Merton is famed to its impressive natural scenery. The large number of visually attractive lakes and streams. The administrative district consists of several typical communities, all of which are interrelated by Merton’s 84 miles of town roads. The strong section of Merton homes have wonderful residents, many of whom have contributed to make the current knowledge of their history possible. It is a relaxing environment where several households chose to live and raise their family in this rustic environment.
Along the streets of downtown covered by walking residents is dwelling to service businesses, numerous restaurants, marketing and occupational group. Merton is also a part of the well respected Arrowhead School District, which is known for its high academic standards, in addition to its topmost athletic teams.
In early 1800’s Merton was principally occupied by the Potawatomi or Chippewa Indians. By the year 1840 the Village was established with the first Merton homes made of woods was made-up at the intersection of Immigrant and Indian trail, located on the south part of Bark River just about one quarter of a mile west of the Indian campground. Until today the said camp is still visible with a clearer hill to go for a finer view.
The Fireman Park has different activities for children and adults to relish. There are picnic tables for meal taken ideally in this scenic surroundings, area provided for any age to play in, for baseball/softball, along with the toilet facilities. Sooner or later the park will enlarge to include more baseball fields, as well as soccer fields and a volleyball area.
Winters in Merton are long, but that makes summer sweeter because everyone is out taking advantage of the weather when they can. There are several parks and lakes that surround Merton, where you can enjoy the places for any refreshment. Localized businesses gained the convenient routes and excellent access to the main road. Merton does not have a recreation department, however, there are many indoor and outdoor activities.
Lake homes in Merton
Keesus Lake - An exquisite 235 acres lake situated in the town of Merton, Waukesha County, with an estimation of 5.3 miles of shoreline and the deepest part of the water is 42 feet. It has natural populations of bass, northern pike, crappie, bluegill, perch and sunfish and for almost two decades the DNR has been stocking walleyes in it. You have this chance to view undomesticated animal species, that grow wild in the area. Different kinds of water activities are authorized at Lake Keesus but water skiing is the most popular.
North Lake - It is an unincorporated community located in Wisconsin Highway 83 north of Chenequa town of MertonWisconsin. This lake has 440 acres in size with an approximate 78 feet deep at its deepest point. In this lake, the water clarity is quite inferior but can definitely catch fishes like Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, and Walleye.
Beaver Lake - This lake that considered as a treasure for having a very clean and clear water, deep hollow and with minimal traffic. It has 313 acres lake and it has a maximum depth of 46 feet located in northwestern Wisconsin, in a forest of maple, birch tree and red pine trees. The visitors have entree to the lake through a public boat landing. The lake offers boating, fishing where you can catch nice variety of fish including Bluegill, Largemouth Bass and Northern Pike and you may also avail a hiking that can be accessed from the campground. The campground offers campsites for those who wanted to stay overnights. They also prepared some tables and campfire rings, nearby comfort rooms and drinking water stations.