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Chain O’Lakes

Love Where You Live in a Freshwater Paradise

The Waupaca Chain ‘O Lakes, sometimes referred to as the “Killarneys of America” consist of 22 connected spring fed lakes. The springs help make the Chain very clean and clear. You will have a hard time finding a more clear set of lakes in Wisconsin, or anywhere else for that matter.

Collectively, the Waupaca Chain contains approximately 274 surface acres of water and has 22+ miles of shoreline.

The lakes are structured in a way that some lakes are “fast lakes” while others are slow, no-wake lakes. The Chain’s fast lakes are Rainbow Lake, Round Lake, Long Lake and Columbia Lake. Subject to skiing hours, these lakes are great for water-skiing, wakeboarding and tubing. The Chain also includes the “Upper Chain”. This group of five smaller, slow no-wake lakes can only be reached by kayak or canoe with access from Beasley Creek. At the end of Long Lake is the mouth of the Crystal River, which drains from the Chain.

The Waupaca Chain’s lakes are very deep and provide excellent fishing with many different types of fish species present. Fish species include, but are not limited to: Bluegill, Crappie, Muskellunge, Northern Pike, Walleye, Bass, Trout, Sunfish, Bullhead, Catfish, Perch and Lake Sturgeon. Rainbow Lake is the largest and deepest lake, with a depth exceeding 100 feet.

With so many lakes with different shorelines and other unique features, call a Chain ‘O Lakes expert at Shambeau and Thern Real Estate to help you find your dream property, or to help you best market your lake home.

Explore the Chain

Rainbow Lake Next

Rainbow Lake
Rainbow Lake
Rainbow Lake
Round Lake
Round Lake
Columbia Lake
Columbia Lake
Sunset Lake
Sunset Lake
Dake Lake
Dake Lake
Dake Lake
Taylor Lake
Taylor Lake
Taylor Lake
McCrossen Lake
McCrossen Lake
Long Lake
Long Lake
Long Lake
Bass Lake
Casino
Nessling Lake
Otter Lake Entrance
Limekiln Lake
Lake George
Beasley Lake

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