Austin Lake

Snowkiting at Austin Lake


How to get there:
From the north - take 131 south to I-94 east exit Portage road and head south. You actually drive past Austin Lake and West Lake before you will turn east to the public boat launch at Austin Lake. There will be a small brown boat launch sign on the east side of the road. Turn east on Woodbine and follow it to the public boat launch on the left (north). You can park right at the boat ramp.

Driving distance about 1.25 hours from Holland.

austin lake map

Useful links:

Weather Forecast
Interactive Forecast with Wind Speed, Direction, and New Snow
Radar Image
Radar Loop

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Special thanks to Skip and Matt for the writeup on this kiteboarding location!