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Protecting Northern Michigan's ​Water Resources

Inland Lakes

St. Clair Lake

Description: St. Clair Lake is a small, pretty lake that is utilized by boaters, swimmers, paddlers, and fishermen. It is situated between Six Mile Lake and Ellsworth Lake in the […]

Spring Lake

Description: Monitoring and Research: Additional Resources: See additional resources on our Aquavist page. Media Gallery:

Skegemog Lake

Description: Skegemog Lake is situated between Torch Lake and Elk Lake. It was formerly known as Round Lake. It is connected to Elk Lake via a 1/4 mile-wide, seven-foot deep […]

Six Mile Lake

Description: Six Mile Lake is situated between Scotts and St. Clair Lakes in the Elk River Chain of Lakes. Contrary to popular belief, it is actually only four miles long. […]

Silver Lake

Description: Silver Lake sits just to the west of Wolverine. It is a picturesque kettle lake (formed by a large ice chunk left behind by the glaciers) with no inlets […]

Scotts Lake

Description: Scotts Lake is the second-uppermost lake in the Elk River Chain of Lakes. Its shoreline is a mix of residential and undeveloped areas with lots of emergent vegetation. Monitoring […]

Round Lake (Emmet County)

Description: Round Lake is located less than a mile from Little Traverse Bay, near Petoskey State Park. However, the tall dunes of the State Park prevent the lake from draining […]

Paradise Lake (Carp Lake)

Description: Paradise Lake, formerly known as Carp Lake, is a large, shallow drainage lake in northern Emmet County. The tannin-stained water of the lake is dark in color, yet high […]