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Protecting Northern Michigan's ​Water Resources

Mud Lake

Mud Lake is located by Petoskey State Park in Emmet County. Although it is a half mile from Lake Michigan, Mud Lake is in the Cheboygan River Watershed which flows into Lake Huron. High conductivity levels in the lake could be the result of urbanization in its watershed.

11 acres

OF SURFACE AREA

.7 miles

OF SHORELINE

10 feet

MAX DEPTH

Overview of Mud Lake

Watershed

Primary Inflows

Primary Outflows

Mouth

Surface Area

11 acres

Shoreline

.7 miles

Maximum Depth

10 feet

Length

Known Aquatic Invasive Species

Description:

Mud Lake is located by Petoskey State Park in Emmet County. Although it is a half mile from Lake Michigan, Mud Lake is in the Cheboygan River Watershed which flows into Lake Huron. High conductivity levels in the lake could be the result of urbanization in its watershed.

Monitoring and Research:

Comprehensive Water Quality Monitoring (2013)

Additional Resources:

See additional resources on our Aquavist page.

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Comprehensive Water Quality Monitoring (CWQM)
2018 Burt Lake Watershed Management Plan

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