Every year between October 10th and October 20th, Rice Lake is drawn down about 6 inches.
Every year between March 10th and March 20th, Rice Lake is raised about 6 inches.
This drawdown is an attempt to keep the shoreline intact over winter. The Rice Lake, Lake District does not perform these lake level changes. This information was obtained from the Rice Lake Parks & Recreation Department Director. The Rice Lake dam is controlled by Barron County.