Crooked Lake - Alanson


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Crooked Lake - Alanson, Michigan

Crooked Lake - Alanson is located in Alanson, Michigan in Emmet County.

It has 49 total listings at a total value of $8,713,940. Crooked Lake - Alanson homes for sale total 14 listings. Remaining real estate on Crooked Lake - Alanson totals 35 land listings.

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(231) 439-2544
832 Front St
Bay Harbor, MI 49770
(231) 347-6691
101 E Lake St
Petoskey, MI 49770
Golf Courses
(231) 526-9100
1875 Club House Dr
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
(231) 529-4653
9726, 7688 Maple River Rd
Brutus, MI 49716
(231) 347-1027
901 W Lake St
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 347-0005
1800 U.S. 31 N
Petoskey, MI 49770
  • Counties: Emmet County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Largemouth Bass, Muskellunge Pike, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Annual Book Sale, Annual Frog Jumping Contest, Alanson Riverfest, Top 'O Michigan Boat Race
  • Sailing clubs: Crooked Lake Sailors (CLS), Crooked Lake Yacht Club
  • Interesting facts: In 1905, Alanson embraced the great Michigan lumber boom, but have since ridded the village of sawmills. However, Alanson does retain the feel of that era.In a channel between Crooked and Pickerel Lakes, There is a deep spring called, "The Black Hole."
  • Known for: Known for its beautiful scenery and extensive list of catchable fish. It is referred to as The Village of Alanson.
  • History: Alanson was settled in 1875.
  • Landmarks: The Oden State Fish Hatchery, Crooked Vine Vineyard and Winery, Nub's Nob
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (Yes). -- Boaters must follow guidelines set forth by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and be familiar with Michigan boating laws. (See,4570,7-350-79119_79144_79641---,00.html)
  • Dock restrictions (No).
(800) 248-6777
416 Connable Ave
Petoskey, MI 49770
Chippewa County International Airport
5315 W Airport Dr, Kincheloe, MI 49788
66 miles away
Harbor Springs Airport-MGN
8350 Michigan 119, Harbor Springs, MI 49740
7 miles away
About Crooked Lake - Alanson
Close to Major Cities

Crooked Lake is located near the center of Michigan in Emmet County. It is near the cities of Alanson and Oden, just minutes from US-31.

Petoskey is around 10 miles away, Gaylord is around 40 miles away, and Traverse City is around 80 miles away.

The Pellston Regional Airport is under 25 miles away, and McLaren Northern Michigan is under 13 miles away for easy travel and medical care.

Lake History

Crooked Lake was created at the end of the last Ice Age when the glaciers melted. The water from the melted glaciers became Crooked Lake and Pickerel Lake.

More Than 15 Miles of Shoreline

Crooked Lake is known for its beautiful landscape and covers 2,351 acres with 16 miles of shoreline. The lake reaches maximum depths of 50 feet and its average depth is 16 feet.

Your Complete Lake Experience

Popular activities on Crooked Lake include boating, fishing, swimming, and jet skiing. You name it, the lake has it!

There are also many things to do around the lake without getting in the water. The Chestnut Valley Golf Course offers a fantastic experience for residents and visitors alike.

If golf isn't your style, you can make the short drive to Bavarian Falls Park in Gaylord for a round of mini-golf and go-cart racing.

(Almost) Endless Fish

Crooked Lake is a fishing hotspot and is especially well-known for its walleye.

Other fish that can be caught in the lake are largemouth bass, black crappie, brown trout, and many more. Anglers can access the lake from any of its seven public boat ramps.

Explore Traverse City

Nearby Traverse City has plenty of activities and sights to keep the whole family entertained.

Wine enthusiasts will love being in Traverse Wine Coast, featuring about 40 different wineries, vineyards, and tasting rooms. If breweries are more your style, CNN Money listed the city among America’s Best Beer Towns.

Depending on the season, there are exciting outdoor activities to partake in. When it's warm, visitors and residents enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, golfing, swimming, and sailing. In the colder months, try fat biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing or snowboarding, snow tubing, ice skating, and ice fishing!

Perfect Scenery

Crooked Lake homes for sale are popular among buyers for their beautiful natural landscapes. Its calm waters invite you to make Crooked Lake your next lake paradise!