Papoose Lake
    Manitowish Waters - 12 minutes
Clarity: 14.7 ft Avg Depth: 28 ft Max Depth: 65 ft Size: 422 Acres Type: Spring Fed Access: Public
   Papoose lake is a big deep lake with extremely clear water and a quiet Northwoods setting. The lake has a nice shape and a pretty shoreline. While not extremely close to town, Papoose is just a twelve minute drive into Manitowish Waters where you can grab gas and groceries. Many nice places to eat are located within 20 minutes of the lake. Papoose Lake is known to be a good walleye and musky lake for those looking for a lake with good fishing.
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Size Shoreline Clarity Water Color
422 Acres 6.6 Miles Extremely Clear Clear Blue
Max Depth Average Depth Lake Access Lake Type
65 Ft 28 Ft Public Spring Fed
Fishing Fish Species Bottom Material Boat Activity
Good Variety Mostly Sand Average
Lake Restrictions Public Launch Noise Level Lake Grade
Boating / Fishing Yes Quiet A


High Speed Internet Natural Gas Cell Coverage Home Density
Yes No Good Average
Township School District Tax Rate / $1000 Rentals on Lake
Presque Isle North Lakeland $7.40 Yes


Closest Towns: Distance to Town:
Manitowish Waters12 mins
Boulder Junction18 mins
Nearby Grocery Stores: Distance:
Village Market12 mins
Coontail Market19 mins
Roads Around Lake: Closest Hospital:
Okay Minocqua / 38 mins
Nearby Biking/Walking/Skiing Trails:
WinMin Trails Just to the west of Papoose Lake is the popular WinMin Trails network. Trail lengths that vary from 4 to 10 miles in length. Biking, hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing are popular activities on this trail.

North Lakeland School Cross Country Ski System - This trail system is just south of the lake and has eight to ten mile looping trails starting on the north side of the school's football field. The trails are located on the North Lakeland School grounds and wind through a variety of evergreens and hardwoods. Trails are groomed in the winter.

Heart of Vilas County (Manitowish Waters) - This biking and hiking trail is 14.5 miles long and meanders from the Manitowish Waters Community Center past The North Lakeland Discovery Center and towards Boulder Junction. It runs south of Papoose on County Rd. K.

Van Vliet Hemlocks - This trail system is a few miles east of Papoose Lake and loops along 1.5 miles of undeveloped shoreline and through old growth hardwood and hemlock forests.

Nearby ATV Trails:
No nearby trails.
Nearby Paddling Routes:
No nearby routes, but the clear deep waters of Papoose coupled with the scenic shorelines make for great paddling.
Nearby Snowmobile Trails:
The Presque Isle / Winchester Sno Bunnies trail system runs on the south and west sides of the lake on Papoose Landing Rd making access very easy from the lake.
Nearby State Areas:
Van Vliet Hemlocks State Natural Area