List of lakes in Washington

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This is a list of natural lakes and reservoirs located fully or partially in the U.S. state of Washington. Natural lakes that have been altered with a dam, such as Lake Chelan, are included as lakes, not reservoirs.

Natural lakes[edit]

Currently included in this table are all natural and enhanced lakes with a surface area of more than 1,000 acres or a volume of more than 25,000 acre feet as well as smaller lakes (down to 100 acres) with a Wikipedia page.

Name County(s) Elev.
(ft)
Area
(acres)
Volume
(acre ft)
Depth
(max)(ft)
Outflow Basin Coordinates Notes Reference
Chelan Lake Chelan Chelan 1,102 33,000 15,800,000 1,486 Chelan River Columbia / Chelan 48°01′37″N 120°20′17″W / 48.027°N 120.338°W / 48.027; -120.338 (Lake Chelan) [note 1] [1][2][3][4][5]
Washington Lake Washington King 17 22,000 2,400,000 214 Lake Washington Ship Canal Lake Washington 47°37′19″N 122°15′22″W / 47.622°N 122.256°W / 47.622; -122.256 (Lake Washington) [note 2] [1][3][4][5]
Ozette Lake Clallam 33 7,400 960,000 331 Ozette River Ozette River 48°05′42″N 124°38′13″W / 48.095°N 124.637°W / 48.095; -124.637 (Ozette Lake) [note 3] [1][3][6][5]
Moses Lake Grant 1,050 6,800 130,000 38 Crab Creek Columbia / Crab Creek 47°07′26″N 119°20′20″W / 47.124°N 119.339°W / 47.124; -119.339 (Moses Lake) [note 4] [1][3][6][5]
Osoyoos Lake Okanogan / B.C. 911 5,800 270,000 208 Okanogan River Columbia / Okanogan 49°00′00″N 119°26′38″W / 49°N 119.444°W / 49; -119.444 (Osoyoos Lake) [note 5] [1][7][3][5]
Crescent Lake Crescent Clallam 584 5,100 1,500,000 650 Lyre River Lyre River 48°03′36″N 123°49′41″W / 48.06°N 123.828°W / 48.06; -123.828 (Lake Crescent) [note 6] [8][3][5]
Whatcom Lake Whatcom Whatcom 312 4,900 770,000 328 Whatcom Creek Bellingham Bay 48°44′02″N 122°19′52″W / 48.734°N 122.331°W / 48.734; -122.331 (Lake Whatcom) [note 7] [1][3][6][4][5]
Sammamish Lake Sammamish King 30 4,900 284,000 105 Sammamish River Lake Washington 47°35′38″N 122°05′53″W / 47.594°N 122.098°W / 47.594; -122.098 (Lake Sammamish) [1][6][4][5]
Cle Elum Lake Kittitas 2,227 4,800 520,000 260 Cle Elum River Columbia / Yakima 47°16′01″N 121°05′38″W / 47.267°N 121.094°W / 47.267; -121.094 (Cle Elum Lake) [note 8] [1][9][5]
Kachess Lake Kittitas 2,258 4,500 550,000 410 Kachess River Columbia / Yakima 47°19′01″N 121°14′17″W / 47.317°N 121.238°W / 47.317; -121.238 (Kachess Lake) [note 9] [1][3][5]
Quinault Lake Quinault Grays Harbor 186 3,550 496,000 240 Quinault River Quinault River 47°28′26″N 123°52′16″W / 47.474°N 123.871°W / 47.474; -123.871 (Lake Quinault) [4][5]
Omak Lake Okanogan 958 3,250 700,000 325 None Columbia Basin 48°16′37″N 119°23′56″W / 48.277°N 119.399°W / 48.277; -119.399 (Omak Lake) [note 10] [1][3][6]
Keechelus Lake Kittitas 2,521 2,600 250,000 310 Yakima River Columbia / Yakima 47°19′37″N 121°21′07″W / 47.327°N 121.352°W / 47.327; -121.352 (Keechelus Lake) [note 11] [1][10][5]
Spirit Lake Skamania 3,440 2,600 212,000 110 North Fork Toutle River Columbia / Cowlitz 46°16′08″N 122°08′28″W / 46.269°N 122.141°W / 46.269; -122.141 (Spirit Lake) [note 12] [11][12]
