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Canadian Lakes : Michigan

Living a Resort Community Lifestyle in Canadian Lakes, Michigan

Canadian Lakes is a very popular resort in rural central Michigan. Many of the residents are year round, while some are seasonal visitors.  There are a number of lakes that offer boating and fishing and swimming. There is plenty of golf and tennis, plus hiking.  A number of the people who come here are retired who like the wide array of activities possible here.

Where to Retire in Canadian Lakes and Home Prices

There is a large resort community here that many retired people live in for part or all of the year.  Housing prices are hard to come by, but in July of 2022, reported the the median listing price of a home here to be $299,000.

What Is Special about Canadian Lakes

It has excellent recreational activities and beautiful lakes and woods.

What Is Not Special about Canadian Lakes

It is isolated and very cold in winter.

Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature is 23 degrees, and July's average is 69 degrees. The snowfall average is 60" annually.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There are restaurants in Canadian Lakes along with events, clubs and community activities.


Crime rate here is low.

Medical Facilities

There are medical offices located here, with the nearest medical center about 12 miles away.


The nearest International airport would be in Grand Rapids, about 70 miles away.

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