Big Cedar Lake
|Big Cedar Lake|
|Location||Washington County, Wisconsin|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||932 acres (377 ha)|
|Average depth||105 ft (32 m)|
|Water volume||31,983 acre feet (39,450,000 m3)|
|Shore length1||11 mi (18 km)|
Without islands: 10.2 mi (16.4 km)
|Surface elevation||1,030.98 ft (314.24 m)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Big Cedar Lake is a lake located in Washington County, Wisconsin, about a mile west of Little Cedar Lake. Big Cedar Lake is the biggest lake of 52 in Washington County. It has 10.2 miles of shoreline and measures over 900 acres.
It is managed by the Big Cedar Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District (BCLPRD), a tax-funded governmental agency with seven commissioners. They provide maintenance, refuse and lake safety services.
The Lake District takes part in Operation Dry Water, an annual initiative aimed at reducing the number of alcohol and drug-related accidents and fatalities and fostering a stronger and more visible deterrent to alcohol and drug use on the water.
- "Big Cedar Lake Hydrographic Map" (PDF). Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. July 1970. Retrieved 14 August 2011.