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Alamo Lake is formed by the Alamo Dam that's part of the Alamo Lake State Park. The lake impounds runoff from the Bill Williams River, an intermittent tributary of the Colorado River. The dam was constructed in 1968 by the Army Corps of Engineers, primarily for flood control purposes. While the Bill Williams River is often dry, heavy seasonal rains...
    Full Pool: 1,129.0 MSL     Area: 17,000 Acres

Lake Havasu is a large reservoir behind Parker Dam on the Colorado River, on the border between California and Arizona. Lake Havasu City sits on the lake's eastern shore. The lake has a capacity of 648,000 acre feet (799,000,000 m3). The concrete arch dam was built by the United States Bureau of Reclamation between 1934 and 1938. The lake's primary...
    Full Pool: 445.0 MSL     Area: 19,300 Acres

Lake Mead is the largest reservoir in the United States in maximum water capacity. It is located on the Colorado River about 24 mi from the Strip southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, in the states of Nevada and Arizona. Formed by the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead is 112 miles long when the lake is full, has 759 miles of shoreline, is 532 feet at greatest depth,...
    Full Pool: 1,229.0 MSL     Area: 164,000 Acres

Lake Mohave is a reservoir formed by Davis Dam on the Colorado River, which defines the border between Nevada and Arizona in the United States. The lake lies at an elevation of 647 feet (197 m) near Laughlin, Nevada, Searchlight, Nevada, Cottonwood Cove, Nevada, and Bullhead City, Arizona, about 67 miles (108 km) downstream from Hoover Dam. The lak...
    Full Pool: 647.0 MSL     Area: 26,500 Acres

Lake Pleasant, one of the important artificial reservoirs surrounding the Phoenix metropolitan area. Created by the Waddell (Pleasant) Dam, which was finished in 1927, the lake originally had a surface area of 3,700 acres and served as a private irrigation project. At 76 feet high and 2,160 feet long, the original Waddell Dam was, at its completion...
    Full Pool: 1,660.0 3165     Area: 9,222 Acres

Roosevelt Lake is a reservoir located just 8.1 miles from Atkins, in Conway County, in the state of Arkansas, United States, near West (historical), AR ...
        Area: 19,199 Acres

Theodore Roosevelt Lake (usually called Roosevelt Lake, sometimes Lake Roosevelt) is a large reservoir formed by Theodore Roosevelt Dam on the Salt River in Arizona as part of the Salt River Project (SRP). Located roughly 80 miles northeast of Phoenix in the Salt River Valley, Theodore Roosevelt is the largest lake or reservoir located entirely wit...
        Area: 17,315 Acres

 
OTHER LAKES IN ARIZONA (alphabetical)
Lake Name Full Pool *
(MSL) **
Acres River Map
Apache 2,568
Bartlett 1,798.0 2,830 Verde River
Canyon 950
Dawn 36
Desert Harbor 46
Garden 373
Horseshoe 2,800
Lyman
Martinez 640
Mormon 7,000.0 70
Powell 5 Colorado River
Rainbow 116
Roper 32
Saguaro
San Carlos
Shush Be Tou 7,800.0 15
Shush Be Zahze 7,900.0 18
Val Vista 76
Watson 380
Willow
Willow Springs 7,513.0 158
* Full Pool - Highest normal summer pool level before flood stage
** MSL - Mean (average) feet above sea level

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