Beulah, Michigan

Beulah, Michigan - On The Shore of Crystal Lake. -


crystal lakeBeulah, Michigan is as charming a lake town as you will find. The downtown district is cozied up on the shore of Crystal Lake in picturesque Benzie County. The beach is just one block from unique shops, all kinds of dining and a wide range of lodging options.  Many of the photographs are by Steve Loveless. You can view more of his work at


Beulah, Michigan rests on the southeast shore of Crystal Lake about one mile north of on U.S. Highway 31 and about 7 miles east of Lake Michigan. The beach is located on the northwest side of the village on the shores of Crystal Lake. The beach has several hundred feet of sandy shore, a beach house, tennis courts, a playground and parking. Swimming is great at the beach with its sandy bottom and safely marked swimming area. The Cold Creek spills into Crystal Lake adjacent to the beach and provides another avenue for swimming enjoyment.


winterfestFourth of July celebrations include watching the fireworks display over Crystal Lake from the beach. Annual Events Winterfest in Downtown Beulah, Winterfest Schedule PDF - Saturday 4th of July Activities - July 4. Music in the Park - Every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. July through August. Beulah Art in the Park - July. Crystal Lake Team Marathon - August. Fall Fest - Saturday, first weekend in October 10:00 am - 6:00 pm in the park. Halloween Maze - October 31. Christmas Magic - Second Saturday in December.

Crystal Lake measures approximately 2.5 by 8 miles , and has a maximum depth of 165 feet.  At 9,854 acres, it is Michigan's ninth largest inland lake.  The watershed that feeds Crystal Lake is very small, and fertilizer and sewage outflows are minimal, leading to the exceptionally clear and beautiful water that gives this Michigan attraction its current name.