Wenatchee Lake Wenatchee Chelan 1,872 2,500 360,000 244 Wenatchee River Columbia / Wenatchee 47°49′23″N 120°46′41″W / 47.823°N 120.778°W / 47.823; -120.778 (Lake Wenatchee) [1][13][6][5]
Tapps Lake Tapps Pierce 546 2,430 47,000 [14] 90 White River Puyallup River 47°12′50″N 122°10′08″W / 47.214°N 122.169°W / 47.214; -122.169 (Lake Tapps) [note 13] [15][6][4][5][12]
Silver Lake Cowlitz 489 2,300 13,000 10 Outlet Creek Columbia / Cowlitz 46°17′24″N 122°47′56″W / 46.29°N 122.799°W / 46.29; -122.799 (Silver Lake) [note 14] [1][3][6][5]
Vancouver Lake Clark 8 2,300 6,900 15 Lake River Columbia Basin 45°40′26″N 122°43′05″W / 45.674°N 122.718°W / 45.674; -122.718 (Vancouver Lake) [3][4][5][12]
Rock Lake Whitman 1,728 2,200 380,000 350 Rock Creek Columbia / Snake 47°10′55″N 117°40′48″W / 47.182°N 117.68°W / 47.182; -117.68 (Rock Lake) [note 15] [1][16][3][6][4][5]
Palmer Lake Okanogan 1,150 2,100 110,000 79 Palmer Creek Columbia / Okanogan 48°53′35″N 119°37′08″W / 48.893°N 119.619°W / 48.893; -119.619 (Palmer Lake) [3][6]
Twin Lakes Ferry 2,572 1,900 33,000 50 Stranger Creek Columbia Basin 48°16′34″N 118°22′48″W / 48.276°N 118.38°W / 48.276; -118.38 (Twin Lakes) [note 16] [17]
Chester Morse Lake King 1,562 1,830 94,000 130 Cedar River Lake Washington 47°23′13″N 121°42′11″W / 47.387°N 121.703°W / 47.387; -121.703 (Chester Morse Lake) [note 17] [3][6][12]
Sprague Lake Adams / Lincoln 1,882 1,800 19,000 20 Cow Creek Columbia / Snake 47°15′36″N 118°03′58″W / 47.26°N 118.066°W / 47.26; -118.066 (Sprague Lake) [1][3][6][4]
Lenore Lenore Lake Grant 1,078 1,400 20,000 27 Soap Lake Columbia / Crab Creek 47°29′13″N 119°31′01″W / 47.487°N 119.517°W / 47.487; -119.517 (Lenore Lake) [1][3][6][4]
Deer Lake Stevens 2,482 1,150 60,000 80 Sheep Creek Columbia / Colville 48°06′43″N 117°35′13″W / 48.112°N 117.587°W / 48.112; -117.587 (Deer Lake) [1][3][6][4][5]
American Lake Pierce 238 1,100 60,000 90 None Chambers Creek 47°07′30″N 122°33′43″W / 47.125°N 122.562°W / 47.125; -122.562 (American Lake) [1][3][6][4][5]
Loon Lake Stevens 2,385 1,100 51,000 105 Sheep Creek Columbia / Colville 48°02′42″N 117°37′19″W / 48.045°N 117.622°W / 48.045; -117.622 (Loon Lake) [1][18][6][4][5]
Newman Lake Spokane 2,130 1,100 23,000 30 None Columbia / Spokane 47°46′37″N 117°06′04″W / 47.777°N 117.101°W / 47.777; -117.101 (Newman Lake) [1][19][3][6][4][5]
Stevens Lake Stevens Snohomish 214 1,000 65,000 160 Catherine Creek Snohomish River 48°00′14″N 122°05′06″W / 48.004°N 122.085°W / 48.004; -122.085 (Lake Stevens) [1][20][6][4]
Mason Lake Mason 197 1,000 49,000 90 Sherwood Creek Puget Sound 47°20′06″N 122°57′29″W / 47.335°N 122.958°W / 47.335; -122.958 (Mason Lake) [1][3][6][4][5]
Curlew Lake Ferry 2,354 920 40,000 130 Curlew Creek Columbia / Kettle 48°44′02″N 118°39′58″W / 48.734°N 118.666°W / 48.734; -118.666 (Curlew Lake) [1][6][5]
Soap Lake Grant 1,074 850 29,000 95 None Columbia / Crab Creek 47°24′22″N 119°29′49″W / 47.406°N 119.497°W / 47.406; -119.497 (Soap Lake) [1][4]
