Public Water Usage

The Town of Dayton contains 1.1 square miles of lakes and waterways including popular attractions and public access areas such as the following:

Lakes Waupaca Chain O’ Lakes
(southern portion)
Crystal Lake Columbia Lake
Gooseneck Lake Dake Lake
Hartman’s Creek State Park Knights Lake
Holman Lake Long Lake
Mud Lake – Radley Creek Savannah State Natural Area Manomin Lake
Sandbar Lakes Marl Lake
Spencer Lake Miner Lake
Stratton Lake Orlando Lake
- Pope Lake


All waterways in Wisconsin are regulated by the State of Wisconsin, and boat launches are managed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Refer to the DNR web site for more information about waterway rules and regulations including speed limits and hours. You will also obtain pertinent rules and regulations when obtaining Wisconsin boat licenses and fishing licenses, when renting boats and watercraft, and when posted at boat launches. Many of the boat launches require usage fees. Please refer to the instructions at the launch for fee information.