Water Recreation

rsz 89db6c3e4ebef5f30943116db8343161Whether you enjoy fishing, sailing or lounging on the beach of a beautiful lake, Dowagiac and its neighboring Sister Lakes are favorite vacation destinations enjoyed year-round by local residents. 

Comprising the Sister Lakes are these six lakes, ranging in size from 91 to 528 acres:

Big Crooked Lake
Little Crooked Lake
Cable Lake
Magician Lake
Dewey Lake
Round Lake

Four smaller lakes, ranging in size from 36 to 506 acres, are located just outside of what is traditionally known as Sister Lakes:

Indian Lake
Pipestone Lake
Keeler Lake
Priest Lake

For a map of these lakes, click here

 

Golfing

Southwestern Michigan's finest golf courses, with picturesque and rolling terrain, await the active sportsman.  Whether you want to practice your swing, or book a group outing, we're pleased to recommend our Chamber member golf courses, including the Dowagiac Elks Golf Course and Indian Lake Hills Golf Course

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Winter Recreation

Winter enthusiasts enjoy some of best trails in the area for snowmobiling, located to the west of Dowagiac, traveling from Niles north to neighboring Indian and Sister lakes. Click here for a map of the snomobile trails in the area.

Latest News from your Chamber

  • December 27th, 2017

    From the Desk of President Kim MacGregor

    Hello All!    

    It was great to see so many of you at the parade!  It was a wonderful evening.  It seemed all floats stepped it up a notch and really had a lot of lights!  It was so beautiful!  And I believe we set a new record with more than 130 entries!  Some just showed up and we worked them in. 

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  • December 27th, 2017

    Generosity of Many Make Dowagiac Pageant Possible

    Going into year two as the director of the 79th annual Miss Dowagiac Scholarship Pageant, Jessica (Cuthbert) Voldrich said she is even more aware of the amazing volunteers and the generosity of so many, who make the Dowagiac pageant possible.

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    Chamber Spotlights Dowagiac Elks

    The Dowagiac Elks Lodge brings so much more to the community than just a banquet hall or a golf course.  It is a place where neighbors come together, families share meals and children grow up. 

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