at Gun Lake
Gun Lake is a 219-acre lake located between Fountain and Freesoil. Most of the shoreline is built up with private homes and cottages, but there is public access and a park on the south shore.
paved ramp with a gravel drive-around circle, parking for many vehicles with trailers, dock
Fishing- reputed to have large bluegill, black crappie, bluegill, hybrid striped bass, largemouth bass, northern pike, rock bass, sunfish, walleye, yellow perch (list from lake-link.com)
Picnicking- Gun Lake Park is just east of the boat launching area. There are no picnic tables or grills, but the shaded, grassy lawn is an inviting place to bring a blanket and cooler.
Swimming- There is a shallow area with a sandy bottom at the Park, and a shallow area with more gravel in the sand at the boat launching area. Swimming is allowed at either, but the Park seems both safer and more pleasant.
Handicap Accessibility- the picnic area and latrines have been remade to be fully accessible
Rest Rooms- old latrines at the Park- useable, but not great. New latrine at the boat launch
Potable Water- none
Access- gravel drive and parking off paved Townline Road
Restrictions- no camping, no open fires, dogs must be leashed, clean up after dogs, no high-speed boating or water skiing between 6:30pm and 10am, no diving off dock
Seasonality- may not be not plowed in winter
Ecosystem- small inland lake with island in center, park is maintained grass with large oaks and maples
most recent date this info personally checked- May 2012
Additional Facilities- none
Boat Launch- Michigan DNR
Gun Lake Park- Freesoil Township?
More- Michigan DNR Mason County Lakes