Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, Nevada. Lake Tahoe sits at 6,223 feet elevation, the lake is 22 miles long by 12 miles wide. It’s maximum depth of 1,644 feet making it one of the deepest lakes in the world. The water of Lake Tahoe is very clear to an average depth of 68 feet. The surrounding geology does not produce a lot of soil and mineral runoff and therefore the water in the lake stays clear.