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Wisconsin lakes are famous for their natural beauty and the recreational opportunities they offer. The lakes in Wisconsin include the Great Lakes and inland lakes. This article provides a brief outline of the Wisconsin lakes that are a visitor’s delight.

Famous Wisconsin lakes to explore

Lake Michigan is the only Great Lake located within the U.S. borders whereas all other Great Lakes are along the borders of both U.S. and Canada. From West to East, this lake is bounded by the states – Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. The lighthouses along Lake Michigan are worth watching. If you’re in Wisconsin, visit the Pottawatomie Lighthouse along this lake. Lake Michigan is the second largest Great Lake and the fifth largest of all lakes in the world.

The largest of the Great Lakes in North America is Lake Superior. It is the largest fresh water lake in the world by surface area. While you go along this lake, you can visit its largest island – the Isle Royale. It has several lakes to watch out for. Other scenic places you can visit are the Isle Royale National Park, Lake Superior Provincial Park and Grand Island National Recreation Area. The list is just endless!

Wisconsin Lakes

One of the main attractions among Wisconsin lakes is the inland lake known as Castle Rock Lake. This is an artificial lake located in Adams County and Juneau County. Whether you’d like to go jet skiing or sailing, you’ll simply enjoy spending your time here. There are resorts and boat launches around the lake. The Castle Rock Park and Buckhorn State Park offers a lot of space for family picnics. The lake also offers opportunities for boating, camping and fishing.

Fishing opportunities are also available in Balsam Lake, the biggest of its kind in Polk County. Recreational activities like boat ramping, water-skiing, canoeing, snowmobiling and ice fishing are allowed here.

Opportunities for recreational activities are plenty in Lake Winnebago, the largest lake within Wisconsin. It’s a fresh water lake having cities like Oshkosh, Neenah and Menasha along its shores. Several annual events like fishing tournaments, pleasure boating rallies and shoreline concert are held along this lake.

Wisconsin Lakes

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