Bass Lake - Elk Rapids


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Bass Lake - Elk Rapids, Michigan

Bass Lake - Elk Rapids real estate is considered a tight inventory market for lake homes and lake lots in Michigan.

Bass Lake - Elk Rapids homes for sale have an average list price of $419,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices.

  • 2Mi. of Shoreline
  • 24Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Public Boat Ramps
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
(231) 264-8548
8988 Cairn Highway
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
  • Counties: Antrim County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye
  • Condos available (No)
  • Known for: Fishing
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (Yes).
(231) 547-4024
14700 Lake Shore Drive
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
Detroit, MI 48242
259 miles away
Gerald R. Ford International Airport, (GRR)
5500 44th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
157 miles away
About Bass Lake - Elk Rapids
Located in Antrim County

Bass Lake is located in the charming village of Elk Rapids, Michigan, between Elk Lake and Grand Traverse Bay. The Lake has an area of 144 acres and a max depth of 25 feet. It is approximately 3 hours from Lansing, Michigan, and only about 30 minutes from what is known as the "Cherry Capital Of The World," Traverse, Michigan. For healthcare needs, Munson Medical Center is a somewhat lengthy drive of 30 minutes from the lake. For travel needs, Cherry Capital Airport is about a 25 to 30-minute drive from Bass Lake.

Amenities Nearby

Elk Rapids is full of picturesque shops and restaurants! Several eateries are conveniently located within 5 minutes of the lake and are sure to satisfy any craving or occasion, most impressively receiving 4 to 5-star ratings! These choices include Pearl's New Orleans Kitchen, The Local, TJ Charlies, American House Woodfired Pizza, and Riverwalk Grill and Taproom. For shopping needs, the village and surrounding areas do not disappoint! Quaint shops, such as Nifty Things and Harbor Antique Mall, will delight with their vast array of unique pieces and gifts. For more extensive shopping, The Grand Traverse Mall is sure to have what you are looking for and is only a 30-minute drive from Bass Lake! Grocery trips are a breeze with several grocery stores within 5 to 20 minutes from the lake; some of these include The Elk Rapids General Store, Traverse Bay Farms, The Village Market, and Meijer Grocery! For other household needs, Walmart is a short 30-minute drive.

Water Activities

Bass Lake and surrounding lakes have plenty of water fun to offer! The lake offers a calm serenity of no-wake zones and undisturbed wildlife! Less than 20 minutes from the lake, Elk Lake and Grand Traverse Bay offer all of the excitement of the water! Whether owned or rented, activities are motorboating, canoeing, water skiing, kayaking, and paddle boating! Of course, fishing is a must while at the lake! There have been sixty-nine different species of fish identified in Bass Lake and surrounding lakes. These include Walleye, Lake & brown trout, northern pike, yellow perch, small-mouth bass, black crappie, muskellunge, whitefish, northern pike, and bluegill. The Michigan Department of Resources has identified the Elk Rapids bay area as a critical spawning ground for Cisco Whitefish! If anglers are looking for an immersive experience, Elk Rapids offers multiple fishing charters, such as "Ultimate Charters," boasting excellent reviews for solo and family trips!

Fun On Land

When you're not feeling like being on the water, there is still plenty to do! In the village, residents and visitors can enjoy nature in multiple scenic walking areas, Elk Rapid Sandbar, and Dam Beach! Explore trails like Walk of Art or sit back and relax on one of the numerous sandy shores as you watch the vast array of wildlife Michigan has to offer! For the avid golfer, the historic golf course Elk Rapids Golf Course is a must-visit! On the beautiful lakeshore of Elk Lake, this regulation nine-hole course is sure to impress! Other activities in the village include Ethanology Distillers, Twisted Fish Art Gallery, and Guntzviller's Spirit of the Woods Museum.

Is Bass Lake Right For You?

Bass Lake and surrounding lakes have plenty to offer on land and water! The quaint village of Elk Rapids has that friendly small-town feel that welcomes you! The lake is suitable for anyone looking to slow down and enjoy the beautiful scenes of calm water shores and the natural inhabitants of the land. Of course, a 20-minute drive will bring you excitement and a wide variety of activities in neighboring cities! Bass Lake is the perfect place for growing families and retirees. Though, the distance away from healthcare and travel needs should be taken into consideration.