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The launch is now expected to be closed
from June 5, 2017 until September 5, 2017

The DNR announced on March 7, 2017 that they intend to CLOSE the Boat Launch on Duck Lake Road from MID-MAY to MID-AUGUST for "site improvements".

Below is the text of the announcement on the White Lake Township Parks and Recreation Facebook Page

White Lake boating access site to close from mid-May to mid-August for site improvements.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced today that the White Lake boating access site, located off of Duck Lake Road in Oakland County, temporarily will close from mid-May to mid-August for site improvements.

The DNR advises White Lake residents to plan ahead and launch their boats prior to the mid-May construction closure. From mid-March until the project begins, the DNR will supply a skid pier to assist residents with launching their boats.

The improvement project will include 17 additional parking spaces, a wider launch ramp, additional landscaping and improved vehicle circulation. The new site design will allow vehicles to both enter and exit off Duck Lake Road, reducing vehicle traffic for neighboring property owners.

For more information about the White Lake boating access site project, contact Bill Althoff at Highland Recreation Area at althoffw@michigan.gov or 248-889-3750

Extensive information about the coming changes is contained in the most recent WLCL e-newsletter.

DNR Q&A Document       DNR Site Plans

Mark Your Calendar!

2017 WLCL Events

Saturday, February 4, 2017 - Winter Carnival & Fireworks

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 10th Annual Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 6th Annual WLCL Fishing Tournament

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 8th Annual White Lake Home & Cottage Tour

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - Annual Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks Display


10th Annual Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast

Monday, May 29, 2017

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White Lake Inn

Serving 8:30 - 11:30 am

Flag Raising Ceremony - Noon

"The traditional start of the White Lake Summer Season!"

Come and enjoy a full breakfast with your friends!
The breakfast includes: pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, coffee, and milk.
(Drink specials will be available at the bar.)

Cost: $6.00 Adults, $3.00 Children (under 10)

All proceeds benefit the WLCL Fireworks/General Fund

Click here to see photos from the 2016 breakfast!

6th Annual WLCL Fishing Tournament

Saturday, June 10, 2017

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7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration starts at 6:15 am at the White Lake Inn docks

Tournament starts at 7:00 am and ends at Noon with the sounding of an air horn

Entry fee: $30.00 per boat (cash only) - All money returned as prize money

At least one person on participating boats MUST be a White Lake / Highland resident

All fish must be measured and weighed live so they can be released if feasible
All fish must be legal in size per M.D.N.R.

Cash prizes, Trophies, Recognitions:
Largest one fish and biggest walleye
Largest combined weight of 3 fish per boat (1st and 2nd places)

Click here for full tournament information and rules

The White Lake Fisherman - Tournament Director

The Duck Lake Market (3711 N. Duck Lake Road) will open at 5:30 am
for fishermen to purchase minnows and bait

Click here to see photos and information about the 2016 winners!


CURRENT Newsletter

The annual CURRENT Newsletter has been mailed to all lake residents. It includes news about this Summer's activities, information about the WLCL and membership, and the chemical treatment information for the lake.

Click here or visit the Publications page to download a PDF copy.

Additional 2017 Summer Lake Events

(not sponsored or financially supported by the WLCL)

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - Cardboard Boat Races for Cancer Charities

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - Skiers Pier White Lake Surf Tour

E-mail Newsletter

Want to receive periodic e-mails about White Lake news, events, and activities?

Click here to subscribe.

Read previous e-mails in the E-mail Newsletter Archive

for more information
call the Hotline: 248.887.5658 (February - October)
or e-mail communication@wlcl.org (Bob Parrett)
White Lake Citizens League
P.O. Box 851
Highland, MI 48356