Protecting Northern Michigan's ​Water Resources

Porter Creek

Porter Creek is a tributary of Lake Charlevoix in Wilson and Eveline Townships. The Creek flows in a curvilinear northerly direction from its headwaters in central Wilson Township. The mouth of Porter Creek is at the town of Advance, about 3 miles west of Boyne City. Dyer Creek is a 3.6 mile named tributary of Porter Creek which flows in from the northwest. The two Creeks converge 1/3 mile upstream from Porter Creek’s mouth. There is little data we have on this stream so please contact us if you have any information you can provide.

Overview of Porter Creek

Primary Inflows


Primary Outflows


Lake Charlevoix

Surface Area

0 acres


Maximum Depth


5.9 miles

Known Aquatic Invasive Species