Lake Rhoda

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Lake Rhoda
LakeRhoda.JPG
LocationLakeside, Jefferson County, Colorado
Coordinates39°46′51″N 105°03′30″W / 39.7808°N 105.0582°W / 39.7808; -105.0582Coordinates: 39°46′51″N 105°03′30″W / 39.7808°N 105.0582°W / 39.7808; -105.0582
TypeNatural freshwater lake
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length2,070 ft (630 m)
Max. width1,215 ft (370 m)
Surface elevation5,344 ft (1,629 m)[1]
SettlementsLakeside, Colorado

Lake Rhoda[2] is a natural lake in the town of Lakeside, Colorado, located between Interstate 70 and West 44th Avenue. Originally named West Berkeley Lake, it was renamed Rhoda Krasner by her father, Ben Krasner, who rescued Lakeside Amusement Park from bankruptcy during the Great Depression.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fishingworks website, at https://www.fishingworks.com/colorado/jefferson-co/lake/lake-rhoda-2/ .
  2. ^ "Lake Rhoda". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.