Amnicon Lake, Dowling Lake, Lyman Lake (Near Superior, WI)

Amnicon Lake

This 426-acre lake is located in the NW part of Douglas County.  It has a shoreline of 5.11 miles, a maximum depth of 31 feet, and a mean depth of 10 feet.  In it, you’ll find muskies, walleyes, largemouth bass, and panfish.  Secchi disk readings are around 6 feet.

Amnicon is often mentioned along with Dowling Lake and Lyman Lake; all three are located in the same general area.  Each, however, has its own character.  Amnicon is the largest of the three.  As you can see from this aerial, it’s developed along most of its shoreline.  (The only exception is the southern shoreline.)  It has mix of homes in various sizes.  Because most of the buildable shoreline has already been developed, vacant lots come on the market more rarely.

Dowling Lake

This 154-acre lake is located in the NW part of Douglas County.  It has a shoreline of 1.95 miles, a maximum depth of 13 feet, and a mean depth of 7 feet.  In it, you’ll find muskies, walleyes, largemouth bass, and panfish.  Secchi disk readings are around 5 feet.

Dowling is often mentioned along with Amnicon Lake and Lyman Lake; all three are located in the same general area.  Each, however, has its own character.  Dowling is the smallest of the three.  As you can see from this aerial, it’s heavily developed along most of its shoreline.  On average, this lake’s homes and lots tend to be smaller.  Because most of the buildable shoreline has already been developed, vacant lots come on the market more rarely.

Lyman Lake

This 403-acre lake is located in the NW part of Douglas County.  It has a shoreline of 6.87 miles, a maximum depth of 15 feet, and a mean depth of 7 feet.  In it, you’ll find muskies, walleyes, largemouth bass, and panfish.  Secchi disk readings are around 4 feet.

Lyman is often mentioned along with Amnicon Lake and Dowling Lake; all three are located in the same general area.  Each, however, has its own character.  What’s more, Lyman is different from Amnicon and Dowling.  As you can see from the aerial, it’s not quite as developed as the other two lakes.  On average, this lake’s homes and lots tend to be larger.  Many of the undeveloped areas are marshy and low-lying; buildable lots don’t often become available.


Curious to learn more about homes for sale on Amnicon, Dowling, or Lyman Lakes? As your NW Wisconsin Realtor, I’ll be glad to help you find the lake home, cabin, or waterfront property of your dreams. To get started right now, give me a call at 218-590-6634. Or, you can reach me at jeanhedren@edinarealty.com.

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