North Central, Washington Area Lakes and Reservoirs

  • Banks Lake

    Banks Lake

    Banks Lake, part of the Columbia Basin Project, was created by building two rock-faced, earthfill dams at the north and south ends of the Ice-Age channel of the Columbia River, now known as Grand Coulee. The reservoir is 27 miles long with 27,000 water surface acres. The surface of Lake Roosevelt ... Continue
  • Billy Clapp Lake

    Billy Clapp Lake

    Billy Clapp Lake is formed by Pinto Dam which is part of the Columbia Basin Project. The lake is encircled by basalt cliffs of varying height and most of the shoreline is steep and rocky. Lands around the six mile, 1,010 acre lake are included in a wildlife reserve program. Access is limited. ... Continue