• 2Mi. of Shoreline
  • 40Deepest Depth
Marinas
Bayside Marina Inc
(248) 682-3437
1145 Kirkwood St
Waterford Twp, MI 48328
(248) 683-6053
4157 Chenlot St
Waterford Twp, MI 48328
(248) 681-9100
4300 Cass Elizabeth Rd
Waterford Twp, MI 48328
Golf Courses
Pontiac Country Club
(248) 682-6333
4335 Elizabeth Lake Rd
Waterford Twp, MI 48328
(248) 673-1611
2602 W Walton Blvd
Waterford Twp, MI 48329
(248) 758-3966
800 Golf Dr
Pontiac, MI 48341
Private
(248) 698-2700
991 N Williams Lake Rd
White Lake, MI 48386
Private
Campgrounds
Brendel Lake Campground
(248) 818-4048
10785 Elizabeth Lake Rd
White Lake, MI 48386
Pontiac Lake Campground
Unnamed Road
White Lake, -1 48386
  • Counties: Oakland County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: Harvest Happening, Carpe Diem and Carpe Noctem Half Marathon and 5 Miler, Women Rock and Oakland County Farmers Market
  • Sailing clubs: Pontiac Yacht Club
  • Interesting facts: Named after its shape
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
Hospitals
(248) 338-5000
50 N Perry St
Pontiac, MI 48342
Airports
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
Detroit, MI 48242
37 miles away
Willow Run Airport
801 Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti, MI 48198
34 miles away
    About Crescent Lake
    Located in Oakland County, Michigan

    Crescent Lake is a mid-sized lake in Waterford Township (Oakland County), Michigan. Detroit is roughly 40 miles south of the lake, Ann Arbor is 40 miles southeast, and Lansing is 67 miles west.

    Residents on the lake enjoy quick access to reliable healthcare with the Detroit Medical Center Huron Valley, just an 8-mile drive, and the Oakland County International Airport is located only three miles away.

    On the Water

    Crescent Lake spans 90 acres reaching a maximum depth of 40 feet. The lake is equipped with multiple fishing piers and an island in the middle of the water. Residents often enjoy fishing, kayaking, canoeing, boating, and swimming.

    This lake is home to an active fishing community known for being stocked with good-sized walleye. However, walleye aren’t the only fish here! Anglers can expect to find black crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, northern pike, rock bass, sunfish, and more!

    What’s Around

    There are a plethora of dining options in Oakland County! You can find a collection of restaurants on the nearby lakes with a waterfront view. Local favorites include Nick and Tony’s Coney Island, Kickstand Brewing Company, and The Village Grill.

    Residents are sure to find their favorite store with Crescent Lake’s many shopping centers and plazas. The Oakland Pointe Shopping Center is a local favorite because of its national retailers and friendly customer service.

    Michigan is one of the top-ranking states for golf, and Oakland County does not disappoint. You can find over 18 different courses, all within a 20-minute radius of the lake. These golf courses make an excellent afternoon for the golfer of the family.

    Visit Detroit

    Located only 40 miles from Crescent Lake, Detroit offers the perfect opportunity for an adventurous day trip. Nicknamed the “Motor City” due to its ties to the auto industry, Detroit is home to enriching museums and fun attractions.

    Near Downtown, the neoclassical Detroit Institute of Arts features the Detroit Industry Murals painted by Diego Rivera. The Henry Ford Museum provides a unique opportunity to view exhibits and listen to stories about America’s tradition of ingenuity, resourcefulness, and innovation. Detroit is also home to the famous Rosa Parks Bus and JFK’s limo.

    Named the Best Riverwalk in the Country in 2021, the Detroit International RiverWalk offers beautiful sights and a relaxing experience for the whole family to enjoy. The riverwalk grants views of Canada, the Ambassador Bridge, and the GM Renaissance Center.

    Peaceful Lake Life and Local Community

    Life on Crescent Lake provides the perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy lake activities while also offering local events and a warm community. Crescent Lake guarantees that you will feel at home right when you step through the door!