Cavanaugh Lake Cavanaugh Skagit 1,012 830 36,000 80 Lake Creek Stillaguamish River 48°19′16″N 122°00′36″W / 48.321°N 122.01°W / 48.321; -122.01 (Lake Cavanaugh) [1][3][6][4][5]
Samish Lake Samish Whatcom 274 810 33,100 160 Friday Creek Bellingham Bay 48°39′54″N 122°23′06″W / 48.665°N 122.385°W / 48.665; -122.385 (Lake Samish) [1][6][4]
Coldwater Lake Cowlitz / Skamania 2,494 770 58,500 200 Coldwater Creek Columbia / Cowlitz 46°18′11″N 122°14′24″W / 46.303°N 122.24°W / 46.303; -122.24 (Coldwater Lake) [11][3][5]
Bead Lake Pend Oreille 2,833 720 77,000 180 None Columbia / Pend Oreille 48°17′53″N 117°06′47″W / 48.298°N 117.113°W / 48.298; -117.113 (Bead Lake) [1][21][3][6]
Union Lake Union King 17 580 20,000 50 Fremont Cut Lake Washington 47°38′28″N 122°20′06″W / 47.641°N 122.335°W / 47.641; -122.335 (Lake Union) [note 18] [1][22][5][12]
Buffalo Lake Okanogan 2,402 540 33,700 121 None Columbia Basin 48°03′50″N 118°53′17″W / 48.064°N 118.888°W / 48.064; -118.888 (Buffalo Lake) [1][3][6]
Goodwin Lake Goodwin Snohomish 328 540 13,000 50 Tulalip Creek Puget Sound 48°08′31″N 122°17′46″W / 48.142°N 122.296°W / 48.142; -122.296 (Lake Goodwin) [1][23][6][4]
Summit Lake Thurston 459 510 28,000 100 Kennedy Creek Puget Sound 47°03′22″N 123°06′11″W / 47.056°N 123.103°W / 47.056; -123.103 (Summit Lake) [1][24][6][4]
Kapowsin Lake Kapowsin Pierce 585 510 8,300 29 Kapowsin Creek Puyallup River 46°58′23″N 122°13′37″W / 46.973°N 122.227°W / 46.973; -122.227 (Lake Kapowsin) [1][25][6][4][12]
Pleasant Lake Pleasant Clallam 397 500 16,000 50 Lake Creek to Sol Duc River Quillayute River 48°03′50″N 124°19′44″W / 48.064°N 124.329°W / 48.064; -124.329 (Lake Pleasant) [1][3][6][4]
Packwood Lake Lewis 2,857 450 28,000 120 Lake Creek Columbia / Cowlitz 46°35′13″N 121°33′29″W / 46.587°N 121.558°W / 46.587; -121.558 (Packwood Lake) [1][26][6]
Walupt Lake Walupt Lewis 3,930 380 62,000 300 Walupt Creek Columbia / Cowlitz 46°25′01″N 121°27′47″W / 46.417°N 121.463°W / 46.417; -121.463 (Lake Walupt) [1][3][6]
Sutherland Lake Sutherland Clallam 528 360 21,000 86 Indian Creek Elwha River 48°04′44″N 123°42′54″W / 48.079°N 123.715°W / 48.079; -123.715 (Lake Sutherland) [1][27][3][6][4][5]
Lawrence Lake Lawrence Thurston 429 330 4,400 26 Deschutes River Puget Sound 46°51′07″N 122°34′16″W / 46.852°N 122.571°W / 46.852; -122.571 (Lake Lawrence) [28][6][4]
Long Lake Thurston 160 310 3,900 21 Woodland Creek Puget Sound 47°01′12″N 122°46′30″W / 47.02°N 122.775°W / 47.02; -122.775 (Long Lake) [3][6][4][12]
Lacamas Lake Clark 182 290 7,500 65 Lacamas Creek Columbia / Washougal 45°37′01″N 122°25′34″W / 45.617°N 122.426°W / 45.617; -122.426 (Lacamas Lake) [note 19] [1][6][4][12]
Nahwatzel Lake Mason 456 270 4,600 25 Outlet Creek -> Satsop River Chehalis River 47°14′31″N 123°19′59″W / 47.242°N 123.333°W / 47.242; -123.333 (Nahwatzel Lake) [1][6][4]
Capitol Lake Thurston 3 270 2,400 20 Budd Inlet Puget Sound 47°01′59″N 122°54′32″W / 47.033°N 122.909°W / 47.033; -122.909 (Capitol Lake) [note 20] [1]
