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Torch Lake Sandbar

WE ALL NEED A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

Bellaire Means Fresh Air

Bellaire means fresh air. And when Michiganders say they’re heading up north, this is where they’re going.

Splashing on Torch Lake’s Sandbar. Riding the single tracks of Glacial Hills. Exploring the wildlife at Grass River. Or getting a round in on one of Shanty Creek’s five chamipionship golf courses.

Just like mom always said, go outside and play.

When it’s time for you to enjoy the wide open spaces of Northern Michigan, we’ll be here to welcome you at Shanty Creek Resort.

OVERNIGHT LODGING AS LOW AS $249/NIGHT

For reservations, call 866.628.7479

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Swimming in Torch Lake

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TORCH LAKE & THE CHAIN OF LAKES

Antrim County's Chain of Lakes watershed is 75 miles of northern Michigan’s most beautiful waterways, which includes 14 lakes and interconnecting rivers. The Chain begins in Beals Lake and flows 55 miles, ultimately into East Grand Traverse Bay.

Fishing. Boating. Water skiing. Kayaking. And a very popular sandbar. The turquoise blue waters of Antrim County’s famous Chain of Lakes is literally in Shanty Creek’s backyard.

Torch Lake gets the buzz, named among "the most beautiful lakes in the world” by National Geographic (and deservedly so), but The Chain is much more.

Torch Lake with red boat in foreground

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EXPLORE

Grass River Natural Area

Founded in the 1960s, the Grass River Natural Area is a haven for wildlife, including many rare and endangered plants and animals. Grass River Natural Area produces diverse habitats including marshy bogs and floating sedges.

Just minutes from Shanty Creek, Grass River Natural Area is a fantastic place to discover the waterfowl, trees and fauna, and other wildlife that inhabit the Chain of Lakes region throughout it's 7+ miles of trails.

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Family at Grass River Natural ARea

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HIKING & BIKING

Glacial Hills

Over 31 miles of world-class single track mountain biking and hiking trails await at Glacial Hills in Bellaire.

Designed and built by members of IMBA and NMMBA, Glacial Hills delivers a world-class trail experience, with three trailheads just outside of downtown Bellaire.

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Glacial Hills Bike Riding

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The Legend GC Hole #4 Green with Lake Bellaire

Shanty Creek's five courses plus more area golf courses offer fresh air and variety for days.

Volleyball Court at Summit Village

Don't forget about tennis, pickle ball, bike rentals, disc golf, foot golf, sand volleyball and more.

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Shanty Creek’s OneRate includes all the associated charges with your stay up-front. One nightly rate with no hidden charges. Everything.

We’re putting our best foot forward with OneRate, so when you’re comparing our rates with our competitors—and we know who they are—just remember to check for extras like CVB assessments, housekeeping or trash fees, or resort fees.

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