• Ownership
    • Counties: Mason County
    About Emerson Lake
    Located in Mason County, Michigan

    Emerson Lake is a small private lake in Branch Township, Michigan, roughly 99 miles north of Grand Rapids.

    The Manistee Hospital is the closest healthcare option, just 35 miles away. Travel is also convenient with the Gerald R Ford International Airport, roughly 111 miles from the lake.

    When heading into town, grab a bite to eat at one of Branch’s local restaurants and eateries. Ding out here is a unique experience as the staff always treat you like family. Local favorites include NA-TA-KA, Northern Exposure Cafe, Pompeii’s, and Club 37.

    On the Waters

    Exploring the waters of Emerson Lake, you’ll find excellent opportunities for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, walking, and swimming. This community here is warm and welcoming. Emerson Lake has a secluded, peaceful atmosphere, and residents enjoy it as their own getaway.

    When taking out your kayak on Emerson, don't forget to bring your rod and reel. Fishing is popular among the community here with Emerson Lake’s relatively untapped population.

    Visit Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids is a Michigan cultural hub, 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 at 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.

    Relax on the Shore and Explore New Cities

    When you live on Emerson Lake, the possibilities are endless. You can relax by the shores of your home or try new things in nearby cities. This is the ideal lake home for residents who want it all!