A large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States. It straddles the state line between California and Nevada, west of Carson City. The south shore is dominated by the lake's largest city, South Lake Tahoe, California, which adjoins the town of Stateline, Nevada, while Tahoe City, California, is located on the lake's northwest shore.
Lake Tahoe is the second deepest lake in the U.S., with a maximum depth of 1,645 feet (501 m), trailing Oregon's Crater Lake at 1,949 ft (594 m). It is about 22 mi (35 km) long and 12 mi (19 km) wide and has 72 mi (116 km) of shoreline and a surface area of 191 square miles (490 km2).
The map has been created based on vector data from the USGS National Maps and shows the following information: boundary, national hydrography, visitor/information centers, trailheads, campgrounds, transportation, elevation data (contours), mountains, woodland.