Alderman Lake


Alderman Lake, Michigan

Alderman Lake real estate is considered a limited supply market for lake homes and lake lots in Michigan.

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      About Alderman Lake
      Located in Oakland County, Michigan

      Alderman Lake is a 19-acre lake located in Highland Charter Township (Oakland County), Michigan. Detroit is 48 miles southeast, and Lansing is 53 miles east.

      The closest location for emergency care is the Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, 18 miles southeast in West Bloomfield Township, Michigan. The Oakland County International Airport is 11 miles east in Waterford Township, Michigan.

      When heading into town, grab a bite to eat at nearby restaurants like Duke's of Highland, D's Colonial Cafe, Comeback Inn, and Schwartz Delicatessen.

      Your New Quiet Place

      Alderman Lake is located within the Highland State Recreation Area, a state-run nature preserve. To enter, you need a recreation pass from the Michigan DNR, which costs $36 annually. Once you're in, be ready for a relaxed day out on the water!

      This smaller lake is the perfect place for those who love to kayak or canoe. If you're a fan of fishing as well, this will be your new quiet place! Anglers can expect to find black crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, sunfish, and yellow perch.

      What's Nearby?

      Only six miles away from the lake is Alpine Valley! This smaller ski resort offers trails for all skill levels and lessons for those looking to sharpen their abilities on the snow.

      If you're looking for a place to set aside some time on the links, then you're in luck, as there are six golf clubs/courses all less than fifteen miles away!

      Visit Detroit

      Located around an hour south of Big School Lot Lake, the list of things to do in Detroit is seemingly endless.

      Near Downtown, the neoclassical Detroit Institute of Arts is famed for the Detroit Industry Murals painted by Diego Rivera, and inspired by the city’s ties to the auto industry, giving it the nickname "The Motor City."

      The Henry Ford Museum provides unique educational experiences based on authentic objects, stories, and lives from Americans who exuded ingenuity, resourcefulness, and innovation. This awe-inspiring experience is home to Rosa Parks Bus and JFK’s limo.

      No matter who you’re traveling with, everyone enjoys the Detroit International RiverWalk. With views of our neighbor Canada, the Ambassador Bridge, and the GM Renaissance Center, you’re in for a great afternoon.

      After a day of experiencing everything the Motor City has to offer, get some grub at restaurants like Townhouse Detroit, Selden Standard, Prime + Proper, and Giovanni's Ristorante.

      Calm and Quaint

      Those looking for a slice of the lake home lifestyle near a major metropolitan city will love Alderman Lake!