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    • Counties: Oakland County
      About Lower Straits Lake
      Located in Oakland County, Michigan

      Lower Straits Lake is located in Commerce Township, Michigan.

      The closest hospital is Detroit Medical Center Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, around seven minutes from Lower Straits Lake. The closest airport is the Oakland County International Airport, roughly 20 minutes north.

      Close Amenities

      The Alpine Valley offers hiking and biking trails throughout spring and summer. When the trails freeze over during the fall and winter seasons, they double as snowmobiling and skiing trails for everyone to enjoy.

      The Milford Historical Society offers a unique perspective of Oakland County and how the different cities were established and formed.

      Detroit, Michigan, is approximately 37 minutes from Lower Straits Lake, Michigan.

      Visit Detroit

      Detroit offers the perfect opportunity for an adventurous day trip. Nicknamed the “Motor City” due to its ties to the auto industry, Detroit is home to enriching museums and fun attractions.

      Near Downtown, the neoclassical Detroit Institute of Arts features the Detroit Industry Murals painted by Diego Rivera. The Henry Ford Museum provides a unique opportunity to view exhibits and listen to stories about America’s tradition of ingenuity, resourcefulness, and innovation. Detroit is also home to the famous Rosa Parks Bus and JFK’s limo.

      Named the Best Riverwalk in the Country in 2021, the Detroit International RiverWalk offers beautiful sights and a relaxing experience for the whole family to enjoy. The riverwalk grants views of Canada, the Ambassador Bridge, and the GM Renaissance Center. This is a must-see!

      Lower Straits Lake

      Lower Straits Lake is approximately 236 acres and reaches depths up to 22 feet. You can participate in a variety of water sports, including swimming, boating, fishing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, and kayaking.

      The lake is a private lake for homes and land owners in the surrounding areas. Anglers can expect to find bluegill, crappie, yellow perch, and northern pike.