About Elk Lake
Imagine a day of fishing, and water sports with shopping and lunch in Elk Rapids.
Elk Lake, in Northern Michigan, is a true gem for a day full of activities on the water. Known for its clear and deep waters, Elk Lake is ideal for various aquatic adventures. You can start your day with a refreshing swim in its crystal-clear waters or try your hand at fishing, as the lake is home to a diverse range of fish species, making it a haven for anglers. Boating enthusiasts will enjoy cruising around, exploring the scenic lake shores, or venturing into connecting waterways for a full day of exploration.
For those who love water sports, the lake’s conditions are perfect for wakeboarding, water skiing, or tubing.
If relaxation is your goal, anchor in a quiet cove and bask in the lake’s natural beauty, perhaps with a picnic on board.
Are you looking to shop or go into town for lunch? No problem. Elk Lake offers a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure for everyone.
Elk Lake Features
Lunch & Shopping
DNR Boat Launch
This site offers a developed boat launch complete with a dock, parking, and restrooms.
Whitewater Township Park Trailhead
Features a developed boat launch, parking, restrooms, a picnic area with a pavilion, a camping area, and a swimming beach
Village of Elk Rapids
Elk Lake harbor is between two sandy beaches in Elk Rapids and offers slips in Elk Lake and a boat launch. With its quaint charm, the downtown district of Elk Rapids is just a few steps away, making it a convenient spot for visitors who wish to explore the town.
Tubes & Lilly Pads
MK Marine offers Tubes and Water Lilly Mats to make your day more enjoyable.