Canadian Lakes is the largest recreation /residential property in Michigan. We have 7000 acres, with more than 2000 acres in dedicated green space-lakes, golf courses, beaches, parks, trails, and a campground. As Canadian Lakes approaches the 50th anniversary of its beginnings, we are a fiscally sound community with more than 2000 homes and 2000 more home sites. We offer an active, affordable lifestyle with something for every interest. Our 700 acres of well-managed lakes with excellent fishing, three manicured golf courses, and abundant wildlife provide a beautiful setting to pursue your interests. With 60 social clubs, 11 golf leagues, 5 well-maintained clubhouses, indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center, tennis and pickleball courts, restaurant and bar, you can be as busy as you want to be year round. We are located in a rural area, only a short drive to Big Rapids, home of Ferris State University, and Mt. Pleasant, home of Central Michigan University and the Soaring Eagle Casino. A one hour drive puts you in the heart of Grand Rapids with its museums, bustling cultural life, world class medical facilities, shopping malls, and the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.
A longstanding nature preserve, Canadian
Lakes hosts abundant wildlife including
deer, wild turkeys, fox, nesting loons,
herons, bald eagles, osprey, swans and a
variety of ducks. The Little Muskegon
River meandering through our
neighborhoods offers another water
venue. Trails in the adjacent state forest,
and easy access to the White Pine Rails to
Trails further expand the outdoor options.
Four season beauty and fun abounds.
Snowmobiling, ice fishing, sledding, ice
skating, cross country skiing, and sleigh
rides coax you from the fireside to enjoy
our sparkling winters. With 85 miles of
roads and outstanding snow removal
services, Canadian Lakes is open year
We are located in a charming rural area
surrounded by Amish farms. In addition
to the opportunity for local fruits and
vegetables, there is a shopping center
which provides essential services. A state of the art township library is
nearby, along with a borrowing library
on site. High speed internet access is
available through-out the community.
Locally, there are two fully staffed
medical clinics, physical therapists, and
EMS services. A modern, progressive
74-bed hospital in Big Rapids is
considered one of West Michigan’s
top hospitals. Several real estate
offices serve the area with online
viewing of properties for sale.
Our location in west central Michigan
offers quick access to Big Rapids-home
of Ferris State University; and Mt.
Pleasant-home of Central Michigan
University and Soaring Eagle Casino. An
hour’s drive puts you in the heart of
Grand Rapids with its exceptional
cultural life, world-class medical
facilities, nationally recognized
museums, and bustling shopping.