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Wisconsin Lake Country provides some of the most beautiful lakes in Southeastern Wisconsin. What lake has the best personality for you?

Lake Acres Clarity Personality

Beaver
316 Excellent Upscale; quiet. Know for its turqoise color water and
pristine shoreline. Magnificent estates. Carry-in boat
access only.

Fowler
78 Good City lake, yet quiet and scenic. Two-mile
walking/biking bath around the lake. Public boat ramp and
city park.

Golden
258 Good A hidden treasure located just on the
Waukesha /Jefferson county line. Public boat ramp.

Hunters
65 Good Perfect private lake for a quiet getaway from one of the areas finest subdivisions- The Preserve at
Hunters Lake.

Keesus
227 Good Private up north feel. Strong lake community. Cottages,
updated homes and new construction dot the shoreline.
Public ramp.

Lac La Belle
1,117 Very clear Strong sense of community.Becoming premier area.Public boat ramps & city
beach.

Lower Genesee
62 Excellent Private Feel. Just south of Middle Genesee it offers
the same “up north” feel with is quaint cottages and larger
east shore lots.

Lower Nashotah
90 Excellent Private. Carry-in boat access only. One of few supporting trout. Exclusive lake with up north feel.

Lower Nemahbin
271 Very good Tranquil fisherman’s spot. Access same as Upper with an
additional carry-in access. Sandy shorelines.

Middle Genesee
93 Excellent Largest of the Genesee Lakes this lake offers peaceful
serenity and a “Up North” feel with large lake
parcels.

Moose
81 Excellent Neighborhood feel; mix of larger new homes and quaint
summer cottages. No public boat access.

Nagawicka
957 Good Active with state park on its eastern shore
creating picturesque border. Heavily used. 2 public boat
ramps.

North
437 Very good clarity Quiet; “up north” ambiance; exclusive. Larger parcels
and great sense of community. No public boat access.

Oconomowoc
767 Very clear Exclusive; upper-income residences dominant; social
activities through the Oconomowoc Club. No public boat
access, but boaters can gain access via a ramp on the
Oconomowoc River.

Okauchee
1,187 Good Active, social environment. Offering restaurants and social events. Public boat
ramps.

Pewaukee
2,493 Good Active; social; heavy public use. Lake Country’s
largest and most popular lake. 2 public boat ramps and
carry-in access.

Pine
703 Very clear Private feel; large, gracious estates; elegant. Newly
acquired public boat launch. Surrounded by mature tree
shoreline.

Pretty Lake
54 Excellent A great feel of small town community and year round
lake homes. Good fishing and public boat ramp.

Rock Lake
1365 Moderately clear
Neighborhood feel; Mix of larger homes and summer cottages. Public boat ramps, parks, and beaches.

Silver
222 Excellent Undisturbed feel; unbuildable southwest quarter
sustains sense of privacy; weekend restrictions. One public
boat ramp.

Upper Genesee
37 Excellent Private feel. Non-motorized and quiet. Great for your
canoe and has terrific fishing. Carry on access only.

Upper Nashotah
133 Excellent Very exclusive; majority ownership held by Nashotah
House; few homes; Larger wooded parcels. Carry-in boat
access only.

Upper Nemahbin
283 Very good Scenic; natural shoreline gives “north woods” feel.
Boat ramp on channel between Upper & Lower Nemahbin.

Waterville
68 Average Private offering “Subdivision” type lake living with
larger homes and well manacured mature lots. Good swimming
& boating.

Find additional lake information on the lakes listed above and lakes all over the state of Wisconsin at http://dnr.wi.gov/lakes/

The lake information contained above is for informational purposes only. Any information being used should personally verify same. Information that should be independently verified and confirmed includes but is not limited to total acreage figures, surface area, depths, clarity, boat launches, permissible activities, restrictions, and all other relevant information to make an informed decision.