High Waters Lodge is a waterfront cabin located on the south side of Crane Lake in Pickerel, Wisconsin that was built in 2008 and is ready for you and your family and friends to enjoy!
This 4 bedroom plus loft/3 bathroom home can comfortably accommodate 12 adults plus children and is the perfect spot for your next summer vacation or winter weekend getaway.
Crane lake is a 355 acres lake that connects to 1272 acre Pickerel Lake giving you the benefit of enjoying two lakes with one vacation cabin. High Waters Lodge is located approximately 2 hours north of Appleton and 3.5 hours north of Milwaukee.
Generous parking is available with large driveway and parking areas.
Forest County snowmobile trail crosses Crane Lake which can be accessed directly via snowmobile from the cabin. This is located east of the property by riding on the lake. Please ride at your own risk while riding on the lake or road.
ATV trails are nearby and can be accessed directly via ATV from the cabin. Take a right onto Bartz Bay Road from the drive way to Pickerel Lake Rd (subject to 25 mph speed limit) and connect to the off-road trails that start approximately 2.5 miles to the west. You can get to the Augustyn Spring trails from there (approximately 2 miles further). This connects to the White Lake ATV trails. If you wish, you can also venture further west and hook up with the Parrish Highlands ATV trails.
Boating, skiing and fishing are all available to you from this location. There are some very nice swim areas on Crane Lake that can be accessed by boat. Crane Lake is well known for its pan fish, bass, northern pike, and perch fishing. Walleyes have been stocked in Crane Lake by the DNR and the Crane Lake/Pickerel Lake Association.
Private dock in the summer is perfect for fishing or docking your boat(s). Enjoy watching the loons and bald eagles. Bring your boat or rent one from the nearby marine shop. The Crane Lake boat landing is located on Doemel Lane. To get to the boat landing from the cabin, take a right on to Bartz Bay Rd, and a right onto Doemel Lane. Follow Doemel Lane around the lake to the landing.
Ice fishing is accessible from the property by foot or snowmobile, and by ATV or automobile via the boat landing. Note that access to ice fishing on Pickerel lake is also easy, either via snowmobile or ATV via the trail, or by the Pickerel Lake Boat landing which is located to the west (left from Bartz Bay Rd) on Pickerel Lake Rd.
Fire pit area, chairs, picnic table and patio furniture is available. Firewood is also available, but it is while the supply lasts. A gas grill and charcoal grill are also provided. Please bring your own gas and/or charcoal.
A well equipped kitchen includes a stove, microwave, dishwasher, full size refrigerator (2nd refrigerator in downstairs living space), toaster over, toaster, coffee maker (bring your own coffee/filters), crock pot, griddle, pots, pans, plates, bowls, glasses, cups, cutlery, utensils, etc. Attached to the kitchen is a walk in pantry, which includes as washer and dryer (please provide your own laundry supplies). There is also a clothes iron if needed, but remember, your on vacation!
The dining room table seats 6 to 8 with the leaf installed (located in front hall closet). The bar at the kitchen counter seats 4. The patio table seats 6, and there are also a few TV trays in the front hall closet.
There are 2 living spaces in the cabin. The main floor living space has a TV, DVD Player, Bose home audio system and a gas fireplace. The downstairs living space has a TV, DVD Player, refrigerator and a kids play ares built in under the stairs. The down stairs living area also has a patio door with direct access to the stairs to the waterfront/dock.
There are 3 bathrooms in the cabin. The main floor bathroom includes a tub/standup shower. The master bathroom has a stand up / sit down tile shower. The downstairs bathroom has a stand up shower. Some bath towels and toilet paper will be provided, but we suggest bringing your own based on the number of guests. You must bring your own shower supplies (soap, shampoo, etc) and your own toiletries (toothpaste, shaving supplies, etc).
There are 4 bedrooms and a Loft. Bedroom 1 on the main floor has a queen bed. Bedroom 2 on the main floor has a double bed. The master bedroom on the main floor has a king bed. Bedroom 4 is located downstairs, and also has a king bed. The loft has 2 queen beds. There are also 2 toddler beds available if requested. There is also a sleeper sofa located in the downstairs living space as well as room for an air mattress or two. Blankets, comforters, pillows, and bed linens will be provided except for the sleeper sofa and any air mattresses brought by our guests.
No Smoking Indoors. Parties/events not allowed. No pets. Minimum age required of primary renter is 27.
We prefer that you take your garbage to the town dump site. The site is located on CTH DD which is approximately 2.5 miles away (Right on Bartz Bay, Left on Pickerel Lake Rd, Right on CTH DD. Dump site is located on the left side of the road)