Beaver Dam Lake (Wisconsin) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBeaver Dam Lake
|Location||Dodge County, Wisconsin|
|River sources||Beaver Dam River|
|Surface area||6,718 acres (2,719 ha)|
|Average depth||5 feet (1.5 m)|
|Max. depth||7 feet (2.1 m)|
|Water volume||30,677 acre feet (37,840,000 m3)|
|Shore length1||41.20 miles (66.30 km)|
|Surface elevation||869 feet (265 m)|
|Settlements||Beaver Dam, South Beaver Dam, Sunset Beach, Beaver Edge, Fox Lake Junction|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Beaver Dam Lake is a 6,718 acre lake in Dodge County, Wisconsin. The communities of Beaver Dam, South Beaver Dam, Sunset Beach, Beaver Edge, Fox Lake Junction border the lake. The fish present in the lake are Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, and Walleye. The lake is created by a dam located in the City of Beaver Dam at Haskell Street and flows into the Beaver Dam River. There are seven public boat landings and numerous parks along the lake shore.
Water from Fox Lake flows through the Mill Creek into Beaver Dam Lake.
There are 26 islands in Beaver Dam Lake ranging from 0.1 to 2.8 acres. All of the islands are privately owned.
|Island Name||Size in acres|
|Little Skunk Island||0.7|
|Big Skunk Island||1.8|
|Fish Camp Island||0.9|
|Little Goose Island||0.4|
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