Dorothy Lake Dorothy King 3,062 260 ca 15,000? 160 Miller River Snohomish River 47°34′48″N 121°23′10″W / 47.58°N 121.386°W / 47.58; -121.386 (Lake Dorothy) [1][29][6][12]
Green Lake King 164 250 3,400 30 Bef. 1916: Ravenna Creek Lake Washington 47°40′41″N 122°20′17″W / 47.678°N 122.338°W / 47.678; -122.338 (Green Lake) [1][3][6][4]
Easton Lake Easton Kittitas 2,184 205 4,000 85 Kachess River Columbia / Yakima 47°15′00″N 121°11′56″W / 47.25°N 121.199°W / 47.25; -121.199 (Lake Easton) [3][6][12]
Angeline Lake King 4,613 184 >20,000 412 Angeline Falls, Foss River Snohomish River 47°34′16″N 121°18′25″W / 47.571°N 121.307°W / 47.571; -121.307 (Angeline Lake) [3][30]
Big Heart Lake King 4,549 176 >20,000 449 Big Heart Falls, Foss River Snohomish River 47°34′44″N 121°19′30″W / 47.579°N 121.325°W / 47.579; -121.325 (Big Heart Lake) [3][30]
Silver Lake Whatcom 6,768 162 ca 25,000? 522 Silver Creek Snohomish River 48°59′17″N 121°13′55″W / 48.988°N 121.232°W / 48.988; -121.232 (Silver Lake) [31][12]
Blanca Lake Snohomish 3,976 160 25,000 250 Troublesome Creek Snohomish River 47°56′28″N 121°20′28″W / 47.941°N 121.341°W / 47.941; -121.341 (Blanca Lake) [1][32][12]
Snow Lake King 4,019 153 16,500 400 Rock Creek Snoqualmie River 47°28′05″N 121°27′22″W / 47.468°N 121.456°W / 47.468; -121.456 (Snow Lake) [1][33]
Meridian (Cow) Lake Meridian King 372 150 6,100 90 Big Soos Creek Duwamish River 47°21′47″N 122°09′11″W / 47.363°N 122.153°W / 47.363; -122.153 (Lake Meridian) [1][3][6][4]
Padden Lake Padden Whatcom 450 149 4,300 59 Padden Creek Bellingham Bay 48°42′11″N 122°27′14″W / 48.703°N 122.454°W / 48.703; -122.454 (Lake Padden) [1][4][3]
Gravelly Lake Pierce 220 147 6,000 57 None Chambers Creek 47°08′53″N 122°31′52″W / 47.148°N 122.531°W / 47.148; -122.531 (Gravelly Lake) [1][6][4][12]
Chopaka Lake Okanogan 2,911 140 3,700 73 Chopaka Creek Columbia / Okanogan 48°55′05″N 119°42′00″W / 48.918°N 119.7°W / 48.918; -119.7 (Chopaka Lake) [1][34][6][12]
Snoqualmie Lake King 3,151 130 ? ? Taylor River Snoqualmie River 47°34′01″N 121°24′47″W / 47.567°N 121.413°W / 47.567; -121.413 (Snoqualmie Lake) [35][12]
Berdeen Lake Whatcom 5,018 126 ca 10,000? 212 Berdeen Falls, Bacon Creek Skagit River 48°42′58″N 121°27′54″W / 48.716°N 121.465°W / 48.716; -121.465 (Berdeen Lake) [36][37]
Mowich Lake Pierce 4,929 120 ca 4,000? 90 Crater Creek Puyallup River 46°56′17″N 121°51′43″W / 46.938°N 121.862°W / 46.938; -121.862 (Mowich Lake) [6]
Liberty Lake, Washington Liberty Lake Spokane 2,053 710 1,600 23 Unnamed Creek Columbia / Spokane 47°38′42″N 117°04′37″W / 47.645°N 117.077°W / 47.645; -117.077 (Liberty Lake) [38]
Rattlesnake Lake King 911 108 2,700 54 None Lake Washington 47°25′48″N 121°46′30″W / 47.43°N 121.775°W / 47.43; -121.775 (Rattlesnake Lake) [1][3][6][4]
Lake Hancock King 236 36 6 mi. NE of Snoqualmie [1]
Lake Joy King 105 50 3.5 mi. NE of Carnation [1]
Lake Sawyer King 279 58 Black Diamond [1]
Walsh Lake King 105 na 4.6 mi ENE of Maple Valley [1]
Lake Youngs King 700 72 1.8 mi. E of Kent [1]
Angle Lake King 351 103 2,600 52 None Duwamish River 47°25′41″N 122°17′13″W / 47.428°N 122.287°W / 47.428; -122.287 (Angle Lake) [1][3][6][4]
