Wazee Lake Recreation Area

The newest and largest County Park in Jackson County is Wazee Lake Recreation Area. The 1,300 property was the former Jackson County Iron Mine and Wazee Lake was the quarry. The lake is the deepest inland lake in the state and is a popular destination for scuba diving. Miles of hiking trails and gravel bike trails will take you through prairies and forests. Wazee Lake is a clear, deep, non-motor lake that is great for fishing. It attracts many kinds of waterfowl, eagles and Osprey.

Directions: From the intersection of I-94 and Hwy 54 in Black River Falls, go east on 54 for .4 mile, then east on West Bauer Road 3.8 miles, then south on South Brockway Road to the entrance.

Gazetteer: Page 50, B-3 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 67, C-5 (10th edition).

Phone: 715/284-3171.

Web site: Jackson County, Wazee Lake Recreation Area

Signature species: Osprey, Grasshopper Sparrow, Wood Thrush.

Seasonality: Open all year.

Parking: Parking lots provided.

Nearest food & lodging: Black River Falls.

Fees: Camping fees apply