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Ballard Lake
Vilas County, 503 Acres


Facts & Figures
Name Ballard Lake
Waterbody ID (WBIC) 2340700
Area 503 ACRES
Maximum Depth 25 feet
Bottom 60% sand, 20% gravel, 5% rock, 15% muck
Waterbody Type lake
Hydrologic Lake Type DRAINAGE
County Vilas
Region NO
Latitude, Longitude 46.06081870, -89.49849780
Contour (Bathymetric) Map Contour Map
Interactive Map Interactive Map
Lake Management
Lake Organizations Ballard, Irving, White Birch Lakes Association [exit DNR]
Recreation
Boat Landings 1
Public Lands / Parks 1
Lake Health
Invasive Species *
Aquatic forget-me-not (Myosotis scorpioides)*, Banded Mystery Snail, European marsh thistle*, Purple Loosestrife*
(* = not verified)
Trophic Status Mesotrophic

* About Invasive Species: Disclaimer: Aquatic invasive species (AIS) records are assigned statuses of "verified", "observed", or "no longer observed" based on AIS Status Guidance. In general, "verified" populations are established and have been verified by a taxonomic expert. Populations with the "observed" status have not been verified by a taxonomic expert or do not have established populations. Populations with the "no longer observed" status include populations where a reproducing population did not establish. Our inventories are not necessarily exhaustive so it is important to report occurrences. To report new discoveries visit: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Invasives/report.html. See the Aquatic Invasive Species Guidance for information on how statuses are assigned. Personally identifiable information on data collection forms may be provided to requesters to the extent required by Wisconsin's Open Records Law [ss. 19.31-19.39, Wis. Stats.].

** About Boating Ordinances: Before boating on an unfamiliar Wisconsin waterways check for a sign at the public boat landing to determine if there are local regulations (more restrictive than state law) which may apply on that waterbody. Also be sure to review the document Wisconsin Boating Regulations at http://dnr.wi.gov/files/pdf/pubs/le/le0301.pdf to learn about statewide regulations. There may be a delay between the time an ordinance is passed and the time it gets into our database. Therefore, the only way to know for sure if a water body has an ordinance in effect is to look for a sign posted at a public boat landing.