Maple Lake and the Rivers of Paw Paw
Few communities are blessed to have a lake and two rivers in the heart of their community, but Paw Paw is one of those few. With Maple Lake positioned in the heart of the village, Paw Paw affords its visitors a gorgeous backdrop for countless recreational water activities, including fishing, boating, and birdwatching. Connected to the East and West Branches of the Paw Paw River, the area is also a destination for those interested in paddling, kayaking, and more. The village – and the community built around it – take great pride in Maple Lake and its rivers and have, through the years, undertaken a variety of efforts to restore it, keep it clean, and ensure that it maintains its beauty for generations to come. To learn more about the village’s efforts to preserve Maple Lake, the village’s water quality, and various impact studies, select a document below.