The US has around 125,000 lakes in its lower 48 states alone, while Alaska blows that out of the water

Mono Lake, California

Yellowstone Lake, Wyoming

Lake Tahoe, a freshwater lake straddling the California and Nevada border, is mesmerizing

Montana is drowning in beautiful bodies of water, with more than 3,000 lakes and reservoirs across the state

Lady Bird Lake, Austin, Texas

One of many lakes in the preserve, Lake Clark’s skinny, turquoise body stretches to around 50 miles (80km) in length

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