Things To Do

Trolley By The Lake

The “Trolley By The Lake” has become an annual event. This year the “Trolley By The Lake” will run on Saturday nights from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm from May 28th to August 13th.. The open air Trollley ride is still free thanks to Fund Raisers, the businesses that are the Trolley Stops, and sponsorships by area businesses. The trolley will run from Yankee Springs State Park to Orangeville’s Gun River Inn. The trolley will make 10 stops along the route. Come take a free ride on the “Trolley By The Lake”. Through fund raisers and Business sponsorships the Gun Lake Business Association provides the Trolley for a total of twelve weekends. The Trolley By The Lake will also be available on the third weekend of August for the Orangeville Days celebration with a different time and schedule. Check out our sponsors and patronize them.

Trolley Sponsors:

  • Barry County Lumber
  • Boniface Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.
  • Chemical Bank Gun Lake
  • Estelle Automotive
  • Hinkle’s Body Shop & service Center
  • Koval Properties,Inc
  • RT Stitchcrafts
  • Shear Attitudes Hair & Tanning
  • Shine On Sales
  • The mustard Seed
  • The Waters Edge Floral And Gift
  • United Bank Mortage Corporation
  • United Bank of Michigan
  • Weick’s Pharmacy
  • Boxweb’s (Gun Lake Online)
  • Happy Campers RV Ltd
  • United Bank Investment Center
  • Koval Construction
  • S & J Greenhouse & Conley Outdoor Services
  • Matteson Marine
  • Thirsty Needle Tattoos & Body Piercings
  • Eradico Pest Services
  • Bay Pointe Inn & Restaurant

Trolley Stop Sponsors:

  • Parkside Park Camp Ground
  • Sam’s Joint, Inc
  • Sandy’s Lakeside Country Kitchen
  • Sand Bar & Grill
  • Curley Cone
  • The Bib Restaurant & Bar
  • Port Side Dining
  • The Store At South Shore,LLC
  • Gun River Inn
  • Gun Lake Miniature Golf & Driving Range
  • Mountain Falls Putt Putt

Gun Lake Winter Fest

Location: Allegan County Park on Gun Lake 9397 Patterson Rd. Wayland, MI 49348 Cost: Free admission. Fees vary for special activities. Contact: Barry County Chamber of Commerce Annual winter-themed festival includes special events at participating Gun Lake businesses as well as family activities at the Allegan County Park. Festival highlights include a pancake breakfast, ice fishing contest, broomball tournament, ice golf scramble, trolley rides, food vendors, live entertainment, raffles, chili cook-off, swimsuit fashion show, and the highly anticipated polar dip into Gun Lake! February 2010.

Gun Lake Casino

Gun Lake Casino is Western Michigan’s newest gaming and entertainment destination conveniently located in between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo and is the closest gaming facility to West Michigan residents. Gun Lake Casino exudes the feel of an upscale lounge with the warm, comfortable and inviting appeal of a living room. The design is brimming with exquisite natural materials including stones, woods and metals that are melded together to create an inviting atmosphere that is simultaneously sophisticated and exciting, yet approachable. Gun Lake Casino offers an incredible selection of gaming, dining and entertainment in a stunning setting. Gun Lake Casino sits on 147 acres of land nestled by natural wooded areas located in Wayland, Michigan. Gun LakeCasino is owned by the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians (Gun Lake Tribe). The casino is operated by the Tribe’s management partner, MPM Enterprises, LLC, owned by an affiliate of Station Casinos, Inc. and private investors from Michigan.

Mary’s Country Critters Petting Zoo

Do goats really eat tin cans? What does a cow feel like? What kind of chicken lays green eggs? What is a Chincoteague pony? All of the answers to these questions, and more, can be explored and answered during a day at Mary’s Country Critters. Within 5 miles of Gun Lake Call 269-792-2929 for Directions.

9233 Wildwood Road in Delton, Michigan. Near Gun Lake

Red Clay Pottery

Our gallery features the tableware of potter Christyl Burnett.  Visitors to the gallery have the opportunity to see a traditional craftsperson at work in her studio. The gallery is open Thursday- Sunday from 12:00-6:00 and by appointment Spring, Summer, and Fall.  We hope to see you soon. Call 269 795-3133 for more information.