This Gorgeous Lake in Michigan Has Crystal Clear Waters

Enjoy Panoramic Views on Crystal Lake in Benzie County

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Crystal Lake is 8 miles long, surrounded by rolling hills. 

The sunsets and sunrises are amazing!

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Dip your toes into the Crystal Clear Water!

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This lake is a swimmers favorite, shallow enough for kids to play in. There are serveral public beaches and public accesses around the lake! 

Cottage Rentals are Plentiful.

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It's easy to find a nice place to stay on Crystal Lake, ranging from tiny little cottages to stunning compounds that can sleep the whole extended family. You can wake up to a view like this every day of your vacation! 

There's an amazing bike trail along the lake!

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Ride along the lake on the Betsie Valley Bike Trail, you can park and get on from the Beach in Beulah, or a block away at the Trailhead. You can ride all the way to Frankfort

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Enjoy a beautiful drive around the lake in the evening, you'll never be disappointed with what you see here. 

You can find a place for your furry friend to take a dip!

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While the Public Beach in Beulah is not dog friendly, there are several public access points where you can bring your pooch! Don't forget a frisbee! 

Get a view from above!

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In the future there will be a scenic drive along the bluffs surrounding the lake, giving you a bird's eye view of the picturesque scenery! For now, you can find a cottage on the bluff, or hike Railroad Point to get a postcard worthy shot! 

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See why they call it Crystal Lake

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The fishing is great, the boating rocks and you can canoe or kayak until your heart out! 

The sunsets are PHENOMENAL!

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Crystal Lake is seperated by Lake Michigan by a very small isthmus, resulting in stellar sunsets! 

Explore the area!

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The communities around Crystal Lake are laid back, offer great art, food and music. There's a heavy respect for the natural beauty that surrounds the area. 

 

This is the gateway of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and a wonderful spot for a vaction!