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This Is Best Place to Enjoy the Water in Each State

Source: U.S. Forest Service

41. South Dakota: Pennington County
> Total population: 107,298
> Local body of water: Pactola Lake
> Popular recreational water activity: Cliff Diving
> Number of marinas: 2

Source: Tennessee Valley Authority

42. Tennessee: Hamilton County
> Total population: 351,305
> Local body of water: Chickamaugua Lake
> Popular recreational water activity: Bass Fishing
> Number of marinas: 10

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43. Texas: Harris County
> Total population: 4,434,257
> Local body of water: Galveston Bay
> Popular recreational water activity: Redfish fishing
> Number of marinas: 17

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44. Utah: Daggett County
> Total population: 751
> Local body of water: Flaming Gorge Reservoir
> Popular recreational water activity: Water skiing
> Number of marinas: 2

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45. Vermont: Chittenden County
> Total population: 160,510
> Local body of water: Chittenden Reservoir
> Popular recreational water activity: Canoeing
> Number of marinas: 7

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