The US has some of the most beautiful lakes and reservoir recreation areas you will find anywhere.

There is nothing like a waterfront vacation with boating and swimming opportunities right on your doorstep!

Click through on each of the entries listed below for full details of what each lake or reservoir rec area has to offer.

You will find everything from campground information to maps, directions, stunning images and more.

Wagontrain Lake, Nebraska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located 21 miles south of Lincoln, northeast and two miles east of Hickman. The entrance is just off S. 110th Street. Phone (402)-996-3766 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nebraska

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Walker Lake, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Fallon, take US Highway 95 south for 75 miles. Walker Lake is located along the highway. Phone 775.885.6000 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas The 30,000-acre, 12 mile long by

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Wallace Lake, Louisiana Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (318) 322-6391 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas | Facebook | Wallace Lake Website Wallace Lake, LA, which is operated by the Corps, has facilities at the dam for bank fishing.

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Wappapello Lake, Missouri Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Southeast Missouri. From St. Louis, travel south 32 miles on I-55 to U.S. 67. Continue south 88 miles to Greenville. Turn left on Highway D, travel south 20 miles. Phone (573) 222-8562 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING,

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Waurika Lake, Oklahoma Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (580) 963-2111 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Campground Reservations Oklahoma Campgrounds | CHISHOLM TRAIL RIDGE | KIOWA PARK I Hiking Trails Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas | Waurika Lake

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Wehrspann Lake, Nebraska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Highway 370 to Highway 50 – go north to Giles road, then west to reach the main entrance. Phone (402)-996-3766 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nebraska Recreation Areas | Wehrspann Lake Photo Album | Wehrspann Lake Website

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West Fork of Mill Creek Lake, Ohio Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located in Cincinnati, from I-275 take the Winton Road exit, then south to the park. Phone (513) 851-0611 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Campground Reservations Ohio Campgrounds Hiking Trails Ohio

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West Thompson Lake, Connecticut Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From I-395 Exit 99, take CT 200 to CT 193 and follow signs. Phone (860) 923-2982 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Connecticut Campgrounds | West Thompson Lake Campground Hiking Trails Connecticut Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More

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Westville Lake, Massachusetts Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Sturbridge, 2 miles south on MA 131, right on Wallace Rd. Phone (508) 764-6424 Activities BOATING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Massachusetts Campgrounds | WESTVILLE RECREATION AREA Hiking Trails Massachusetts Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Massachusetts Recreation Areas | Westville Lake Website The

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Whitney Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located in the Praires and Lakes region of Texas, Whitney Lake is 65 miles south of Ft. Worth and 35 miles north of Waco on the Brazos River. Phone (254) 622-3332 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE,

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Willard Bay Reservoir, Utah Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions All-weather access on I-15. From Brigham City head south on I-15 about 10 miles. Exit at #360 for North Marina; Exit #354 for South Marina. Phone 435-734-9494 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Utah Campgrounds Hiking Trails Utah Hiking Trails

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William H. Harsha Lake, Ohio Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located southeast of Batavia just south of OH 32, approximately 20 miles southeast of Cincinnati, OH. Phone (513) 797-6081 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Ohio Campgrounds Hiking Trails Ohio Hiking

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Willow Creek Reservoir – Montana, Montana Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located about 20 miles west of Great Falls, Montana. Off U.S. 89. Phone 406-444-2535 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas | DouglassHome StandardTourOfficial Web Site | Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Willow

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Willow Creek Reservoir, Colorado Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions North from Granby on State Highway 125. Phone 970-887-4100 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS Campground Reservations Colorado Campgrounds Hiking Trails Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation Areas | TrogOfficial Web Site Willow Creek, a tributary on the Colorado River near Granby, Colorado,

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Wilson Lake, Kansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Salina, 48 miles west on I-70, 7 miles north from the Wilson exit. Phone (785) 658-2551 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Campground Reservations Kansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Kansas Hiking Trails

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Winters Creek Lake, Nebraska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions North on hwy 71 from Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Phone 308-635-7851 Activities BOATING, FISHING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nebraska Recreation Areas | Vanderbilt Mansion Group TourOfficial Web Site Winters Creek Lake is a feature of the North Platte Project. Most of

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Wister Lake, Oklahoma Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Wister, 2 miles east on US 270. Phone (918) 655-7206 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas | Wister Lake

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Woodcock Creek Lake, Pennsylvania Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located north of Meadville, off PA 86. Phone (814) 763-4422 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas | Woodcock Creek Lake Website Provides

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Wright Patman Lake, Texas Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Texarkana, 9 miles south on U.S. Hwy. 59. Phone (903) 838-8781 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Texas Campgrounds | CLEAR SPRING | PINEY POINT | ROCKY POINT(WRIGHT PATMAN DAM) |

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Yankee Hill Lake, Nebraska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located 12 miles southwest of Lincoln, northeast and 3 miles southeast of Denton. The entrance is on southwest 40th Street between W. Denton Road and W. Rokeby Road. Phone (402)-996-3766 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nebraska Recreation Areas |

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Yatesville Lake, Kentucky Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From U.S. 23 take Route 3 approximately 3 miles to Route 1185. Route 1185 ends at the Yatesville Lake Marina (approximately 3 miles). Phone (606) 686-2412 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground

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Youghiogheny River Lake, Pennsylvania Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Confluence, PA, go .5 miles south on PA 281. Phone (814) 395-3242 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Pennsylvania Campgrounds | OUTFLOW CAMPING Hiking Trails Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas |

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Yuba lake, Utah Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions At an elevation of 5,100 feet, the Yuba Special Recreation Area is 25 miles south of Nephi, just off Interstate 15. Phone (435) 743-3100 Activities CAMPING, WATER SPORTS Campground Reservations Utah Campgrounds Hiking Trails Utah Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Utah Recreation Areas The Yuba Special Recreation Area, conveniently

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Yuba Lake, Utah Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located 25 miles south of Nephi on the west side of the reservoir. Phone 435-743-3100 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Utah Campgrounds Hiking Trails Utah Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Utah Recreation Areas Elevation 5000 feet. The warm waters of Yuba Reservoir provide a

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Zorinsky Lake, Nebraska Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions South of west Center Road with entrances on 156th and 168th streets. Phone (402)-996-3766 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s)

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