Welcome to Dewey Lake

Dewey Lake is a picturesque lake located in Dowagiac. It is situated in the heart of the region known as “Sister Lakes,” which is a group of 10 lakes within 5 miles. The lake covers an area of approximately 223 acres, with a maximum depth of around 40 feet.

Dewey Lake is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a variety of activities throughout the year. In the summer, visitors can enjoy swimming, boating, water skiing, and fishing. The lake is also known for its excellent fishing, with a wide range of fish species including bass, bluegill, and crappie.

During the fall, the surrounding woods and forests transform into a beautiful display of autumn colors, providing a perfect backdrop for hiking and camping. The lake is also a great place for winter activities such as ice fishing, snowmobiling, and cross-country skii

In addition to its natural beauty and recreational opportunities, Dewey Lake is also surrounded by a vibrant community with many restaurants, shops, and attractions nearby. Visitors can explore the nearby wineries, breweries, and orchards or take a scenic drive through the countryside.

Overall, Dewey Lake is a perfect destination for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse themselves in the beauty and tranquility of nature.

Type: All Sports

Size: 223 Acres

Depth: 40ft

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Things to do in Sister Lakes

  1. Go boating or fishing.
  2. Visit local restaurants such as Sister Lakes Brewing CompanyThe StrandDockside DansDriftwood, and The Wright Place.
  3. Explore nearby vineyards: the area is home to several wineries and vineyards where you can sample local wines and enjoy beautiful views of the countryside.
  4. Visit local parks. There are several parks, including Van Buren State Park, which offers hiking trails, picnic areas and a Lake Michigan beach.
  5. Go golfing: There are several golf courses in the area including Indian Lake Hills Golf Course, which offers 27 holes of golf in a beautiful setting.
  6. Attend local events: the area hosts several festivals and events throughout the year, including the Sister Lakes Winterfest, Sister Lakes Brewing Company Summer Fest, the Dowagiac Ice time Festival, and live music at the local bars.
  7. Go antiquing: The area has several antique shops and markets, where you can find unique treasures and souvenirs. 
Check out more info about Sister Lakes here.

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