Indian Lake – Southwest Michigan Lakes

Directions: I 80/94 East to Bridgman, MI – Exit 16 (go right at stop sign), go North for approximately 1.2 miles to Lake Street (1st stop light) turn right, go East on Lake Street (becomes Shawnee Road) for 11.5 miles. At the end of the road, turn left onto Ferry Street, go Northeast through the town of Berrien Springs.  After passing the St. Joseph River and the bend in the road, you’ll see a sign on the right hand side of the road that says “Eau Claire”.  Turn left onto Dean’s Hill Road (becomes Hochburger Road) and follow along for approximately 3.4 miles (stop sign and Hardings at corner) turn right onto Pipestone Road (also called M-62) through the town of Eau Claire for approximately 5 miles.  Turn left onto Brush Lake Road, turn right onto Forest Beach and turn left onto Indian Trail (first left).  Park and come out to the lake!

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Restaurants: Be sure to visit Wicks Apple House, Restaurant, Bakery, Farm Market, Gift Shop and Cider Mill.  Homemade pies baked fresh daily, breads, donuts, coffee cakes etc. Come for breakfast and shop until lunch. Don’t forget our annual Cider Fest every Columbus Day Weekend. Horse drawn wagon rides, petting zoo, face painting, live country band and it’s all free!  Additional restaurants to visit are: The Wood Fire, Zeke’s Restaurant and the Round Oak Restaurant.

Shopping: Enjoy a variety of shopping experiences, unique specialty stores, antique malls and a 100-store discount mall are all just miles from Jones, MI.  Kalamazoo is also a place for great shopping.

Day Trips: The Newton House Museum is housed in a restored two-story Quaker home of the mid 1800s. It allows visitors to view the quality and style of life lived over 100 years ago. Other day trips include winery tours around Southwest Michigan, Warren Dunes State Park & Beach, Fernwood Botanical Gardens & Nature Preserve, Doe-Wah-Jack’s Canoe Rental and more!

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