7 Fun Things to do on Gravel Lake at Happy Rock Resort’s Michigan Lakefront Cabin Rentals


There is nothing quite like time spent with family and friend at a lake. When you vacation at Happy Rock Resort’s Michigan lakefront cabin rentals, you have private access to the beautiful Gravel Lake and its beaches. In this post, we are going to list seven fun things you can do while at the lake!


As mentioned in previous blogs, Gravel Lake is an excellent place to fish. Whether you’re trying to catch dinner or just catch and release, fishing is a lot of fun. And, when it comes to fishing, Gravel Lake hosts some healthy populations of northern pike, largemouth bass, bluegill, yellow perch, bullhead, and even some walleye and crappie.


Not only is paddleboarding fun for people of all ages, it’s a great way to get in some exercise, too. If you’re new to paddleboarding, click here to for a guide.


Kayaking is another lake activity that is a lot of fun and also a great exercise. There are many different types of kayaks to choose from including one- and two-seaters.

Pontoon Boat

When you stay at Happy Rock Resort, you have access to a private boat launch and pontoon boat. From the pontoon boat you can just relax, fish, or tube.


If you are just looking to relax, the calm clear waters of Gravel Lake are great for relaxing on a blow up float!

Have a Bonfire

There is nothing like hanging out around a bonfire at the lake with family and friends. It’s a great place to talk, make smores and other food, and even sing songs.

Watch the Sunset

There is nothing more beautiful than watching the sun set over Gravel Lake. It’s an amazing way to relax after a long day of activities.