Tag Archives: Lake of the Month

Petenwell and Castle Rock Lakes: the Power of Teamwork

Petenwell and Castle Rock Lakes are impoundments (man-made lakes) created by damming the Wisconsin River. The lakes are well known for their size and recreational activities. Petenwell Lake spans three different counties and covers 23,173 acres while Castle Rock covers … Continue reading

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Lake of the Month: Bone Lake of Polk County

Bone Lake, or Onondogacona as it was named by its Native American inhabitants in 900 AD, is a 1,667 acre lake located in Polk County. It received its unorthodox name after early European inhabitants found the remnants, and bones, of … Continue reading

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Haunted Lakes of Wisconsin

Many words are used to describe Wisconsin, idyllic, charming, quaint … but spooky? Lakes are popular destinations, to both the living and the dead. Read below and encounter some peculiar stories of beloved Wisconsin lakes. Fowler Lake, Oconomowoc This idyllic … Continue reading

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The Quiet Lakes of Northern Wisconsin

Surveys of lake front property owners throughout Wisconsin identified two amenities of great importance – tranquility and watchable wildlife. These desirable amenities regularly rank higher than activities often associated with lakes such as boating, skiing and fishing. If you are … Continue reading

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