Lake Tahoe landmarks

Click through our gallery of iconic Tahoe landmarks

Emerald Bay
David Fenton

2009

Lake stats

6,229 feet: Elevation (highest of lakes its size in the United States)

22 x 12 miles: Length x width

1,645 feet: Depth, near Crystal Bay (2nd deepest in the United States, after Oregon’s 
Crater Lake; 16th deepest lake in the world)

72 miles: Length of shoreline

39 trillion: Gallons of water

65°: Average temperature of 
water surface in August 

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