2019 Transparency Readings

The lake clarity has consistently been very good for the last 14 years – hovering around 30 feet.  That is one condition of many to be rated as an oligotrophic lake (relatively low in plant nutrients and containing abundant oxygen in the deeper parts)

Thanks to our volunteers, Sue & Mike Boss, for taking these readings.


High water levels prompt reminders about local watercraft controls, boating safety

For your information from the Michigan DNR…

High Water Levels


Boat Parade Winner is …

Bob & Deidra Nichols and family on W Bear Lake Rd.  Congratulations!

They not only decorated the boat but also, in the spirit of a true parade, pulled a “float”.  Very clever.

See all 33 boats in the Photo Gallery tab.