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Okauchee Lake Management District Fun Facts

  • Okauchee Lake is comprised of 1,210 acres with a maximum depth of 115 feet.
  • Okauchee Lake has approximately 18 miles of shoreline.
  • The Okauchee Lake Improvement Association incorporated in 1909 and later in the 1950’s became the Oconomowoc Civic Association.
  • The Association collected $100 and spent it to remove stumps from the channels to protect motors.
  • The Okauchee Lake Management District was formed in 1975.
  • Okauchee Lake is fed by and drains to the Oconomowoc River. It is the third in a chain of lakes on the river with Freiss Lake and North Lake upstream and Oconomowoc Lake, Fowler Lake and Lac La Belle located downstream.
  • In 1924 there were only two speed boats on the lake.
  • A mail boat was put into operation on the lake in 1910 and ran until the 1950’s.