Also known by the name Upper Crooked Lake, Crooked Lake - Delton real estate is considered a tight inventory market for lake homes and lake lots in Michigan.
Crooked Lake - Delton homes for sale have an average list price of $237,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices.
Crooked lake is located in Barry County, Michigan. Due to its location, it is north of Kalamazoo and Battlecreek. It lies south of Grand Rapids and Lansing. The closest of these large metropolitan cities is Kalamazoo which is 20 miles away. The closest airport is the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport which is 22 miles away. The closest hospital is Ascension Borgess Hospital which is 17 miles away.
This lake is a massive 1150 acres in size. The lake is also separated by Parker Rd. into an upper and a lower half. The upper half is more residential and is 735 acres in size. The lower half is 417 acres in size. It is also more of a wilderness than the upper half, but it is home to a campground and RV park at its southwest end. The massive size of the lake means that boating, fishing, and swimming are easily accessible. You could also utilize the space to enjoy water sports like skiing or canoeing. When fishing on Upper Crooked lake, you can expect to catch bluegill, largemouth bass, muskie, yellow perch, as it is locally known. On Lower Crooked Lake, you can be on the lookout for much of the same.
There are many unique and delicious dining options in the area. These options include, but are not limited to, Bowen’s Family Dining, Grove Street Cafe, and Sajo’s Pizza Delton. This is just a short list, but newcomers to Crooked Lake can expect many more options when they close Crooked Lake as their new home. After you’ve had a good meal, you can move on to visit the area's exciting attractions. There are historical attractions like the Bernard Historical Museum, which seeks to preserve the history of Barry County. There you can learn some local history and get invested in the area's culture. Another interesting museum is the Gilmore Car Museum which features many classic cars from several makes and models from famous manufacturers like Ford, Lincoln, and Cadillac. One final exciting location is the Historic Charlton Park, whose massive area features buildings and events modeled to resemble America in the late 19th century. If you want a park but are not interested in civil war reenactments, then look no further than Prairieville Township Prairieville Municipal Park, whose open spaces, playground, and humble baseball field are perfect for a day out with family.
South of Crooked Lake is the cities of Kalamazoo and Battle Creek, which feature their attractions and feels. Go ice skating, golfing, or indoor climbing in Kalamazoo, and afterward grab a tasty treat from places like Cookies Kalamazoo or University Roadhouse. While you’re looking around, feast your eyes on exquisite art at the Kalamazoo Institute of Art, or see jaw-dropping jet fighters and high-flying planes at the Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum. Then, hop over to neighboring Battle Creek for a different experience. Catch a fun time at the Flash Flood Water Park or see Monster Jam nearby Kellogg Arena. Go ice skating with your family at The Rink Battle Creek. If you are interested in history, then be sure to visit the Sojourner Truth and Underground Railroad sculptures which celebrate monumental historical figures and events.
Crooked Lake is significant in both size and potential. Not only do you have a massive lake that is near to many worthy attractions, but you also have great proximity to many of the larger cities in Michigan.