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
Acres Per Owner: 10.42
Owners Per Mile: 16.12
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: Low
Lake Grade: Excellent
Rentals on Lake: Yes
Township: Phelps
School District: Phelps
Tax Rate: $13.09 / $1000
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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
Accepted Offer

   A Hand Scribed Log Home, by Maple Island Homes, on Big Sand Lake that is a little slice of heaven. Come prepared to relax and experience the wonders of nature on this beautifully secluded property nestled in the Northwoods of Phelps, Wisconsin. When family and …

Big Sand Lake
Big Sand Lake house picture
Accepted Offer

   Price reduced on this very solid home on a great lake! This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is on one of the best fishing lakes in the Northwoods. Big Sand Lake is 1408 acres and connects to Long Lake. It is home to trophy muskies and walleye. This ADORABLE home is read…

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Lots for Sale:
Big Sand Lake
Big Sand Lake lot picture
Acres: 5.2
Frontage: 413
Shoreline: Sand,

   Fabulous waterfront on Big Sand Lake. 413 feet of beautiful frontage on this 1,400 acre lake with a maximum depth of 56’. This lake can be enjoyed by all and for the fisherman Big Sand is known for its Musky, Northern Pike, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Walle…

Big Sand Lake
Big Sand Lake lot picture
Acres: 1.8
Frontage: 200
Shoreline: Rocky,

   200' of shoreline on a 1403 acre lake that is heavily wooded. Build your dream home with walk out basement to view this fabulous lake . You must join Big Lake Sand Club to take advantage of this special property. Make sure you view all documents connected to th…