Big Smith Lake


2Listings$50K-$180K$230KTotal Value
Big Smith Lake, Michigan

Located in Michigan, Big Smith Lake real estate is a tight inventory market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

    • Ownership
    • Counties: Berrien County
    About Big Smith Lake
    Located in Berrien County, Michigan

    Big Smith Lake is a 135-acre lake located in Berrien Township (Berrien County), Michigan. Kalamazoo is 55 miles northeast, South Bend, Indiana, is 21 miles south, and Chicago, Illinois, is 102 miles west.

    The closest location for emergency care is Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles Hospital, 11 miles south in Niles, Michigan. The Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport is 54 miles northeast, outside Kalamazoo.

    The closest place to grab a bite to eat is nearby Indian Lake, at restaurants like Timberline Inn and Indian Lake Pub.

    Fun on the Water

    This large lake is an excellent home base for those that love all things lake! Whether you're a fan of kayaking when the sun is coming up or going full speed ahead and bringing out the waterskiing, wakeboard, or tube, there's something everyone here will enjoy!

    Before you head out onto the water, make sure you grab your rod and reel! Anglers can expect to catch an array of fish such as northern pike, perch, sunfish, largemouth bass, and bluegill.

    Visit Kalamazoo

    Kalamazoo makes for a great day trip, with plenty of things to do indoors and out!

    The Kalamazoo Nature Center spans 1,100 acres with an 11-acre arboretum, 11 nature trails, and the Delano Pioneer Homestead. The Interpretive Center features its award-winning "Nature Up Close" hall, interactive exhibits, three-story tropical rainforest, a bug house, and seasonal butterfly and hummingbird garden.

    The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts features more than 5,000 works of fine art in its permanent collection for visitors to enjoy. It also has touring and collective exhibitions in 10 galleries, offers four art classes at the Kirk Newman Art School and highlights local artists in the KIA Gallery Shop.

    The Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum has been voted the "Best Place to Take Out-of-Towners" and "Best Place to Spend a Day with Your Family," making it a must-see. It features more than 100 air and space artifacts, rides, Full-Motion Flight Simulators, a theater, historical exhibits, and educational activities.

    After a long day of exploration, be sure to enjoy a meal at one of the many delicious restaurants in the city. Highly-rated options include Crow's Nest, The Studio Grill, Kalamazoo Beer Exchange, Erbelli's Gourmet Pizza, and Bell's Eccentric Cafe.

    Calm and Relaxing

    Those looking for a place to unwind will love living on Big Smith Lake.