Utah LakeUtah Lake
, located in Utah Lake State Park
, is the largest fresh-water lake
in the state at 96,600 acres. The lake dominates Utah Valley, with major cities like Provo
hemmed between the lake's eastern shore and the Wasatch Mountains
The lake itself is not very deep, and suffers from large seasonal algae blooms, which are compounded by industrial affluent from a steel mill located on its eastern shore. Activities include boating, sailing, waterskiing, and fishing.