Lakes in New Jersey


New Jersey has over 200 fishing and recreational lakes. The largest, Lake Hopatcong, is a 2,865-acre manmade body of water near Mt. Arlington. There, lake enthusiasts may enjoy swimming, boating, water skiing and year-round fishing. The area surrounding Lake Hopatcong is well-developed, offering a variety of entertainment opportunities, including fine dining, shopping and nightclubs. Nearby accommodations include everything from campsites to hotels.

Union Lake in Cumberland County, New Jersey, is the largest natural lake completely within state boundaries. Located near the town of Millville, the 898-acre lake has boat launches and allows 10 horsepower outboard motors. Another large natural lake, Greenwood lake, has almost 2,000 acres. Half of it, however, lies in New York. New Jersey is also home to several large reservoirs: Round Valley and Spruce Run in Hunterdon County; Manasquan in Monmouth County; and Wanaque in Passaic County.


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Featured lakes in New Jersey


Lake Hopatcong

Lake Hopatcong is the largest lake in New Jersey. This lake offers recreational activities year round.Popular summer activities include swimming, fishing and boating. Boat rental is also available here. Winter activities include ice fishing, snowmobiling, ice skating and sledding.

Union Lake

Union Lake is located in Cumberland county. This lake is a popular spot for fishing, swimming and boating. Union lake is especially known for bass fishing, and also hosts a number of bass tournaments.

 

Popular New Jersey lakes

Budd Lake
Clinton Reservoir
Culvers Lake
Dators Pond
Green Pond
Greenwood Lake
Lake Hopatcong
Lake Mohawk
Makepeace Lake
Oradell Reservoir
Splitrock Reservoir
Sunset Lake
Swartswood Lake
Union Lake
Upper Greenwood Lake
Wanaque Reservoir

 

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