Pettibone Lake

This sandy bottom lake features a casual resort community feeling surrounded by cottages. To the south of the lake you will find the Manistee National Forest with over 1,600 acres of federal forest land. On the north side of the lake Pettibone Lake County Park offers a sandy beach, picnic facilities, and public boat launch making it a great spot for lakefront activities. Outdoor enthusiasts will find this a great destination for camping, boating, or just a day at the beach.




Size: 44 acres
Activities: Fishing, ice fishing, hiking, camping, swimming
Fish Species: Largemouth bass, panfish

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Pettibone Lake County Park

On the sandy shores of Pettibone Lake in Northern Newaygo County, approximately four miles north and east of Bitely. This small three acre park has 16 seasonal campsites with electrical hookups and vault toilet facilities. There is also a swimming beach, boat launch, and picnic shelter. Learn more at: Pettibone Lake County Park