Spectacle Lake

Autumn Reflections

Those dreaming of the quiet beauty of a northern Wisconsin lake will want to check out Vilas County’s Spectacle Lake. Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest encompasses over a million acres in the Lake Superior Northwoods region along the Wisconsin-Michigan border. This small…

Boulder Lake

Lake Reflecting Sky in Nicolet National Forest

Boulder Lake, in Wisconsin’s Lake Superior Northwoods Region, is everything nature lovers could want. Only an hour-and-a-half from either Green Bay or Wausau, Boulder Lake is one of the jewels crowning the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. The million-and-a-half-acre combined national forests…

Powers Lake

Powers Lake Ice Fishing Derby

Those dreaming of a lake getaway in the Lake Michigan region of southeastern Wisconsin couldn’t do much better than Powers Lake. This 450-acre natural freshwater lake offers a little bit of everything, from swimming to water-skiing to fishing to quiet…

Lake Wingra

Lake Wingra Sunset

Lake Wingra is a 320-acre lake in the Yahara River Chain of Lakes that flows through Wisconsin’s Southern Savannah Region. Located in the heart of downtown Madison, Wisconsin’s capital city, Lake Wingra provides a wealth of recreational opportunities and a…

Jordan Lake WI

Sand Hill Crane Close-Up

Jordan Lake is a 213-acre residential lake in Wisconsin’s Central Sands Prairie Region, just 15 miles from the famous Wisconsin Dells. Once called Long Lake, Jordan Lake invites residents and visitors to relax, fish, and enjoy their favorite water sports.…

Tichigan Lake

Tichigan Wildlife Preserve

Tichigan Lake is a portion of the Waterford Impoundment on the Fox River in Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan Region. It offers private lakefront living to a large number of lakelubbers. Tichigan Lake itself is a modest 268 acres, but with its…

Squaw Lake

Lakeside Retreat

One of the better-kept secrets in Wisconsin’s Lake Superior Northwoods Region is Squaw Lake. This 785-acre lake hides in plain sight across the borders of Oneida and Vilas Counties. One reason it escapes notice is that Vilas County already holds…

Lake Minocqua

Lake Minocqua Winter Sunset

Summer vacation to many in the Midwest means Lake Minocqua. The time-honored tradition of ‘going up North’ connotes different destinations to different people, but usually means somewhere in northern Minnesota, Michigan or Wisconsin. Within families, generations travel to the same…

Middle Lake

Kayak at Lauderdale Lakes (flickr)

Middle Lake is a 259-acre lake in the center of the Lauderdale Lakes chain. The three-lake chain (Green Lake, Middle Lake, and Mill Lake) covers 807 acres total and provides residents and visitors of Walworth County, Wisconsin, with plenty of…