Located in Wisconsin, Echo Lake - Mercer real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.
Right in the heart of Mercer, Wisconsin, you will find this secluded, 205-acre-sized lake that holds a maximum depth of 25 feet. The small-town vibe, serene lake, and beautiful Northwoods will give you a good sense of what true peace and tranquility are like.
The closest big hospital, Marshfield Clinic Health System-Mercer Center is just a short two miles from Lake Echo, while the closest regional airport, Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport is less than an hour's drive from Lake Echo.
At Lake Echo, public boat access is available and locals spend their free time boating, canoeing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, swimming, and fishing.
Fishing-wise, this lake is perfect. Common species to catch include musky, walleye, panfish, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and northern pike.
Carrow Park is right next to Lake Echo and has a picnic area with tables, a swimming beach, trails for walking and biking, and two baseball parks across from the park. Carrow Park’s proximity to Lake Echo makes it the perfect spot for families.
Good hiking trails just minutes from the lake include Northern Highland American Legion-Powell Trail, Miners Trail Miners Memorial Park, and North Trout Nature Trail. Miners is specifically a great place for “skiing, hiking, or just walking around.”
Five minutes from Lake Echo, you will find one of Wisconsin’s famous roadside attractions, the Claire d’Loon. Claire d’Loon is just a giant-sized loon bird that makes bird calls, popular for roadside pictures.
For fine dining, make reservations at the Blue Bayou Inn and try their cocktails and delicious seafood, or if you’re more laid back, grab a hot dog at Mad Dog Jake’s. Both are fairly close to Lake Echo and are local favorites.
Lake Echo is the perfect small town lake that’s beauty echoes throughout Wisconsin!