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Here are the 125 lakes we have listed within USA > Midwest > Wisconsin - compared by Deepest Lakes.

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Lake Name Maximum depth in feet Lake Description
Lake Superior
(Ontario, Canada / Great Lakes / Michigan, USA / Minnesota, USA / Wisconsin, USA)
1,332 Lake Superior Pictures Skipping over state and country borders, Lake Superior, the largest, deepest, coldest, cleanest, least developed, and most pristine of the Great Lakes, reigns as the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area. By volume, this 31,820 square mile colossus ranks fourth - a whopping 2,900 cubic ...
Lake Michigan
(Great Lakes / Illinois, USA / Indiana, USA / Michigan, USA / Wisconsin, USA)
923 Lake Michigan Pictures As the only Great Lake nestled completely within the boundaries of the United States, Lake Michigan is the pride and joy of Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. The lake boasts a huge area of 22,400 square miles, making it the largest freshwater lake (by surface area) in the world to be contained ...
Lake Michigan-Huron
(Ontario, Canada / Great Lakes / Illinois, USA / Indiana, USA / Michigan, USA / Wisconsin, USA)
923 Lake Michigan-Huron Pictures Lake Michigan and Lake Huron - two of North America's Great Lakes - are contiguous and they share the same elevation of 577 feet above sea level. They are connected by the five-mile-wide Straits of Mackinac. Hydrologically, this makes these "two lakes" a single lake. Some hydrologists designate the ...
Wazee Lake
(Wisconsin, USA)
350 Wazee Lake Message Forums Wazee Lake is a 146-acre lake east of Black River Falls, Jackson County, in the Mississippi-Chippewa Rivers Region of Wisconsin. The lake is the deepest lake in the state, with a maximum depth of approximately 350 feet. The lake was originally used as a quarry for taconite (low-grade iron ore) mining. ...
Green Lake
(Wisconsin, USA)
239 Green Lake Pictures Also known as: Big Green Lake
Green Lake, also known as Big Green Lake, is exceptional, and it has the statistics to prove it. It's Wisconsin's deepest natural inland lake: only Lake Wazee, a man-made lake in Jackson County, is deeper. It's also the oldest resort community west of Niagara Falls. What is truly exceptional, however, ...
Lake Geneva
(Wisconsin, USA)
144 Lake Geneva Pictures Also known as: Geneva Lake
A laid-back atmosphere mixed with amazing activities make astoundingly beautiful Lake Geneva one of the most perfect relaxation and recreation destinations in Wisconsin. Lake Geneva is located in southeastern Wisconsin's Walworth County within easy driving distance of Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago. ...
Elkhart Lake
(Wisconsin, USA)
119 Elkhart Lake Message Forums Elkhart Lake is one of the heartland's oldest resort lakes. Ideally situated just one hour from Milwaukee and two and a half hours from Chicago, the lake lies in the heart of Wisconsin's Kettle Moraine State Forest. The 292-acre lake is spring-fed and one of the deepest lakes in Wisconsin. Situated ...
Trout Lake
(Wisconsin, USA)
117 Trout Lake Pictures Trout Lake Message Forums Also known as: North Trout Lake, South Trout Lake
Hiding in plain sight behind a relatively common name, Trout Lake in Wisconsin's Vilas County offers nearly 4,000 acres of clear, cool water. Even in a county with the most lakes in the state, this spectacular water body in the Lake Superior Northwoods Region stands out for beauty, superb fishing and ...
Whitefish Lake
(Wisconsin, USA)
105 Whitefish Lake Pictures Whitefish Lake Message Forums Surrounded by beautiful scenery, Whitefish Lake is a remote and picturesque area in Wisconsin's Sawyer County. Its quiet surroundings are home to towering pines and great bald eagles. With almost 800 acres of serene blue waters and secluded wooded shores in Wisconsin's Northwoods region, Whitefish Lake ...
Lake Owen
(Wisconsin, USA)
95 Lake Owen Message Forums Nestled in the heart of Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest near Drummond, Wisconsin, 1,323-acre Lake Owen stretches for nine miles through scenic rolling hills and towing pines. A great place to camp, fish and have fun, the lake features public boat ramps, sandy beaches and deep, crystal clear water ...
Okauchee Lake
(Wisconsin, USA)
94 Okauchee Lake Message Forums 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 fishery make it a popular destination ...
Jordan Lake
(Wisconsin, USA)
92 Jordan Lake Pictures Jordan Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lake Jordan. Long Lake (historical)
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. Eagles, sand hill cranes, ducks and other wildlife ...
Lac Courte Oreilles
(Wisconsin, USA)
92 Lac Courte Oreilles Pictures Also known as: Hayward Lakes
Known for its "really big muskie," Lac Courte Oreilles near Hayward in Sawyer County has been a popular recreation spot with anglers for well over a hundred years. The fertile Wisconsin Northwoods with its wild rice and abundant wildlife has been calling to people for much longer. Mounds on the ...
