Fair Lake - Barry Twp


Fair Lake - Barry Twp, Michigan

Fair Lake - Barry Twp real estate is a tight inventory market for lake homes and land in Michigan.

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    About Fair Lake - Barry Twp
    Located in Barry County, Michigan

    Fair Lake is a 238-acre lake located in Barry Township, in a county of the same name. The lake sits north of the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area, less than 30 miles away from both cities.

    The closest location for emergency care is the Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, roughly 17 miles south. The Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport is 25 miles south, nestled outside Kalamazoo.

    Life on the Water

    Fair Lake is a private, all-sports lake, perfect for those seeking a quintessential lake home experience! Popular activities include boating, waterskiing, kayaking, swimming, and fishing. Anglers can expect to catch bluegill, largemouth bass, northern pike, and walleye.

    The lake is praised by locals for its excellent birdwatching opportunities, as it is home to the southernmost nesting pair of loons on the continent.

    What's Nearby?

    The Gilmore Car Museum is only nine miles east. This is a must-see for anyone in the family who loves classic automobiles. You can explore 400 different cars and motorcycles and grab a bite to eat at the restored 1941 diner.

    Michigan is one of the nation’s top-ranking states for golf, and the area around Fine Lake does not disappoint. There are two golf courses nearby: Bedford Valley Golf Club and Gull Lake View Golf Resort.

    Visit Kalamazoo

    Kalamazoo makes for a great day trip, with plenty of things to do indoors and out!

    The Kalamazoo Nature Center spans 1,100 acres with an 11-acre arboretum, 11 nature trails, and the Delano Pioneer Homestead. The Interpretive Center features its award-winning "Nature Up Close" hall, interactive exhibits, three-story tropical rainforest, a bug house, and seasonal butterfly and hummingbird garden.

    The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts features more than 5,000 works of fine art in its permanent collection for visitors to enjoy. It also has touring and collective exhibitions in 10 galleries, offers four art classes at the Kirk Newman Art School, and highlights local artists in the KIA Gallery Shop.

    The Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum has been voted the "Best Place to Take Out-of-Towners" and "Best Place to Spend a Day with Your Family," making it a must-see. It features more than 100 air and space artifacts, rides, Full-Motion Flight Simulators, a theater, historical exhibits, and educational activities.

    After a long day of exploration, be sure to enjoy a meal at one of the many delicious restaurants in the city. Highly-rated options include Crow's Nest, The Studio Grill, Kalamazoo Beer Exchange, Erbelli's Gourmet Pizza, and Bell's Eccentric Cafe.

    Why Fair Lake?

    For those that are looking to become closer to nature, Fair Lake is the perfect match!