Beaver Dam Lake Facts

  • Located in NW Dodge County - 16th largest lake in Wisconsin, impounded lake
  • Bordered by City of Beaver Dam, Towns of Beaver Dam, Trenton, Westford, Fox Lake and Calumus
  • 6,718 acres with 41 miles of shoreline and an average depth of 3-7 feet
  • Six city parks: Cotton Mill, Bayshore, Tahoe, Waterworks (watercraft rental), Edgewater, Starkweather
  • County park and campground: Derge
  • Public Fishing Docks
  • Six public recreational boat landings
  • Three public Kayak Launch Docks
  • Over 800 parcels, 1,400 residents, $180 million in property value
  • Fishing lake (open water and ice fishing) for walleye, northern pike, largemouth bass and pan fish, catfish
  • Excellent habitat for wildlife – pelicans, variety of duck species, eagles, egrets, turtles, Canadian geese, cranes
  • Great paddling, recreational boating, water skiing and other water sports
  • Home of nationally recognized Beaverland Must-Skis water ski team
  • Marina located on south end of the lake
  • Food & beverages available on east and west sides of lake
  • Annual fish stocking program: Walleye, pan fish
Beaver Dam Lake at SunsetPhoto credit