The Lake Petenwell and Castle Rock Lake is located in Central Wisconsin is a very popular vacation area in both Juneau and Adams Counties with also includes the Wisconsin Dells as well. This is centrally located for vacationers from Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton and even the Twin Cities/Minneapolis.
There’s a little bit of everything for everyone around these two big lakes! If you are into hunting, photography, hiking you can visite Plumb Creek Timber Lands properties, Necedah Wildlife Refuge, Colburn Wildlife Area, Quincy Bluff Wetlands Natural Area and Leola Marsh Wildlife area in Adams County; always check current local rules and regulations.
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Juneau County, WI is located between Adams-Friendship and Tomah north of the Famous Wisconsin Dells in central part of the state along the Wisconsin River flowage system which creates both Lake Petenwell and Castle Rock Lake. Juneau is known for farming, hilly terrain, public land, ATV trails, hunting, fishing, rock formations, public land which also has Necedah Wildlife Refuge, Buckhorn State Park, Hardwood Air-to-Ground Gunnery and Bombing Range plus a couple communities including; Necedah, New Miner, New Lisbon, Mauston and Elroy. Juneau County is surrounded by 7 other Counties; Wood, Adams, Columbia, Sauk, Vernon, Monroe and Jackson. On this page you'll find links for more detail information including tourism, things to do, places to go, visitor information, sporting events, lakes, rustic roads, farmers markets, parks, camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, ATVing, outdoor recreation and more…
Founded in 1857 with 19 Townships, several cities, towns and villages plus find over 60 parks including National Necedah Wildlife Refuge, Buckhorn State Park, Germantown Park and Castle Rock Park; there is also one on Adams side as well which both parks put on firework displays ever 4th of July weekend. Come to Central WI to enjoy the wildlife, lakes, fairs, parks, hiking, ATVing Snowmobiling and other outdoor activites. Spend a day boating on one of the areas water, put up to a public area and do some shoreland fishing. Juneau County is also home to Petenwell Rock with some AMAZING VIEWS of area around the lakes and river. Take some time to explore the rock looking for unique photo opportuinites plus some of the wildlife that live their like birds, lizards, squirrels and more...
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This Area is part of the Central Sand Plains Landscape - http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/landscapes/index.asp?mode=detail&Landscape=7
Rivers Creeks and Stream that Flow into Castle Rock Lake, WI.
Wisconsin River flows into Lake Petenwell then is regulated by Petenwell Dam where it restart the Wisconsin River briefly before it open up into Castle Rock Lake all the way until Castle Rock Lake where again turns back into the Wisconsin River. Both Castle Rock Lake and Lake Petenwell are part of the Wisconsin River Flowage system.
Adams County Creeks and Streams
Big Roche-A-Cri Creek – http://www.roche-a-cri.net/Big_Roche-A-Cri_Creek.html
Little Roche-A-Cri Creek
Klein Creek - https://adams-wi.com/Township_Quincy.html
Juneau County Creeks & Streams
Little Yellow River
Trouts Streams Around Castle Rock Lake, WI.
Juneau County Trout Streams - http://www.juneaucounty.com/content/media/media427.pdf
Adams County Trout Streams - https://thelandman.net/Lakes_Adams_County_WI.htm
Lake Petenwell along with Castle Rock Lake & Wisconsin River forms Adams western border separating Juneau County just north of Wisconsin Dells. This area has been one of Central Wisconsin hottest tourist areas for vacations for Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison, Twin Cities and even Arizona, Florida even California. The area offers great fishing, hunting, ATVing, snowmobiling, antiquing, hiking and so much more. You can find unique rock formations including Wisconsin steepest hill called Roche-A-Cri Mound which has 303 steps to the top, giving you views of Wood, Waushara, Juneau and Adams Counties.
Lakes – Link NEW Section Page from Adams-WI.com
Townships - https://adams-wi.com/adams-county-wi-townships.html
Real Estate - https://adams-wi.com/properties.html
Census Data - https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/adamscountywisconsin/PST045217
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Adams County WI. Townships
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This area is part of the Central Sand Plains Landscape - http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/landscapes/index.asp?mode=detail&Landscape=7
Lake Petenwell Sitemap
Home Page - Lake Petenwell, WI is located between Adams County and Juneau County just north of Wisconsin Dells. Lake Petenwell aka Petenwell Flowage offers great fishing, camping, real estate and plenty of events, boat rentals, vacation cabin rentals plus lakefront homes for sale.
