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Island Lake - Traverse City


Island Lake - Traverse City, Michigan

Island Lake - Traverse City real estate is a limited supply market for lake homes and land in Michigan.

Located less than 30 minutes from Traverse City, Island Lake encompasses 105 acres in Grand Traverse County.

A smaller northern Michigan lake, Island Lake - Traverse City is a perfect real estate purchase destination for consumer who enjoy peace and serenity, not too far removed from urban amenities.

The lake is considered a limited inventory market, with fewer than 5 land listings and lake homes for sale, on average.

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  • 23Avg. Depth
  • 40Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
    National Park (Some)
  • Managed By
    Michigan Department of Natural Resources
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Golf Courses
(231) 946-7927
5550 Bay Meadows Dr
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 947-9140
1725 S Union St
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 922-5270
1014-, 1498 Munson Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686
  • Counties: Grand Traverse County
  • Notable events: Cherry Festival
  • Sailing clubs: Great Lakes Sailing Co.
(231) 935-5000
1105 6th St
Traverse City, MI 49684
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)
Detroit, MI 48242
255 miles away
Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR)
5500 44th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
145 miles away
    About Island Lake - Traverse City
    Located in Grand Traverse County, Michigan

    Nestled in Williamsburg, Michigan, Island Lake is 105 acres in size and reaches a maximum depth of 40 feet. It is conveniently located about 13 miles outside of Traverse City.

    Munson Medical Center is located 15 miles away in Traverse City and provides 24-hour care. The closest airport is Cherry Capital Airport, located 12 miles from the lake.

    Life on the Water

    In addition to Island Lake’s views, this lake offers activities on the water like boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, and swimming.

    Fishing is another popular pastime on the water, and prominent species in the region include smallmouth bass, walleye, steelhead, lake trout, and brown trout.

    What’s Nearby

    GT Butterfly House and Bug Zoo is a fun attraction to enjoy after spending some time on the lake. Get up close to beautiful butterflies and other insect species. The kids are sure to love this experience.

    Rennie Orchards offers cherries, apples, pears, peaches, apricots, and pumpkins. If you’re there during the fall, be sure to take a hay ride around the property.

    Brown Bridge Quiet Area is over 1,300 acres with six miles of trail. Enjoy hiking, fishing, canoeing, or picnicking, all while enjoying breathtaking views.

    Things to Do in Traverse City

    A quick, 30-minute drive will lead you to Traverse City, where there is a variety of attractions, shopping, and restaurants.

    There are lots of ways to enjoy nature in the city. Explore 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 enjoying scenic views and soaking up the sun. It has picnic tables, bike racks, trail access, and a snack bar, having everything you need for a day outside with the family.

    Named by Good Morning America as the most beautiful place in the United States, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has dunes towering over 400 feet above the water. Here, you can take a tour, bike, or simply walk around to enjoy the astounding landscape.

    The city is known for having a plethora of food options, so safe to say that you won’t go hungry spending a day here. Be sure to try Amical, The Cook’s House, or Slate, which are all Traverse City staples.

    Why Island Lake?

    With an ideal location situated near Traverse city, Island Lake offers opportunities for rest, relaxation, and fun for the whole family.