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“Beautiful lake”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Spider Lake

Spider Lake
Ranked #45 of 106 things to do in Traverse City
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Livonia, MI
Level Contributor
17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful lake”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

This is the most beautiful lake close to Traverse City. About 10 minutes to the east side of town. Clean and sandy. Quiet hours in the morning and evening for kayakers and pontoon boats to cruise around in the quiet. Heavily wooded with a beautiful shoreline. Some parts are hilly so they have a steep walk to the lake though.

Visited July 2013
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5 Thank Molliesmom
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florida
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“float around for a day!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

what a great lake for boating. a nice island to pull your boat or jet ski up to and head to the sand bar to swim off of. water was a great temp as well first part of july. not too cold. many arms of the lake to explore, (thus called spider lake) very quiet coves/ no wake etc. some of the prettiest homes are nestled into the woods and this seemed to be fairly quiet as well. we thoroughly enjoyed our pontoon boat rides around the lake for the afternoon, enjoying the sun, and the peaceful area. a great place to visit or to live on. !!

Visited July 2013
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7 Thank galstowell
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Fort Worth, TX
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505 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
“October Fall Photo Ops!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

This is a great little lake, hard to find, unless you check it out on GPS or from the air. We drove out last fall, and meandered around the entire lake (almost...the road ends near the south side), and loved the relative seclusion, quiet and peacefullness

Visited October 2012
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5 Thank crystalclear2
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Darien, Illinois
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78 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great place to retreat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2012

Took our entire family for as week and the lake was a highlight of the trip. Rented a pontoon boat food a day at a great rate. A but of a trek from the city, but very manageable.

Visited August 2012
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2 Thank Donald N
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Wellston
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44 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“A real gem!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

My daughtert was visiting from Louisana with another couple and wanted to find a place near Traverse City. She went on-line and found a cabin to rent for 1/2 price. They stayed two days and felt the place was perfect for what they wanted. They did kayak and use the beach to relax. It was in a quite location . I did send linens and towels with them as it was a cabin.

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank donaldstauffer
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