Located just 12 miles east of Cable, the vast Lake Namekagon is a 3,227-acre freshwater lake of lush forested natural areas, green islands, jutting peninsulas, and stunningly beautiful countryside filled with possibility for outdoor exploration. Whether you’re looking for a day on the shore, on the water, or deep in the wilderness, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors at Lake Namekagon.
Enjoy the Lake
With nine public boat ramps, Lake Namekagon is easy for visitors and residents alike to access. From paddle boats, canoes, and kayaks, to motor boats, jet skis, and even sailboats, Lake Namekagon welcomes boaters of all styles. Fishing is abundant on the lake, and common catches include musky, panfish, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, northern pike, and walleye. Water skiing and other water sports, swimming, and exploring the waterfront are also popular pastimes.
Explore the Land
There are six public parks located within 1,000 feet of the Lake Namekagon shoreline, including the Namekagon River Fishery Area, Fairyland State Natural Area, Big Book Fishery Area, Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway, Namekagon Lake Recreational Area, and of course, the famous Chequamegon National Forest, where you can find everything from hiking and biking to camping and horseback riding to snowmobiling and ATVing, and even snowshoeing and cross country skiing.
Discover the River
Lake Namekagon is the headwater to the 95-mile Lake Namekagon, a tributary of the St. Croix River. There is little development along the river, making it an area of immense natural preserved beauty ideal for camping, paddling, and abundant fishing. Along the river, you can experience everything from wide quiet stretches of waterway to low-hazard rapids presenting a fun paddling challenge.
Find Your Home at Lake Namekagon
The Lake Namekagon area is home to a diverse range of homes, everything from private estates tucked into trees to wilderness cabins and waterfront cottages. Spacious yards, scenic stretches of waterfront, and plenty of privacy are common among the Lake Namekagon area. If you’re thinking of buying an outdoor-vacation home in the Cable area, you might want to start your search at Lake Namekagon.
You Vacation Awaits in Cable
If you’re the kind of outdoor adventurer who lives for early-morning fishing or running through quiet woods, hunting beneath a canopy of many-colored fall leaves or breathing in the crisp, cold air of winter as you ski beneath a canopy of snow-covered trees, then it’s time to come explore Cable, WI. Charming small-town community, outstanding events large and small, and amazing and abundant outdoor recreation are just the beginning…