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Fun Lake Tahoe Facts

Altitude: 6,225 feet
Length: 22 miles
Width: 12 miles
Shoreline Length: 72 miles
Maximum Known Depth: 1,645 feet

Lake Tahoe is the second largest body of water on Earth at the elevation of 6,255 feet or higher.

Its water is so pure that the bottom is clearly visible at depths of 150 feet.

It is fed by seven different creeks, streams, and rivers.

Lake Tahoe has a water capacity of 122,160,280 acre feet!
That is enough water to cover the entire state of California with water to a depth of 14 inches!

One third of Lake Tahoe is in Nevada, while two thirds are in California.

Average Rainfall: 8.3 Inches
Average Snowfall: 300 Inches