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Torch Lake

Torch Lake, Michigan. Ranked by National Geographic as the 3rd most beautiful lake in the world.

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Torch Lake is the longest lake (19 miles long) and second largest lake (18,770 acres) in Michigan. It is 17 miles NE of Traverse City and is separated by land from both Grand Traverse Bay on the NW & Elk Lake at the SW end. Its waters are unusually clear & exhibit a bright turquoise hue, resembling Caribbean waters. It has a max depth of 285 ft & an average depth of 111 ft, making it Michigan's deepest inland lake. Its famous sandbar.

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10) Torch Lake, near Torch Lake Township, Alden, Milton Township 13 Hidden Gems In Michigan You Need To Check Out

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Torch Lake - undoubtedly one of the most spectacular lakes in the world - the deepest, most ethereal turquoise blue you could possible imagine.

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Beautiful Torch Lake Michigan, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Home away from home <3

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The crystal clear water of Torch Lake fades to aqua blue from the sandbar near its southern outlet.

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