Hamlin Lake


$9.1MTotal Value
Hamlin Lake, Michigan

Hamlin Lake real estate is considered a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and lake lots in Michigan.

There are typically 10 lake homes for sale on Hamlin Lake at any given time. The lake will usually have 30 or so lake lots and land for sale.

Hamlin Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $570,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices. This lake is a mid-sized Michigan lake, and has a shoreline of 1 miles.

  • 12Mi. of Shoreline
  • 11Avg. Depth
  • 80Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Most)
    National Park (Some)
  • Dam Name
    Hamlin Lake Dam
  • Year Built
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Public Boat Ramps
(231) 843-6032
400 S Rath Ave
Ludington, MI 49431
(231) 843-9611
400 W Filer St
Ludington, MI 49431
(231) 843-7000
510 Lake St
Ludington, MI 49431
Golf Courses
(231) 845-1300
5105 W Decker Rd
Ludington, MI 49431
(231) 843-3660
5369 W Chauvez Rd
Ludington, MI 49431
(231) 843-4666
1527 N Lakeshore Dr
Ludington, MI 49431
(231) 843-2114
991 S Lakeshore Dr
Ludington, MI 49431
(231) 845-1522
1254 N Lakeshore Dr
Ludington, MI 49431
(231) 723-2211
6000 W Forest Trail Rd
Free Soil, MI 49411
(231) 843-2423
8800 M-116
Ludington, MI 49431
  • Counties: Mason County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Ludington Freedom Festival, Offshore Classic Fishing Tournament, Western Michigan Fair, Octoberfest, Guided Snowshoe Walks, Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing, Ludingtong Lake Jump
  • Sailing clubs: Sail Michigan, Queens Cup Sailing Race
  • Interesting facts: Hamlin Lake is a great spot for catching salmon in the fall
  • Known for: Sandy shoreline popular with swimmers and sunbathers
  • History: Hamlin Lake dam was completed in 1914
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
(231) 845-2426
1 N Atkinson Dr
Ludington, MI 49431
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
5500 44th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
120 miles away
Manistee County Blacker Airport
2121 Airport Rd, Manistee, MI 49660
27 miles away
About Hamlin Lake
Located in Mason County, Michigan

Hamlin Lake is located in Ludington, Michigan. Traverse City is 90 miles northeast, and Grand Rapids is 104 miles southeast.

A few smaller airfields are nearby, but the closest major airport is Gerald R. Ford International Airport, which is typically just under two hours away. Urgent care can be provided at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, 14 minutes away.

Snacks and groceries can be found at a Walmart SuperCenter, 17 minutes away. Many highly rated restaurants are nearby, such as Kuntry Kubbard and Chuck Wagon Pizza.

Life On The Water

Spanning 5,350 acres, Hamlin Lake offers everything that lake life entails. From crystal clear water and exceptional fishing, fun in the sun seems limitless.

An all-sports lake, residents enjoy an abundance of activities such as boating and sailing. There are a few different public boat launches that can be found along the lake’s shore.

Anglers looking to cast out a line have the chance to reel in tiger muskie, northern pike, large and smallmouth bass, perch, crappie, bluegill, and walleye.

Weekend In Traverse City

If you are looking for a city that offers vibrant colors, lakeside vistas, historical background, and tours with vineyards, Traverse City, Michigan, is only two hours away! Here you will be able to soak up everything the city has to offer with its scenic views and downtown shopping/dining options as well.

Wander around Clinch Park, Traverse City’s most popular beach. With over 1,500 feet of sand along the West Grand Traverse Bay, it is perfect for soaking in the sun and scenic views of the water. Clinch Park has picnic tables, bike racks, trail access, a snack bar, and restrooms.

When visiting the “Cherry Capital of The World,” make sure to attend the National Cherry Festival and enjoy more than 150 events and activities. Many of the events are free. Participate in pit-spitting, pie-eating contests, or turtle races, just to name a few. During the festivities, make sure not to miss the three parades!

Visit Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is a Michigan cultural hub just an hour away that offers an infinite list of things to do!

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 to see here, featuring names like Andy Warhol, Albrecht Dürer, and Maarten Baas.

Excellent Location for Lake Life

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Hamlin Lake is an excellent choice.