Paw Paw Lake

Berrien County - Michigan
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Paw Paw Lake is a freshwater lake located in the southwestern region of Michigan. It is situated in Berrien County, approximately 10 miles (16 km) northeast of the city of Benton Harbor.

The lake covers an area of approximately 857 acres (3.4 square km) and has a maximum depth of 90 feet (27 m). It is a popular destination for boating, fishing, and swimming, as well as other water-based recreational activities. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including walleye, northern pike, largemouth and smallmouth bass, and panfish.

There are several public access points around the lake, including a county park that offers a boat launch, fishing pier, and beach.

The area around Paw Paw Lake is known for its natural beauty, with rolling hills, vineyards, and scenic views. There are several hiking and biking trails in the area, as well as opportunities for hunting, camping, and wildlife viewing.

In the winter, the lake attracts ice fishermen and snowmobilers, and there are several nearby ski resorts and other winter recreational activities in the surrounding area.

Overall, Paw Paw Lake is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and families in Michigan, offering a wide range of activities and amenities year-round. It is also located in close proximity to other popular attractions around Berrien County, such as the Van Buren State Park and the South Haven Lighthouse.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Paw Paw Lake, MI

How big is Paw Paw Lake?
Paw Paw Lake is approximately 857 sq acres (3.5 sq km) in size.

How deep is Paw Paw Lake?
Paw Paw Lake is approximately 90 feet (27.5 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Paw Paw Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Black Crappie, Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye and Yellow Perch in Paw Paw Lake.

Are there fishing guides or charters for Paw Paw Lake?
Yes! There are fishing guides and charters for Paw Paw Lake and/or the surrounding area.

Are there places to stay in the Paw Paw Lake area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Paw Paw Lake and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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Are there places to eat and drink near Paw Paw Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

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What is the average air temp for Paw Paw Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Paw Paw Lake? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 47°F (8°C) to a low around 28°F (-2°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near Paw Paw Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 1 state park in the vacinity of Paw Paw Lake.

For more Michigan State Park information see our State Park Guide.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
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Big Crooked Lake 9.6 mi 110 48 ft
Black Lake 10.1 mi 20
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