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Beautiful lake

Went to this lake for a couple of years on a row! Such a clean lake, nice people, loved it. Very... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Jenny S
,
Newaygo, Michigan
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Beautiful Big Blue Lake

I've heard many good things about Crystal Lake. I just stopped on the West side of the lake near... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
hanahwy
,
NE Florida
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  • Excellent82%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“clear water” (6 reviews)
“sunny day” (3 reviews)
“public beach” (4 reviews)
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Frankfort, MI
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Went to this lake for a couple of years on a row! Such a clean lake, nice people, loved it. Very clear underwater. Great town!

Thank Jenny S
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

I've heard many good things about Crystal Lake. I just stopped on the West side of the lake near Point Betsie Lighthouse to take a couple of pictures. I will try to go back on my next visit to get the whole experience.

Thank hanahwy
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We're used to Destin, FL but headed up to Michigan because of the impending hurricanes. The water is gorgeous here. Clear, gradient turquoise to deep blue. Clean. Just a little too cold to get in all the way. 64° when we visited.

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Beautiful lake, lovely bike ride on the Betsie Trail, ending the ride with a light lunch and brew at Stormcloud. Riding the trail from Beulah to Frankfort you get to see the gorgeous Crystal Lake, on to the Betsie, and end up at Lake Michigan....More

Thank Americana_Mama
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We didn't swim, just stopped to walk the beach a bit. It's a great beach are. The only thing that is missing is a nice restaurant near the beach with a view.

Thank SolaraMinnesota
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Once you vacate to crystal lake you will start thinking about selling your house and moving to a Michigan paradise. I have been coming to this lake since I was a small child and every year I am again astounded by Michigan's beauty. You will...More

Thank Emily B
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

This lake has such clear water, one can differentiate a dime from a quarter in chest high water. The colour scheme goes from light green near the shore to dark green to dark blue where it gets deep as in about 15 feet and more....More

2  Thank BlakievanHemert
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The entire family, six adults and four children five years old and younger vacationed on Crystal Lake. Beautiful lake that does seem to be crystal clear. A lot of shallow areas around the shoreline if the lake. We recommend this Lake as a vacation destination....More

Thank Jack S
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

We stayed at a friends house on the lake and all of us vowed to come back before we even left! The water was indeed Crystal clear and not as cold as I would have thought. Not too far from Lake Michigan or the town...More

Thank PennDale
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Just what it says "crystal" and that is what the water is, crystal clear and such a pleasant swimming beach. Granddaughters loved it, wanted to stay and never leave. Its so clear you can see the fish and rock collecting is a must.

2  Thank Linscav
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christacl
4 September 2016|
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Response from suzycruzsc | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any public beach where dogs were allowed. I stayed at an Airbnb home which had its own beach so my doggie could be on their beach. Just 8 miles away, the Frankfort public beach allows dogs to the north of the... More
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christacl
3 September 2016|
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Response from MATerry52 | Reviewed this property |
There are at least two public beaches if not more. Beulah on the east end of the lake has a nice large public beach area and you are very near restaurants and stores. On the south shore there is another public beach... More
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