Living at Gun Lake community is like living at a lovely vacation spot. It is found on the shores of Gun Lake, where you have easy access to resorts, restaurants and marinas. There are various entertainment options such as swimming, boating, fishing, wading and hunting. Many activities take place during the winter, such as Winterfest and ice fishing. Gun lake is found near a MI State Park which features two beaches, a boat launch, a campground and picnic areas.

This community has mature trees, paved streets and a secured storage area for trailers and boats. The Gun Lake community offers you affordable homes with huge yards. It is also a pet friendly community. There are many beautiful hiking spots near Gun Lake so read on to find out more!

Yankee Springs Recreation Area

This park has an area of 5,200 acres. It has 200 modern, 120 rustic and 25 equestrian camping sites. You can find cross-county ski/hiking trails, mountain biking trails and equestrian trails. There are nine lakes here, with Gun lake as the largest and they provide you opportunities for fishing, swimming and boating. The highlights include the Devil’s Soupbowl, Graves Hill Scenic Overlook, The Pines, Civilian Conservation Corps era buildings, and a glacially carved kettle formation.

North Country Trail – M179 Trailhead

The North Country Trail is a 20.4-kilometer trail. It has moderate traffic on the regular. The back trail is found near Middleville, Michigan and it features a lake as well. This trail is mainly used for walking, hiking, bird watching and nature trips. It is best visited from the period of May until September.

There are up to date trail signage and a map available at the trailhead so you will not be lost. You can bring along pamphlets with information and there are maps you can take with you for this trail area. There is plenty of parking here if you want to drive over. The trail is well maintained and it is a lovely one where you can go on hikes.

Rabbit River Trail

The Rabbit River Trail spans 1.0 kilometers. It is a moderately trafficked loop trail that is found near Wayland, Michigan. This trail gives you a wide variety of activity options. It is best visited from March until October. You can bring dogs on this trail but they must be kept on leash. This is a quick trail for a short hike and it is suitable for kids to visit.

McLinden Nature Trail

The Fred McLinden Nature Trail is 2.7 kilometers in length. It is a moderately trafficked loop trail located near Comstock, Michigan. There is a lovely lake here and this trail is suitable for all skill levels. It is a great place to walk the dogs. This trail is well maintained and you will be able to enjoy walking through a variety of lovely scenery.