Lake Joanis


Lake JoanisLake Joanis was constructed in 1976 as a joint project between the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Sentry Insurance. The purpose of the project was to provide the soil needed for the construction of the Sentry Insurance complex, while creating an outdoor lab and recreation area for the University and the Stevens Point community. Lake Joanis is a seepage lake located north of the intersection of Maria Drive and Michigan Avenue, in the City of Stevens Point. It has a surface area of 23 acres and an estimated volume of 277 acre-feet. The maximum depth is 25 feet, with a bottom of sand and fine gravel.  

See a survey about the future of Lake Joanis.

Read agendas and minutes from Lake Joanis planning meetings.

Contact the staff working on the Lake Joanis plan.

See a map of the Lake Joanis watershed.

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