Things to Do in Clarklake, Michigan

and the surrounding area


Enjoy Clarklake!

We love spending time at the lake, which usually involves time in, on and around the lake, and encourage you to enjoy any free time doing the same!

There are a two public boat launches and parks on Clarklake as well as a few places where you can rent bikes, kayaks, paddleboards and more.

The Clarklake Spirit Trail is a 7-mile bike path around the lake.

Beach Bar Gear Garage

Great for renting paddleboards and beach cruisers, the Beach Bar Gear Garage is located across the street from the Beach Bar Restaurant. There is also a private marina and a public boat launch just north of the building.

Rob’s Rentals

Located on nearby Devil’s Lake, Rob’s Rentals offers pontoon and other boats with delivery to Clarklake. Call 517 673 3620 for more information.

The Grande Golf Club

Looking to play a round? The Grande is a great Raymond Hearn design 18-hole course, located off U.S. 127.

Hill’s Heart of the Lakes Golf Course

Another challenging, fun 18-hole golf course to try is Hills’ Heart of the Lakes, located just east of M50 in Brooklyn, Michigan.


Restaurants in Clarklake

Beach Bar & Restaurant

Casual American fare with outdoor seating. Great for sandwiches, pizza, salads and homemade soups.

Beach Bar & Restaurant

The Pointe Bar & Grille

Casual American fare dining with a waterfront patio located next to Eagle Point Marina off Jefferson Road in Clarklake, Michigan.

Lucero’s Mexican Bar & Grill

Casual Mexican restaurant, located at the corner of Ocean Beach Road and Jefferson Road in Clarklake, Michigan.

Restaurants in Jackson, Michigan and the surrounding area


Great food and atmosphere! Klavon’s sports bar serves pizza, sandwiches and burgers along with craft beer and cocktails, with three locations serving Jackson, Michigan. We regularly frequent the Vandercook location during football and basketball season!

Grand River Brewery

Great local brewpub serving craft beer and burgers.


Sandhill Crane Vineyards

Share a charcuterie board and glass of wine at this local winery in Jackson.

Cherry Creek Winery

Located off Hwy 12, south of Clarklake, this cute winery offers small bites, wine, cider, and live music. Great for an afternoon of sitting and sipping on their outdoor patio overlooking the grapevines.

WestEnd Farm to Table

Serving hearty portions for breakfast and lunch and homemade deep dish pie, this restaurant is a good spot for homestyle cooking.

Meckley’s Orchard

Grab a cider and donut from Meckley’s Fruit Farm, located southwest of Clarklake in Cement City, Michigan.