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…

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…

Okauchee Lake

Okauchee Lake is a 1,187-acre lake located in northern Waukesha County, Wisconsin. One of the larger “Lake Country” lakes, Okauchee Lake’s meandering shoreline lies within the boundaries of the towns of Oconomowoc and Merton. The lake’s water quality and excellent…

Little Cedar Lake

Little Cedar Lake, located near West Bend, Wisconsin is a glacier-formed, 246-acre lake in the Kettle Moraine area of Washington County. Kettle Moraine is a 100-mile band of hills, ridges, and depressions in eastern Wisconsin formed by the intersection of…

Devil’s Lake WI

Devil’s Lake, located in Sauk County, Wisconsin, is the central attraction of the self named Devil’s Lake State Park. At over 10,000 acres, this park boasts that more people visit here than any other state park in Wisconsin. Devil’s Lake…

Lauderdale Lakes

The Lauderdale Lakes consist of a chain of three lakes – Green Lake, Middle Lake, and Mill Lake – located in scenic north-central Walworth County, Wisconsin. The lakes have a total surface area of 807 acres with maximum depths ranging…

Lake Ripley

Sunshine at Lake Ripley

Lake Ripley is beautiful 423-acre lake located just outside the historic town of Cambridge, in Jefferson County, Wisconsin. A public beach and park within walking distance of downtown make this once glacier covered area a great place for a summer…

Lake Keesus

Lake Keesus is in the Southern Savanna region of Wisconsin, where suburbia in the east meets rural life in the west. Northwest of Waukesha County, where Lake Keesus is located, is lake country, dominated by eight large lakes. Only 20…

Delavan Lake

Delavan Lake Shoreline Development

One of the more popular of Wisconsin lakes is Delavan Lake in the Southern Savanna region. Delavan Lake has had a glorious history: the lake was a favored summer resort location from the 1800’s until the advent of the automobile…

Lake Beulah

View of Lake Beulah

One of the prime lakes for Inland Lake sailing is Lake Beulah, Wisconsin. This 834-acre lake lies less than two hours north of Chicago. All water sports are welcome here, but sailing holds a special spot with the residents and…

Lake Kegonsa

Dock at Lake Kegonsa

Lake Kegonsa gets its name from “Ke-go-e,” the Chippewa word for fish, and it has been called the “Lake of Many Fishes.” The lake is in Dane County near Madison, Wisconsin and along with Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake…

Lake Waubesa

Sunset Over Lake Waubesa

Dane County in south central Wisconsin has plenty of water for recreation. There are 37 lakes and 475 miles of streams and rivers including 14 miles of the Wisconsin River. Four of Dane County’s lakes near Madison are linked together…

Lake Monona

Ice Fisherman on Lake Monoma

Originally called “Tchee-ho-bo-kee-xa-te-la” or Teepee Lake by the Winnebago Indians who lived in the area, Lake Monona is one of the lakes bordering Madison, Wisconsin. Madison is Wisconsin’s capital city and is located on an isthmus or strip of land…