There's nothing better on a blazing day than a cool, inviting lake. And these lakes aren't just cool: They're situated on some of the continent's coolest trails too. Pick your favorite and dive in.
Mt. Assiniboine Provincial Park, British Columbia
Baxter State Park, Maine
Mt. Sneffels Wilderness, Colorado
Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, Montana
St. Regis Canoe Area, Northern Adirondacks, New York
Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minnesota