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Stony Creek Lake

Macomb County
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Lake Traffic: 4.5 Lake Access: 4
Wind/Weather: 3 Natural Features: 4.5
Sail Presence: 3.5 Overall Rating: 3.75
Lake Sailability: 3 Vicinity Rating: 3.75

Lake Type: Impoundment / Reservoir
Area: 498 acres
Lake Orient.: Northeast - Southwest
Max. Depth: 23 ft
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Stony Creek Lake is located within the Stony Creek Metropark. An impoundment of Stony Creek (tributary of the Clinton River), the lake has a maximum depth of 23 feet. Watercraft are limited to a speed of 10 mph which creates a good environment for sailing. The boat launch area is indicated on the following Google map and contains 6 ramps and a grassy area. The park provides many family-friendly ameneties for the non-sailing family members. The lake is also home to an American Sailing Institute (ASI) learning fleet which features Interlake (18') class sailboats.

Several small boat sailors have gathered on this lake to create a mixed-class sailing club called the Creekfleet Sailing Club. Together they sponsor a weekly sailing series in the Summer and Fall with an emphasis on fun and education.

 

Click here for a park map of the Stony Creek Metropark including the lake and boat ramp location. Entrance and boat launch fees apply. Please note that the Michigan DNR Passport fee does not include Metropark access.

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Comments


September 6, 2010 - Boat: Chrysler Buccaneer 18

Consistant shifty winds. Home of the Creekfleet Sailing Club. Racing for fun and learning.


July 24, 2011 - Boat: Catalina 14.2 Sailboat

Nice lake and beautifull park. Weekly regattas for small sailboats. Very clean and well maintained.


April 23, 2012 - Boat: Chrysler C20/ Oday Daysailer2

Last year lake weeds were not kept in check and became more of a problem. Hopefully this will improve in the 2012 season


May 2, 2016 - Boat: Pintail

Sail this lake all summer. North end of the lake is too weedy for sailing, but the majority is open. Lots of friendly boaters that are happy to share their knowledge to new boaters.





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