Lake Leelanau is located in the heart of Leelanau County, Michigan. The bridge in Lake Leelanau splits the waters of North Lake Leelanau and South Lake Leelanau. There are many waterfront homes along the shores of North and South Lake Leelanau. Lake Leelanau is located west of Suttons Bay and 5 miles southeast of Leland. Lake Leelanau celebrates the Walleye Festival each year in May.
The waters of North Lake Leelanau and South Lake Leelanau is 21 miles long and 1.5 miles at its widest point. North Lake Leelanau covers 2,914 acres and south Lake Leelanau covers 5,693 acres. The total shoreline for both lakes is approximately 41 miles. North Lake Leelanau's average depth is 40 feet and its maximum depth is 121 feet. South Lake Leelanau's average depth is 24 feet and its maximum depth is 62 feet.
Lake Leelanau has many vineyards/wineries close to the Village; it also has good restaurants and great antique shops. There is a boat launch in the Village of Lake Leelanau, located on South Lake Leelanau. Public beach on North Lake Leelanau is located west of the Village, at the end of Popp Road.
Northern Latitudes Distillery
Narrows boat launch (south) - located off Co Rd 641
Narrows boat launch (north)- located off St. Mary's Street
Lake Leelanau Churches
Leelanau Community Church
St. Mary Catholic Church
Lake Leelanau Real Estate
Lake Leelanau Real Estate is a great investment. There are moderate priced homes in the Village of Lake Leelanau and the surrounding area. Waterfront homes on South Lake Leelanau vary, there are some for every waterfront enthusiast, from great deals to new custom-built homes.
There are all types of shorelines for waterfront homes and waterfront properties on South Lake Leelanau. Homes and properties located on the narrows tend to have a softer bottom. There are many homes and properties that have a firm, sand bottom ideal for swimming on both lakes.
Lake Leelanau Schools
Lake Leelanau St. Mary School