If you and your family love boating, fishing or water skiing, you could enjoy life on the lake every day, right here in Wichita. While many neighborhoods have ponds that allow fishing, some communities feature lakes big enough for boating, sailing and swimming. With amenities like boat ramps, docks waterfront lots and swim beaches, you can enjoy the fun of a lake home with the convenience of being in the city. It’s like living in a vacation home all year!
Located in northwest Wichita just south of West 29 th Street North and Ridge Road, Barefoot Bay boasts a 120 acre lake that allows fishing, swimming, boating and Jet Skis, sand beaches and boat docks. Maize schools.
Emerald Bay Estates
Located near K-96 and West Street in northwest Wichita, Emerald Bay Estates features a 30 foot deep, 66 acre lake with sandy beaches and more than two miles of shoreline. Fishing, boating, Jet Skis and water skiing are allowed. Maize schools.
On the east side of Meridian, just north of I-235, sits Harbor Isle. With more than half a mile of water and waterfront homes with private docks, residents can enjoy sailing, jet skiing, fishing, or cruising on a pontoon boat. Wichita schools.
The Moorings on Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake sits just north of I-235 on Meridian and features 125 acres and more than 4 miles of shore line. Amenities include fishing, swimming and boat docks. Pontoon boats, small fishing boats, sailboats, canoes, paddle boats and kayaks are allowed. Valley Center schools.
Located near West 53 rd Street North and Tyler Road in northwest Wichita, Mystic Lakes is a private-access community with less than 20 homes. Waterskiing is popular at the lake, and there’s even a community ski club. Maize schools.
Pier 37 is a newer lake neighborhood located at West 37 th Street North and Ridge Road. Featuring a 50 acre lake, a gated entrance, covered private docks, fishing and waterskiing.
Just north of West 29 th Street North and Ridge Road sits the Ridge Port Neighborhood, with a 40 acre lake for skiing, boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking and jet skiing. Maize schools.