From nature conserves to kayaking fun mountains, these still waters wave with marvelous scenery will lead to an amazing lifetime experience. Lakes showcase unusual of the water’s most alluring characteristics, from mesmerizing ripples and mirror-like reflections to crystalline clarity of the surroundings hemisphere. These beautiful lakes dispersed across the world in numbers of form. Here is our pick for the 5 most beautiful lakes in the world.
1. Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal is located in Siberia, Russia is one of the existing oldest freshwater lakes in the world. It originated almost 20 to 25 million years ago. It holds one-fifth of total freshwater in the world. With the depth of 1,632 meters, it is considered as the world’s deepest freshwater lake too. Famous for its crystal clear water, the surface up to 40 meters is visible.
Surround with various peaks of mountains, it is home to more than 1800 unique species of plants and animals. The main attraction is the freshwater seal majorly found in the lake. According to a study, it is home to many endemic species of animals, plants, and birds.
Acknowledging the rick biodiversity UNESCO recognized Baikal as a world heritage site in 1996. Lake Baikal is also enclosed by cliffs, boreal forests, and Islands.
2. West Lake, China
West Lake is located in South-West of Hangzhou, China is world-famous for its amazing scenery. The lake is the center attraction of tourists in China. It has become the world-famous sightseer stop and is known as the “paradise on earth” for its unreal colors.
3.1 meter deep and 216 meters high this lake covers a fine area over the valley covered with green forest and rough and high peaks of mountains. The intense deep blue color of the lake makes the moment unbelievable.
The place is magnified during springs as the trees and colorful flower starts blooms. This paradise is worth watching at least once in life. And hence this was the last but the least on our list of most beautiful lakes in the world.
3. Lake Okeechobee
Near the tip of the Sunshine State lies Lake Okeechobee, Florida’s largest freshwater lake. It covers an impressive 730 square miles. A popular spot for the fisherman it’s also surrounded by part of the Florida National Scenic Trail, making it an equally big draw for hikers and bikers.
Lake Okeechobee is the key to the ecosystem of Florida and Everglades. The lake is a vast expanse of water that is vital for the life around it.
The lake is home to some exquisite species of birds like the blue heron, Woodstock, green-backed heron, limpkin, bald eagle, anhinga, great egret and red-shouldered hawk.
4. Redfish Lake, Idaho
Redfish Lake originally took its name from the abundance of sockeye salmon that could be found there during the spawning season. While the sockeye’s numbers have dwindled (and can now only be caught on a catch and release basis) it’s still an outdoorsman’s oasis with ample fishing, hiking, and boating.
Check-in to the Redfish Lake Lodge for a vacation complete with historic cabins, home-cooked meals, and a charming general store.
5. Lake Shafer
Near the town of Monticello, you’ll find handsome Lake Shafer. A tourist favorite, Lake Shafer has ample campsites and hotels, plus boating, swimming, and fishing. Kids of all ages will also want to spend a day at Lake Shafer’s Indiana Beach, a frolicking amusement park with a Ferris wheel perched right along the water’s edge.
Lake Shafer endures the more plug of the Twin Lakes, largely because of the presence of the Indiana Camp resort and Beach Amusement Park. A vast number of rental cottages and apartments, as well as craft rental marinas, are available at the lake.
Many of Lake Shafer’s citizens are part-timers, contributing the preponderance of their time at the lake on weekends for fun, traditionally from April to October. The lake is oftentimes busy with craft traffic on summertime weekends due to the increase in tourists in Indiana.