Arkdale Lake is located just off Highway 21 in the Town of Strongs Prairie, Adams County. This is a man-made lake of just over 46 acres, with an average depth of about 5 feet. The dam is owned and operated by the Arkdale Lake Association.
2004-2005; 2006; 2007-2008; 2009; 2010-2011; 2012-2013; 2014; 2015
Arrowhead Lake is located in the Town of Rome, Adams County, Wisconsin. The impoundment is 350 surface acres in size. Maximum depth is 30 feet, with an average depth of 8 feet. The dam impounds Fourteen-Mile Creek downstream from the dams at Lower and Upper Camelot Lakes and Sherwood Lake, on its way to the Wisconsin River. There is a public boat ramp located on southwest side of the lake owned by The Adams County Parks Department, as well as a public swimming beach. Arrowhead Lake is part of the Tri-Lakes Management District.
Snapshots: 1978-1986; 1987-1988; 1989-1991; 1992-1993; 1999-2000; 2001-2002; 2004-2005; 2006; 2007-2008; 2009; 2010; 2011-2012; 2013-2014; 2015
Big Roche-A-Cri Lake:
Snapshots: 1995; 2004; 2005-2006; 2008; 2009-2010; 2011-2012; 2013
Castle Rock Lake:
Petenwell Lake, slightly north of Castle Rock Lake, is also part of the Wisconsin River Flowage. It is a man-made lake of 23,040 surface acres and a maximum depth of 48 feet. The dam on the lake is owned by the Wisconsin Power Company and is used to generate electricity. There are a number of county parks located on both sides of the lake.
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Crooked Lake is located in the Town of Jackson, in south eastern Adams County. It is a natural seepage lake with good to very good water quality and clarity. Crooked Lake has 48 surface acres, with a maximum depth of 56 feet and a mean depth of 14 feet. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has designated Crooked Lake as an outstanding water body. There is a public boat ramp located on the north side of the lake. The Crooked Lake Association has been active since 2004.
1992-2004; 2005; 2006; 2007-2008; 2009; 2010; 2011-2012; 2013-2014;2015; 2016-2017
Deep Lake is located in the Town of Jackson, in southern Adams County, WI, in the south central part of Wisconsin. Deep Lake is a natural seepage lake formed from historical glacier activity. It has good to very good water quality and clarity. There are 35 surface acres, with a maximum depth of 50 feet. The lake has an oval-shaped basin with a steeply-sloping littoral zone. The only public access is a steep stairway “carry-in”. There is no public boat ramp. Deep Lake is the only lake with public access in Adams County without any lake organization or district.
1992-2004; 2005; 2006; 2009-2010; 2011-2012; 2013-2014; 2015; 2016; 2017
Easton Lake is located in the Town of Easton, Adams County, WI (T16N, R6E, S28-29), in the south central part of Wisconsin. The impoundment (man-made lake) is 24 surface acres in size. Maximum depth is 11 feet, with an average depth of 5 feet. There is a public boat ramp located on the north side of the lake owned by the Adams County Parks Department. The dam is owned and operated by Adams County. The Easton Lake District in active in the lake’s management.
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Lake Management Plan
Endangered Resources Map
Historical Resources Map
Land Use Map
1983; 2001; 2003; 2004-2005; 2006; 2007-2008; 2009-2010; 2011; 2012-2013
Fawn Lake is located in the Town of Dell Prairie, Adams County, WI, in the south central part of Wisconsin. Fawn Lake is a mildly eutrophic impoundment with good water quality and fair water clarity. It has 29 surface acres, with a maximum depth of 13 feet and an average depth of 5 feet. Water level is controlled by a dam owned and maintained by Adams County. There is a public boat ramp on the northeast end of the lake. A public fishing dock is located near the boat ramp. The Fawn Lake District was formed in 2002-2003.
2004-2005; 2006; 2007; 2008; 2009-2010 ;2011; 2012-2013; 2014 -2015; 2016 - 2017
Fenner Lake is mostly located in the Town of New Chester, Adams County, WI. It is a mesotrophic natural seepage lake with fair to very good water quality and very good clarity. The lake has 33 surface acres, with a maximum depth of 30 feet and an average depth of 5 feet. The water level of Fenner Lake has been dropping in the last few years. A study is currently underway to determine causes. Fenner Lake has been designated a no-motor lake for some years. There is a sand boat ramp and swimming area at the far east end of the lake, owned and maintained by Marquette County. There is a Fenner Lake Association.
1993-1994; 1997-1999; 2001-2002; 2004-2005; 2006; 2007; 2008-2009; 2010; 2011-2013; 2014; 2015 - 2016; 2017
Friendship Lake is a mesotrophic impoundment located in the Towns of Adams and Preston, Adams County, in the south central part of Wisconsin. It has good water quality and good water clarity. There are 115 surface acres, with a maximum depth of 16 feet and an average depth of 6 feet. The lake is created by the damming of Little Roche a Cri Creek and is fed by a large stream system that originates in the next county eastward. The dam is privately owned and has, in the past, generated a small amount of electricity, which was sold to a power company. There is a county-owned park with boat launch and public beach located on the northwest end of the lake. Friendship Lake is managed by the Friendship Lake District.
1994-1995; 1996-1999; 2000-2002; 2003-2004; 2006; 2012; 2013-2014
Goose Lake is located in the Town of Jackson, Adams County, WI, in the south central part of Wisconsin. This is a natural seepage lake with good to very good water quality and clarity. It has 81 surface acres, with a maximum depth of 18 feet and an average depth of 7 feet. With no stream outlet, water leaves the lake through groundwater seepage or by evaporation from the lake’s surface. The southwest basin of the lake provides the deepest water habitat. The north and west basins are deep marshes. An island partially separates the west basin and a peninsula partly separates the north basin. Most of the on-lake residences are along the eastern and southern shores. There is a lake Association and Lake District at Goose Lake
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