Petenwell Lake - Arkdale


Petenwell Lake - Arkdale, Wisconsin

The Petenwell Lake - Arkdale real estate market is a tight inventory marketplace for lake property in Wisconsin.

The average list price for Petenwell Lake - Arkdale homes for sale is $354,000. Normally there are about 20 lake homes for sale at Petenwell Lake - Arkdale, and 90 listings for lots and land.

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  • 100Mi. of Shoreline
  • 44Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
  • Year Built
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Public Boat Ramps
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
(715) 325-6555
1735 Archer Ln,
Nekoosa, WI 54457
Golf Courses
(715) 325-2929
1195 Apache Ln,
Nekoosa, WI 54457
(888) 651-5539
1697 Leopold Way,
Nekoosa, WI 54457
(608) 564-7513
2004 Bighorn Dr,
Arkdale, WI 54613
Moonlite Trails Campground LLC
(608) 565-6936
W4641 9th St E,
Necedah, WI 54646
  • Counties: Adams County, Juneau County, Wood County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Barnum Bay Yacht Club Spring Triangle Race.
  • Sailing clubs: Barnum Bay Yacht Club.
  • Interesting facts: over 100 miles of shoreline half of that being protected from development.
  • Known for: Great lake side restaurants such as Petenwell Pub and Lure Bar and Grill.
  • History: Wisconsin River Power Company dammed up the Wisconsin River in late 1940 to create Lake Petenwell.
  • Landmarks: Petenwell Historical Dam.
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
(608) 847-6161
1050 Division St,
Mauston, WI 53948
Appleton International Airport
W6390 Challenger Dr, Appleton, WI 54914
97 miles away
Necedah Airport-DAF
W6827 20th St W, Necedah, WI 54646
13 miles away
    About Petenwell Lake - Arkdale
    Located in Adams, Juneau, and Woods Counties, Wisconsin

    An undiscovered gem, Lake Petenwell is the second largest lake in Wisconsin at 23,000 acres and over 100 miles of shoreline. Ideally located in central Wisconsin just 40 minutes north of the Wisconsin Dells and within approximately three hours of Madison, Milwaukee, the Twin Cities, and Chicago, if you are looking for a relaxing weekend getaway or an adventurous retirement home Petenwell Lake is a perfect choice.

    Fishing and Boating

    This huge lake offers a wide variety of fish for every level of angler:

    - Musky

    - Panfish

    - Largemouth Bass

    - Smallmouth Bass

    - Northern Pike

    - Walleye

    - Sturgeon

    - Catfish

    There are public boat landings and beaches all around the lake, but be sure to observe the boating ordinances found on the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website.

    Everything’s Bigger in… Wisconsin?

    Petenwell is surrounded by millions of acres of national parks filled with hiking, ATV and snowmobiling trails, areas for hunting, and more! These parks are right on the lake, making travel very easy for adventurous solo homeowners or families looking to get out into the fresh air.

    - Juneau County Wilderness Park

    - Monroe Park

    - Veteran’s Park

    - Chicago Ave Beach

    - Adams County Petenwell Park

    Incredible restaurants surround the lake, making it easy to find a place to relax after a long day on the water. Two of the highest-rated choices include Aldo’s Farm and Table, a restaurant offering locally sourced food set on the edge of the Mammoth Dunes’ golf course, and Romano’s Pizza and Pub, where customers RAVE about the deep-dish Chicago-style pizza.

    For local accommodations, check out Inn of the Pines in Friendship, 30 minutes east of the lake. Choice Hotels can be found in Tomah (40 minutes) and Lisbon (30 minutes).

    Airports and Hospitals

    The nearest airport for private flights is the Alexander Field - Southwoods County Airport on the north end of Petenwell Lake. The nearest airport offering commercial flights is Central Wisconsin Airport, two hours and 20 minutes from the lake.

    The nearest hospitals to help you with all of your medical needs are Gunderson Moundview Hospital in Friendship (30 minutes) and Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston (40 minutes).

    So much to do, so little time…

    The only way to explore every part of this stunning area of central Wisconsin is to plant some roots and buy a home on the water. As a vacation home for families and solo travelers or a place to build your life, Petenwell Lake offers beauty and community in one amazing package.