Bass Lake Boat Launch

Bass Lake Boat Launch, 745 153rd Avenue, Somerset, WI

Parking: Paved lot for 17 vehicles and/or boat trailers.

Facilities: The site provides paved access to Bass Lake with two boat launches, two courtesy docks, signage, and a paved parking lot with 17 stalls, including one ADA accessible stall.


Park / Boat Launch Fee Required  Annual $30.00  / Daily $10.00

Per WI Administrative Code NR 1.91 (11)


The Department of Natural Resources owns approximately 2-acres of land on Bass Lake maintained by St. Croix County. There are docks for fishing and a boat launch.  The shore land is muddy and not considered as ideal for swimming.

In 2017 St. Croix County acquired an additional 13.76 acres of adjacent property  with St. Croix River Crossing Mitigation Funds.


Bass Lake is a 370 acre lake located in Saint Croix County. It has a maximum depth of 33 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from a public boat landing. Fish include Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike and Walleye. The lake's water is moderately clear. More information including regulations in effect can be found at Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources