Grand Sable Lake

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Grand Sable Lake
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Grand Sable Lake
LocationAlger County, Michigan
Coordinates46°18.14′N 85°29.76′W / 46.30233°N 85.49600°W / 46.30233; -85.49600Coordinates: 46°18.14′N 85°29.76′W / 46.30233°N 85.49600°W / 46.30233; -85.49600
Primary inflowsTowes, Rhody, DeMull Creeks.
Primary outflowsSable Creek
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length2.2 mi (3.5 km)
Max. width0.7 mi (1.1 km)
Surface area630 acres (250 ha)
Average depth40 ft (12 m)
Max. depth85 ft (26 m)
Surface elevation741 feet (226 m)[1]

Grand Sable Lake is an undeveloped lake in Michigan's Upper Peninsula near the town of Grand Marais, Michigan. It lies within the boundaries of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

County Highway H-58 runs along the northwestern shore of the lake and provides access to the Grand Sable Dunes which overlook the lake. Additionally, there is a sandy beach and picnic area available to visitors. There is a concrete boat access site on the eastern shore of the lake.

The soils around Grand Sable Lake are very sandy and the shoreline is mostly wooded[2]

View of Grand Sable Dunes across Grand Sable Lake from the boat access area

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