VanAuken Lake Information



Name:
VanAuken Lake
Town:
Bangor / Hartford (Van Buren County)
Directions:
45 minutes to Kalamazoo 20 minutes to South Haven & Lake Michigan Driving Directions from Chicago, IL to [43000-43999] Van Auken Dr, Bangor, MI
Miles to Granger:
65
Miles to South Bend:
59
Miles to Elkhart:
76
Miles to Chicago:
118
Sports Description:
Spring fed lake. Wake hours 11-7
Acres:
244
Bottom Type:
Fibrous and pulpy peat, marl, sand
Depth:
up to 45'
Best Fishing:
Bluegill, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike
Public Access:
Yes
Marinas:
Nearby Marinas
Restaurants:
With quick access to South Haven and Paw Paw you are sure to find the food to satisfy any desire. From hometown cooking to fine dining, Bangor and the surrounding towns offer you the best of all worlds. Bangor Flavor: Roma Pizza is a local legend for great pizza. -111 W Monroe St, Bangor, MI Taqueria Vallarta- 124 N Walnut St, Bangor, MI 49013 Maria's Lonestar Hometown Pub - 53838 M 43 "Where your appetite meets your budget in the middle" Serving home town food with weekend entertainment. Take a short trip to South Haven for a chance to visit the Back to the 50's Drive In! Sit in your car and let the servers bring your food to you. More area restaurants
Hotels:
For a unique experience, visit On Willow Pond, a guest house overlooking Willow Pond at Willow Tree Equestrian Center. Enjoy horseback riding or complimentary buggy rides. At night, gather everyone around for a bonfire. www.onwillowpond.com Bangor lodging
Shopping:
South Haven and Paw Paw are just minutes away from Bangor and offer many independent shopping experiences. From pottery to art, crafts to cultural artifacts, you are sure to find what you are looking for. In downtown South Haven you will find 3 buildings offering a total of 5 levels of antiques. Don't forget Arbor Antiques in South Haven - voted a "Best of" winner in Lake Magazine by readers. After shopping, enjoy a warm cup of hot chocolate at the Chocolate Cafe of South Haven.
Annual Events:
Harvest time is a wonderful time around Bangor. Strawberries in June, Blueberries in August and Apples in September - and don't forget the grapes! Festivals abound. Summer brings art fairs, classic car cruise-ins, and plenty of music. Holland, MI (30 miles) Experience unique Dutch culture at the Holland Wintertime Fest or the Tulip Time Festival
Day Trips:
Nestled along the Michigan shoreline, Bangor offers access to many of the areas wonderful attractions. The town of Saugatuck is only 14 miles away and provides days of relaxation, shopping, and entertainment. Enjoy a trip on the Star of Saugatuck - a 150 passenger sternwheel paddleboat. Pick a bushel of your favorite apples at Schemenauer Orchard in the fall. Tour the South Haven lighthouse and experience a great Lake Michigan view. There is plenty for the children as well - Allegan County Children's Museum is only 13 miles from Bangor. Want more adult fun? Fenn Valley and Tabor Hill wineries have tasting rooms in South Haven. Take a trip to New Buffalo for great art galleries, food and make sure you stop by the new Four Winds Casino. Want a little more relaxed day? Stroll through the South Haven Center for the Arts.
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