Big Sand Lake

Picture 1 of Big Sand Lake
Picture 1 of Big Sand Lake

   Big Sand Lake is a big lake outside of Phelps. The water is clear and deep and it is a popular local fishing lake. Big Sand Lake is an isolated lake and that keeps it quiet.

Clarity: 10.5 Feet
Avg. Depth: 16 Feet
Size: 1427 Acres
Max Depth: 65 Feet
Shoreline: 8.50 Miles
Water Source: Drainage
Lake Access: Public
Boat Launch:
Water Color: Blue Green
Trophic State: Mesotrophic
Time to Town: 33 Minutes
Fishing: Average
Fish Species: Variety
Bottom: Mixed
Boat Traffic: Average
Noise Level: Quiet
High Speed: No
Natural Gas: Yes
Lake Roads: Average
Cell Coverage: Spotty
Home Density: Average
Lake Grade: Excellent
Rentals on Lake: Yes
Township: Phelps
School District: Phelps
Tax Rate: $13.09 / $1000
Restrictions: Fishing
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Big Sand Lake contour map
Paddling Routes:
No nearby trails but Big Sand is a nice lake to paddle.
Snowmobile Trails:
The Phelps Snowmobile Club trails can be accessed to the north of the lake. They maintain over 40 miles of trails from Lac Vieux Desert to North Twin Lake.
ATV Trails:
The Landover ATV Club Trails run just to the south of the lake. It is a vast network of ATV trails that connect Eagle River to Upper Michigan. There are a variety of riding options ranging from paved roads to trails through the national forests. By far the largest ATV trail network in Vilas County.
Nearby State Areas:
Land O'Lakes:
25 mins
Grocery Store
Eagle River:
30 mins
Grocery Store
Homes for Sale:
Big Sand Lake
Big Sand Lake house picture
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3.5
Sq Ft: 3,072

   New home base? Family retreat? Investment Opportunity? YES! You decide! This gorgeous FULL log home, built with love & attention to detail, needs a new owner. With beautiful Big Sand Lake views from every room & plenty of space for family & friends, inside & ou…

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Lots for Sale:
Big Sand Lake
Big Sand Lake lot picture
Acres: 70.0
Frontage: 4212

   A point of land offering gorgeous views of Big Sand Lake, acres of wooded bliss buffering you from the world and a history rich in stories and legend create the perfect foundation for a family legacy. Dreaming of summer days with kids and/or grandkids running a…

Big Sand Lake
Big Sand Lake lot picture
Acres: 1.9
Frontage: 200
Shoreline: Sand,

   200' of lake frontage plus fantastic sunset views on a 1425 acre lake that connects to Long lake of 886 acres. Full Recreation lake with all types of fish. Two good building sites on this 1.9 acre lot. Privacy at its finest. People here are very friendly and so…