Lakes in the United States Quiz

Based on the clues, name these American lakes.
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Last updated: September 5, 2019
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First submittedNovember 19, 2012
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Lake between Nevada and California, home to Michael Corleone
Lake Tahoe
Minnesota lake that forms the northernmost point of the continental 48
Lake of the Woods
Lake of Mormon pioneers
Great Salt Lake
Brackish lake bordering New Orleans
Lake Pontchartrain
Florida's largest lake
Lake Okeechobee
Deep lake atop an Oregon volcano
Crater Lake
Lake that separates Seattle from its eastern suburbs
Lake Washington
Salty lake at 226 ft below sea level. Largest in California by surface area
Salton Sea
Dragon-shaped laked formed by the damming of the Osage river in Missouri
Lake of the Ozarks
Large reservoir behind Parker Dam, in California and Arizona
Lake Havasu
Group of lakes in upstate New York, including Cayuga and Seneca Lake
Finger Lakes
Lake bordering New York, Vermont and Canada
Lake Champlain
Wisconsin lake bordering Oshkosh and Fond du Lac
Lake Winnebago
Reservoir created by the Glen Canyon Dam in Utah and Arizona
Lake Powell
Reservoir behind Hoover Dam
Lake Mead
Great Lakes
Lake Erie
Lake Huron
Lake Michigan
Lake Ontario
Lake Superior
Level 81
Nov 19, 2012
Great quiz! Just a little correction...Oshkosh is one word, not "Osh Kosh"!
Level 54
Nov 19, 2012
Level ∞
Nov 19, 2012
Fixed. Thanks!
Level 75
Feb 27, 2015
No Lake Woebegone???
Level 84
Jun 24, 2015
It's rather odd that "Okeechobee" isn't accepted when I could type, Salton, Powell, Mead, etc. Seems incredibly inconsistent.
Level 74
Jun 24, 2015
There are 48 continuous united states, but there are 49 continental united states. Also, why does it require Lake Okeechobee, but all other answers only require the name without 'lake'?
Level 89
Jun 24, 2015
Yes, I agree. It should accept Okeechobee.
Level ∞
Jun 24, 2015
Sorry about that. Fixed!
Level 91
Jun 24, 2015
Okeechobee (and at least a few misspelling alternatives) should be accepted.
Level 55
Jun 24, 2015
No kidding. Rarely do I come across a word that I cannot remember how to spell, but damn Okeechobee gets me every time. Okachobee...Ochachobee....meh. It is fun to say though. :D
Level 34
Jun 24, 2015
Lake Okeechobee doesnt work. I typed Okeechobee and it didn't accept.
Level 76
Jun 24, 2015
I got the 3 most known Great Lakes and that's it. I think my American geography needs polishing up a bit...
Level 86
Dec 2, 2018
Lake of the Woods is pretty tough. Lake Itasca (source of the Mississippi) is probably (?) a more famous Minnesota lake.
Level 88
Aug 26, 2019
Lake of the Woods has a more memorable name though, imho
Level 66
Feb 16, 2019
only 9/20, got to get my brain on
Level 43
Jul 3, 2019
Please accept just Salt Lake
Level 88
Aug 26, 2019
Nah. Would be cool if crater worked without lake, though.
Level 83
Sep 5, 2019
Please accept crater, without having to type crater lake.
Level ∞
Sep 5, 2019
Level 64
Feb 21, 2020
I guess "Ozark" wasn't close enough? I won't complain; it was just a wild guess....
Level 75
Apr 6, 2022
This says continental 48 but aren't there 49 on the continent? Hawaii being a part of Oceania, there are 48 'contiguous' states, just a suggestion to make that question more accurate.