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Commerce Township Lakes Michigan 

 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), or 7.61% of Commerce Township Michigan, is water.  There is about 28 lakes for a total of 1704 acres. Below is a partial listing of the lakes.  There are quite a few big all sports lakes in Commerce.  Most of the lakes in Commerce are private though Long Lake, Union Lake, and Middle Straits Lake are public.  Union Lake and Middle Straits are mainly in West Bloomfield though small corners of the lake are in Commerce Twp. The Huron River runs mostly north–south through the township.  

Lake Sherwood Commerce Twp MI

You can click on any of the Commerce Township lakes for indepth lake information such as private or public, all sports, depth, size, school system, photos.  Of course there is info on what to expect on lot sizes, types of homes and recent sold prices of the lake real estate. 

Lower Straits Lake Commerce MIHere is a quick overview of Commerce Twp lake information.  6 of the lakes relatively small. (Carrol, Bass, Reed, Twin Sun,  Hawk, and Clark).  9 of the Commerce lakes are all sports 


Commerce Twp Lakes MI

All sports lakes in Commerce MI 

  • Union Lake
  •  Upper Straits Lakes
  •  Commerce Lake
  •  Lake Sherwood
  •  Fox Lake
  •  Clark Lake
  •  Carrol Lake
  •  Wolverine Lake
  •  Middle Straits Lake

Union Lake Commerce Twp MI

  •  Only three lakes in Commerce Twp have DNR public access and they are Middle Straits Lake, Union Lake and Long Lake. (part of Union Lake is in Commerce Twp.) 
  • Commerce Township Lakes MI


                                  Commerce Twp Lake homes

Union Lake is the largest lake in Commerce Twp, but not the largest lake in Oakland County.  Cass Lake is the largest lake in Oakland County MI. 

Commerce Twp MI real estate

Commerce Twp. Lake Oakland County MI


Commerce Twp

 Lake Name


 or not 




or Public 

Carroll Lake    


33 acres    

24 ft deep 


Clark Lake 





Commerce Lake

All sports 

262 acres

66 ft deep


Hawk Lake 





Lake Sherwood

All sports 

258 acres 

20 ft deep 


Lower Straits Lake 

All Sports 

236 acres 

22 ft deep 


 Reed Lake


32 acres 

48 ft deep 


Twin Sun 





Union Lake 

All sports 

425 acres       

110 ft deep 

Public w/

lake access 

Commerce Township recreation

•  Proud Lake State Recreation Area (2,500 acres)

•  Robert H. Long Park/Berry Lake (117.42 acres)

•  Hickory Glen Park (155 acres)

•  Maple Glen Park (103 acres)

•  Dodge Park No. 5 (48.84 acres)

•  Bicentennial Park (9.8 acres)

•  Mill Race Park (5 acres)

•  Historic Byer’s Homestead (2.5 acres)

  Richardson Community Center & Park (80 acres)  

Here is a map of Commerce Township Lakes.

Commerce Township area schools

•  Walled Lake Consolidated School District: (248) 956-2000

•  Huron Valley Schools: (248) 684-8000

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Michigan Boating Laws


These are some of the things that will get you a ticket on a lake.


Reckless Operation of a vessel or reckless manipulation of water skis, a surfboard, or similar device is defined as operation which disregards the safety or rights of others or endangers the person or property of others. Some examples of reckless operation are:


  • Weaving your vessel through congested waterway traffic or swerving at the last possible moment in order to avoid collision
  • Jumping the wake of another vessel unnecessarily close to the other vessel or when visibility around the other vessel is restricted
  • Chasing, harassing, or disturbing wildlife with your vessel
  • Causing damage from the wake of your vessel

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