The White Lake Association (WLA) is comprised of hundreds of area residents who care deeply about White Lake. Our members support WLA activities and actions that preserve the natural amenities of the lake, as well as the public trust.

White Lake is defined geologically as a “drowned river mouth.” The lake extends 5.1 miles from the mouth of White River to the point at which it flows into Lake Michigan. It covers 4 square miles and encompasses 2571 acres. White Lake is known for its scenic beauty, sailing, boating, wildlife and year around fishing. It is a popular tourist destination and summer residence for many.

The White Lake Association is dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of White Lake for the health of its residents and its fish and wildlife through monitoring and education.

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WLA Annual Meeting Slated for Oct. 11

The board of directors of The White Lake Association (WLA) invites the public to attend their annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. at Montague City Hall, 8778 Ferry St.

The WLA conducts ongoing, critical water sampling and testing; maintains the weather station and video cam at the White River Light Station; works with the Steelheaders to install and maintain “no wake” buoys on the east and west ends of White Lake; recently partnered with the Sea Tow Foundation to launch the first life jacket loaner station in west Michigan, and is involved in other important endeavors. Click here to learn more about what we do!

For additional information, contact WLA President David Hays at 231-740-0266.

Partnership to Provide Free Life Jackets to Local Boaters
White Lake Association to Launch Area’s First Sea Tow Foundation Life Jacket Loaner Station

The White Lake Association – through a partnership with boating safety nonprofit, the Sea Tow Foundation – has announced the opening of a new Life Jacket Loaner Station, which became available to West Michigan’s White Lake-area boaters in mid-June, 2018.

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Life Jacket Loaner Station
Life Jacket Loaner Station
Life Jacket Loaner Station