• River: Wisconsin River
• Surface Area: 4,260 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 40 feet
• Length: 4 Miles
Lac Vieux Desert is a 4017-acre lake that extends across the border of Michigan (in Gogebic County) and Wisconsin in (Vilas County). The lake has been home to the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians for centuries. It's known for its Musky, Walleye, Bass, and Northern Pike fisheries. Several public access points to the lake support boating, fishing, and water-based sports during the warm weather months.
Lac Vieux Desert is open from April 30th through October 14th.
For more information about this lake, please contact:
Eagle River - Florence Ranger District
1247 E. Wall St.
Eagle River, WI 54521
715-479-2827, Fax 715-479-6407, TTY 711 (National Relay System)
Business hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.