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Hamlin Lake Business Directory

This Hamlin Lake Business Directory features Hamlin Township businesses who serve locals and visitors to the Hamlin Lake area. Most are locally owned and operated, many by the same family for generations. Looking for a place to rent a pontoon or fishing boat? We have options on this page. Perhaps you want to live or vacation near Hamlin Lake. You’ll find many resorts and vacation rentals in our directory. Hamlin Lake also features many restaurants, and services. You’ll find friendly, specialized businesses and a hometown experience near Hamlin Lake.

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Lodging

Waterside Resort & Boat Rentals

On Lower Hamlin Lake. Clean, two/four bedroom newly remodeled, air conditioned housekeeping cottages. Fully furnished, microwave, cable TV. Near Lake Michigan beaches, downtown Ludington. Swimming beach, great fishing, boating. On-site store with snacks, bait, tackle, gas, boat rentals. Reservations suggested. Pets are permitted with prior approval. For boat rentals, call (231) 843-2090.

Sunset Bluff Resort & Boat Rentals

Open all year. 13 housekeeping cottages overlooking Upper Hamlin Lake. One to five bedrooms, some with fireplaces. Heated outdoor pool. 40 acres of wooded land with hiking trails, playground, snowshoeing, fishing. Canoes, kayaks, pontoon, fishing boat/motor rentals. No pets. Group retreats and reunions welcome--call or e-mail for reservations.

Peaceful Acres Resort

On the southern tip of beautiful Hamlin Lake 1-1/2 miles from Lake Michigan--closest resort to the Ludington State Park. 16 housekeeping cottages on 14 acres of beautifully wooded lakefront. One bedroom to five bedrooms & two motel rooms. Safe sandy beach. Pontoon, fishing boat & motor rentals available for guests. Wi-Fi.

Willow-by-the-Lake Resort

Willow by the Lake Resort is no longer renting cottages, and is now permanently closed.

Camping

Lakeview Campsite

On beautiful Upper Hamlin Lake ten miles north of Ludington. 110 large sites with tables, firepits, bathhouses, electric and water hook-ups, dump station, swimming pool, convenience store, group camping area, walking paths, three playgrounds, rowboat, canoe, and kayak rental plus boat docking, excellent fishing and plenty of wildlife. April 15-October 15.

Cartier Park Campground

Located just minutes from the Carferry, City beach, Ludington State Park and many activities. Featuring Lincoln Lake boating access, paved walking/bike path, playground, and showers. Water, electric and sewer hook ups. Pets welcome. Rent by day, week, or month. Open May 1-Oct. 15.

Boating & Fishing

Waterside Resort & Boat Rental

Family-friendly fun on Lower Hamlin Lake! Rent a pontoon boat for pleasure or fishing. Also 14' and 16' fishing boats with 8 hp to 25 hp motors. Our store has live bait, tackle, outboard gas, fishing licenses,and picnic supplies. Also cottages for rent on the lake! For lodging, call: (231) 843-8481.

Sunset Bluff Resort & Boat Rentals

Rent a 22' or 24' pontoon for $60/hour (four hour minimum), $425/day. 14' fishing boats with 10 hp motor, kayaks, and canoes also available. Enjoy a 3-4 hour canoe trip on the Big Sable River and Upper Hamlin Lake. We'll trailer your kayak or canoe...or rent ours for $10/hour. Important — call or email for reservations and availability.

Dune Grass Concessions & Watercraft Rentals

Located in the Cedar Camp Store. Offering the largest selection of watercraft rentals to explore beautiful Hamlin Lake, including canoes, kayaks, tandem kayaks, stand up paddle boards, pedal boats, and rowboats. Also fishing and camping supplies, grocery and personal items, clothing, and beach supplies/toys. Open seven days a week mid-May through October.

Hamlin Lake Guide Service

Fishing guide services on Hamlin Lake. Specializing in spearing non-game fish after sunset with flood lights from the comfort of a well equipped boat. Help rid Hamlin Lake of excessive numbers of “trash fish.” Memory making fun for the whole family. May / June rod and reel trips available. Book online.

Fishing guide services on Hamlin Lake. Specializing in spearing non-game fish after sunset with flood lights from the comfort of a well equipped boat. Help rid Hamlin Lake of excessive numbers of “trash fish.” Memory making fun for the whole family. May / June rod and reel trips available. Book online.

Shopping & Services

Barnhart’s Resort & Marina, 6006 Barnhart Rd., Ludington, MI, 49431, (231) 843-8246

Hamlin Lake Guide Service, 6094 N. Sherman Rd, Ludington, MI, 49431, (231) 233-7560

Sunshine’s Candles, Hamlin Township, Ludington, MI, 49431, (231) 690-6033

Dining

Barnhart’s Resort & Marina, 6006 Barnhart Rd., Ludington, MI, 49431, (231) 843-8246

Stix Bar, 1963 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI, 49431, (231) 845-8181

Experience the Beauty of Hamlin Lake

South Bayou Park

Enjoy this small, relaxing park as an easy place to place your boat in the water or throw a line out to catch some pan fish for dinner.

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Home & Garden

Ludington home & garden businesses can help beautify your indoor and outdoor spaces. Consult with one to create your dream home today!

Weddings & Celebrations

From beautiful venues, indoors and outside, to talented vendors, Ludington is a great location for your wedding or celebration.

Services

When traveling away from home, you want to know where to find the necessities, and the Ludington area offers all the services you need!

Bed & Breakfasts

You’ll find personal, friendly, and cozy accommodations at a Ludington Bed & Breakfast, many of which are located within Victorian homes.