Long Lake - Long Lake Twp real estate is a tight inventory market for lake homes and land in Michigan.
This 2,860-acre, spring-fed lake is located in Grand Traverse County, just 10 minutes from Traverse City.
Long Lake - Long Lake Twp is the largest of 20 inland lakes in Long Lake Township.
Land listings and homes for sale on Long Lake offer beautiful views all along its 88,000 miles of shoreline.
Long Lake, located in Long Lake Township, Michigan, is just ten miles from Traverse City.
The body of water is spring-fed and covers nearly 3,000 acres, reaches depths of 88 feet, and features more than 88,000 feet of beautiful shoreline.
The Cherry Capital Airport is under 15 miles away, and the Munson Medical Center is under 10 miles away for easy travel and medical care.
Long Lake is the largest of 20 inland lakes located in Long Lake Township.
Dotting the lake's 2,860-acre surface area are four islands, each of which has been designated as public use parks and nature preserves. Long Lake residents and visitors are invited to tour Long Island, Picnic Island, Fox Island, and South Island at their leisure.
Boating, tubing, swimming, and fishing are permitted on Long Lake. Anglers most commonly catch large and smallmouth bass, perch, walleye, northern pike, and muskellunge pike. In the winter, ice fishing is popular among residents.
Long Lake Township is home to several parks and recreation areas including Gilbert Park, where lake patrons can use the public boat launch and relax on its sandy beaches. The park also features two beach volleyball courts and a picnic area. A second public boat launch is at the end of Crescent Shores Road.
Haywood Park is another popular Long Lake area hot spot for its three baseball diamonds, playground, two soccer fields, and shaded picnic area.
There are plenty of Long Lake area things to do off the water, too!
Long Lake guests and residents can enjoy wine and hard cider tastings in nearby Traverse City at the Left Foot Charley vineyard. The winery sources ingredients from 18 of the best local growers in Northern Michigan to present a unique variety of flavors. The tasting room is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays.
Wine lovers can also tour the entire Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, featuring more than 20 northern Michigan vineyards and wineries.
Also located less than half an hour away is the Great Lakes Children's Museum. Open every day but Sunday, admission is $7 per guest.
Other popular area pastimes are playing golf at The Crown Golf Club, birding at the Carter Strong Bird Sanctuary, and exploring The Botanical Garden at Historic Barns Park.
Long Lake listings and homes offer scenic views of the lake's pristine waters, a reprise from the hustle and bustle of the city, and all the joys of traditional lake living.
Close enough to Traverse City for daily commuting, Long Lake is perfect for vacationing or year-round residency.