Landscapes & Flora

Scenic Lakes That Inspire Art

Here are some of the most beautiful lakes in the United States that inspire art and attracts a lot of visitors.

Possum Kingdom Lake

Possum Kingdom Lake is also called P.K. The lake lies along the Brazos River which is 80 miles west of Fort Worth, Texas. It occupies an area of roughly 17,000 acres and more than 300 miles of shoreline. The waters of the lake are clear blue perfect for recreational boating, fishing. Snorkeling and Scuba diving are also actives on the majestic Lake.The Lake is home to two main parks areas, on the west side of the lake, you will find Possum Kingdom State Park, which occupies 1,530-acre. The Department of Wildlife and Texas Parks governs this state park.

On a cape that extends into the lake, located on the east side, you’ll find The Brazos River Authority, which has areas for camping and several parks. The P.K lake is home to Hell’s Gate, which is popular among the Texas boaters. Hell’s Gate is marked by the cliffs standing as gates to the cove’s entrance. The lake has five marinas located around it. Bluff Creek Marina is the best Possum Kingdom lake marina.

Lake Powel, Utah

This lake is the second largest lake created by man. The beautiful lake is sitting on the border of Arizona and Utah. A bigger part of the lake is on the Utah side. The lake is popular and attracts two million visitors every year.

When the lake is full, it can store water up to 24,322,069 acre-feet. Glen Canyon flooding caused the creation of Powell. The lake is home to four Marinas, Wahweap Marina being the busiest and most popular because of its closeness to the Glen Canyon Dam.

The Lake has the following activities: snorkeling, camping, scuba diving, houseboat and boat rentals, fishing, boating, canoeing, and hiking. The Lake was a filming spot for the 1968 movie “Planet of the Apes” and 2013 “Gravity.”

Lake Tahoe, Nevada

This lake sits on the border of California and Nevada. Lake Tahoe is popularly known for ski resorts, scenic mountain views, Nevada casinos, and its beaches. In all of Norther America, it is the largest alpine lake and second deepest in the country and has clear water. Lake Tahoe was formed during ice age era, two million years ago.

Lake Superior, Michigan

The Lake Superior has several beaches and is large in size and volume; it seems like an ocean. The lake is famous because of it’s attractive and diverse geology. It has impressive rocks and beautiful waterfall.

The lake covers an area of 31,700 square miles, and compared to other lakes; it has the largest freshwater in America. The lake’s location at the region of Great Lakes made people name it Upper Lake or le Lac Superior. In all the seasons of the year, one can go fishing in this great lake.