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Big Portage Lake


Big Portage Lake, Wisconsin

Big Portage Lake real estate is a limited supply market for lake homes and land in Wisconsin.

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    • Counties: Vilas County
    About Big Portage Lake
    Located in Vilas County, Wisconsin

    Big Portage Lake is only 18 miles from the Aspirus Eagle River Hospital, and King’s Land O'Lakes Airport (LNL) is seven miles away.

    Charlie’s NW Market is an excellent grocery shopping choice; it's only seven miles away. As a bonus, you are only 121 miles away from Marquette, Michigan.

    Lake Days

    Big Portage Lake is 586 acres and offers endless things to do under the sun, and when it comes to fishing, you are sure to find Panfish, Largemouth Bass, and Smallmouth Bass.

    You can swim, canoe, kayak, paddleboard, and tube while on your boat for water-based activities. Finally, if you are more of a land person, you can have a lovely stroll around the perimeter of the lake or have a picnic with the family.

    Around the Town

    Now, suppose you get hungry while staying in the Land O Lakes area. In that case, these spots are a must: Bent's Camp Resort, Brew's Pub Inc, Dawson's Pier, Dari Maid, The Twilight Supper Club, and Sandman Lounge.

    Once you have had your fill, you can see some sights the town offers. Like Northern Waters Museum, Mallick Adventures, Plum Ski-ters Water Ski Show, Northwoods Children’s Museum, Eagle Falls Adventure Golf & Laser Tag. All within 35 minutes from the lake.

    Visit Marquette

    Located only 18 miles from Deer Lake, Marquette is listed among the 10 best places to retire in the United States by CBS MoneyWatch.

    The Marquette Harbor Lighthouse is the oldest large structure in the city and a historic navigation beacon on Lake Superior. It was critical to the development of the Great Lakes iron ore trade.

    The DeVos Art Museum is part of the School of Art and Design at Northern Michigan University. The museum is free to the public and has a permanent collection of over 1,500 items.

    Presque Isle Park is a 323-acre forested peninsula that extends into the waters of Lake Superior. It's a beautiful spot for hiking, nature watching, biking, sunset views, and relaxation.

    Stay Awhile

    If you're looking for a large lake with a small-town feel that isn't too far from a major city, then you've found the perfect match in Big Portage Lake!