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Big Roche A Cri

Land & Water Conservation

Big Roche-A-Cri Lake
Big Roche-A-Cri Lake is a man-made lake (impoundment) located in north central Adams County. It has a surface area of 205 acres, a shoreline length of 6.1 miles, a maximum depth of 25 feet and a mean depth of 9 feet. The Cottonville Dam impounds water of Big Roche-A-Cri to form the lake. The dam currently is operated to produce hydroelectricity. Recreational development occurs on most lots around the lake. There are two public boat rams; one located just to the east of Highway 13 on the north side of the lake, and a second located on the northwest end of the lake. there is an active Big Roche-A-Cri Lake District.