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Skegemog Lake

Michigan

Skegemog Lake, Michigan

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

Skegemog Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $711,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices.

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  • 15Mi. of Shoreline
  • 11Avg. Depth
  • 29Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    2,561
  • Public Boat Ramps
    2
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
Marinas
(231) 322-2868
13707 W Torch River Rd
Rapid City, MI 49676
(231) 322-4495
12906 Cherry Ave
Rapid City, MI 49676
Golf Courses
(231) 264-8891
724 Ames St.
Elk Rapids , MI 49629
(231) 938-9800
7951 Turnberry Cir
Williamsburg, MI 49690
Campgrounds
West Side Campoground
(231) 492-6745
7655 Rapid City Rd NW
Rapid City, MI 49676
(231) 267-5091
9500, Park Rd
Williamsburg, MI 49690
  • Counties: Antrim County, Grand Traverse County, Kalkaska County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: In april Kalkaska County hosts the National Trout Festival since 1936.Elk Rapids hosts an Elk Rapids Harbor day festival with 4th of July firework shows, pancake breakfasts, and extravagant parades.
  • Interesting facts: Skegemog is an Algonquin word meaning meeting of the waters.
  • Known for: Skegemog Lake Wildlife Area North Shore Pathway Trail Head, fishing, and boating.
  • History: Kalkaska county was created in 1840 and named Wabassee County until 1843. William Copeland was the first settler in 1855.
  • Other notes: The nearshore bottom sediments of Skegemog Lake are primarily sand (70%) followed by a mixture of rocks, gravel and sand (29%), with the rest (mostly in the eastern end) being soft muck or marl. The eastern end of the lake is shallow, and submerged logs and stumps are present quite a way offshore in places. The logs and stumps are from trees that once grew in a lakeside conifer swamp which were inundated by impoundment from the Elk Rapids dam.
  • 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).
Hospitals
Elk Rapids Primary Care
(231) 264-0399
119 Bridge st.
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
Airports
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
5500 44th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
154 miles away
Cherry Capital Airport
727 Fly Don't Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686
15 miles away
About Skegemog Lake
Short trip to Grand Rapids and The Butterfly House & Bug Zoo

Skegemog Lake is conveniently located in northern Michigan, just north of Grand Rapids and a short drive to the Butterfly House and Bug Zoo in Williamsburg.

Well Over 2,000 Acres of Lake to Enjoy

Kalkaska County was created in 1840 and named Wabassee County until 1843. William Copeland was the first settler in 1855. Skegemog Lake is well over 2,000 acres of water and stretches into 3 different counties.

Great Fishing

The lake is dotted with sunken logs and trees that give refuge to many fish species such as largemouth bass, northern pike, and walleye. With such great fish populations, fishermen come from far and wide to experience this beautiful lake. 

National Trout Festival

In April, Kalkaska County hosts the annual National Trout Festival. The festival is host to many events like kids fishing contests, concerts, and a carnival.

A Great Place to Enjoy Lake Life

Whether you are looking for a permanent home or a vacation home, Skegemog Lake is a wonderful place to enjoy time outdoors with your family or friends.