LAKE RESOURCES

Boating on Whitewater Lake

BOATING ON THE LAKE

Water Safety is essential on the lakes! Make sure you know the Town of Whitewater Ordinances, Wisconsin DNR Boating Laws, and WI Boating Regulations before boating on the lakes.

Kids on Jet Ski

NAVIGATOR TEAMS

Based on the April 2021 survey of Lake District homeowners, five navigator teams were formed to study issues & make recommendations. Click on the buttons below for more info.

Whitewater Lake Beach

LAKE ACTIVITIES 

Looking for something to do on the lakes? Check out the Ski Show, Ice Age Trail, Natureland Park, or the Whitewater Lake Recreation Area. Also included here are two lake area maps!

Whitewater Lake Historical Photo

HISTORY OF THE LAKE

Learn about the history of the Whitewater & Rice Lake area from how the landscape was formed to how the lakes were created.

Boat Marina Services

COMMUNITY CONTACTS

Your local resource for emergency, non-emergency, hospital/clinics, and local marina contact information. 

Whitewater Lake Facebook Page

WHITEWATER LAKE FACEBOOK

The Whitewater Lake Facebook Page is an excellent lake resource for residents. The group is eager to help one another.

Whitewater Lake Shoreline at Sunset

LAKESHORE RESOURCE GUIDE

The Lakeshore Resource Guide provides resources about living on, managing, and working on lakeshore properties.

Whitewater Lake Shoreline

SHORELINE ZONE GUIDE

Created by the Walworth County Land Use and Resource Management, the Walworth County Shoreland Zoning Ordinance protects water quality, fish and wildlife habitat, recreation, and natural shoreline beauty. 

Walworth County Logo

WALWORTH COUNTY ZONE GUIDE

The Town of Whitewater and the Town of Richmond are under Walworth County zoning restrictions.

 

 

Town of Whitewater Sign

TOWN OF WHITEWATER

The northern end of Whitewater Lake and all of Rice Lake is located within the Town of Whitewater. Property taxes, fire and ambulance service, garbage and recycling, firework permits, building permits, zoning, branch chipping service, and road maintenance are coordinated with your town.

Town of Richmond Logo

TOWN OF RICHMOND

The southern end of Whitewater Lake lies within the Town of Richmond. Property taxes, fire and ambulance service, garbage and recycling, firework permits, building permits, zoning, branch chipping service, and road maintenance are coordinated with your town.

Discover Whitewater Logo

WHITEWATER CHAMBER & TOURISM

The Whitewater Chamber of Commerce is a business association that serves the area’s local businesses. Discover Whitewater, the tourism council, provides guides on where to rest, shop, sip & dine, play, learn, explore, events, etc.