Ballinger Lake Ballinger Snohomish 282 101 1,500 35 McAleer Creek Lake Washington 47°46′55″N 122°19′37″W / 47.782°N 122.327°W / 47.782; -122.327 (Lake Ballinger) [1][3][6][4]
Goat Lake Snohomish 3,166 58.4 Elliott Creek 48°01′05″N 121°21′04″W / 48.018°N 121.351°W / 48.018; -121.351 (Snow Lake) [1][39]
Eunice Lake Pierce 5,358 46°57′18″N 121°52′41″W / 46.955°N 121.878°W / 46.955; -121.878 (Eunice Lake)

Reservoirs[edit]

Name County(s) Coordinates Total storage (acre feet) Surface area
(acres)
Max depth
(feet)
Outflow
Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake Douglas, Ferry, Stevens, Lincoln, Grant, Okanogan [40] 47°56′46.2″N 118°55′56″W / 47.946167°N 118.93222°W / 47.946167; -118.93222 (Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake)[41] 9,386,000 [42] 79,400 [43] 400 Columbia River
Lake Umatilla Klickitat, Sherman (OR)double-dagger, Gilliam (OR)double-dagger, Morrow (OR)double-dagger, Benton, Umatilla (OR)double-dagger 45°43′32″N 120°12′44″W / 45.72556°N 120.21222°W / 45.72556; -120.21222 (Lake Umatilla)[44] 48,738 Columbia River
Riffe Lake Lewis 46°27′59″N 122°16′4″W / 46.46639°N 122.26778°W / 46.46639; -122.26778 (Riffe Lake)[45] 1,686,300 [46] 11,830 Cowlitz River
Ross Lake Whatcom, British Columbiadouble-dagger 48°52′6″N 121°1′47″W / 48.86833°N 121.02972°W / 48.86833; -121.02972 (Ross Lake)[47] 1,435,000 11,700 Skagit River
Lake Wallula Benton, Walla Walla, Umatilla (OR)double-dagger 45°57′17″N 119°3′53″W / 45.95472°N 119.06472°W / 45.95472; -119.06472 (Lake Wallula)[48] 1,350,000 [43] 42,500 [43] Columbia River
Banks Lake Grant, Douglas 47°48′21″N 119°11′31″W / 47.80583°N 119.19194°W / 47.80583; -119.19194 (Banks Lake)[49] 1,275,000 [50] 26,877 [51] 177 [52]
Swift Reservoir Skamania 46°3′20″N 122°6′51″W / 46.05556°N 122.11417°W / 46.05556; -122.11417 (Swift Reservoir)[53] 755,600 [54] 4,585 [55] Lewis River
Wanapum Lake Kittitas, Grant 46°55′56″N 119°58′24″W / 46.93222°N 119.97333°W / 46.93222; -119.97333 (Wanapum Lake)[56] 669,700 [57] 14,590 [58] Columbia River
Rufus Woods Lake Douglas, Chelan 47°59′47″N 119°37′14″W / 47.99639°N 119.62056°W / 47.99639; -119.62056 (Rufus Woods Lake)[59] 590,199 [60] 7,800 [61] Columbia River
Lake Herbert G. West Walla Walla, Columbia, Whitman, Franklin 46°34′18″N 118°31′6″W / 46.57167°N 118.51833°W / 46.57167; -118.51833 (Lake Herbert G. West)[62] 432,000 6,590 [63] Snake River
Merwin Lake Clark, Cowlitz 45°58′35″N 122°31′35″W / 45.97639°N 122.52639°W / 45.97639; -122.52639 (Merwin Lake)[64] 416,000 [65] 3,836 [66] 190 Lewis River
Yale Lake Clark, Cowlitz 46°0′43″N 122°18′44″W / 46.01194°N 122.31222°W / 46.01194; -122.31222 (Yale Lake)[67] 401,760 [68] 3,612 Lewis River
Potholes Reservoir Grant 46°59′59″N 119°17′6″W / 46.99972°N 119.28500°W / 46.99972; -119.28500 (Potholes Reservoir)[69] 332,200 [70] 27,800 [71]
Key
dagger denotes that body of water crosses state border
double-dagger denotes that body of water crosses international border

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Enhanced with a dam in 1927.
