• 4Mi. of Shoreline
  • 7Avg. Depth
Marinas
(989) 422-6720
8320 W Houghton Lake Dr
Houghton Lake, MI 48629
Lake Miramichi Marina
(231) 734-5274
9208 Miramichi Dr
Evart, MI 49631
Lapham's Marina LLC
157 Marina St
Houghton Lake, MI 48629
(989) 539-9010
2900 Doc Dr
Harrison, MI 48625
Golf Courses
Birch Valley Golf Course
(231) 734-9112
6032 30th Ave
Sears, MI 49679
Private
(989) 588-4424
1251 Clubhouse Dr
Farwell , MI 48622
Private
(989) 539-5441
8900 N Clare Ave
Harrison, MI 498625
Private
Campgrounds
(989) 588-4075
1935 Jackson Ave
Harrison, MI 48625
Mud Lake State Forest Campground
Unnamed Road
Sears, MI 49679
(231) 743-2775
12062 M-115
Marion, MI 49665
(989) 588-3101
2221 Grass Lake Ave
Lake, MI 48632
  • Counties: Clare County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Walleye
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: Share your Craft, Flavors of Fall Festival, Holiday Craft Show and All Day Scrap Booking
  • Sailing clubs: Crystal Sailing Club
  • Landmarks: Huron-Manistee National Forests
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed with restrictions. -- Cannot be used as a primary residence.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
Hospitals
(989) 802-5000
703 N McEwan St
Clare, MI 48617
Airports
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
5500 44th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
111 miles away
Mt. Pleasant Municipal Airport
5453 E Airport Rd, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
39 miles away
About Doc & Tom Lake
Located in Clare County, Michigan

Doc & Tom Lake is located in Freeman Township (Franklin County), Michigan, roughly 104 miles north of Grand Rapids.

The closest location for emergency care is the Cadillac Hospital, 33 miles north in Cadillac, Michigan. The MBS International Airport is just 65 miles away, giving residents a convenient option for international travel.

On the Waters

Doc & Tom Lake spans approximately 310 acres, surrounded by woods and residential areas. The lake is privately owned by the Lake of the Pines Association, a non-profit and homeowners association.

The organization provides many amenities to its residents, including a gym, a pool, a community gathering space, campgrounds, and beautiful open waters to explore! When on the water, residents enjoy activities like fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, and swimming.

Fishing is one of the more popular activities on the lake with its relatively untapped population. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, northern pike, black crappie, pumpkinseed, bluegill, and bowfin.

What’s Around

Freeman Township is home to multiple top-quality restaurants and eateries, all within a 15-mile radius of the lake. Some local favorites include Buckhorn Saloon, Lakeside Bar & Grill, and Birchwood Restaurant.

Sporting goods stores are also popular in the area, so you'll never find yourself short-handed on your next fishing adventure.

Wilson State Park is just a 16-mile drive and is packed with outdoor adventures. In this state park, you can explore the network of trails, discover various local wildlife, or snow ski on the cross-country terrain in the winter!

Visit Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is a Michigan cultural hub, less than two hours away, offering plenty of activities to fill a day trip.

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is a fantastic place for those that love the beauty of art and nature. Peruse exotic plants, a desert, Victorian gardens, and modern sculptures.

The John Ball Zoo contains nearly 2,000 animals, many of which visitors can interact with up close! There are reptiles, fish, birds, mammals, and amphibians waiting for you to visit.

If you're looking for an art experience like no other, then spend a day in the Grand Rapids Art Museum! There are over 6,000 works spanning hundreds of years, featuring names like Andy Warhol, Albrecht Dürer, and Maarten Baas.

After a long day of exploring this riverside city, sample the local cuisine at restaurants like The Chop House Grand Rapids, Bistro Bella Vita, Butcher's Union, and Rose's.

A Place to Call Home

Whether you are looking for a family home, a full-time retirement home, or a vacation home to enjoy the outdoors, Doc & Tom Lake is an excellent choice!