There are 69 islands! One can always find a calm spot regardless of the winds. It is great for swimming, fishing, boating, jet-skiing, skiing, wake boarding, and ice fishing. there are great channels to cruise down and view the wildlife. There are great restaurants and bars with docks to pull up, and the locals are friendly! There is a local State Park with camping and beach, and 2 additional beaches. boaters have 3 areas to drop anchor and swim!