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Big Star Lake
Street: Star Lake Rd Baldwin Michigan
Zip Code: 49304
Big Star Lake is located in Lake Township in southern Lake County. This Michigan all sports lake consists of 912 acres or surface waters with reported depths of up to 25 feet. Big Star Lake is very popular in Western Michigan, due partly to its convenient location, being just south and west of Baldwin and close to M37.
For a drive around the lake, just follow Star Lake Drive. On the weekends during the summer months, this can be a busy area. Many private roads and private drives run off this blacktop street. The area is well wooded.
The DNR manages a public access site to Big Star Lake. You can find this on the southwest section of the lake. A hard surface boat launch is there, as well as vault style toilets and plenty of parking. Looks like there is a sandy beach there, but not sure swimming is allowed.
Fishermen enjoy Big Star Lake and report catches of Bluegill, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Tiger Muskellunge, Walleye and Yellow Perch. The area surrounding Big Star Lake, one can also enjoy are several smaller Michigan lakes, also lined with cottages, trailers and year round homes. Just to name a few: Oxbow Lake, Reed Lake, Rainbow Lake, Orchard Lake, Gifford Lake, Honeymoon Lake, Cecilia Lake and Basford Lake.
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