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Long Lake

Traverse City, MI
+1 231-946-2249
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I might be prejudiced.

Well, so- we have a family cottage on Long Lake. Over 60 years our families have been swimming... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Traverse City, Michigan
via mobile
Lovely Lake!

A great lake to own a home on. The water is refreshing for swimming and it's popular with boaters... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Los Angeles, California
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“sandy bottom” (4 reviews)
“inland lake” (3 reviews)
“nice lake” (3 reviews)
Traverse City, MI
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Well, so- we have a family cottage on Long Lake. Over 60 years our families have been swimming, fishing, boating, picnicking and doing all the things families do on clear fresh water lakes in Michigan. I might be prejudiced, but we really just like to...More

Thank kathryngray
Reviewed 3 June 2017

A great lake to own a home on. The water is refreshing for swimming and it's popular with boaters. There's a public beach on Long Lake too. The drive around Long Lake is very pleasant.

1  Thank adrianna24sings
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Spring fed inland lake near Traverse City. Nice for fishing, boating and swimming. No good public beaches and limited boat launches.

Thank DayBreeze
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I am a local Realtor residing in Long Lake Township who spends a great deal of time recreating on Long Lake with friends and family. I've sold many lakefront homes on this gorgeous inland lake located just 10-15 min. West of Traverse City. The roughly...More

1  Thank Mitchman1964
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a 12 month lake because there are things to do throughout the year. Today it was covered with ice fishermen. Not sure I'd want to go out on the ice yet but there was a group yesterday and an even larger group this...More

1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Beautiful warm and shallow lake not far out of Traverse City. Great swimming for kids. Stop by Moomers for some ice cream after a day at the lake!

Thank Jill E
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The lake is pretty and refreshing with a great deal of possible watersports. Love enjoying lunch on the beach while enjoying the wildlife.

Thank Meg G
Reviewed 28 July 2016

A decent enough area for the public beach. A bit difficult with kids because you need to cross a very busy street with all your beach stuff in tow. We brought our boat as there is a public launch site there, too. What a nightmare!...More

2  Thank tcresidentTc
Reviewed 15 July 2016

When you visit Traverse City, one of the fun things to do is go to the beach at either West or East Grand Traverse Bay, but another fun way to enjoy the crystal clear waters Up North is to visit the sandy beach at the...More

2  Thank Jack A
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We've been vacationing on Long Lake for several years. It's perfectly situated near all the Traverse City area has to offer. Perfectly sized lake for boating, fishing, and other water sports. There are numerous public boat launches and sandy beaches. Private rental cottages abound. Fantastic...More

4  Thank brez00
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Megan L
23 January 2015|
Response from colleen511 | Reviewed this property |
i am not aware of any Kayak rentals on Long Lake, though there are some rental locations that deliver kayaks. There are numerous places in the grand traverse area to go kayaking. Many people kayak in the bays or... More