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Higgins Lake Guidebook

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Higgins Lake Guidebook

EAT & DRINK
Silver Dollar is a great place to bring family and friends. Fun atmosphere, delicious food, friendly staff and great service. What more could you ask for!?
Silver Dollar Bar Restaurant
9925 W Higgins Lake Dr
Silver Dollar is a great place to bring family and friends. Fun atmosphere, delicious food, friendly staff and great service. What more could you ask for!?
Brewing small batch, hand crafted beer in a famous, picture-perfect Northern Michigan river town. In Grayling, we always PADDLE HARD!
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locals recommend
Paddle Hard Brewing
227 E Michigan Ave
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locals recommend
Brewing small batch, hand crafted beer in a famous, picture-perfect Northern Michigan river town. In Grayling, we always PADDLE HARD!
When people think of Fred’s, they think of 3 things: good food, great service and an excellent place to bring the family! With a restaurant, bar, pool table, bowling center and banquet facilities all under one roof, we have something for everyone and every occasion. In addition we also offer off-site catering services.
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locals recommend
Fred's of Roscommon
422 N 5th St
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locals recommend
When people think of Fred’s, they think of 3 things: good food, great service and an excellent place to bring the family! With a restaurant, bar, pool table, bowling center and banquet facilities all under one roof, we have something for everyone and every occasion. In addition we also offer off-site catering services.
GROCERY & MEAT MARKETS
R & J's Best Choice Marketplace of Houghton Lake. Fresh cut meat, great deli salads, fresh produce, great wine selection and much more. Stop by and see!
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locals recommend
R&J's Best Choice Market Place
8982 Old US Hwy 27
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locals recommend
R & J's Best Choice Marketplace of Houghton Lake. Fresh cut meat, great deli salads, fresh produce, great wine selection and much more. Stop by and see!
This market provides fuel, firewood, groceries and Dairy Queen ice cream!
Evergreen Northern Market
9961 N Higgins Lake Dr
This market provides fuel, firewood, groceries and Dairy Queen ice cream!
RENTALS
Take your enjoyment of Higgins Lake to a new level; make B & B Sports Center & Marina your source for everything on the lake! Need to rent a boat? How about a snack? Want clothing? Boat need service? You've come to the right place when you pull your boat up to our dock!
B & B Sports Center & Marina
431 Clare Blvd
Take your enjoyment of Higgins Lake to a new level; make B & B Sports Center & Marina your source for everything on the lake! Need to rent a boat? How about a snack? Want clothing? Boat need service? You've come to the right place when you pull your boat up to our dock!
SHOPPING
The Loom Room of Higgins Lake is your one-stop-shop for Higgins Lake apparel and souvenirs, homemade fudge, gifts, decor, and more!
The Loom Room of Higgins Lake
4571 W Higgins Lake Dr
The Loom Room of Higgins Lake is your one-stop-shop for Higgins Lake apparel and souvenirs, homemade fudge, gifts, decor, and more!
Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Get your firewood and propane here!
West Higgins Lake Hardware
4521 W Higgins Lake Dr
Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Get your firewood and propane here!
PARKS & BEACHES
North Higgins Lake State Park is located on the north shores of Higgins Lake, on the site of what was once considered the world’s largest seedling nursery. Located within the park’s 429 acres is the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum (CCC Museum), which documents the efforts “to put Americans back to work” after the Great Depression.
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locals recommend
North Higgins Lake State Park
11747 N Higgins Lake Dr
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locals recommend
North Higgins Lake State Park is located on the north shores of Higgins Lake, on the site of what was once considered the world’s largest seedling nursery. Located within the park’s 429 acres is the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum (CCC Museum), which documents the efforts “to put Americans back to work” after the Great Depression.
South Higgins Lake State Park contains almost one mile of shoreline along Higgins Lake, which is a large spring-fed body of water known for its clarity, fishing potential and beautiful beach areas.
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locals recommend
South Higgins Lake State Park
106 State Park Dr
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locals recommend
South Higgins Lake State Park contains almost one mile of shoreline along Higgins Lake, which is a large spring-fed body of water known for its clarity, fishing potential and beautiful beach areas.
BOAT LAUNCH
The West Higgins Lake boat launch is located south of the Silver Dollar Bar on Leslie Ave.
8618 W Higgins Lake Dr
8618 W Higgins Lake Dr
FUN FOR THE FAMILY
Campbell's is family owned and operated, located on the most scenic river in Michigan, the South Branch of the Au Sable River. Come canoe, kayak or float leisurely down the pristine, peaceful waters.
Campbell's Canoe & Kayak Livery
1112 Lake St
Campbell's is family owned and operated, located on the most scenic river in Michigan, the South Branch of the Au Sable River. Come canoe, kayak or float leisurely down the pristine, peaceful waters.
Carlisle Canoe Livery is a great destination for kayaking and canoeing enthusiasts looking for a fun-filled memorable day enjoying the picturesque AuSable River.
Carlisle Canoe Livery
110 State St
Carlisle Canoe Livery is a great destination for kayaking and canoeing enthusiasts looking for a fun-filled memorable day enjoying the picturesque AuSable River.