  Across the country’s fifty states, there are endless opportunities for water-based recreation, but if it weren’t for the creation of reservoirs, we would be short a few of the country’s most popular bodies … Read more

The 30 Deepest Lakes in the World

There are millions of lakes, and all vary in size and depth. To be considered a lake, a body of water must be surrounded by land. Lakes are created by melting snow, groundwater, rain, or streams. They most often are freshwater, although there are some exceptions. Lakes can also be open or closed. If water … Read more

The Four Great Lakes with the Most Shipwrecks

The Great Lakes are important not just for fishing but also for marine transportation. Unfortunately, over several decades, more than 6,000 vessels navigating these lakes have sunk or crashed. Even more horrifying is the information from the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum (yes, there’s such a place) that upwards of 30 thousand people also lost their … Read more

The 30 Best Boating Lakes in the US

In a country that boasts more than one hundred thousand lakes, it can be difficult to decide at which of these beautiful places to launch your boat. But like all things in this world, there are some places that are more beautiful than others, and the lakes of the United States are no exception.   So … Read more