It wouldn’t be called Lake Country without a beautiful array of lakes to back it up! We are lucky enough to enjoy some of the best lakes Wisconsin has to offer. Review the information below to help you decide which community is right for you.
Fowler Lake, the second lake accessible from downtown Oconomowoc spans a charming 97 acres. This lake’s shoreline features Fowler Park (home to our annual Festival of the Arts) and the downtown Oconomowoc Boardwalk. Access the Oconomowoc River from the lake and enjoy a relaxing canoe ride or paddle boarding. Stop into Stapleton Realty, LTD for a tour map of the Oconomowoc Historical Lake Walk and take in beautiful views as you stroll around Fowler Lake.
On Golden Lake, you can spend an entire day fishing or enjoying a swim at the memorable sandy beach front. Access Golden Lake from both Waukesha and Jefferson counties. The Wisconsin DNR has 23 acres on the west side of the lake creating easy walk-in access.
Lac La Belle
Lac La Belle is a 1,164-acre lake located in both the City of Oconomowoc, the Town of Oconomowoc, and the Village of Lac La Belle. Lac La Belle features a public launch, sand beaches, and breathtaking sunsets. Enjoy summer concerts at the Band Shell, a boat parade, and wonderful firework shows! Lac La Belle is great for year-round enjoyment boasting great outdoor activities like fishing, skiing, sailing, an ice skating rink and more.
Nagawicka Lake has 917 acres of surface area for year-round activities. Naga-Waukee Park borders the eastern shore and maintains a stretch of sandy beach and a public boat launch. A 2nd boat launch is located near downtown Delafield. Nagawicka Lake features cottages, condo developments, and single-family homes. Take a boat ride to Weissgerber’s Seven Seas (fine dining with a quaint pier & dock) and watch a sunset that will take your breath away.
Oconomowoc Lake is 818 acres and features primarily estate size properties which offer homeowners privacy and expansive water views. It is a peaceful lake with limited public access via the Oconomowoc River launch site. Oconomowoc Lake is located within The Village of Oconomowoc Lake.
Okauchee Lake is 1,187 acres of classic lake enjoyment and has a mix of cottages, year-round lake homes and estate-size properties. As one of the most social lakes, Okauchee offers restaurants and watering holes along its shorelines. Anglers confidently put Okauchee on their favorites list for Musky, Northern, and Bass and because it has two public access launches. Enter Upper Oconomowoc, a no-wake lake with large acreage properties surrounding its shoreline from Okauchee.
Pewaukee Lake is the largest lake in Waukesha County with over 2,400 acres of surface area for year-round recreational activities including fishing, boating and sailing, and winter recreation like ice boats and ice fishing. Pewaukee Lake has shorelines in the Village of Pewaukee, the City of Pewaukee and the Town of Delafield. There are wonderful restaurants, pubs, boat rentals and bait shops surrounding the lake and it’s home to the annual Taste of Lake Country in the summer.
Silver Lake, nestled in the Village of Summit, is a 217-acre gem that glistens like silver in the sun and moonlight. Silver Lake’s shoreline serviced by a boat launch. Public access is continually monitored making this a great location to live.