Kangaroo Lake is the largest lake in Door County, Wisconsin. Kangaroo Lake is located in the towns of Baileys Harbor and Jacksonport on the “lake” side of the peninsula, 20 miles north of Sturgeon Bay.
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Average depth of lake: 6 feet
Maximum depth: a small area of 12 feet. Note that the depth of the YMCA swimming pool is 13 feet
Area of the Lake: 1,122.5 acres 1,138.6 including island
Length of Shoreline: 9.35 miles
Area of lake under 3 feet: 23%
Native fish to the lake include perch, bluegill, rock bass, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, northern pike, walleye pike, bullhead, dogfish, garfish, and minnows.
Peil Creek water flows into the lake; water flows out of the lake into Heins Creek
Kangaroo Lake dam (spillway that is not controlled) was built in 1937 by the W.P.A.