Public Access - https://castle-rock-lake.com/public-access.html
Real Estate - https://castle-rock-lake.com/real-estate
Waterfront Developments - information and database which includes community maps, CSM – Certified Survey Maps, Protective Covenants, subdivision Rules, area photos, videos and so much...
Area Information - https://castle-rock-lake.com/area-info.html
Trails & Routes - https://castle-rock-lake.com/castle-rock-lake-trails-routes.html
Lake Information - https://castle-rock-lake.com/lake-info.html
Lake Petenwell, Wisconsin - is the forth largest, built by Wisconsin River Power Company in the 1940s with the building of a Hydro-electric Dam. Lake Petenwell is also known as Petenwell flowage which has plenty of fine waterfront real estate around Petenwell County Park one of Central Wisconsin’s busier and more profitable parks. Just South of Petenwell Flowage is Castle Rock Lake which is WI 2nd largest body of water.
Petenwell Real Estate - Are you looking for property on or by Lake Petenwell? You found the right website for all types of Petenwell real estate; Lakefront homes, Waterfront lots, Condos, Deeded Access Properties, Log Homes on or by the lake. Adams County Real Estate & Juneau County Real Estate
Types of Fish in Castle Rock Flowage - There is wide variety of fish in Petenwell Flowage, Wisconsin includingNorthern Pike, Musky, Panfish, Catfish, Walleye and Bass but here’s a list of the most common fish species also check the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for Bag Limits, Fishing Rules & Regulations. Don’t miss the Lake Petenwell Fishing forum and the Fishing Home Page.
Petenwell County Park in Adams County, Wisconsin - Petenwell County Park is located in Monre Township, Adams County in Central Wisconsin on Petnwell Flowage. The County Park offers waterfront campsites for camping, sandy beach, boat launch, playground equipment and boat slips.
Petenwell County Park Rates & Fees -. Find Camping Rates, Boat Slip Rates, Shelter Rentals, Park Sticker Fees and more information on Petenwell County Park, WI. Petenwell County Park is located in Monore Township, Adams County in Central Wisconsin on Petenwell Flowage.
Petenwell Lake Camping and Campgrounds - Including Petenwell County Park located in Adams Cty, WI. Plus other campgrounds around petenwell flowage.
Petenwell County Park in Juneau County, WI. - There are 2 Petenwell County Parks one in Juneau County and the other is on the Adams County side of Lake Petenwell. This page is for Petenwell County Park & Campground on the Juneau County side of Petenwell Flowage.
Petenwell Hydroelectric Dam - AKA Petenwell Dam was constructed by Wisconsin River Power Company during the mid to late 1940’s to provide cheap clean energy plus make a highly profitable recreational area down the road. Located in Central WI.
Rivers Creeks and Stream that Flow into Petenwell, WI - Like the Wisconsin River, 14 mile Creek and the Chester Creek.
Petenwell Lake Area Schools in both Adams County, WI. and Juneau County, Wisconsin.
Adams County, Wisconsin - Lake Petenwell along with Castle Rock Lake & Wisconsin River forms Adams County, Wisconsin western border separating Juneau County just north of Wisconsin Dells. Adams County has been one of Central Wisconsin hottest tourist areas.
Juneau County, WI is located just northwest of the Famous Wisconsin Dells and it’s east boarder is formed by Wisconsin River, Lake Petenwell and Castle Rock Lake facing Adams County. Juneau County is home to about 68 Parks including Buckhorn State Park, Germantown Park and Castle Rock County Park.
Swimming on Lake Petenwell - There are plenty of places to swim on Lake Petenwell, WI. a.k.a. Petenwell Flowage because the lake is mostly a sandy bottom and has plenty of spots along the shoreline that are about 3 to 5 feet deep. Enjoy swimming at Lake Petenwell on the sandy beaches.
Petenwell Castle Rock Area - The Castle Rock Lake and Lake Petenwell Area is a very popular vacation area in both Juneau and Adams Counties with also includes the Wisconsin Dells as well. Castle Rock Petenwell area is centrally located for vacationers from Chicago, Milwaukee & Madison.
Castle Rock Horse Trails - Located south of Hwy 21 and east of 20th Ave all way to the Wisconsin River were it opens up into Castle Rock Lake on the Adams County, WI. side. The trails are on about 2,500 acres of Wisconsin River Power Company Land which is open to the public for recreation including hunting.