Karnali Province holds 7 lakes, which are distributed across the Terai (14%), Hill (57%), and Mountain (29%) regions. Districts with the most lakes in decreasing order are Dailekh (3), Jumla (1), Mugu (1), Salyan (1), and Surkhet (1). No palika has more than one lake. This province holds a summary of 87 lakes. The district-wise distribution of lakes is reported as seven in Achham, one each in Baitadi and Bajhang, two in Bajura, one in Dadeldhura (two in Doti, 47 in Kailali, and 26 in Kanchanpur.