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Lakes near Orchard Lake MI

There are three lakes in Orchard Lake Michigan.  There are two good sized all sports lakes in Orchard Lake and one small lake that was attached to Cass Lake.  Here are links to the three lakes.

Orchard Lake in Orchard Lake Michigan

The biggest lake in Orchard Lake is the lake the Village is named after.  Orchard Lake is the 3rd largest lake in Oakland County.  There is no drinking on the lake.  There is one island on the lake.

  • All sports lake                        Yes
  • Private                                  No
  • Size                                      788 acres
  • Maximum Depth                    110 feet
  • Public Access                         Yes off Orchard Lake Rd North of Pontiac Trail  
  • Public Beach                          No
  • Wake restrictions                   Unknown
  • Water Source                         Unknown
  • Cities the lake lies in                         Orchard LakeOrchard Lake in Orchard Lake MI
  • School district for the lake                 West Bloomfield
  • Streets around the lake are                paved
  • City water                                         Municipal
  • City sewer                                         Sewer sanitary
  • Canals on Lake                                  no
  • Lots over an acre on lake                    yes
  • Water-ski course                                n/a
  • Condominiums                                   yes

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Upper Straits Lake in Orchard Lake

This is the second largest lake in Orchard Lake Village.  Upper Straits Lake lies in West Bloomfield too.   It is another "upper end" lake with many beautiful luxury lake estates.  You cannot get from Upper Straits Lake to Middle Straits Lake by boat.  They are seperated by a road.

  • All sports lake             Yes
  • Private Lake                Yes
  • Size                           323 Acres
  • Max Depth                  96 ft
  • Public Access               No
  • Public beach                No
  • Wake restrictions         Unknown
  • Lake Association          Yes (see below) 
  • Water source               Spring fed and water runoff 
  • Cities the lake lies in                         West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, 
  • School district for the lake                 West Bloomfield, Walled Lake
  • Streets around the lake are                Gravel, pavedUpper Straits Lake in Orchard Lake
  • City water                                         municipal,  well
  • City sewer                                         Sewer sanitary, septic
  • Canals on Lake                                   yes
  • Lots over an acre on lake                    yes
  • Water-ski course                                 n/a
  • Condominiums                                    no

Dow Lake Orchard Lake

Dow Lake is just a tiny lake in Orchard Lake Village.  There are some very nice luxury lakefront homes on the lake.  What is great about the lake is that it is connected to Cass Lake in Oakland County via a canal.  So you have the quite lake in front of you but access to Oakland County's largest lake.

  • All sports lake                     No - it is a no wake lake
  • Private                               Not really because there is DNR access on Cass Lake
  • Size                                   est 16 -18 acres ?
  • Maximum Depth                  30 -60 feet
  • Public Access                       Not on the lake, but on Cass Lake there is
  • Public Beach                        No
  • Wake restrictions                 Unknown
  • Water Source                       Unknown
  • Cities the lake lies in                                  Orchard            
  • School district for the lake                          West Bloomfield 
  • Streets around the lake are                         Paved
  • City water                                                  Municipal, well, water at street
  • City sewer                                                  sewer sanitary
  • Canals on Lake                                           yes
  • Lots over an acre on lake                             yes
  • Water-ski course                                         n/a
  • Condominiums                                            yes

Dow Lake Orchard Lake Village MI

Orchard Lake Village is a community in Oakland County in Michigan. The population was 2,375 at the 2010 census. A northern suburb of Metro Detroit, Orchard Lake Village is located about 3 miles southwest of the city of Pontiac 

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