  2. ^ Excluding Lake Union and connected waters.
  3. ^ Largest unaltered lake in Washington State
  4. ^ Enhanced with dams in the early 1900s, 1928 and 1941 for irrigation purposes.
  5. ^ The Zosel Dam, when built in 1927, unintentionally influenced and now regulates Osoyoos Lake levels.
  6. ^ Most voluminous unaltered lake in Washington State
  7. ^ Enhanced with dams in 1937.
  8. ^ Enhanced with a dam in 1933 for irrigation purposes. Active capacity is 437,000 acre feet.
  9. ^ Enhanced with a dam in 1912 for irrigation purposes. Active capacity is 239,000 acre feet.
  10. ^ Saline lake.
  11. ^ Enhanced with a dam in 1917 for irrigation purposes. Active capacity is 158,000 acre feet.
  12. ^ The 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens relocated the lake 300 feet higher. A drainage tunnel was built to prevent a catastrophic breach of the new natural dam.
  13. ^ Natural lake that was diked in 1911. With islands the surface area is about 2,800 acres.
  14. ^ Natural lake, but dammed to prevent flooding.
  15. ^ Largest natural lake in South East Washington.
  16. ^ North and South Twin Lakes combined. Used as a reservoir for irrigation purposes since 1930.
  17. ^ Before it was expanded with the Masonry Dam in 1911, this lake was known as "Cedar Lake".
  18. ^ Surface area and volume exclude the 150 acre Portage Bay as well as the Fremont Cut and Salmon Bay.
  19. ^ Natural reservoir
  20. ^ Tidal flats and estuary dammed in 1951. Reduced from an original 320 acres surface area by sedimentation.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Morphometry of Lake Chelan at the Washington Dept. of Ecology website
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife website
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai Bahls, Kindberg, Wait & Glasgow An assessment of error in state shoreline designation for lakes of Washington, 2006
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa Lakes in Washington at lakelubbers.com
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as Lakes in Washington at Northwest Fishing Report
  7. ^ Osoyoos Lake at the Washington Dept. of Ecology website
  8. ^ Ron Judd, Our deep lakes incite curiosity and conjure legends, Seattle Times, August 8, 2014
  9. ^ Cle Elum Dam at the Bureau of Reclamation website.
  10. ^ Keechelus Dam at the Bureau of Reclamation website.
  11. ^ a b Lucas and Weinheimer, Recovery of Fish Populations in Lakes Affected by the May 18, 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens, Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Conflicting surface area data resolved with area calculator
  13. ^ Palmer Lake at the Washington Dept. of Ecology website
  14. ^ Number represents usable storage (between 515 and 543 ft elveation); dead storage (and therefore volume) between 455 and 515 feet is unknown.
  15. ^ Wells & Wells, Water Quality and Fish-bioenergetics Model of Chester Morse Lake and the Cedar River, 2012
  16. ^ Lenore Lake at the Washington Dept. of Ecology website
  17. ^ Owhi Lake at the Washington State University "Lakes of the Colville Reservation" website
  18. ^ Curlew Lake at the Washington Dept. of Ecology website
  19. ^ Mason Lake at the Washington Dept. of Ecology website
  20. ^ Lake Samish at the Washington Dept. of Ecology website
  21. ^ Summit Lake at the Washington Dept. of Ecology website
  22. ^ Lake Union at kingcounty.gov
  23. ^ Packwood Lake Drawdown Study Report, 2007 (Table 4.1)
  24. ^ Lake Sutherland at the Washington Dept. of Ecology website
  25. ^ Walupt Lake at the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife website.
  26. ^ Long Lake at the Washington Dept. of Ecology website
  27. ^ Nahwatzel Lake at the Washington Dept. of Ecology website
  28. ^ Dorothy Lake at the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife website.
  29. ^ Chopaka Lake at the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife website.
  30. ^ a b Deepest alpine lakes in Washington at nwhikers.net
  31. ^ North Cascades National Park (N.P.), Mountain Lakes Fishery Management Plan, 2008 (p. 151)
  32. ^ Blanca Lake at the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife website.
  33. ^ Snow Lake at the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife website.
  34. ^ Chopaka Lake at the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife website.
  35. ^ Snoqualmie Lake at the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife website.
  36. ^ Berdeen Lake at the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife website.
  37. ^ [1]
  38. ^ [2]
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