Lake Chippewa
(Wisconsin, USA)
92 Lake Chippewa Pictures Also known as: Chippewa Flowage, Hayward Lakes
Tucked away in Sawyer County in northwest Wisconsin, Lake Chippewa is a rare undeveloped paradise. Called the "Big Chip," Lake Chippewa is one of Wisconsin's largest inland lakes and tops the list for pristine water and wilderness. Lake Chippewa was formed by the construction of the Winter Dam on ...
Eau Claire Lakes
(Wisconsin, USA)
90 Eau Claire Lakes Message Forums Also known as: Upper Eau Claire Lake, Middle Eau Claire Lake, Lower Eau Claire Lake
Among Wisconsin's more than 15,000 lakes is the Eau Claire Lakes Chain, made up of three larger lakes and eight spring-fed smaller ponds. The Chain including the largest of the 11, the Upper Eau Claire, Middle Eau Claire and Lower Eau Claire Lakes, rest in Bayfield and Douglas Counties in the Lake ...
Fence Lake
(Wisconsin, USA)
86 Fence Lake Message Forums Fence Lake is an impressive 3,555-acre lake near the town of Minocqua in Vilas County, Wisconsin. Surrounded by the dense hardwood and pine forests of Wisconsin's beautiful Northwoods region, the lake's ideal location offers visitors ample opportunity for fishing, hiking, cross county skiing and some ...
Tomahawk Lake
(Wisconsin, USA)
86 Oneida County is known as the place "Where nature lingered longer." With over a thousand lakes, 68,447 acres of water and tens of thousands of acres of Wisconsin Northwoods, the phrase is certainly appropriate. One of the places nature lingered is on beautiful Tomahawk Lake. Oneida County has one ...
Lake Mendota
(Wisconsin, USA)
82 Lake Mendota Pictures Also known as: Yahara Chain of Lakes
Sometimes called the "City of 4 Lakes," Madison in Dane County is the capital of Wisconsin and its second largest city. Its "Lake, City, Lake" trademark is very appropriate. Madison sits on an isthmus - a narrow strip of land connecting two larger bodies of land bordered on two sides by water. In ...
Lake Metonga
(Wisconsin, USA)
79 Lake Metonga Message Forums Also known as: Metonga Lake
She looks up and freezes, the coffee cup halfway to her mouth. Standing in front of her in the grasses and shallow water of the lake is the biggest creature she has ever seen. She is sitting on the deck of the house she is renting on Lake Metonga looking at a moose. They are rare visitors, but along ...
Lake Wissota
(Wisconsin, USA)
76 Also known as: Wissota Lake
If you are a Titanic (the movie) fan, you might remember Jack Dawson saying that he grew up in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. He also mentioned that he used to fish on Lake Wissota when he was young. The problem with that statement is that the Titanic sank in 1912, and construction didn't begin on Lake ...
Round Lake
(Wisconsin, USA)
76 Round Lake Pictures Also known as: Hayward Lakes
Nestled in Wisconsin's Northwoods, Round Lake in Sawyer County is a fantastic place to boat and fish. Part of the Hayward Lakes that include Grindstone Lake, Lac Court Oreilles and nearby Lake Chippewa, Round Lake is a deep, clear lake with some exceptionally large fish. Round Lake is a natural ...
Lake Monona
(Wisconsin, USA)
74 Lake Monona Pictures Also known as: Yahara Chain of Lakes
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 bordered on one side by Lake Mendota and on the ...
Long Lake
(Wisconsin, USA)
74 Long Lake Pictures There are 59 lakes in Wisconsin named Long Lake, but only one has the state designation of "Walleye Capital of Wisconsin." Long Lake near Sarona in southeast Washburn County offers fantastic Northwoods fishing. With the surrounding Northwoods and all of its trails and wildlife, Long Lake is an outdoor ...
Lake Lucerne
(Wisconsin, USA)
73 Lake Lucerne Pictures Lake Lucerne Message Forums Also known as: Lucerne Lake
Tucked away in the Lake Superior Northwoods Region of Wisconsin, Lake Lucerne has provided the perfect getaway spot for generations of lakelubbers. The thousand-acre natural lake has served many families with prime views of a pristine lake and forest from their own front porch. Well-supplied with seasonal ...
Big McKenzie Lake
(Wisconsin, USA)
71 Big McKenzie Lake Pictures Big McKenzie Lake Message Forums Big McKenzie Lake in Wisconsin offers great outdoor adventure in a secluded quiet environment. Located in the Northwoods section of Wisconsin, this lake and surrounding area provide back to nature experiences for both residents and visitors. Big McKenzie Lake is spring fed and provides crystal ...

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