Barlow Lake


2Listings$475K-$850K$1.3MTotal Value
Barlow Lake, Michigan

Barlow Lake real estate is regarded as a tight inventory market in Michigan for lake homes and lake lots.

    • Ownership
    • Counties: Barry County
    About Barlow Lake
    Located in Barry County, Michigan

    Barlow Lake is a private 187-acre lake located in Yankee Springs Township (Barry County), Michigan. Lansing is 54 miles east, Kalamazoo is 34 miles south, and Grand Rapids is 29 miles north.

    The closest location for emergency care is Spectrum Health Pennock, 12 miles east in Hastings, Michigan. The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is 16 miles north, outside of Grand Rapids.

    When heading into town, stop in nearby Middleville and grab a bite to eat. Restaurants here include Thornapple Kitchen, Riverdog Tavern, Three Brothers Pizza, and Broken Smoker.

    Life on Barlow Lake

    If you're looking for a quintessential lake home experience, then look no further, as Barlow Lake offers the best in the Eastern Michigan area! Whether you like to turn things up a notch on your jet ski or take it easy on your kayak or paddleboard, there's an activity for everyone here.

    This tight-knit community also provides annual events like its Fourth of July fireworks show and an annual boat parade! An annual fishing competition highlights the world-class fishery at residents' disposal. Expect to find a diverse array of species, such as northern pike, cisco, largemouth bass, rock bass, bluegill, and perch.

    What's Nearby?

    If you're an avid golfer and want to set a time on the links, then you're in luck, as the Yankee Springs Golf Course is less than three miles away from the lake! Here, you'll find 27 holes of regular golf, as well as 18 holes of disc golf.

    Only 14 miles northeast of the lake is the Middleville State Game Area. Not only can you hunt for turkey and deer, but you can also utilize the snowmobile/hiking trails and bird watch!

    Visit Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids is a Michigan cultural hub that's less than an hour away, offering an infinite list of things to do!

    Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is a fantastic place for those that love the beauty of art and nature. Peruse exotic plants, a desert, Victorian gardens, and modern sculptures.

    The John Ball Zoo contains nearly 2,000 animals, many of which visitors can interact with up close! There are reptiles, fish, birds, mammals, and amphibians waiting for you to visit.

    If you're looking for an art experience like no other, then spend a day in the Grand Rapids Art Museum! There are over 6,000 works spanning hundreds of years, featuring names like Andy Warhol, Albrecht Dürer, and Maarten Baas.

    After a long day of exploring this riverside city, sample the local cuisine at restaurants like The Chop House Grand Rapids, Bistro Vella Vita, Butcher's Union, and Rose's.

    Calm and Relaxing

    Those looking for a place to relax in the gorgeous Michigan woods will love living on Barlow Lake.