The Best Lakes Near Me in the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest has pretty spectacular lakes, but some stand out from the rest. The lakes on this list are the best in the Pacific Northwest for different reasons because they are all so unique.

So whether you’re looking to go kayaking, swimming or want to enjoy some time by the water at a resort with friends, these lakes will not disappoint.

Johnson Lake, British Columbia

The lakeshore is primarily undeveloped, making it the perfect place to relax and take in the area’s natural beauty.

Lake Chelan, Washington The glacier-fed lake is known for its clear, turquoise waters and is a popular spot for swimming, fishing, and boating.

Ross Lake, Washington This beautiful lake is located in the Ross Lake National Recreation Area in Washington and is known for its crystal-clear waters and stunning mountain views.

Take a walk or bike ride on the boardwalk and enjoy the stunning views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

Lake Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Crater Lake, Oregon Crater Lake was formed from a collapsed volcano thousands of years ago, making it one of the oldest lakes in North America.

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