Van Auken Lake


Bangor, Michigan

Van Auken Lake is a 249 acre All Sport, spring fed lake located in Bangor in west central Van Buren County. The lake has been sparsely built up with rural development located along the north and west sides of the lake. Van Auken Lake is immediately surrounded by forest and wetland on the southeastern side. The Schroeder Family Cabin resides on the lake. The public access site includes a hard surfaced ramp, parking for 18, and restrooms and is located in the northeast corner of the lake. The  fish in the lake include northern pike, crappie, bluegill, bullhead, largemouth bass, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch and warmouth here. 

Bangor, Michigan is a 2 square mile city located in Western Michigan within the heart of apple country between South Haven and Kalamazoo. The city sits in Bangor Township within Van Buren County. Close to the beaches and boating on Lake Michigan, Bangor is just far enough away to escape the high paced and high priced living of the lakefront. Bangor is a great place to live well with locally grown produce available at the community farmers market. A nice variety of restaurants, parks, and the trailhead for the Bangor-South Haven Heritage Water Trail are found in Bangor. For transportation Amtrak has a depot stop which was renovated in 2005 Pere Marquette depot. This community has its own school district consisting of one elementary school, one middle school and one high school. Bangor, Michigan has quite a few lakes.

Van Auken Lake Is close to :
  • Chicago IL   118 miles
  • Elkhart IN   50 miles
  • Grand Rapids MI  75 miles
  • Hartford, MI 3 miles
  • Kalamazoo MI  40 miles
  • Saugatuck MI 31 miles
  • South Bend IN 55 miles
  • South Haven MI  12 miles
  • St Joseph MI  27 miles
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