Heron Lake


Heron Lake, Michigan

Heron Lake real estate is regarded as a beautiful, but lesser known, market in Michigan for lake homes and lake lots.

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    • Counties: Oakland County
      About Heron Lake
      Oakland County

      Heron Lake is located in Groveland Township, Michigan, just 45 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of beautiful downtown Detroit. There are several hospitals and medical facilities in the area, including Pontiac General Hospital (a 34-minute drive), and McLaren Oakland (a 32-minute drive).

      The nearest airport is Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, which offers commercial flights all year long.

      Heron Lake

      Heron Lake is relatively large for the area, sitting at 132 acres in size, and with a maximum depth of 40 feet. The lake is well-regarded among locals for its excellent fishing conditions and the wide variety of fish species present in its waters. These include bluegill, largemouth bass, muskie, northern pike, sunfish, walleye, and yellow perch. Whether you or your guests are expert anglers or novice netters, you’ll have an excellent experience fishing Heron Lake!

      If you or your guests get tired of fishing, consider one of the many other excellent activities on Heron Lake. Boating conditions are excellent in the spring and summer months, and kayaking is the perfect way to get a view of the beautiful shoreline. Swimming is a great way to spend a day, and watersports are sure to get you and your guests in the team spirit!

      Things to Do

      After a long day in the water, you and your guests are sure to have developed a healthy appetite. Luckily, there are several delicious, locally-owned restaurants in the area, such as Villagers Restaurant, Andiamo Fenton, and El Topo.

      Whoa Zone at Heron Beach is a fantastic seasonal waterpark on the lake itself and is the closest attraction for visitors to the lake.

      Several nearby hiking trails and nature preserves are sure to delight the nature lover in you, providing scenic vistas and beautiful opportunities to explore the natural world.

      Peppa Pig World of Play Michigan is a fantastic children’s attraction that will allow young kids to meet their favorite cartoon characters.

      Legoland Discovery Michigan is an indoor lego experience that is open all year long and will encourage creativity and imagination in young visitors.

      Though not for the faint of heart, the nearby Erebus Haunted Attraction is a fright-filled haunted house that will certainly delight the thrill-seeker in your life.

      Enjoy Your Surroundings!

      Heron Lake is a beautiful, secluded getaway that you and your guests will enjoy and treasure for years to come!