Pewaukee Lake – Winter Rules


pewaukeelake_winterrulesBefore you head out on the lake with your snowmobile please review the Pewaukeee Lake Winter Rules regarding snowmobile use on the lake.


Winter Rules – What you need to know
Pewaukee Lake is divided into zones: Shore Zone and Lake Zone.
Different rules apply in each zone.

Shore Zone is defined as any area within 500 ft of the shoreline.

  • When within the Shore Zone, maximum speed limit is 10 mph
  • You are not allowed to park your vehicle in the Shore Zone from 1:30 a.m. to Dawn.

Lake Zone Lake Zone is defined as the area more than 500 ft from any shoreline.

  • Maximum speed limit in the Lake Zone is 50 mph during daytime hours and 25 mph at night (snowmobiles only).
  • All vehicles must slow to 10 mph when within 200 feet of other people, ice shanties or parked vehicles.

Other rules of note

  • No vehicles are to operate on the lake from 1:30 a.m. to Dawn.
  • Erractic driving, towing others on skates or skies or driving in a way that endangers others is prohibited

The complete list of winter rules for Pewaukee Lake can be found on the Village of Pewaukee Police Department’s Web site.