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Lime Lake County Park


  1. Boat Launch
  2. Falling Waters Trail
  3. Fishing
  4. Picnic Areas
  5. Swimming Area


Lime Lake is a 321 acre park and a 96 acre lake. This all sport lake, at its deepest point, is 27 feet deep. Anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including black crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, rock bass, sunfish and yellow perch. Lime Lake also contains a boat launch, swimming area, playground equipment and portable toilets. The Falling Waters Trail, a 10.5-mile non-motorized trail, passes through Lime Lake offering a scenic route for cyclists, runners, and walkers.


  • Park hours are dawn to dusk
  • Alcohol is prohibited
  • All vehicles in designated parking areas only
  • Domestic pets and service animals are welcome. Pets must be on a leash no more than six feet in length and under your immediate control at all times. You are responsible for cleaning up after your pets, keeping your pets from disturbing wildlife, and keeping your pets from disturbing visitors
  • Swim at your own risk - no lifeguard on duty
  • In case of emergency - Dial 911


Lime Lake was given to Jackson County by the State of Michigan in 1941. Lime Lake originally started out as a mining operation for Marl, a combination of limestone, sand and clay. After 30 years of dredging, the mining operation became what is known, and loved by many locals, as Lime Lake.