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If you have been searching for the perfect place to vacation this summer, look no further. Monster Tower has put together a list of some of the best places to wakeboard in the USA. Whether you are a wakeboard pro or just starting out, these lakes have some of the best waters out there.


Runners-up include: Lake Michigan, Lewis Smith Lake in Jasper Alabama, and Saylorville Lake in Iowa. We'll have to go check these out and maybe we'll come up with a sequel!

  1. Lake Powell, Utah




    First on the list is the second largest man-made reservoir in the United States - Lake Powell. At 186 miles long and 96 major canyons there is no doubt you will have plenty of places to explore. While you’re there, be sure to check out Rainbow Bridge - the largest natural stone bridge in the world.

  2. Shasta Lake, California




    If you haven’t yet hit up Shasta Lake, you are definitely missing out. With 30,000 acres of surface area and more coves and inlets you could ever imagine, it’s no wonder Shasta Lake is often said to be one of the best wakeboarding spots around!

  3. Lake Mead, Nevada/Arizona




    Being the largest reservoir in the United States, Lake Mead is one of the best spots there is. Featuring awesome views from the jagged mountain ranges, Lake Mead is a wakeboarding must. Not to mention it’s just 30 minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip.

  4. Lake Lure, North Carolina




    Tree clad hills and towering mountain tops make Lake Lure a famed spot for wakeboarders. The crystal clear waters flowing through the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains are the perfect place to spend a summer afternoon.

  5. Lake Havasu, Arizona




    Sparkling clear waters and plenty of hidden coves make Lake Havasu a perfect wakeboarding destination. With warm waters and near constant water elevation, Lake Havasu is considered one of the best boating lakes in America.

  6. Blue Lake, Florida




    With waters so good you’ll think you’re in the Caribbean, Blue Lake was a shoo-in to be on the list. Blue Lake is the perfect place for wakeboarding professionals due to its exclusivity and was featured in Danny Harf’s movie “Defy”.

  7. Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada




    Rated #1 Best Lake in America by USA Today, Lake Tahoe is a boater’s paradise. With a surface area of 193 square miles, you could spend the entire summer exploring Lake Tahoe’s crystal blue waters.

  8. Radar Lake, Washington




    One of the first man-made lakes specifically made for water sports, Radar Lake was envisioned to be the perfect exclusive area for watersports enthusiasts. Its pristine natural environment makes this lake a must on your wakeboarding bucket list.

  9. Dale Hollow Lake, Tennessee




    Many call Dale Hollow wakeboard heaven. With numerous coves to explore, this watery getaway provides some of the smoothest waters out there.

  10. Lake Dunlap, Texas




    Because of its narrow size and shoreline trees, Lake Dunlap’s calm waters are often called wakeboarding paradise. Its glassy waters are perfect for a summer water sports outing.

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